Lumix × DJI, new partnership will boost filmmaking capabilities for Panasonic cameras

Lumix X DJI
(Image credit: Panasonic | DJI)

Panasonic has launched a new Lumix firmware update which makes for easier use of the DJI's RS3 Pro gimbal and DJI LiDAR – and eliminates the need for the focus motor accessory or calibration. Panasonic announced it as a new partnership with DJI under the message, "Creating new excitement together, transcend the boundaries of stills and video.

The first fruit of the new partnership sees is a firmware update for the Lumix GH6 and GH5 II that enables expanded compatibility with the DJI RS3 Pro gimbal. The update of note is that the cameras will now support “DJI LiDAR AF” in the combination of the DJI gimbal “DJI RS3 Pro” and “DJI LiDAR Range Finder (RS)”.    

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Kalum Carter
Staff Writer

Kalum Carter is a photographer, photo editor and writer based in the UK, and for almost a decade he has worked with brands and publications to create, edit, and sequence imagery. Having recently graduated with a Master's Degree in Photography from the University of the West of England (UWE), Kalum joined Digital Camera World as a Staff Writer, covering news, reviews, and his biggest passion – photography books! 

Kalum's photography has been published and exhibited around the world, and he continues to photograph on a project-by-project basis. He is currently working on a personal project capturing the people and landscape of Gower, South Wales. Currently untitled, this body of work will be exhibited for the National Trust later this year.