GH2-sampler thread

Discussion in 'Panasonic Cameras' started by John M Flores, Mar 5, 2011.

  1. John M Flores

    John M Flores Mu-43 All-Pro

    Jan 7, 2011
    Somerville, NJ
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  2. Ray Sachs

    Ray Sachs Super Moderator

    Apr 17, 2010
    Near Philadephila
    Hi John,

    I haven't been using mine for normal street photography, but I have used it for some real long range telephoto street stuff and for a lot of just walk around kind of stuff and low light shooting, even an event at my wife's school. Here's a quick cross section. I've only had it a few weeks.

    -Ray

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/20889767@N05/5456817049/" title="Tele street by ramboorider1, on Flickr">"1024" height="774" alt="Tele street" /></a>

    I lied - this one is a kind of standard length street shot...

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/20889767@N05/5437789700/" title="Friday Night at the Brewpub 2 by ramboorider1, on Flickr">"1024" height="774" alt="Friday Night at the Brewpub 2" /></a>

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/20889767@N05/5453498670/" title="Millie (1) by ramboorider1, on Flickr">"682" height="900" alt="Millie (1)" /></a>

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/20889767@N05/5456837239/" title="P1010020 by ramboorider1, on Flickr">"647" height="854" alt="P1010020" /></a>

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/20889767@N05/5492247177/" title="Brandywine Conservancy (2) by ramboorider1, on Flickr">"1024" height="774" alt="Brandywine Conservancy (2)" /></a>

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/20889767@N05/5492842664/" title="Brandywine Conservancy by ramboorider1, on Flickr">"1024" height="774" alt="Brandywine Conservancy" /></a>
     
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  3. jalex

    jalex Mu-43 Veteran

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    Jane
    Still waiting to get my hands on one of these cameras . . . interested in seeing this thread fill with photos!
     
  4. BBW

    BBW Super Moderator Emeritus

    John, thanks so much for starting this thread. It's already a beauty!:bravo-009:
     
  5. BrianK

    BrianK Mu-43 Veteran

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    Jan 20, 2011
    Lansing MI
    Love your "The kids are alright" image.
     
  6. John M Flores

    John M Flores Mu-43 All-Pro

    Jan 7, 2011
    Somerville, NJ
    Thx for sharing, Ray. I like the lighting and framing and timing of this one in particular. And yes, Jalex, hopefully this thread will fill as more GH2s end up in peoples' hands...
     
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  7. backdoc

    backdoc Mu-43 Regular

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    Feb 9, 2011
    I just received mine last week. They are tough to find. I've taken a couple of shots on a 2 Gig card I had. But, I'm waiting for my memory cards to get here before I take too many shots. Hopefully, I can contribute to this list in a day or two. At least one of my cards should be here tomorrow.
     
  8. Boston Chris

    Boston Chris Mu-43 Rookie

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    Feb 20, 2011
    Belmont, MA
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  9. mqavila

    mqavila Mu-43 Regular

    I've been busy at work and haven't had a chance to really take my GH2 out for a spin, except for the short weekend away my family had in Boracay, Philippines the other week. I posted these in a separate thread before but since this is a thread dedicated to GH2 images, I'll post a few here as well.

    All of these were taken with the 14-42mm kit lens, on iA mode (i.e., idiot-proof) and straight out of the camera (no post processing at all):

    P1000172.

    P1000176.

    P1000243.

    P1000632.

    P1000336.

    P1000419.

    P1000489.

    P1000583.
     
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  10. backdoc

    backdoc Mu-43 Regular

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    Feb 9, 2011
    GH2

    JPEG produced by the camera. No post processing.

    P1010044.JPG

    All comments (especially negative) are welcome. I'm still evaluating this camera. So, I'm interested in feedback on the quality.
     
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  11. John M Flores

    John M Flores Mu-43 All-Pro

    Jan 7, 2011
    Somerville, NJ
    Well that's the first time I heard someone ask for negative comments LOL!

    Seriously, thanks for posting. Post more and we'll rip them to shreds! :thumbup:
     
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  12. DHart

    DHart Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Jan 7, 2010
    Scottsdale, Arizona
    Don
    Taken at a party. GH2. 14-140 lens. Hand held at 1/15th sec. with lens at full telephoto extension. ISO 2500. Only cropped and converted from RAW, no NR.

    P1010028.
     
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  13. DHart

    DHart Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Jan 7, 2010
    Scottsdale, Arizona
    Don
    GH2 w/ Canon FDn 135mm f/2.8 @ f/2.8 ~ Mister Harley, my Golden/Lab companion

     
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  14. flaxseedoil1000

    flaxseedoil1000 Mu-43 Regular

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    Mar 10, 2011
    LTZ470 on Flickr:

    Flickr: LTZ470's Photostream

    Check out his stream, he takes some amazing shots.

    You can click each photo to see it larger and the Exif info.


    GH2 - 300mm - overcast


    GH2 - 151mm - iso 1250


    GH2 - 109mm w/ close up lens


    GH2 - 300mm w/ ETC

    There are many more example like this on his stream.

    Just got my GH2 a few days ago, these inspire me :)
     
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  15. John M Flores

    John M Flores Mu-43 All-Pro

    Jan 7, 2011
    Somerville, NJ
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  16. cucco

    cucco Mu-43 Regular

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    Dec 28, 2010
    One of my favorite pics of one of my favorite subjects...my kid.

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/jeremycucco/5518429177/" title="P1020025 by jeremycucco, on Flickr"> 5518429177_2a8a51f807. "500" height="375" alt="P1020025" /></a>

    Shot with the GH2 and the 45-200 handheld at 1/15 of a second. He was engrossed in a computer game and the light from the monitor provided excellent fill.
     
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  17. flaxseedoil1000

    flaxseedoil1000 Mu-43 Regular

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    20mm, F2, in camera sharpness at 2 which is too much for this lens, it's plenty sharp.

    #2 is a crop, spot focus on eyes
     
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  18. DHart

    DHart Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Jan 7, 2010
    Scottsdale, Arizona
    Don
    flaxseedoil... wonderful close up of the pup!
     
  19. flaxseedoil1000

    flaxseedoil1000 Mu-43 Regular

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    Mar 10, 2011
    Alright, here is 50% of the reason I got the 20mm.

    We have adoptions every weekend inside Petsmart. Prior to the GH2 / 20mm combo I was using an FZ18. Even wide open at 2.8 I still needed to use the flash in the store. Half the time, especially the cats, the flash would make them blink, so I would have to shoot and shoot and shoot to get something useful.

    Well not any more. Woo-hoo I'm I happy.

    Often I have to do over 30 critters so time is an issue. Fast and furious is how I shoot adoption pics.

    These were all F1.7, no flash, small, in camera sharpness at 0. Think I will stop down for the dogs next time because of their muzzles.

    Only down side to the GH2 is there is no small 640x480 option so I have to resize every thing. But I saved a huge amount of time not struggling with blinking eyes because of the flash so I will take it.

    Yeah, I am thrilled with how well they came out.

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  20. flaxseedoil1000

    flaxseedoil1000 Mu-43 Regular

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    Mar 10, 2011
    GH2 at Sundance Ranch in Redlands, CA

    All taken with the 14-140mm

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