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GH3 FULL review on Ephotozine.com

Discussion in 'Panasonic Cameras' started by henryrym, Oct 19, 2012.

  1. henryrym

    henryrym Mu-43 Rookie

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    Aug 6, 2010
  2. arad85

    arad85 Mu-43 Veteran

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    Aug 16, 2012
    I've heard from Panny direct it's going to be closer to £1000...
     
  3. Loonylumix

    Loonylumix Mu-43 Rookie

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    Aug 30, 2012
    England
    At an increase of nearly £1000 over the GH2, Panasonic have gambled on this camera, for most of us the G5 or GX1 is every camera you could want.
    The increase is a big disappointment for me :frown:
     
  4. jambaj0e

    jambaj0e Mu-43 Top Veteran

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    Aug 31, 2010
    Sorry, but this is a pro-spec mu4/3 camera with features that someone like myself who shoots fashion & commercial photography work can use.

    It's great that there's an option for something as high-spec like this that differentiate itself from the G5.

    The GH3 shouldn't be priced near the G5 with all its feature anyways. That's like being disappointed that the D4 is not priced closer to the D800.
     
  5. Wolf

    Wolf Mu-43 Veteran

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    Jan 14, 2012
    the price in europe will be 1199 euro (body)

    I do wonder though, with a big body like this, if there will be a Panasonic 100-400 lens one day :)
     
  6. PeeBee

    PeeBee Mu-43 Top Veteran

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    Sep 17, 2012
    UK
    The GH2 (body only) was around £1000 at launch, close to the expected release price of the GH3. The GH2 is much cheaper now because it's end of line.

    Edit: Sorry, I stand corrected, GH2 was £900 with 14-42mm kit lens.
     
  7. arad85

    arad85 Mu-43 Veteran

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    Aug 16, 2012
    Oh.. and it's not a full review since no one can read raw files in any raw converter.
     
  8. meyerweb

    meyerweb Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Sep 5, 2011
    Even ignoring the raw file issue, it's nowhere close to a complete review. A lot of vague subjective comments, like "fast", but no objective comparisons to anything meaningful, like the OM-D or similarly priced DSLRs. No comments on how improved the EVF is, nothing about C-AF, nothing about dynamic range other than "improved." And what's with the comparison to the RX100? A leaf shutter P&S. Right, lots of people are going to cross shop those two cameras.

    The camera was firmware 0.5, so we still no nothing about the final feature set.

    This "review" was pretty much a waste of electrons. Is that site always so useless?
     
  9. Amin Sabet

    Amin Sabet Administrator

    Apr 10, 2009
    Boston, MA (USA)
    Looks like a full review to me. They even made the RAW files downloadable, which I always appreciate :smile:.

    Thanks for the heads up, OP.
     
  10. 71taa

    71taa New to Mu-43

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    Jan 28, 2012
    Russian Federation
    Alexander Tretyakevich
    Raw Therapee (at least 4.0.9.138 I've tried) can open GH3 raw files, but colors are completelly off. Yet probable it could be used to get some idea on luminance noise levels
     
  11. arad85

    arad85 Mu-43 Veteran

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    Aug 16, 2012
    So.. you can open them, but they aren't representative... :2thumbs:
     
  12. M4/3

    M4/3 Mu-43 Top Veteran

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    Sep 24, 2011
    I agree with arad85 it's an abbreviated review. No sample landscape jpegs or landscape videos, for example.
     
  13. digitalandfilm

    digitalandfilm Mu-43 All-Pro

    Jul 18, 2011
    The "dynamic b&w mode" seems nice.. if you shoot lots of b&w, but I don't know if you can use this in RAW?

    [​IMG]
     
  14. meyerweb

    meyerweb Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Sep 5, 2011
    You could shoot raw+jpeg, with the jpeg set to B&W, but the raw will always have the color information.