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Discussion in 'Panasonic Cameras' started by Matt Leaf, Jun 29, 2010.

  1. Matt Leaf

    Matt Leaf New to Mu-43

    Jun 29, 2010
    hi there, first post

    just bought a GF1

    it arrived today

    i did lots of research about buying a new camera and this looks like an awesome one!

    previous i owned a canon eos back in the film days, also had a canon powershot until one of my friends broke it

    finally a new camera!

    so i'm after some tips!

    anything anyone can recommend to make the camera awesome

    whats better AVCHD or MOTION JPEG?

    also anyone using the 1080p hack yet? cons? probs? should i do it or will it nuke the camera??

    thanks peeps!

    will do a lot of reading around!

  2. kwaphoto

    kwaphoto Mu-43 Regular

    Jun 4, 2010
    Colorado, USA
    Welcome! My comments are below within your quote

  3. Brian Mosley

    Brian Mosley Administrator Emeritus

    Dec 15, 2009
    Hello Matti and Welcome to the home of m4/3rds :friends:

    I just came across this video, taken with the GF1 + 20mm f1.7... something for you to aspire to :biggrin:


  4. Stephen Geis

    Stephen Geis Mu-43 Top Veteran

    May 13, 2010
    Charlotte, NC

    I've underappreciated the video capabilities of this camera ... until viewing this ...

    VERY intriguing ...
  5. Stephen Geis

    Stephen Geis Mu-43 Top Veteran

    May 13, 2010
    Charlotte, NC
    Welcome Matti! The GF1 is a great camera, and as Brian pointed out in his post a decent piece of equipment to capture video too!

  6. Herman

    Herman Mu-43 All-Pro

    Feb 7, 2010
    The Netherlands
    Hi Matti, welcome here. Congratulations on your GF1 !
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