Played with a GH3 - oh dear ...

Discussion in 'Panasonic Cameras' started by pdk42, Jul 22, 2013.

  1. pdk42

    pdk42 One of the "Eh?" team

    Jan 11, 2013
    Leamington Spa, UK
    because it handles much better than my OMD! I loved the grip, the button placement, the articulating screen in both directions and I'm amazed to say I found the EVF + touchscreen quite intuitive.

    I still prefer the size and look of my OMD, but it's got me thinking...

    Damn you Panasonic
  2. entropicremnants

    entropicremnants Mu-43 All-Pro

    Jul 16, 2012
    John Griggs
    Heck, I ended up liking the G5 better than the E-M5. I handled Jay Loden's E-M5 at a get together for the Serious Compacts board and was pretty impressed. It's too much for me to consider right now though and I don't want that Sony sensor back, lol.

    I think the GH3 is very well designed.
  3. meyerweb

    meyerweb Mu-43 Hall of Famer Subscribing Member

    Sep 5, 2011
    Yep, the GH3 handles like a dream. Right up there with the best cameras I've personally used.
  4. RT_Panther

    RT_Panther Mu-43 Legend

    May 4, 2011
    Contrary to popular belief,
    There are people that prefer the GH3 over the OM-D :smile:
  5. Loonylumix

    Loonylumix Mu-43 Rookie

    Aug 30, 2012
    I was smitten too... along with the equally stunning 12-35mm
    Prices are falling now so it was time to take the plunge
    The video footage is breathtaking too!
    Judging by the used prices of the 2 year old GH2 commanding £500 body only in the UK, its a sound investment for a few years yet!
  6. pdk42

    pdk42 One of the "Eh?" team

    Jan 11, 2013
    Leamington Spa, UK
    Totally agree about the 12-35. I started my u43 journey in the expectation of using primes mainly but I weakened to the practicality of a standard zoom and bit the bullet on the 12-35. Really glad I did, the IQ is top rate and its size/weight for a 24-70/2.8 equiv is outstanding.
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