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Panasonic Lumix GH3 Sample Photos

We've taken a number of sample photos with the new Panasonic Lumix GH3 - photos were taken at London Zoo.

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Here are a number of sample photos taken with a near-final version of the Panasonic Lumix GH3. We used a variety of lenses when shooting at London Zoo, on a grey rainy day, including the 12-35mm f/2.8, the 45-175mm Power Zoom, and the Leica 25mm f/1.4 for the ISO noise test shots. As the camera is a pre-production model, we have resized the images to 5 megapixels, at Panasonic's request. We will post full size samples when we have a production version of the camera in for review.

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 Specifications

Image Sensor
Pixels16.05Mp (Megapixels)
Pixels (W)4608
Pixels (H)3456
Sensor TypeLive MOS Sensor
Sensor SizeMicro / Four Thirds
Sensor Size (width)17.3mm
Sensor Size (height)13mm
Aspect Ratio
  • 4:3
  • 3:2
  • 16:9
  • 1:1
LCD Monitor
LCD Monitor3in
Screen resolution614,000 dots
Touch ScreenYes
Focusing modes
  • Autofocus
  • Manual
  • Face Detection
  • AF Tracking
  • Multi
  • Spot
  • Touch AF
Exposure Control
Shutter speeds shortest1/4000sec
Shutter speeds longest60sec
Bulb modeYes
Exp modes
  • Program
  • Aperture-Priority
  • Shutter-Priority
  • Manual
  • Scene modes
  • Multi Pattern
  • Spot
  • Centre-weighted - Average
ISO sensitivity125 - 25600
White balance
  • Auto
  • Manual
  • Bracket
  • Outdoors/Daylight
  • Incandescent
  • Flash
  • Cloudy
  • Shade
Exposure Comp+/-5
Viewfinder Resolution1,744K dots OLED
MagnificationNo Data
Shooting Options
Continuous shooting6fps
Movie modeYes
Video Resolution
  • 1920x1080 FullHD
  • 1280x720 HD 720p
  • 640x480 VGA
Video FPS60p, 50p, 50i, 25p, 24p
Stereo SoundYes
Optical Zoom with VideoYes
Other Features
Image StabilisationNo
Card Type
  • SD
  • SDHC
  • SDXC
File Type
  • RAW
  • JPG
  • RAW + JPG
Power Source
Battery TypeLi-ion Battery Pack
Battery Life (CIPA rating)540shots
Box Contents
Box ContentsBody, / Body Cap, / LUMIX G X VARIO 12-35mm / F2.8 ASPH. / POWER O.I.S. (H-HS12035), / Lens Cap, / Lens Hood, / Lens Rear Cap, / Battery Charger (AC Cable included), / Battery Pack, / USB Connection Cable, / Shoulder Strap, / CD-ROM

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duratorque 19 427 United Kingdom
10 Oct 2012 11:25AM
I must say the quality of the images and video don't look very good to me. Not a good showcase for this camera.
lemmy 15 2.9k United Kingdom
10 Oct 2012 11:46AM
The hi-re at 3200 is superb. I'd not use anything above that normally.

It seems a step up from my GH2 but I have ordered one of these already expecting the image quality to be little better than the GH2. It's the wifi and ergonomics that I want, GH2 image quality is all I need.

These pics are flattered a bit by the down-sizing, I'd expect. If so, it looks like image quality is will be similar to or a little better the GH2.

The gentleman above seems to have impossibly high standards for acceptable image quality and probably would be better off with a FF camera.
Niknut Plus
12 3.4k 82 United Kingdom
11 Oct 2012 12:10PM
Love the look of this camera !!'s certainly bigger than my G1, so would fit my large
hands much better !!
The quality of the test shots look very promising, & the ISO test images are superb up
to 6400 !!!!

Look forward to a full review................

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