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Anyone have a Lumix Gf3

17 Oct 2012 3:59AM

hope I am posting in the right area!

Anyone have the lumix GF3. It all new to me. Looking to learn about some of the best settings and techniques and what are some other lenses that may be worth buying.


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mikehit 8 8.0k 13 United Kingdom
17 Oct 2012 8:31AM
'Best settings' depends on what you are shooting.
I have the GX1 and the 'starter kit' I would suggest are the 14-45 (I have the power zoom and I would have preferred the speed and accuracy of the 'manual' zoom), the 45mm macro for portraits/close-ups and the 45-150 or 45-200.
Small primes can be a bonus and the 14mm/20mm seem to be particular favourites (I have the 14mm).
surad 5 1 United Kingdom
27 Nov 2012 4:23PM
apparently the auto-focus is quite good.

Are you on budget? I saw there are offers quite often... sometimes is worth waiting until they have a promotion, I don't know how's in the US, in the UK I think should be something around 50.


also have a look on some review videos, compared with other models
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D44M0pbMJKA or search on youtube.

I hope it helps.
Paul Morgan 17 19.1k 6 England
27 Nov 2012 4:59PM
Lenses, other than the kit lens, perhaps or portrait zoom, something around 40-150 or the Pany equ.

And or, a few primes, there`s a thread here about primes, that might give you some idea.

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