NovicePhotoFella

NovicePhotoFella

Joined on Jan 9, 2013

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On Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 Preview preview (419 comments in total)
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NovicePhotoFella: I am in the process of choosing a new platform to go with and think this new GH3 might fit my lifestyle and shooting needs. I inquired to Panasonic about additional lenses which has left me a bit more confused. Panasonic emailed the transcript to me after the chat:
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Transcript from Panasonic dated Jan 9, 2013 5:37:12 PM
In response to question: Digital Still Camera
System: Welcome to Panasonic Chat. A transcript of this chat will be emailed to
you once you disconnect.
Agent Ashlee R. says: Hello. How may I assist you?
Customer John says: hello, i'm hoping to find a local retailer that would
carry the new Lumix GH3 near Des Moines, IA
Agent Ashlee R. says: Please contact our Sales Department at 1-800-405-0652 or
e-mail them at customersupport@shop.us.panasonic.com
Customer John says: also, which optional lenses are water resistant?
Agent Ashlee R. says: unfortunately we do not have any

Customer John says: please list the lenses that are moisture sealed so that I
may pursue those
Agent Ashlee R. says: LUMIX® G X VARIO 35-100mm / F2.8 ASPH. Lens

Agent Ashlee R. says: LUMIX® G X VARIO 12-35mm / F2.8 ASPH. Lens

Customer John says: so two out of four total GX Vario lenses are moisture
sealed?
Customer John says: or are there others besides what are on the Panasonic
website?
Agent Ashlee R. says: yes
Agent Ashlee R. says: no
Customer John says: okay, thank you for your help today. I will contact sales
about the camera
Agent Ashlee R. says: Thank you for visiting. Please contact us at anytime.
System: http://www.chatredirect.panasonic.com/website/public/showsurvey.jsp

Panasonic Corporation of North America
www.panasonic.com

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so I'm a bit confused, anyone want to chime in and help me better understand so that I make a good product selection?
Thanks and Happy New Year

Direct link | Posted on Jan 9, 2013 at 23:58 UTC
On Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 Preview preview (419 comments in total)
In reply to:

NovicePhotoFella: I am in the process of choosing a new platform to go with and think this new GH3 might fit my lifestyle and shooting needs. I inquired to Panasonic about additional lenses which has left me a bit more confused. Panasonic emailed the transcript to me after the chat:
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Transcript from Panasonic dated Jan 9, 2013 5:37:12 PM
In response to question: Digital Still Camera
System: Welcome to Panasonic Chat. A transcript of this chat will be emailed to
you once you disconnect.
Agent Ashlee R. says: Hello. How may I assist you?
Customer John says: hello, i'm hoping to find a local retailer that would
carry the new Lumix GH3 near Des Moines, IA
Agent Ashlee R. says: Please contact our Sales Department at 1-800-405-0652 or
e-mail them at customersupport@shop.us.panasonic.com
Customer John says: also, which optional lenses are water resistant?
Agent Ashlee R. says: unfortunately we do not have any

Customer John says: the product website lists the Lumix G X Vario 12-35mm /
F2.8 ASPH. / Power O.I.S. as splash/dustproof
Customer John says: are you certain that Panasonic doesn't have any? does that
mean that these lenses are real or did I misunderstand?
Agent Ashlee R. says: the lens is moisture sealed , not water resistant
Customer John says: oh i see, are there other lenses that are moisture sealed?

Agent Ashlee R. says: the GX Vario lenses are
Customer John says: thank you, is that what the "X" designation is for? this
will help me better recognize which lenses to consider
Agent Ashlee R. says: yes X Vario
Customer John says: I'm looking at the technical specifications for this one:
LUMIX® G X VARIO PZ 45-175mm / F4.0-5.6 ASPH. Lens
Customer John says: the specifications do not state moisture sealing like the
other lens I inquired about?
Agent Ashlee R. says: most the X vario lenses are moisture sealed

Direct link | Posted on Jan 9, 2013 at 23:57 UTC
On Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 Preview preview (419 comments in total)

I am in the process of choosing a new platform to go with and think this new GH3 might fit my lifestyle and shooting needs. I inquired to Panasonic about additional lenses which has left me a bit more confused. Panasonic emailed the transcript to me after the chat:
----------------------------
Transcript from Panasonic dated Jan 9, 2013 5:37:12 PM
In response to question: Digital Still Camera
System: Welcome to Panasonic Chat. A transcript of this chat will be emailed to
you once you disconnect.
Agent Ashlee R. says: Hello. How may I assist you?
Customer John says: hello, i'm hoping to find a local retailer that would
carry the new Lumix GH3 near Des Moines, IA
Agent Ashlee R. says: Please contact our Sales Department at 1-800-405-0652 or
e-mail them at customersupport@shop.us.panasonic.com
Customer John says: also, which optional lenses are water resistant?
Agent Ashlee R. says: unfortunately we do not have any

Direct link | Posted on Jan 9, 2013 at 23:56 UTC as 68th comment | 5 replies
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