Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5

Announced Apr 5, 2012 •
12 megapixels | 3 screen | Four Thirds sensor
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I do YouTube tech videos which are generally usually based inside, and I decided that I would upgrade to a new camera. What is the best camera that I can find used or refurbished (somewhere) for $200-$275? Here's a list that I made of cameras that I would be able to get for that much used. These are all either Compact SLRs or Full size DSLRs, because I feel as if Dslr's sort of have more "features" and "Customization" with ebing able to shoot in raw, and interchangeable lenses and what not,...
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By: smish (5 months ago)
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Hey guys,I currently have a Panasonic FZ72 (which I've only had since April) but I'm feeling a bit limited by it. I wouldn't want to be without it but I'd quite like something in addition to it - which leads me to the GF6.I've done a fair bit of reading up about it but I'm still pretty new to the world of lenses and aperture!I'd like to know whether you think it's a good step up. I've always been put off DSLRs by the size/weight/cost and I don't think I'd end up using one much so the GF6...
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Hey, A couple of months ago I switched from my Nikon D300s kit to a fantastic Olympus E-M10 kit. Unfortunately I had to bring in the E-M10 for repairs (front dial got squeaky and almost completely locked) and now I'm probably out-of-camera for 2 to 3 weeks. It's not that big of a deal (I'm not a pro) but still I was looking for a cheap (maybe 2nd hand) M4/3 body which I can use as a backup body, or a camera I can give to my kids without having to worry too much. :) After looking for some 2nd...
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Hi all I'm after a little buying advice. I currently own a GF5 with Panasonic 25/1.4 as my go to lens. Thinking of upgrading to something that'll give me more control. Should be able to sell my current set up for about £450 and happy to add another £250. Wondering if it's worth the step up to a GX7/A6000/OMD-EM10. I'd probably stick with the kit lens before saving for a decent prime. I use my camera for standard holiday usage and taking shots of my kids both indoor and outdoor. Any help would...
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Can anyone tell me if or how it's possible to determine the shutter count on a Panasonic GF5 please? Thank you.
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My step daughter is quite keen on phone photography and as I have some spare lenses I suggested that we could pick her up a mft body to play with. I don't plan to spend above 100quid and would like something portable that I can give to my parents if she doesn't like it. Ideally Aperture and shutter control, reasonable JPEG engine. On ebay it seems like the GF5 and the epl1/epm1 are the main cameras in my price range but I can't find any good comparitors that aren't just spec...
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I just got an E-PM2 and have been using a GF5 for about a year. I'm trying to figure how to copy a behavior I became accustomed to on the Panasonic. I shoot in P mode, though I mostly fiddle with the aperture, often keeping it as wide open as possible without overexposing. On my GF5 I could simply spin the dial on the back of the camera to widen the aperture. See the meter at the bottom of the screen here: That red area is where the camera would consider the photo to be overexposed — the...
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By: Ellsass (8 months ago)
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I normally don't need a long lens except for the few times a year I attend soccer matches. In medium-to-large stadiums where I'm usually seated my trusty 20mm prime doesn't do much good for shots of the players and action. I assume I'll want something with 100-150mm at the long end (I'm typically seated 100-200 feet away). I'm looking for something I can pick up cheaply off ebay (or Amazon or elsewhere). I don't mind if it's old, or not as good as another model at the same focal length, or...
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Hi, I have a GH1 body with these lenses: m43: Panny 14-140mm f/4-5.6, Panny 20mm f/1.7 FD: Elicar 35mm f/2.8, Canon 50mm f/1.8 Universal-to-FD: Soligor 90-210mm f/4 C-Mount: 24mm f/1.4. I'm thinking of picking up a smaller body to be used with the primes, especially the 20mm, so that I actually bring out the camera more often rather than anything else. I do not care about high ISO performance, the highest I ever go is ISO 400, usually ISO-100. Cost being an issue, I am thinking of picking up...
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By: imperticus (9 months ago)
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After much thoughts i've narrowed it down to these 2. My main purpose is holiday shooting. I can get both for under £200. I know these cameras are very different but the dxo mark on the P330 is actually higher with better dynamic range (54 v 50) and starts with a lower ISO. Which one would you go for? And if you own one what do you think  of it? thanks.
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