Camcorders can't compete with GH1, here's why.

Started Mar 4, 2009 | Discussions thread
Jay Gloab Senior Member • Posts: 1,093
Re: Camcorders have much faster lenses...

Larry Winters wrote:

Provided you have enough light for that slow 14-140 lens to focus
accurately...Sure the larger sensor allows for more DOF and ISO
signal amplification but you can't beat a native fast lens for
focusing....Auto or manual...

My G1 focuses quickly and accurately at f/5.6 in my living room with not great light, and I have not heard users of the 45-200 complain about low-light focusing problems with that lens either. I doubt that f/5.8 on the 14-140 is going to be a deal-breaker in that respect.

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