Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3

Announced Sep 17, 2012 •
16 megapixels | 3 screen | Four Thirds sensor
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I'm thinking about a remote shutter shutter release for my new GH5. Panasonic sells a wired remote release (DMW-RSL1) which appears to be compatible with the GH5 (it's listed in the manual as an accessory).  This unit, which looks totally basic - appears there's just one button, presumably to trigger simply the shutter - dates back to 2003 or earlier.  Hmm. One one hand, kudos to Panasonic for NOT messing with things that work (not doing what Apple routinely does - change mostly for the sake...
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I expect most of you probably fall into one of a few rough categories when it comes to photo backups while traveling (laptop, online backup, lots of memory cards), and I'm looking for input on a reasonable strategy given my particular needs, today's technologies and realities. I've used a simple strategy for many years and it has served me well (details below), but it is not perfect, it has significant limitations, and since I'm currently updating a lot of my gear, this seems like a good time...
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I need an EF to Micro 4/3 adapter to be able to attach my Canon lens to the GH3 which I am planning to get. Could anyone recommend the best lens adapter for my situation? My primary use would be to record movies from a tripod. I am a little bit confused by all the available adapter options and I am trying to keep my costs down. Thanks a1
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Hello Being reading DPReview for a long time, I just wanted to ask a quick question. I am about to purchase a GH5, goal is to make still pictures & shoot videos (my children playin' at weekly basis). I already own a pancake 20mm 1.7 that I use 90% of the time with my GH3 and a 14-140 mark2 + a 7-14 that I use when traveling. As I want to get rid of my camcorder and do with GH5 both still & videos, I look for a new lens, very silent while zooming/autofocus, quick, to do both still and...
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I have had my EM 1.2 for a couple of months now and I have a number of issues. Most, I think are due to my coming from many years using a Panasonic GH1 and then GH3. Beside never being able to find things in the manual or in the menus my biggest issue is with the Mode Dial. At least I think it is. EM 1.2 Mode Dial  When the mode dial is set to P, C1, C2 or C3 the camera powers up to a fixed group of settings. When it is set to A, S or M it powers up to what the camera was set to when I last...
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My old Lumix f4 14-140 is no longer focusing reliably, and I need to change it. The f3.5 version looked like a straightforward upgrade, until I saw a lot of reports about jittery video on some bodies - including the GH range.   I know the IQ gets good reviews for stills, but I need to use it for video too. If you are using the f3.5 14-140mm with a GH3 - for video - do tell us what you think of it - good or bad.
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EDIT*  These Problems are solved. Please delete, many thanks! Hi, I bought a used Panasonic GH3 Camera lately and unfortunately I have several Problems with. The most important one: When Display is switched on and I turn the camera, the screen goes of and turns on again when I move the camera body back. Does anyone know what why it does that? When I plug in my external microphone, all I hear is just atmospheric noise. When I pull off the ext. microphone, it records sound. These are the most...
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Has anyone bought a cheap spare battery in NZ that they can recommend?  I had luck several years ago with batteries for my Fz50 and L1 but the cheapie I bought for my GH3 died after a couple of uses.  (Can't remember where I got it from.)  I ended up buying another genuine one for it. Now I have the G7 as well and its battery life isn't the greatest....  Just want something that works properly even if it doesn't have a great capacity.  Just so I don't get caught short as typically none of my...
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Not long ago I bought a new Panasonic Lumix H-RS100400, so my everyday walking-around lens - my Panasonic LumixH-HS12035 - will be spending some time off the body of my GH3. Now I"m gonna need a nice padded lens case/pouch for that 12-35 while the bigger lens is on the camera (I've been just popping it in the case I use for the H-RS100400, but there's too much room in there and I don't want the smaller lends flopping around in the bigger case. Anyone have a recommendation for a good, padded,...
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I recently picked up the Panasonic Lumix H-RS100400 zoom for my GH3 (and hopefully for my GH5 next year).  I've just started playing around with the new lens (need better weather where I live) but I've run into a dilemma or two... 1) I need a storage pouch/bag or something to protect it when I'm out and about (or even at home).  For other lenses I like the cylindrical neoprene pouches from Op Tech, but this lens is too long to fit any of theirs.  Can anyone recommend a good...
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