Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3

  • Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3
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Pros:

  • Newly designed 16-megapixel.
  • Live MOS Micro Four Thirds sensor with new optical low pass filter delivers very good image quality with excellent detail for a mirrorless camera.
  • Premium video features and quality.

Cons:

  • DSLR-style camera design is larger than most mirrorless models, narrowing its portability advantages over DSLRs.
  • High ISO performance and dynamic range not quite as good as the best APS-C models.

Expert reviews and ratings

By Digital Photography Review on -

The Pentax K-3 is the company's latest range-topping DSLR, which means another robustly constructed, well-proportioned camera built with photographers in mind. The 24MP K-3 does without an anti-aliasing filter, instead offering the unique option of...

By Digital Photography Review on -

The photography enthusiast has never had such a wide choice of great cameras to choose from - with the advent of mirrorless cameras swelling the ranks of highly capable cameras available for around $1,200. Although there's not always a difference in...

By Good Gear Guide on 80

The Lumix DMC-GH3 has all sorts of buttons and dials that can help you set the scene for your photos. If you use them correctly, you'll end up with images that are clean, highly detailed, and a pleasure to look at. You could also just plonk it in...

By itwire.com on -

The Panasonic GH3 has won the 2013-14 European Imaging Sound Association (EISA)award for best photo-video camera, and the Lumix G Vario 14-140mm, F3.5-5.6, the best Compact System Zoom lens.EISA awards are regarded as one of the most prestigious consumer...

By The Imaging Resource on -

Panasonic's flagship GH-series cameras have been widely praised for their video capabilities, and have long been in demand from professional videographers and filmmakers. However, the product engineers behind the company's latest compact system...

By CNET Australia on 85

Offering a robust shooting design and features to suit indie film-makers and photographers alike, the Panasonic GH3 is an excellent device that fully realises the potential of interchangeable lens...

By techradar.com/au/ on 90

Buying Guide Best compact system camera Panasonic is clearly going for the serious filmmaker market with the Panasonic GH3. The compact system camera doesn't have a few key features, such as zebras to highlight over- and underexposure or focusing peaking...

By Sydney Morning Herald on -

DateMay 9, 2013 (1) Read later This 16-megapixel micro four-thirds camera is the flagship in the Panasonic range. It is designed with equal emphasis on still and video photography. It is large and heavy for the format, giving up one of the...

By DPexpert on -

REVIEW—PANASONIC LUMIX GH3] by terry on 7 May 2013 Price: $1380 body only (street price) A true hybrid? THE LOW-DOWN: This 16mp micro four thirds camera is the flagship in the Panasonic range. It is designed with equal emphasis on still and video...

By Photoxels on -

At the core of the GH3 is a low-noise 16 MP LiveMOS sensor with expanded sensitivity range from ISO 125 to 25600, 6 FPS continuous drive and full 1080p HD video at 60 progressive frames-per-second. Stereo recording and input are supported as...

By Digital Photography School on -

For whatever reason it was a long wait for the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 — I counted about six months. Worth waiting for?Yes, for a number of reasons, not all directly to do with image making either.As a MILC (mirrorless interchangeable lens camera)...

By camerastuffreviewcom on 75

The Panasonic GH3 is the latest Panasonic DSLM camera (Digital Single Lens Mirrorless) from the GH series, the top series of the Panasonic G cameras. The term DSLM may be confusing because mirrorless cameras are usually called CSC (Compact System...

By Camera Labs on 88

The Panasonic Lumix GH3 is a worthy succesor to the GH2. The redesigned sensor and updated processor provide a raft of enhancements to its video capabilies which will delight existing GH series owners, some of whom have been relying on firmware hacks...

By Expert Reviews on 100

Highly accomplished for photos and in a league of its own for video...

By tbreak.ae on 90

Of course, the Panasonic Lumix GH3 has a large body, but nothing compared to other high-end DSLRs, and the simple fact that it’s Micro Four Thirds also means that not only are the compact lens selection great, but not matter where you shoot, the...

By Pocket-lint on 80

Packed with features, exceptional on the video capture front, but otherwise a bit bulky and certainly pricey. Despite the GH3's obvious improvements over its predecessor, including in the image quality department, it's the significant price jump which...

By Trusted Reviews on 80

The term ‘compact system camera' is a handy umbrella term that, over the past few years, has been used to describe an increasingly broad range of cameras – not all of which are actually that compact. On the one hand you have those CSCs that come without...

By DigitalVersus on 100

The Panasonic Lumix GH3 is a comprehensive, well-rounded and well-designed camera. With a new sensor and new electronics, it delivers excellent image quality in both photo and video modes. It's also nice and responsive in most situations. It's a...

By Amateur Photographer on 86

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 is not designed to slip into a pocket, and it is interesting that as Panasonic clearly views its CSCs as a viable alternative to a DSLR system, they dont need to be compact to sell. Taking a wise approach to the improvements...

By reviewed.com on 99

Our time with the Panasonic GH3 convinced us that it's the best mirrorless system camera to date. Bodies like the Sony NEX-7 have shown excellent performance, and the Olympus OM-D E-M5 has incredible styling and control, but the GH3 brings it all...