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 avhub.com.au on

When we adopted the description ‘compact system camera' for the new generation of mirrorless models with interchangeable lenses, we always assumed that compactness would be the key element of any design. Fujifilm's X-Pro1 pushes the definition a bit, but...

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 80

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 Videomaker on

In a never-ending quest to blend pro performance with prosumer pricing, Panasonic introduces the LUMIX DMC-GH3. A digital single lens mirrorless camera by design, the GH3 produces exceptional images, both still and video, with excellent color...

By TechRadar 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 brisbanetimes.com.au on

For anyone intending to shoot a lot of video, this camera is the perfect tool. And you won't be disappointed in the quality of stills, even if the JPEGs lack the zap of the competition. The ergonomics of the GH3 are excellent. This is an expensive...

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 Photo Review Australia on 99

Front view of the DMC-GH3 with the 12-35mm G X Vario used for our tests. (Source: Panasonic.)We received the GH3 with the recently-released G X Vario 12-35mm f/2.8 ASPH OIS and G X Vario 35-100mm f/2.8 ASPH premium-quality, fast zoom lenses, which have...

By Popular Photography Magazine on

If you're looking for the Micro Four Thirds body with the best possible video and wonderful still capture, the GH3 is the camera for you. Its obvious competition, Olympus's OM-D, doesn't offer the same level of video capture. Even without this advantage,...

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...