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Review – Lumix GF1 Camera

October 17, 2009 Leave a comment

Dpreview have an in depth review with sample images of the new Panasonic Lumix GF1 digital camera. I’ve been interested in seeing this camera in action for a while, the adaptable lenses make it a very versatile piece of gear to have in any photographers bag. The directions Panasonic have taken with their range of cameras in recent times is quite impressive, I very nearly purchased the LX3 for my street work but instead opted for the G10. The GF1 is a very tempting purchase for me, but I’ll probably be sticking with the G10 for a while longer yet.
The GF1 looks like a great street camera to own if you’re looking for one.

Review and sample images here.

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Panasonic Unveils DMC-GF1 New Micro Four Thirds Camera

*From Digital Camera Warehouse*

Panasonic has unveiled the latest in its series of Micro Four Thirds system interchangeable lens digital cameras, the world’s smallest and lightest in its class, the Lumix DMC-GF1. Featuring a 12.1 Megapixel 4/3 Live MOS sensor, 3.0″ LCD screen, and 720p HD movies in both AVCHD Lite and MotionJPEG format, all in a compact design, the GF1 gives you D-SLR image quality in a camera that you can fit in a coat pocket or handbag.

The GF1 will be available in two kit lens options: 14-45mm f/3.5-5.6 standard zoom lens; or 20mm f/1.7 pancake lens. Also available will be a Leica 45mm f/2.8 Macro lens. And of course a whole host of lenses can be used via various mount adapters that are sold separately.