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Panasonic DMC-GX1 micro four thirds compact system camera

Panasonic DMC-GX1 compact system camera

Review Panasonic’s DMC-GX1 camera is the Lumix model many Micro Four Thirds enthusiasts have been waiting for since the release of popular DMC-GF1 back in 2009. This 16Mp shooter will appeal to seasoned users with easily accessible controls for customisation on an enticingly compact aluminium body – a combination that will take it …
Paul Monckton, 31 May 2012
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Olympus goes retro with µFT snapper

Olympus extended its array of Micro Four Thirds cameras today, launching the E-M5, a retro-style snapper based on the classic design of the company's OM range of 35mm SLRs. The E-M5 is the first model in the firm's new OM-D collection and adds a number of features as yet unseen in the company's other Micro Four Thirds cameras …
Caleb Cox, 8 Feb 2012
Olympus PEN Mini E-PM1 Micro Four-Thirds camera

Olympus PEN Mini E-PM1

Review The Olympus PEN Mini is a no-fuss, interchangeable lens camera created for the casual photographer that wants the respectable image quality of a Micro Four Thirds system at the price and size of a compact. Olympus PEN Mini E-PM1 Micro Four-Thirds camera Affordable mirrorless marvel: Olympus PEN Mini E-PM1 Also known as the …
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3 MFT compact unveiled

Hands on Last week, Sony announced to the world that it had produced the smallest APS-C interchangeable lens camera, the NEX-C3. The timing suggests the company might have got wind of something, as a couple of days earlier Panasonic had been busy showing off its latest micro four thirds (MFT) models in an exclusive press preview in Rome …
Bob Dormon, 13 Jun 2011
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2 micro four thirds camera

Review While Panasonic further extends the range of its Micro Four Thirds cameras with the recently announced Lumix DMC-G3, this new arrival with its bulging bridge form factor won’t be for everyone. Keeping up with Olympus with its PEN models, the Lumix DMC-GF1 was Panasonic’s first compact MFT alternative and with the DMC-GF2, the …
Olympus PEN E-PL2

Olympus PEN E-PL2 Micro Four-Thirds camera

Review When the original Olympus PEN E-P1 came out in 2009 it arguably marked the start of a revolution. Its mirrorless design meant that it was far smaller than a DSLR, yet its relatively large sensor meant it took considerably better quality images than compact cameras; besides that, its retro Japanese styling also made it a far more …
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This year's classy compact cameras

2010: it's a wrap 2010: it's a wrap Arguably, migrating from a compact to a DSLR is the assumed route for those harbouring a serious passion for photography. However, this past year the path to DSLR enlightenment had plenty of appealing diversions. EVIL (electronic viewfinder interchangeable lens) cameras were in abundance and becoming more …
Bob Dormon, 20 Dec 2010
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Panasonic updates exchangeable-lens compact

A year and a bit after Panasonic released its first Micro Four Thirds ultra-compact, out comes its successor. Well, sort of - it doesn't go on sale until January 2011. Side-by-side comparison of the new Lumix DMC-GF2's specs with those of the GF1 show very little has changed: the new model does 1080i HD video capture and that' …
Hard Reg, 4 Nov 2010
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2

Panasonic expands Micro Four Thirds range

Panasonic has introduced the Lumix DMC-GH2, the latest addition to its growing range of Micro Four Thirds interchangeable lens cameras. This model raises the game of this format in a number of ways with its 16.1Mp CMOS sensor set to satisfy stills shooters. Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2 HD ready and then some Physically, it …
Bob Dormon, 22 Sep 2010
Olympus E-PL1

Olympus PEN E-PL1 Micro Four-Thirds camera

Review Adding another variation to its popular PEN range of Micro Four-Thirds cameras, the Olympus E-PL1 has done away with the retro style of its siblings, added a pop-up flash and a dedicated movie record button. It has re-designed the menu layout for even simpler navigation, introduced a Live Guide mode for complete novices and …
Panasonic DMC-G10

Panasonic DMC-G2

First Look With a DSLR dangling from my neck, unpacking the new Panasonic Lumix DMC-G2 was certainly quite a contrast. The diminutive lens is remarkably light and, even when married to the body, you certainly don’t feel like you’re being burdened by bulk. Panasonic DMC-G2 pre-production sample Finishing touch: Panasonic's Lumix DMC-G2 …
Bob Dormon, 8 Mar 2010
Panasonic DMC-G10

Panasonic intros touchscreen Lumix G camera

As originally planned, Panasonic officially launched its Lumix DMC-G2 and DMC-G10 12.1Mp Micro Four Thirds cameras at the Birmingham NEC, Focus on Imaging show. Panasonic DMC-G2 The G2 offers AVCHD Lite video recording and an articulating display However, last week, rumour sites were set ablaze with the premature …
Bob Dormon, 7 Mar 2010
Panasonic DMC-GH1

Panasonic DMC-GH1 Micro Four-Thirds camera

Review Are we at the point where people will only buy one product to film and take great stills? Instead of camcorders that can take the odd sub-10Mp image, camera manufacturers are coming at it from the other side and offering HD video on models previously only equipped for stills. The Lumix DMC-GH1 is the camera that Panasonic left …
James Cumpsty, 27 Nov 2009
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Panasonic slims Micro Four Thirds compact

Panasonic has launched what it claims is the world’s smallest and lightest video-capable camera based on the Micro Four Thirds system. panasonic_lumix_gf1_03 Panasonic's Lumix GF1: lacks a pentaprism The 12Mp DMC-GF1 measures 119 x 71 x 36.3mm and weighs in at 285g. Yet Panasonic has somehow managed to cram a pop-up flash …
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Panasonic reveals dual-resolution camera

Panasonic has expanded its Lumix camera line with a “creative HD hybrid” model able to shoot video at two different resolutions. Panasonic_GH1_01 Panasonic's Lumix GH1: shoots video at 1080p or 720p, at different frame rates The DMC-GH1 can capture “high resolution” video at 1080p, using a 24f/s frame rate, or “smooth” …

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G1 12Mp µ4/3s camera

Review You know the saying: if it looks like a duck, walks like a duck and quacks like a duck, then it must be a duck. Well, Panasonic’s DMC-G1 looks like a digital SLR, has interchangeable lenses like a DSLR – but it isn’t a DLSR. No sir, the G1 ushers in a new generation of cameras designed to blast a hole right through the middle of …
George Cole, 30 Jan 2009
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Panasonic shows world's smallest DLSR

The developers of the Micro Four-Thirds lens system promised that it would create smaller digital SLRs and the new Lumix DMC-G1 from Panasonic is claimed to be the first offspring of the technology. The 12.1-megapixel DMC-G1 is also claimed to be the world’s smallest and lightest interchangeable-lens digital camera, weighing …
James Sherwood, 12 Sep 2008

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