The Panasonic Lumix GF5 is the latest compact system camera based on the Micro Four Thirds standard. Boasting a 12MP sensor, touch screen LCD and a range of effects filters it's designed to appeal to a consumer rather than hobbyist audience, but has much to recommend it. We've managed to get hold of one for a couple of hours. Here's our first impressions...
Pre-production image samples
Accurate focus on the subject was achieved in this tricky shot
Perfect skin tone exposure even on a dark background
This white wall was accurately exposed
Fast moving subject recorded in focus.
Works even on runaway trains!
Creative Filter Effects
One Point Colour Mode