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...

Product Overview

Panasonic Lumix GF5


Panasonic Lumix GF5 Review


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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

Dynamic Monochrome


High Key

Low Key

Miniature Effect

Toy Effect

Retro Effect

Star Filter

One Point Colour Mode

  1. 1. Introduction
  2. 2. Pre-production image samples
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