Panasonic GF2 vs Canon 600D — And Panasonic GH2 vs hacked GH1

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The video on top shows a funny and not so technical comparison between the Panasonic GF2 vs Canon 600D .

M43photo.blogspot (Click here) posted a more detailed GH2 vs GH1 video quality comparison: “One could be tempted to think that the GH1 gives better video quality, due to the twice as high video bitrate. But the GH2 has other advances…it is reasonable to guess that it samples more pixels as a basis for the video output…the GH2 gives somewhat better contrast and sharpness. The GH1 has slightly washed out colours and that the compression algorithm is better. My conclusion so far is that the GH2, even with lower bitrate, gives slightly better video quality.”
GH2 direct links at Amazon, Olympus US store, Adorama, B&H, eBay.

One more thing…two lens reviews:
Zeiss (Rollei) 50mm F1.4 tested on the GH2 at EosHD (Click here). The Zeiss is only available on eBay (Click here).
Panasonic 8mm Fisheye Review at E-P1.net (Click here). Check price and availability of that lens at Amazon, Olympus US store, Adorama, B&H, eBay.

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  • oluv

    does anyone know which camera was used for the digitalrev video? there is a nice DOF in most of the scenes i am not sure i would be able to get it like this with my GH1.

    • @oluv

      Most likely the 60D. That’s what they’ve been using for a while now and it’s Lok’s favorite camera.

    • Raiko

      Look at this video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TVZItn3y9SE at 6:39, it looks like a 5D

    • Lok C uses a 5DmarkII.

      • oluv

        thanks, it is interesting that he seems to get this shallow DOF with a standard zoom lens. with mFT even f/0.95 is not enough hahaha…

  • Mattias

    lol Did you see the man with the Panasonic L1 making a cameo at 09:40?

  • Notice this review draws no conclusion? What’s the point if they don’t give a recommendation? The same with the waterproof camera “review” and some others. I think because they are a retailer, when they compare two products, they’re afraid to say which they thought was best, in case the manufacturers get the hump.

    • Sure there was a conclusion: different people respond to different cameras. Evaluate your photographic needs to guide your purchase.

  • infared

    Hey…if you are going to go mirrorless on a budget….buy a GF1 with the DMW-LVF-1 same image quality as the GF2, no bogus touch-screen, and you can actually take pictures because you have a viewfinder.
    You would even have some money left over to travel or buy some presentable clothes. :-)
    Duh.

  • The GF2 kit costs 200 quid less! They should have chosen the G2 with those two lenses. I don’t think the GF2 was really designed to work handheld with that big honkin lens.

    • Mr. Reeee

      Yep, the G2 with the 14-140mm would have been a better choice for mirrorless camera. The differences wouldn’t have looked quite as ludicrous.

      The only “conclusion” they seemed to come up with was both systems they selected were kind of stupid. They’re really just trying to be cute.

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