Salon de la photo in Paris: GF2 video test + GH2 +Voigtländer lens video!


Seb Farges shot this video at le Salon de la photo in Paris where the Panasonic GF2 has been presented. He also interviewed Luc Saint-Elie from Panasonic (a very nice person!).

Panasonic GF2 + 20mm f/1.7 lens NTSC 29,97 fps 1080i (NTSC caused problems with the french light)
GH2+ 14-140mm PAL 25 fps 1080i
GH1+ C-mount Fujian 35mm 1.7 + Voigtländer Nokton 25mm f/0.95 NTSC 60 fps 720P
Canon 7D + 50mm 1.4 PAL 23,976 fps 1080i
Edited on Adobe Premiere CS5

P.S.: Click here to order theVoigtländer Nokton 25mm f/0.95 on eBay!

  • Point and shoot = point on the display where to focus and the cameras shoots!

  • Taking photos by touching the screen, holding it by just 1 hand, no IS…
    = blurred photos.

    Btw: Did u know that 720 is better than average fullHD?
    Common .. even consumer is not that dumb..

    But I like that guy:] <- no sarcasm !

    • kesztió

      Not necessarily blurred photos over 1/250 even w/o IS and holding by 1 hand.

    • Zaph

      “Taking photos by touching the screen”

      It has a shutter release button too. :-)

      I agree on the guy though, I think he could convince me to buy anything.

      • Thanks god it’s still there :) In future they will remove it too :p

  • dts

    seems at least to have full manual video controls – good decision.

    • How can you tell it has full manual video controls?

      I think the GF2 plus pancake will be a great combo and hopefully value (because of high lens price) if the kit is priced right.

      One of the videos/some of the images indicated that the pancake lens will be all black rather than black with the grey color. I think this is a big improvement. I wish I could have gotten my 20 mm f1.7 in black and my 17mm f2.8 in black as is offered now by olympus. It is the little things in life.

  • The video quality from the GH2 and the Voigtlander looks excellent!

  • sparedog

    Admin, do you know if there will be an updated higher resolution evf? (compatible with gf1)

    • I’m thinking that a next-gen “optional EVF” will be release sometime soon… Couldn’t a third party make one? Are the ports for the LX5/GF2/etc… all the same?

    • Yes, and I was very impressed filming with the Voigtlander ! :)

  • sparedog

    i have asked in a couple of forums if a third party could/would make them, or if a modder is somewhere modding them, but no answer yet.

  • I’ve just post a better quality of the film now :)

  • Mikko

    Which lens was used during the interview / the face shots?

    • I used for the ITW / the face shots my hacked GH1 with a c-mount Fujia 35mm 1.7 (30$ on ebay) :)

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