A&P Bought a Panasonic GF-1 with 20mm f/1.7 lens *PICS*

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  1. legendr34

    legendr34 Titanium Member

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    This is a really a sweet little camera. The IQ is nice and the 20mm f/1.7 lens is :bowdown:, it's so tiny. The shallow DOF is pretty cool. The 720p videos looks great. The 3" LCD screen is crystal clear and the colors are vibrant. Although it's not pocket-able, unless you have large pockets or a jacket, it's definitely a relief to carry the GF1 around than the D700.

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    xenon supra OT Supporter

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    Not pocketable? Minus whale take my DSLR then
     
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  4. legendr34

    legendr34 Titanium Member

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    very light though, but it will fit in outerwear pockets, not jeans. I purchased it for a trip, didn't want to lug around the d700, plus I don't want to get the 700 lost or damaged
     
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    pics of the actual camera? te quality seems very nice!
     
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    price? Id totally take this where I wouldnt want to take my dslr. Does it have an interval timer? could be a good camera for time lapse purposes as well.
     
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    I'd buy one.
     
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    eh for the price i'd pass
     
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    I was thinking about one of these. Examples of higher ISO stuff?
     
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    i'll try to take some later on
     
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    Girth ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ OT Supporter

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    saw the video on your FB page. Pretty impressive. :cool:
     
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    Got any portraits shot wide open? I want to see how shallow dof you can get with that lens/sensor combo.
     
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    i took this today, of the dog, focus on the nose

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    thanks, I'm liking video now
     
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    Girth ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ OT Supporter

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    the market is bound to move that way sooner or later. :cool:
     
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    I'm talking more like people portraits at typical portrait distance. Subject farther away..

    Thanks tho.
     
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    jackjohnson simple as something nobody knows OT Supporter

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    That's pretty impressive.
     
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    Not pocketable, but still small. Good if you don't want to lug around gear. Additionally, people act differently when you're pointing a DSLR at or around them. This doesn't look as menacing to the average person, so you're more likely to catch candid behavior on the streets or be able to shoot in places that restrict professional gear like some concerts and the like [but can't afford a Leica M], while retaining IQ comparable to an entry to mid level DSLR.
     
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    jackjohnson simple as something nobody knows OT Supporter

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    Yeah it's not pocketable but you'll take it everywhere you don't take your dslr. Usually I have it around my neck and under my sweater. No one even notices I have it on me.

    I've been on countless hikes and climbs with it and whenever I run into other photographers they are like "cool nice film camera!... yeah I have a d300xVIIwhatever I just left it in the car!"

    It's very low key and whenever I take it out not every one in the room stares at me like wth a dslr. also my friends are not intimidated by it. Usually I can set the iso and put on AF, in aperture priority and let them take pictures. since there is no viewfinder they are more at home shooting P&S style.

    overall it's a very fun camera.

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    I have an lx-3, thinking about selling it and buying the gf-1 +20mm

    hmmmmmm

    Really impressed by the pics in this thread, and according to DPreview, the high ISO performance is better than the lx-3
     
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    d70s with 35mm 1.8g > the $
     

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