Panasonic Lumix DMC-G1 Review

November 25, 2008 | Mark Goldstein | PhotographyBLOG | 4 Comments | |

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G1Is it a compact camera? Is it a DSLR? No, its the new Panasonic Lumix DMC-G1 “digital interchangeable lens camera”. Panasonic have quickly brought to market the World’s first Micro Four Thirds camera, which aims to marry the Live View experience of a point-and-shoot compact with the image quality and format of a DSLR, all in a compact package that sits somewhere between the two. Mark Goldstein finds out if the Panasonic G1 is the break-through camera that Panasonic are hoping for…

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#1 Hans Aus

Thank you for your informative review, which I'm busy studying. You state that the manual is "easy-to-follow". I find that the German manual is poorly organized and anything other than "easy-to-follow"; for example, an index is missing. Where can I download a copy of the (English?) manual you have. I haven't found any yet.

5:29 pm - Friday, December 26, 2008

#2 CMurdock

I'm pleased that you included raw images, but I have no way to look at them (the free version of SilkyPix doesn't work for the G1, and I'm not able to run Photoshop). Could you post one or two raw photos as JPGs? It would be especially nice to compare a raw image to the same JPG image. Thanks.

12:39 pm - Tuesday, December 30, 2008

#3 Hans Aus

Hmmm! There seems to be a mix up in the comments: I never sent any RAW images. I did find and download the English G1 manual, which atleast has an index.

5:04 pm - Tuesday, December 30, 2008

#4 Aron Contis

Unlike all other models of Lumix, G1 comes with inferior Lumix lens instead of high quality Leica lens. I think all the reviews should mention it boldly to make the consumers aware of the issue.

1:41 pm - Monday, November 2, 2009