lumix gh1

  • Panasonic officially prices the Lumix GH1

    We already told you about pricing on the Lumix GH1 yesterday thanks to J&R, but it’s never official until the manufacturer says it is. Panasonic announced this morning that the GH1 will be available in the US for a “suggested retail price of $1499.95” and only in black. That is all. Read More

  • Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH1 up for pre-order

    Oi! Panasonic’s HD video recording Micro 4/3 DSLRish Lumix GH1 is now available for pre-order from J&R. Sure, the 12-megapixel shooter comes with a 14-140mm lens and its diminutive size definitely garners a lot of attention for what it can do, but the going price is a bit steep considering the state of economy. Yes, friends, for $1500 you can get yourself a fancy new Lumix. J&R Read More

  • Sample video from the Panasonic Lumix GH1

    Without having held and shot with the GH1 myself it’s hard to say if Panasonic’s latest Micro Four Thirds Lumix is worth a hoot. Sure, it shoots HD video, which is fine and dandy, but these are cameras and not camcorders. If you fail to produce high quality still images then who gives a damn if it shoots HD video or bakes you a cake. Anyway, Eric over at PB got a little face time… Read More

  • Panasonic adds new Micro Four Thirds Lumix with the GH1

    Now we’re talking, folks. Panasonic just announced an updated version of their Micro Four Thirds camera, the G1, that records HD video. Videos are recorded using the AVCHD codec and 1080p video is shot at 24fps while 720p is shot at 60fps. There’s a dedicated video record button on the back of the GH1. Read More