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JasonsDrivingForce


Oct 21, 2009, 2:23 PM

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Great Compact Digital video and still camera
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Several people had stated that a camera won’t make your shots better. I contend that while it won’t make you a professional photographer it can enable you to shoot in situations that you never could before.

I recently purchased the Panasonic DMC-GF1 and the 14-45 mm and 20 mm F1.7 lenses. I couldn’t be happier with the purchase. The camera is not much bigger than a Canon G series yet it takes very good video and stills. I have compared it extensively to the point and shoot I was using before and there is no comparison.

Now I am not claiming that my shots or footage are pro grade. However, they are better than any indoor shots that you could take with any other compact camera or sub $1000 camcorder.

If any of you would like to take decent low light shots and good HD video then definitely look into the DMC-GF1. You can buy it with the excellent 20 mm F1.7 lens for $899. That may seem like a lot but decent HD video cameras cost $800-$900 by themselves and stills from those camcorders are useless.

Have a look.

GF1 video Raleigh rampage video
http://www.youtube.com/...-86oo4P2c&fmt=22

GF1 Hound ears video
http://www.youtube.com/...zvr36SxLU&fmt=22

GF1 to ZS3 comparison Mini Review
http://www.youtube.com/...6npu2M8CU&fmt=22

ZS3 video Climbing video for comparison
http://www.youtube.com/...3tt0msAtc&fmt=22

GF1 to ZS3 close-up comparison
http://www.youtube.com/...XrbS9ZUj4&fmt=22

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