The panasonic gx85 camera is the most impressive camera I have owned in the 25 years of working in photo and video. steverotter.com is where I discuss my passions and hobbies. The blog section wouldn’t be complete without a write up on my favorite camera, the panasonic gx85. I spent a lot of time researching youtube and reading reviews. I was nervous to move away from canon but I have to tell you, this camera is night and day awesome! If you want pro camera quality in video and film but don’t want the huge DSLR camera price tag, you must check out these smaller, very high quality cameras.
At the time of this writing, I have been into photography and video production for 25 years. I have used Canon DSLR bodies as well as many Canon and Sony 8mm, mini dv and solid state video cameras. I love my DSLR cameras, but getting into youtube, I needed something smaller, but also really great quality. A lot of people are going with the canon point and shoot route, such as the Canon powershot G7 X Mark II. I do love the Canon G7 X Mark II and will be purchasing it later this year. Canon is rated as one of the best for vlogs, pro video and photography. I wanted to try something a little different, so I went with Panasonic. I’m am still amazed at the photo and video quality of this micro four thirds camera, even with the stock lens. I would choose the Panasonic or Canon camera over my DSLR any day, and I LOVE my CANON DSLR 5D MKII.
Panasonic GX85 Tech
- New 5-axis in-body sensor stabilizer works with LUMIX 2-axis optically stabilized lenses in video and still capture modes using class-leading Dual Image Stabilization.
- Eliminates the need for low-pass sensor filters while boosting fine detail resolving power by nearly 10% over existing 16-Megapixel MFT sensors.
- Shoot lighter and faster with the modern hybrid photography performance of a Mirrorless camera and nearly half the bulk of most DSLRs.
- Thumbwheel controls, integrated viewfinder and touch control enabled tilting LCD maximize control of the photographic experience.
- Capture spontaneous moments with 4K imaging performance in both 4K video and exclusive 4K PHOTO and Post Focus.
For today’s interchangeable lens camera enthusiasts — or anyone looking for a lighter, newer more intelligent alternative to bulky DSLRs — Panasonic LUMIX Mirrorless Micro Four Thirds system cameras deliver impressive, no-compromise performance. Nearly half the size of most DSLRs, the DMC-GX85 delivers impressive large sensor performance in the most compact camera system ever designed by Panasonic LUMIX. Thanks to the elimination of the low pass filter, its fine detail resolving power is boosted nearly 10% over previous 16-Megapixel sensors. Image stabilization is top of its class with the complementary LUMIX 2-axis lens O.I.S. and a new 5-axis in-body I.S., available in either photo or video recording modes. Camera purists will enjoy the familiar quick-access thumbwheel controls and integrated 2764k-dot eye-level electronic viewfinder, plus a tilting LCD display for greater flexibility in difficult shooting angles. Modern enthusiasts will love the WiFi mobile control and next-generation flexibility that 4K Video, 4K PHOTO and 4K Post Focus modes bring to the creative experience.
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