Panasonic were showing their new Panasonic Lumix GH2 Micro Four Thirds Digital SLR at Photokina 2010 – we had a look at the new camera – shown here with a number of different lenses. The GH2 features a 16.05 megapixel sensor, 5 fps shooting at full resolution, Venus Engine FHD, 1920 x 1080 50i Full-HD Movies in AVCHD Format, Intuitive Touch-control Shooting and Double Live View, 3D Shooting Compatible, Artistic Images with My Color Mode, Film Mode and Variable Movie Mode, Advanced Intelligent Resolution Technology, Intelligent D-Range Control, 16:9, 3:2, and 4:3 aspect ratio and a 3″ rotating screen. The Panasonic Lumix GH2 will be available from Amazon UK
The GH2 was announced with a new 14mm pancake lens, and 12.5mm 3D lens, and ISO goes all the way upto 12800. The back of the camera features Live-Viewfinder / LCD button, diopter correction, eye-detection, playback button, AF/AE lock, control wheel, Quick Menu, Display, 4-way controls with ISO, Function 2, White Balance, Function 3, Menu / Set buttons and delete / preview buttons.
The touch screen lets you see the mode, remaining shots, battery life, and lets you set WB, ISO, AF, Metering, Intelligent Contrast, Flash, Image size, Compression, Shooting mode (single, continuous etc), Intelligent Resolution, Film mode, and Exposure compensation.
The top of the camera features stereo microphones, mode dial, flash hot-shoe, shooting mode, video button, function button, on/off switch and focusing dial, as well as the pop-up flash release button. Shown here with the 8mm fisheye lens.
Panasonic Lumix GH2 pop-up flash. More photos of the Panasonic Lumix GH2 can be found in the Photokina 2010 Gallery.