Panasonic GH4 for first time "professional camera"?

5 years 7 months ago #400317 by TGonzo
I posted in another section hear about how I'm looking to buy my first major camera.  I only have a point and shoot Sony right now.   Last week a friend sent me a link to an interview from this site where they were talking about the Panasonic gh4 camera.  Prior to this I was looking at some mirrorless cameras - Sony, Fuji and Olympus.  Whats funny is I didn't know Panasonic made cameras.  I know they make good TV's because my parents own one!  

What I want to know is if this GH4 is good for someone just starting out?  

-Tim


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5 years 7 months ago #400335 by Shadowfixer1
These guys use the GH3. They may have a GH4 now.  Check out Will Crockett and Marc Hauser on youtube.


http://hausertown.com/

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5 years 7 months ago #400478 by TGonzo
Thank you, I have received so many recommendation from this site and will be reviewing all these today (other threads on here).


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5 years 7 months ago #400491 by KCook
The main strength of the GH4 is video.  Still images with the GH4 will be fine, but for M4/3 I would prefer an Olympus OM-D model for still photography.  And from what I have seen on various sites, so would most other M4/3 fans.  Unless you (or your friend) just have a "thing" for the Leitz lens label.  Olympus lenses are quite good.

Kelly Cook

Canon 50D, Olympus PL2
kellycook.zenfolio.com/

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5 years 7 months ago #400764 by TGonzo
4k video too, I was just reading more about that this morning. 


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5 years 7 months ago #400775 by KCook
Right.  For video, the GH4 is pretty well the top choice right now.  Video is not a big deal for everybody.

Kelly

Canon 50D, Olympus PL2
kellycook.zenfolio.com/

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