LUMIX® GH3 Body Only, 16 Megapixel Digital Single Lens Mirrorless Camera (No Lens)
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- Professional HD Video up to 1080/60p in H.264 format
- Sealed magnesium-alloy body helps the camera withstand the rigors of professional use.
- Full Area High-Speed AF System for fast shooting and focus in both still and video modes
- Dual-OLED Displays are used for both the Live View Finder and the rear monitor and feature 100% coverage, exhibits virtually no perceptible lag time and ensures the subject is shown with natural coloring.
- Replacement Accessories
External Flash + Microphones
- Batteries, Chargers + Adapters
- SD + Micro SD Cards
In Stock$449.95 $368.99
Back Order$399.95 $319.00
Firmware & Drivers
- Version: 1.2
Connecting to PC via Wi-Fi by inputting the computer name (the NetBIOS name for Apple Mac computers) is enabled.1920 x 1080, 60p[NTSC]/50p[PAL], 28Mbps mode is added in the video recording option of [MP4].
"Exposure Comp. Reset" is added which resets the setting of exposure compensation to ±0 whenever the camera is turned off or the shooting mode is changed. - (SD - Firmware Download)
"Low Light AF" is added that makes it possible to set focus on the subject in low-lit situations (-3EV).
"Silent Mode" is added which suppresses electronic shutter, shutter sound, operation sound and flash emission with a single setting.
Connection problem with Apple Mac computers via Wi-Fi is fixed.
Performance of AF is enhanced in use with H-PS14042 and H-PS45175.
- Release Date: 11-29-2011
- Operating Systems: windows/mac
- How to Take Pictures Using the Remote Shutter
- 3D Still Photography Tips
- About Panasonic Lenses
- How to Upload to Flickr
- How to Upload to Picasa
- How to Upload to Twitter
- How to Check and Install Firmware
- How to Connect to Mac
- How to Create a Shared Folder
- How to Shoot Using Aperature Priority
- How to Send Images Stored in the Camera to a Mac
- How to Upload Pictures to Facebook
- How to Upload to YouTube
- About the Panasonic Lenses
- How to Create a Lumix Club Account
- How to Import Pictures Using iPhoto
- How to use Your New Lens
- How to Install Software for Camera
- How to Install Software
- How to Take Better Photos
- How to Set up Your Camera for Time Lapse Photography
- How to Use Aperture Priority
- How to Connect your Camera to a Wireless Network Using the WPS (Push Button) Method
- How to use Your New Lens
- Type Digital Single Lens Mirrorless camera
- Recording media SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card (Compatible with UHS-I standard SDHC / SDXC Memory Cards)
- Image sensor size 17.3 x 13.0 mm (in 4:3 aspect ratio)
- Lens Mount Micro Four Thirds mount
- Type Live MOS Sensor
- Total pixels 17.20 Megapixels
- Camera effective pixels 16.05 Megapixels
- Color filter Primary color filter
- Dust reduction system Supersonic wave filter
- Recording file format Still Image: JPEG(DCF, Exif 2.3), RAW, MPO (When attaching 3D lens in Micro Four Thirds standard) / Motion Image: AVCHD Ver2.0 compliant (AVCHD Progressive), MPEG4-AVC(H.264). (MOV, MP4)
- Aspect ratio 4:3, 3:2, 16:9, 1:1
- Image quality RAW, RAW+Fine, RAW+Standard, Fine, Standard, / MPO+Fine / MPO+Standard (with 3D lens in Micro Four Thirds System standard)
- Color Space sRGB, Adobe RGB
- File size(Pixels)
- Still Image [4:3] 4608x3456(L) / 3264x2448(M) / 2336x1752(S) / 1824x1368 (with 3D lens in Micro Four Thirds System standard) / [3:2] 4608x3072(L) / 3264x2176(M) / 2336x1560(S) / 1824x1216 (with 3D lens in Micro Four Thirds System standard) / [16:9] 4608x2592(L) / 3264x1840(M) / 1920x1080(S) / 1824x1024 (with 3D lens in Micro Four Thirds System standard) / [1:1] 3456x3456(L) / 2448x2448(M) / 1744x1744(S) / 1712x1712 (with 3D lens in Micro Four Thirds System standard)
- Motion Image (MOV*1 : NTSC area) [Full HD]1920×1080, 30p (sensor output is 30p, 72Mbps(ALL-Intra)) / [Full HD]1920×1080, 24p (sensor output is 24p, 72Mbps(ALL-Intra)) / [HD]1280x720, 60p (sensor output is 60p, 72Mbps(ALL-Intra)) / [Full HD]1920×1080, 60p (sensor output is 60p, 50Mbps(IPB)) / [Full HD]1920×1080, 30p (sensor output is 30p, 50Mbps(IPB)) / [Full HD]1920×1080, 24p (sensor output is 24p, 50Mbps(IPB))
- Motion Image (MP4*2 : NTSC area) [Full HD]1920×1080, 60fps (sensor output is 60p, 28Mbps)*4 / [Full HD]1920×1080, 30fps (sensor output is 30p, 20Mbps) / [HD]1280x720, 30fps (sensor output is 30p, 10Mbps) / [VGA] 640x480, 30fps (sensor output is 30p, 4Mbps)
- Motion Image (AVCHD Progressive*2:NTSC area) [Full HD]1920×1080, 60p (sensor output is 60p, 28Mbps)
- Motion Image (AVCHD*2 : NTSC area) [Full HD] 1920×1080, 24p （sensor output is 24p, 24Mbps） / [Full HD] 1920×1080, 60i (sensor output is 30p, 24Mbps) / [Full HD] 1920×1080, 60i (sensor output is 60p, 17Mbps)
- Continuous recordable time (Motion images) AVCHD with picture quality set to Approx. 240 min with H-HS12035 / Approx. 220 min with H-VS014140
- Actual recordable time (Motion images) AVCHD with picture quality set to Approx. 120 min with H-HS12035 / Approx. 110 min with H-VS014140
- Flicker reduction (Motion images) [1/50] / [1/60] / [1/100] / [1/120] / OFF
- Time Code (Motion images) (except MP4) ON/OFF, Count Up : Rec Run/Free Run selectable, Time Code Mode : Drop frame/Non-drop frame selectable(NTSC only)
- WiFi IEEE 802.11b/g/n, 2412MHz - 2462MHz (11ch), Wi-Fi / WPA / WPA2, Infrastructure mode
- Type OLED Live View Finder (1,744K dots)
- Field of view Approx. 100%
- Magnification Approx. 1.34x / 0.67x (35mm camera equivalent)
- Eye point Approx. 21 mm from eyepiece lens
- Diopter adjustment -4.0~+4.0（dpt）
- Auto eye sensor Yes
- Type Contrast AF system
- Focus mode AFS (Single) / AFF (Flexible) / AFC (Continuous) / MF
- AF mode Face detection / AF Tracking / 23-area-focusing / 1-area-focusing / Pinpoint / (Full area touch is available)
- AF assist lamp Yes (ON / OFF)
- AF lock Yes (AF/AE LOCK button)
- Others Quick AF, Continuous AF (during motion image recording), AF+MF, Eye Sensor AF, Touch Pad AF, Touch AF, Touch shutter, Touch MF Assist, Shutter AF, / Half Press Release
- Light metering system 144-zone multi-pattern sensing system
- Light metering mode Intelligent Multiple / Center Weighted / Spot
- Metering range EV0-18 （F2.0 lens, ISO100 equivalent）
- Exposure mode Program AE, Aperture Priority AE, Shutter Priority AE, Manual
- ISO sensitivity (Standard Output Sensitivity) Auto / Intelligent ISO / 200 / 400 / 800 / 1600 / 3200 / 6400 / 12800 (Changeable to 1/3, 1EV step) / (Extended ISO125-less under 200, ISO more over 12800-25600 Available) (Up to ISO3200 in Auto)
- Exposure compensation 1/3 EV Step ±5EV (±3EV for motion image)
- AE lock AF/AE LOCK button
- AE bracket 3,5,7 frame in 1/3, 2/3 or 1 EV Step, single/burst
- White balance Auto / Daylight / Cloudy / Shade / incandescent / Flash / White Set 1, 2, 3, 4 / Color temperature setting
- White balance adjustment Blue/amber bias, Magenta/green bias
- Color temperature setting 2500-10000K in 100K
- White balance bracket 3 exposures in blue/amber axis or in magenta/green axis
- Type Focal-plane shutter
- Shutter speed Still Images: 1/4000-60 and Bulb (Approx. 60 minutes), Motion image: 1/16,000 ~ 1/30 (NTSC)
- Self timer 10sec, 3 images after 10sec, 2sec
- Remote control Remote control with Bulb function by DMW-RSL1 (Optional)
- Still image Clear Portrait / Silky Skin / Backlit Softness / Clear in Backlight / Relaxing Tone / Sweet Child's Face / Distinct Scenery / Bright Blue Sky / Romantic Sunset Glow / Vivid Sunset Glow / Glistening Water / Clear Nightscape / Cool Night Sky / / Warm Glowing Nightscape / Artistic Nightscape / Glittering Illuminations / Clear Night Portrait / Soft Image of a Flower / Appetizing Food / Cute Dessert / Freeze Animal Motion / Clear Sports Shot / Monochrome
- Motion Picture Clear Portrait / Silky Skin / Backlit Softness / Clear in Backlight / Relaxing Tone / Sweet Child's Face / Distinct Scenery / Bright Blue Sky / Romantic Sunset Glow / Vivid Sunset Glow / Clear Nightscape / Cool Night Sky / / Warm Glowing Nightscape / Artistic Nightscape / Clear Night Portrait / Appetizing Food / Cute Dessert / Freeze Animal Motion / Clear Sports Shot / Monochrome
- Burst speed SH: 20 frames/sec, H: 6 frames/sec, M: 4 frames/sec (with Live View), L: 2 frames/sec (with Live View)
- Number of recordable images 18 images (when there are RAW files with the particular speed) / Unlimited consecutive shooting (when there are no RAW files) / (depending on memory card size, battery power, picture size, and compression)
- Built in flash Type TTL Built-in-Flash, GN12 equivalent (ISO100 ・m)/GN17 equivalent (ISO200 ・m) Built-in Pop-up（Reference）
- Flash Mode Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction (when iA, iA+), Forced On, Forced On/Red-eye Reduction, Slow Sync., Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction
- Synchronization speed Less than 1/160 second
- Flash output adjustment 1/3EV Step ±3EV
- Flash synchronization 1st. Curtain Sync, 2nd Curtain Sync.
- Synchronization for flash dimming and exposure compensation Yes (ON/OFF)
- Flash sync socket Yes
- Type OLED Monitor with static touch control
- Monitor size Free-angle 3.0inch / 3:2 Aspect / Wide viewing angle
- Filed of view Approx. 100%
- Monitor adjustment Brightness (7 levels), Color (7 levels), Red-Green(11 levels), Blue-Yellow(11 levels)
- Digital zoom 2x, 4x
- Extra Tele Conversion Still image: Max.2x (Not effective with L size recording. Magnification ratio depends on the recording pixels and aspect ratio.) / Motion image: 2.4x, 3.6x, 4.8x (Magnification ratio depends on the recording quality and aspect ratio.)
- Other functions Guide Lines (3 patterns) / Real-time Histogram
- Level Gauge Yes
- Still image and Video Standard / Vivid / Natural / Monochrome / Scenery / Portrait / Custom
- Still image Expressive / Retro / High Key / Low Key / Sepia / Dynamic Monochrome / Impressive Art / High Dynamic / Cross Process / Toy Effect / Miniature Effect / Soft Focus / Star Filter / One Point Color
- Motion Picture Expressive / Retro / High Key / Low Key / Sepia / Dynamic Monochrome / Impressive Art / High Dynamic / Cross Process / Toy Effect / Miniature Effect / One Point Color
CREATIVE VIDEO MODE
- Exposure Mode Program AE/ Aperture-Priority / Sutter-Priority / Manual Exposure
- Slow and fast motion 40% / 48% / 80% (Records 0.4 times, 0.48 times, 0.8 times slower) / 160% / 200% / 300% (Records 1.6 times, 2.0 times, 3.0 times faster) / (1920x1080, 24p, 24Mbps in MOV, MP4, AVCHD)
- Playback mode Normal playback, 30-thumbnail display, 12-thumbnail display, Calendar display, Zoomed playback (Max.16x), Slide Show (All / Picture Only / Video Only / 3D / Category Selection / Favorite, duration & effect is selectable), / Playback Mode (Normal Play / Picture Only / Video Play / 3D Play / Category Play / Favorite Play), Title Edit, Text Stamp, Video Divide, Resize, Cropping, Rotate, Favorite, Print Set, Protect, Face Recognition Edit
IMAGE PROTECTION / ERASE
- Protection Single / Multi or Cancel
- Erase Single / Multi / All / Except Favorite
- Direct Print PictBridge compatible
- USB USB 2.0 High Speed
- HDMI miniHDMI TypeC / Video: Auto / 1080p / 1080i / 720p / 480p / Audio: Dolby® Digital Stereo Creator
- Audio video output Monaural Type, NTSC / *Check the website of the Panasonic sales company in your country or region for details on the products that are available in your market.
- Remote input φ2.5mm for Remote
- External microphone input φ3.5mm for External microphone
- Headphone output φ3.5mm for Headphone
MicrophoneStereo, Wind-cut: Off / Low / Standard / High / AUTO
- OSD language English, Spanish(English)
BatteryLi-ion Battery Pack (7.2V, 1860mAh) (Included)
- Battery life (CIPA standard) Approx. 540 images with H-HS12035 / Approx. 500 images with H-VS014140
- Dimensions (W x H x D) 132.9 x 93.4 x 82.0mm / 5.23 x 3.68 x 3.23 in (excluding protrusions)
- Weight Approx. 550g/ 19.40 oz (SD card, Battery, Body) / Approx. 470g / 16.58 oz (Body only)
- Operating temperature 0℃ to 40℃ (32°F to 104°F)
- Operating humidity 10% to 80％
SoftwarePHOTOfunSTUDIO 8.5 PE / SILKYPIX® Developer Studio 3.1 SE / LoiloScope (trial version)
- Standard accessories Body, / Body Cap, / Battery Charger (AC Cable included), / Battery Pack, / USB Connection Cable, / Shoulder Strap, / CD-ROM
- External Flash (optional) DMW-FL360L (optional), Wireless Channel: 1ch/2ch/3ch/4ch
- External Microphone (optional) DMW-MS2 (optional), Gun/Stereo selectable
- Battery Grip (optional) DMW-BGGH3 (optional)
- NOTE *1 Use a card with SD Speed Class with "Class10" / *2 Use a card with SD Speed Class with "Class4" or higher / *4 Firmware must be updated to the latest version 1.1.
- UPC 885170103887
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I am a professional photographer who is seriously considering switching to the Lumix mirrorless cameras. Does Panasonic have, or can you suggest, a web site that demonstrates how professional photographers are successfully using the Lumix professional cameras?
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