Great story, client with low production budget, good but public shooting location, no lights, crew or assistants?  I grabbed my Panasonic GH3, and Panasonic’s fantastic 12-35mm f/2.8 Lumix zoom, and went for it. The Panasonic GH3 is a fine video camera for a lone storyteller. All of this footage I used in this movie […]

Bhutan Panasonic GH3 October 2012 from Ira Block on Vimeo. My friend Ira Block is an internationally renowned photojournalist, teacher and workshop leader who has to date produced more than 30 major stories for the National Geographic magazine and its affiliates, N.G. Traveler and Adventure. Ira tells the backstory of this video in his seminars that he […]

  I always enjoy watching the reviews TheCameraStore produces.  I wish I could do reviews this well myself.  They cleverly sum up my own first impressions of my GH3.  I too admit to being a bit disappointed in the GH3 in the high ISO stills department, but at least some of this is my unfamiliarity with the […]

Shootout of the Mini Shotguns! from Chad Johnson on Vimeo. Each new camera release seems to bring an ever growing list of new features.   Some of these are well worth having while to my mind some of them are little more than fluff.  One of the major features on my new Panasonic Lumix GH3 […]

Looking For Lenses from TheCameraForum on Vimeo.   There is something to be said for the hand feel of a good pro grade DSLR.  Strong.  Heavy.  Able to leap tall buildings in a single bound and still pull off ten frames a second without breaking a sweat.  Confidence is built into this equipment, the confidence […]

  Amore Mio is Italian for “My Love.” Judging by this excellent wedding production done by Austin, Texas, wedding filmmaker Joe Simon, that love certainly shines too.  Joe shot Amore Mio using a prototype software version of the new Panasonic GH3.  Joe’s thoughts?  Well, the quality of the production above speaks for itself.  In the Behind […]

My friend Ira Block decided to take his recent images shot with the new Panasonic Lumix GH3 down to his professional printing lab, Gotham Printing in New York City, to test out how these GH3 stills would look printed up large.  The results certainly amazed me! PLEASE RATE THIS STORY!  

Just when you think you’ve seen it all, along comes something to assure you that you don’t.  That’s the feeling I get when I feel the shivers craw up my spine thinking about the potential in the new Panasonic GH3. In my last post I reported on my friend Ira Block’s video report on the […]

My friend Internationally renowned photojournalist Ira Block explores the new LUMIX GH3 in early development and puts it through a challenging pace in the American Southwest.  Ira shoots primarily for National Geographic.  He’s one of the most meticulous photographers I know, and an absolute perfectionist in everything he does – including choosing his gear.  Ira and […]