Panasonic Lumix GF3 - Sample Images: General Images

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Panasonic Lumix GF3 1
Used on the Standard profile, colour is pleasingly accurate and neither under- nor over-saturated
(1/640sec @ f/2.5, ISO 160, 14mm, AWB)

Panasonic Lumix GF3 2
There’s lots of fun to be had with the f/2.5 14mm kit lens
(1/400sec @ f/2.5, ISO 160, 14mm, AWB)

Panasonic Lumix GF3 3
Did we mention how much we liked the f/2.5 14mm lens already?
(1/200sec @ f/2.5, ISO 160, 14mm, AWB)

Panasonic Lumix GF3
Metering can sometimes err slightly on the side of underexposure.
(1/100sec @ f/5.6, ISO 200, 14mm, AWB)

Panasonic Lumix GF3 3
You can use the Touch AF to define a point of focus by touching it on the LCD screen
(1/80sec @ f/2.5, ISO 160, 14mm, AWB)

Panasonic Lumix GF3 1
Given its small size the GF3 lends itself especially well to street photography
(1/500sec @ f/2.5, ISO 160, 14mm, AWB)

Panasonic Lumix GF3…or even workmen photography
(1/4000sec @ f/5.6, ISO 800, 14mm, AWB)

Panasonic Lumix GF3 2
Select Aperture-priority mode to select how much depth-of-focus you want in your shots
(1/60sec @ f/2.5, ISO 500, 14mm, AWB)

Panasonic Lumix GF3 4
The GF3 handles high-contrast scenes quite well when used on a regular shooting mode 
(1/250sec @ f/4, ISO 160, 14mm, AWB)
Panasonic Lumix GF3 5
We’re a little less convinced by the ‘High Dynamic’ option in the Creative Controls menu though
(1/1600sec @ f/3.2, ISO 640, 14mm, AWB)
 
Panasonic Lumix GF3 5
1/250sec at f/8, 14mm, ISO 200, AWB

Panasonic Lumix GF3
1/1250sec at f/6.3, 14mm, ISO 400, AWB

Panasonic Lumix GF3 3
1/400sec at f/8, 31mm, ISO 400, AWB

Panasonic Lumix GF3 7
1/125sec at f/8, 14mm, ISO 200, AWB

Panasonic Lumix GF3
1/125sec at f/8, 33mm, ISO 200, AWB

Panasonic Lumix GF3 5
1/100sec at f/4.5, 18mm, ISO 160, AWB

Panasonic Lumix GF3
1/250sec at f/7.1, 42mm, ISO 160, AWB

Panasonic Lumix GF3
Creative Control (Miniaturisation), 1/160sec at f/5, 20mm, ISO 160, AWB

Panasonic Lumix GF3 3
1/100sec at f/5.6, 39mm, ISO 1600, AWB

Score in detail

  • Value 7
  • Design & Features 9
  • Image Quality 8
  • Build Quality 8

Features

Camera type Micro Four Thirds
Megapixels (Megapixel) 12.1 Megapixel
Optical Zoom (Times) N/Ax
Image Sensor MFT Live MOS
Optical focal length 14mm
Shutter speed 1/4000-60secs
Auto focus Yes, 23-area
Manual focus Yes
Max output resolution 4000x3000
Other resolutions [4:3] 2816x2112(M) / 2048x1536(S) / [3:2] 4000x2672(L) / 2816x1880(M) / 2048x1360(S) / [16:9] 4000x2248(L) / 2816x1584(M) / 1920x1080(S) / [1:1] 2992 x 2992 (L) / 2112 x 2112 (M) / 1504 x 1504 (S)
Focus range N/A
Exposure control Program, Shutter-priority, Aperture-priority, Manual, Creative Control, iAuto, iAuto+, Scene
Exposure metering 144-zone multi-pattern sensing system
Exposure compensation 1/3EV Step ±3EV
Image Stabilisation Yes
ISO settings 160-6400
LCD Monitor 3in, 460k-dots
Viewfinder No
Flash range GN6.3
Flash modes Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Forced On/Red-eye Reduction, / Slow Sync., Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off
White balance modes Auto / Daylight / Cloudy / Shade / Halogen / Flash / White Set 1, 2 / Color temperature setting
Drive modes Single, Continuous
Image formats JPEG, Raw
Picture adjustments Title Edit, / Text Stamp, Video Divide, Resize, Cropping, Aspect Conversion, Rotate, Rotate Display, Favorite, Print set, Protect, Face Recognition Edit
Video (max res/format) Full HD 1920×1080, 50i (sensor output is 25p)
Movie length N/A
Self timer 2sec, 10sec
Memory card slot SD, SDHC
Supplied memory None
Batteries supplied Yes, Li-ion
Charger supplied Yes
A/V output Yes
Charging/Computer Connection Mini 2.0
HDMI Mini
AV Out Yes
Manual Yes

Physical Specifications

Dimensions Width (Millimeter) 107.7mm
Depth (Millimeter) 32.5mm
Length (Millimeter) 67.1mm
Weight (body only) (Kilogram) 222gkg
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