Summary: This was my (probably) 6th or 7th camera and it paved the way to get a dSLR (recently acquired). I'm not leaving it behind though. It lacks of the viewfinder, but this is one of the reasons it is so compact. On the other hand the controls are easy to follow and it even has a touchscreen LCD for easy access. Plenty of features and modes (just as a dSLR), multiple shooting modes, HD video capture and so on.
Excellent camera to learn the basics of manual photo, but great for capturing quick moments.
29 December 2013
Summary: The Lumix is a sweet, non-intimidating DSLR. It's great for the artist to document work, capturing great details that other cameras cannot or need to be adjusted constantly to get a good shot. It's small body is very comfortable and easy to maneuver and it's collaboration of touch screen and dial are a pleasant surprise. The Lumix is a great medley of digital and manual photography.
Summary: This camara is a beautiful, solid, piece of engineering art, and takes incredible pictures on auto or manual modes. I would recommend the GF3 to anyone, I just bought this for my wife and I am planning on getting one for myself it is so enjoyable to shoot with. The touch screen is simple and intuitive, yet very effective. I got the 14-42 lense which is perfect for our general all purpose use, so I can't review the pancake lense. The delivery was super fast as usual.
Summary: The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3 12 MP Micro 4/3 Compact System Camera with 3-Inch Touch-Screen LCD Body Only (Black) has so far been great. I am not a manual camera expert so the Intelligent Auto setting has been awesome, and I can work my way up to setting it manually as I learn to use it.
Summary: I love this camera! With the 14mm lens I carry it everywhere I go. I have gotten so many great pictures that I otherwise would not have had because this camera is small enough for me to carry every place I go. I have a G5 camera too, and I much prefer to use that if I am going out to take some dedicated pictures, but when life throws random picture opportunities at me, I now always have a great high quality camera with me.
My favorite camera ever... (for some, but not all, situations)
Rob R, Amazon
23 August 2013
Summary: I seriously have and have had lots of cameras throughout my lifetime, and the GF3 has become my all-time favorite. Is it great for all needs? NO... But for many, it is wonderful. The GF3 takes very sharp pictures in a compact form. It has good light sensitivity, low digital noise, and good speed. The battery is more than adequate for a full day of shooting and reviewing pictures.