Summary: Photographers, if you're new to the game or want a simple camera at a low price point that will take nice pictures, this should be in the discussion. Make sure that your sets are nicely lit. Otherwise, they won't expose well at all.
Lens moves around red spot when zoming Any comments?
10 December 2010
Summary: I have a new GH1 with 10x 14-140 zoom. The lens is properly installed with the two red dots aligned. Whenever I zoom in or out, the lens rotates a tiny distance left or right when the zoom reaches its end and pushes the lens. I can see and feel the lens move very little around the red dot marks.
Summary: When I bought the GH1 I had the G1 and thought that IQ was going to be much better (plus the video capability that the G1 does not have). After taking many pictures with it and comparing them against the G1 I concluded that the only two advantages over the G1 were: better handling of high ISO and...
Excerpt: I was very unimpressed. Video is fine but the evf for stills is disappointing. Flash is a disaster. More shutter lag than my 5 year old point and shoot cameras. Problems: Flash is very slow and impossible to capture any action.
Summary: Without elaborating too much I'll just say I was mostly disappointed. Primarily I was annoyed at the sloppy lens mount which twisted/clicked everytime I zoomed...Started out at about 1/32" play and increased to 1/16"...Then I started receiving lens connection errors...