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PanasonicLumix DMC-G6 Mirrorless Micro Four Thirds Digital Camera with 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 II Lens
 
4.5

(based on 44 reviews)

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98%

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Pros

  • Good image quality (39)
  • Easy to use (33)
  • Compact (32)
  • Fast / accurate auto-focus (31)
  • Large clear LCD (29)

Cons

  • Short battery life (10)

Best Uses

  • Travel (31)
  • Family photos (30)
  • Video (27)
  • Landscape/scenery (25)
  • Weddings (17)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Photo enthusiast (26), Semi-pro photographer (7), Casual photographer (5)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (39)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Plastic but wonderful

Some times a device is more than the sum of its parts and this is how I would classify the G6. I've owned multiple Micro Four Thirds cameras (EP1, GF1, EPL1 and the...Read complete review

Some times a device is more than the sum of its parts and this is how I would classify the G6. I've owned multiple Micro Four Thirds cameras (EP1, GF1, EPL1 and the GH2) and for me the G6 has been the best for anyone who wants a cost effective system for stills and video. Though you don't get the higher rate recording options of the GH3 or the "hacked" GH2 systems, it is still of very high quality. You also gain some useful things such as focus peaking which has made manual focus with my old Nikon lenses routinely simply to do reliably. The body actually handles nicely and Panasonic does a great job of allowing customization of buttons for quick and simple operation. I was delighted to see the extra tele conversion mode for video at this price point.

The stills capability has actually made me consider whether I truly need to keep my Nikon APS-C camera systems. It isn't better than my D7000 or D3200 but it certainly holds its own and likely sufficient. I wouldn't hesitate to use it for a senior portrait shoot.

The thing that has me carrying the G6 every day however is that its just a lot of fun. The ability to shoot time lapse and stop motion has been a total riot to play with. The silent electronic shutter option has also been amazingly nice when I'm shooting in quiet locations such as Church functions.

The wifi function is fun to play with but I haven't found it as seamless or simple as my Eye-Fi card for transferring photos to devices. On the other hand once you have a device paired up with it the ability to remotely control the camera is quite amazing and has a lot of potential for creative use. I do wish that my IOS devices had NFC capability but that's Apple's issue, not the camera. I find my best luck in using the wifi capabilities is with my Android systems.

The body is light and fits nicely into my grip. I do find that I fumble with the buttons when shooting in dark locations. That aside I find the controls easy to use and responsive; more so in my opinion than my GH2.

All in all, for the price the G6 represents a value well above its pay grade. It won't amazing those expecting D800 stills, nor the hard core video people who want 72 mbps video files but for everyone else it represents a superb multimedia tool.

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SMALL

I found the buttons too small and cramped. Thus the body was not comfortable to use.

I found the buttons too small and cramped. Thus the body was not comfortable to use.

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4.0

Ultra light ideal for travel

By Maurice

from San Diego

About Me Photo Enthusiast

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Good Image Quality
  • Good Image Stabilization
  • Great Zoom
  • Large Clear LCD
  • Small / Compact

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Landscape/Scenery
    • Travel

    Comments about Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 Mirrorless Micro Four Thirds Digital Camera with 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 II Lens:

    This is my first Micro Four Thirds digital camera, I chose it because of is small weight and its known good performances. However it needs get used to, some controls need to get used to. The printed user's manual lists the buttons/wheel but doesn't tell their function, however there is a complete user's manual on a CD.
    There is another CD with some applications that I have not looked at (I never use those application that come with the cameras, I prefer Lightroom and Photoshop.)
    I have not yet tested the video.

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    4.0

    GH2 contender

    By J-Rod

    from Chicago, IL

    About Me Photography Student

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    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Fast/accurate auto-focus
    • Good Image Quality
    • Small / Compact

    Cons

    • Short Battery Life

    Best Uses

    • Family Photos
    • Sports/Action
    • Travel
    • Video
    • Weddings/Events

    Comments about Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 Mirrorless Micro Four Thirds Digital Camera with 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 II Lens:

    I wanted to purchase a used GH2 but couldn't trust any of the sellers so I bought this G6 and I'm very pleased. Images are sharp, video capabilities are excellent, and it is crazy light and easy to store. The only downside is its performance at ISO's over 800 (there is some grain) but it performs admirably.

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    5.0

    Can't Say Enough About This Gem

    By JackC

    from Jackson, MS

    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

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    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Good Image Quality
    • Good in Low Light
    • Pro Features
    • Small / Compact

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Family Photos
      • Travel
      • Video

      Comments about Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 Mirrorless Micro Four Thirds Digital Camera with 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 II Lens:

      First of all, it's small, plastic, cheap feeling. But that's the reason you can afford it.
      Inside is another story. VROOOOM! 1080 60p, Focus Peeking.. yeah! And it has a couple (actually useful) extras, like Panoramic and Stop Motion. Throw some good (none kit) glass on this thing and there's not much you can't do!
      I own a couple GH2 cameras and a GH4. I have absolutely NO problem throwing this thing in the mix and use it all of the time.
      THIS is the camera body I recommend to all of my friends who are just wanting to dabble in video/photo but aren't terrible serious or want to spend lots of money. It's always in my camera bag.

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      4.0

      A GOOD PURCHASE

      By SCPD Alan

      from Palm Desert, CA

      About Me Photo Enthusiast

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      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Fast/accurate auto-focus
      • Good Image Quality
      • Good Image Stabilization
      • Good in Low Light
      • Great touch screen
      • Large Clear LCD
      • Nice Body Color
      • Short Lag Time
      • Small / Compact

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Landscape/Scenery
        • Travel

        Comments about Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 Mirrorless Micro Four Thirds Digital Camera with 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 II Lens:

        IN THE SHORT TIME I HAVE HAD WITH THIS CAMERA I AM VERY IMPRESSED WITH THE SIZE, WEIGHT AND FUNCTIONALITY. I WILL USE IT MOSTLY FOR TRAVEL AND THE COMPACT DESIGN WILL WORK WELL. I LOVE THE TOUCH SCREEN AND THE VERY BRIGHT VIEWFINDER. I HAVE OWNED A NUMBER OF PANASONIC CAMERAS AND HAVE FOUND THEM VERY RELIABLE WITH WELL THOUGHT OUT DESIGNS. I AM SURE I WILL ENJOY USING THE G6.

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        4.0

        Great little camera

        By Jazzi's dad

        from Yucaipa, CA

        About Me Photo Enthusiast

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        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Good Image Quality
        • Good Image Stabilization
        • Large Clear LCD
        • Short Lag Time
        • Small / Compact
        • Very Usable E-viewfinder

        Cons

        • Focus Occasionally Off

        Best Uses

        • Family Photos
        • Landscape/Scenery
        • Travel
        • Weddings/Events
        • Wildlife photos

        Comments about Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 Mirrorless Micro Four Thirds Digital Camera with 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 II Lens:

        I bought this camera as an upgrade from a Canon G11, because I wanted more flexibility, and the ability to use telephoto lenses, but I didn't want the bulk of a full size DSLR. This fits the bill perfectly for me. It is fairly lightweight, but solidly built. It takes great photos. And is fairly easy to use. I have had it for about 3 months or so, and am still learning new things about it. Using the burst mode, and pairing it with the Lumix 45-200 mm telephoto zoom lens, I was able to get some great sequences of pelicans diving for their food at the seashore. Good color rendition. The manual focus mode takes a little getting used to, if you are shooting live rather than from a tripod--I'm still learning how to use that. I use the electronic viewfinder for nearly all of my photos, rather than the display on the back, and find it very satisfactory for that purpose. The only weak spot I have found in it so far, is that if you are shooting movies, sometimes the focus can be erratic, and go blurry and then refocus in the middle of a movie clip. There is probably a way around that, but haven't mastered it yet. The autofocus on still shots is pretty fast, and works well fairly consistently. There is little to no shutter lag, when you push the shutter button. I am very happy with my upgrade, in terms of increased functionality, without a big increase in weight.

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        4.0

        Worth every Penny!!!

        By IslandStylee04

        from IL

        About Me Casual Photographer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Fast/accurate auto-focus
        • Good Image Quality
        • Small / Compact

        Cons

        • Lag / Shutter Delay
        • Limited Zoom
        • Short Battery Life

        Best Uses

        • Family Photos
        • Sports/Action
        • Travel
        • Video

        Comments about Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 Mirrorless Micro Four Thirds Digital Camera with 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 II Lens:

        Easy to Use and still extremely flexible.

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        5.0

        Top Shelf Video for Under a Grand

        By DCBF

        from Canada

        About Me Pro Photographer

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        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Good Image Quality

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Travel
          • Video
          • Weddings/Events

          Comments about Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 Mirrorless Micro Four Thirds Digital Camera with 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 II Lens:

          Bought this to be a b-cam for my GH4. This thing really shocked me in terms of how close it comes to the GH4. It is a very capable video camera that only has a couple small drawbacks: 1) you cannot get a feed via HDMI so you are stuck with AVCHD; 2) Changing the memory card is a pain as it is in the same compartment as the battery and 3) no cine-like D or V settings to match the GH4. You can dial in the custom picture setting though, so that last one isn't a biggie.

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          5.0

          Excellent choice

          By K. Rouane

          from Montreal, Canada

          About Me Photo Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Fast/accurate auto-focus
          • Good Image Quality
          • Good in Low Light
          • Short Lag Time
          • Small / Compact

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Family Photos
            • Indoors/Low Light
            • Landscape/Scenery
            • Travel
            • Video

            Comments about Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 Mirrorless Micro Four Thirds Digital Camera with 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 II Lens:

            I'm a video guy (Panasonic TM700 and TM900)... but I love taking photos too...
            I was searching for a camera that can do both, lightweight, and with no compromise.

            The G6 was the perfect answer.

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            4.0

            Little Beast of a Video Camera

            By Benjamin Filmmaker

            from Sherbrooke, Qc. Canada

            About Me Semi-pro Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Fast/accurate auto-focus
            • Good Image Quality
            • Large Clear LCD

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Indoors/Low Light
              • Landscape/Scenery
              • Sports/Action
              • Travel
              • Video
              • Weddings/Events

              Comments about Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 Mirrorless Micro Four Thirds Digital Camera with 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 II Lens:

              I bought the G6 for video, having heard it had very decent performances. And it does. Image quality is very good for the price. Sharp, detailed, decent colors and low light (definitely improved over GH2). Choice of 108060p, mov or avchd, adjustable sound levels with meters if you wish to use an external mic to record very good sound, good lcd and viewfinder is very useful, improved wider hand grip area, wi-fi monitoring and camera control, same batteries as GH2, plus a bunch of other elements making it a great low budget camera with a ton of video features. It shoots decent stills as well!

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              5.0

              Excellent camera

              By prouan

              from buenos aires, arg

              About Me Photo Enthusiast

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              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Fast/accurate auto-focus
              • Good Image Quality
              • Good Image Stabilization
              • Good in Low Light
              • Large Clear LCD

              Cons

              • Limited Zoom
              • Short Battery Life

              Best Uses

              • Family Photos
              • Landscape/Scenery
              • Travel
              • Video
              • Wildlife photos

              Comments about Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 Mirrorless Micro Four Thirds Digital Camera with 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 II Lens:

              excelent bridge camera.

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              5.0

              Good All-rounder!

              By The Hep

              from New Zealand

              About Me Photo Enthusiast

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Fast/accurate auto-focus
              • Good Image Quality
              • Good Image Stabilization
              • Large Clear LCD

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Family Photos
                • Landscape/Scenery
                • Travel
                • Video
                • Weddings/Events
                • Wildlife photos

                Comments about Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 Mirrorless Micro Four Thirds Digital Camera with 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 II Lens:

                Very Versatile!
                Very good photo AND Video capabilites

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                4.0

                Great Camera for Price, One big drawback

                By JET

                from Oregon

                Comments about Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 Mirrorless Micro Four Thirds Digital Camera with 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 II Lens:

                So far, I love this camera. I did some side by side comparison shooting with my GH2 and the footage is noticeably better. It is sharper, has better color, especially when using old nikkon glass that tends to be washed out with the gh2, the focus peaking is amazing, and the screen is really nice.
                There are some drawbacks, though. The biggest is no live feed, hdmi out. That was a dealbreaker as far as trying to sell my gh2 and run with two g6's. The sd card is inside next to the battery, which is inconvenient. There are a lot less dial options as well.
                Overall, for the price, I don't think there is anything better out there for video.

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                5.0

                Very good, very versatile, very friendly

                By Postman Pat

                from Wellington, New Zealand

                About Me Photo Enthusiast

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Fast/accurate auto-focus
                • Good Image Quality
                • Good Image Stabilization
                • Good in Low Light
                • Large Clear LCD
                • Nice Body Color
                • Pretty Good Battery Life
                • Small / Compact

                Cons

                • Occasional Software Probs

                Best Uses

                • Family Photos
                • Indoors/Low Light
                • Landscape/Scenery
                • Sports/Action
                • Travel
                • Video
                • Weddings/Events
                • Wildlife photos

                Comments about Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 Mirrorless Micro Four Thirds Digital Camera with 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 II Lens:

                Great articulating touch-screen. Very nice EVF.
                Very responsive. Loads of options! Good Video.
                Feels very nice in hand. Twin Lens kit very nice.
                Very Occasional software 'glitches'- such touch-screen loosing its "touch" capability- but resolves after turning camera off/on.
                Camera and lenses about 3/4 size and weight of many SLRs- so a lot more portable!

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                4.0

                1st attempt at mirrorless photography

                By Mem

                from North Carolina

                About Me Casual Photographer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Fast/accurate auto-focus
                • Good Image Quality
                • Good Image Stabilization
                • Great Zoom
                • Large Clear LCD
                • Small / Compact

                Cons

                • A little confusing

                Best Uses

                • Family Photos
                • Landscape/Scenery
                • Travel
                • Wildlife photos

                Comments about Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 Mirrorless Micro Four Thirds Digital Camera with 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 II Lens:

                This is my first attempt at mirror less photography and I am very impressed. The images from this camera are sharp and full of detail. The weight is excellent and it is easy to carry along as I hike.
                The directions in my opinion are a little hard to understand if you aren't used to camera lingo and it could be organized a bit better but overall I am pleased with the purchase.

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                5.0

                Great camera in a small package

                By Setter Dog

                from Orange County, CA

                About Me Photo Enthusiast

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Fast/accurate auto-focus
                • Good Image Quality
                • Good Image Stabilization
                • Good in Low Light
                • Large Clear LCD
                • Short Lag Time

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Family Photos
                  • Landscape/Scenery
                  • Sports/Action
                  • Travel
                  • Video
                  • Wildlife photos

                  Comments about Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 Mirrorless Micro Four Thirds Digital Camera with 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 II Lens:

                  I shoot jpeg only and this camera does the job straight out of the camera. Stills are as good as those from my Canon DSLR, and video is as good as I can imagine video being. Super camera all the way around. Excellent EVF.

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                  5.0

                  Wonderful camera

                  By Matt Beglinger

                  from Waukee, IA

                  About Me Photo Enthusiast

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Fast/accurate auto-focus
                  • Good Image Quality
                  • Good Image Stabilization
                  • Large Clear LCD
                  • Short Lag Time
                  • Small / Compact

                  Cons

                  • Poor Flash

                  Best Uses

                  • Family Photos
                  • Landscape/Scenery
                  • Travel
                  • Video
                  • Weddings/Events

                  Comments about Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 Mirrorless Micro Four Thirds Digital Camera with 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 II Lens:

                  This is my first "real" camera -- I had done a ton of research and was originally leaning toward a Canon DSLR but I wasn't too keen on the size and weight. I then was leaning toward something in the Sony NEX lineup but felt that the Micro Four Thirds system was the best for me... a compact camera system with many lenses to choose from and known for producing some great photos -- also because so many cameras (Olympus and Panasonic) are based on Micro Four Thirds, I feel there's a sizable following and as a result lots of insight/support and products (lenses, etc) that can be purchased. The tipping point was this camera body specifically that was more suited for video with the external microphone input and great video options. The other feature that really set it ahead was the articulating screen that would allow me to see myself while doing self portraits or a video of myself for my blog.

                  Now that I've had the camera for a little over a week, I can say that I'm really happy with this camera. It's got full manual controls (and the auto settings are quite good if you're not feeling like going the manual route), respectably accurate and fast auto focus, and great build quality. It works extremely well in any condition. The kit lens is actually quite good, although one area is does suffer a bit is in low light conditions. Because of this I have my eye on the 20mm F/1.7 prime lens. Also, I find with the kit lens I'm not able to get the narrow depth of field I'd like so getting a prime or telephoto (depending on distance from subject of course) will allow for a more narrow depth of field. For a telephoto lens I'm looking at the Panasonic Lumix G 45-200mm f4-5.6, which gets great reviews and is in my price range.

                  I've snapped a few hundred photos so far, and always find it to be a pleasure to use the camera. The camera body is very comfortable to use and the included strap works great. The flash is absolutely horrid, so don't plan on using it (it's a very yellow light and doesn't seem to fill the whole frame when when close to a subject). Either rely on natural light or use a fill/strobe.

                  When set on manual, it has a nice built in on screen exposure meter that helps you to be sure that you're photo won't be over or under exposed. It works quite well. With the kit lens, what I do it set it the ISO to 800 for indoors or 400 for outdoors, open my aperture as much as possible, and then only adjust the shutter speed depending on current light conditions and this seems to work well. At ISO 800 I see no grain at all even when viewing at 1:1 on my computer. I was hoping that I could go down to the base ISO of 160 but that seems to require a long shutter speed in most of my lighting conditions (1+ seconds). Since I'm new to all this, I'm not sure if that's normal and to be expected or whether I'm doing something wrong. I'm hoping with the prime lens at F/1.7 that I can drop the ISO and still have quick shutter speeds. We shall see.

                  If you feel this camera is for you but you're on the fence because it's not a Canon or Nikon, just go for it. If you're looking for a great compact camera this might just be your ticket -- it's much smaller than your standard DSLR yet has no compromises. The smaller sensor (than the ASPC's you see in Canons/etc) is actually a benefit in many ways as it allows for the lens and subsequently everything else to be smaller. Versus a 35mm camera, it has a crop factor of 2x, meaning that if you have a 100mm lens on the camera it'll appear just like a 200mm on a 35mm camera. Essentially, it allows for your lenses to be half the focal length of an equivalent 35mm lens while still achieving the same zoom/size of your subject in your frame.

                  Even though larger is generally considered better when it comes to lenses, the sensor is still very good -- it captures awesome shots when compared with traditional DSLRs like Canons. And keep in mind, yes it is a smaller sensor but it's still a large sensor per se. I hate to make the comparison with an iPhone, but the sensor is 14.5X size the of the iPhone 5's (15.5mm vs 225mm) -- and we've all seen the awesome shots people manage to take with an iPhone. So I wouldn't get too hung up about sensor size, just know this camera is capable of taking awesome photos.

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                  4.0

                  There's a new game in town!

                  By LorneR

                  from Green Bay, WI

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Fast/accurate auto-focus
                  • Good Image Quality
                  • High Tech
                  • Lots of features
                  • Small / Compact

                  Cons

                  • Feels A Little Plasticy

                  Best Uses

                  • Family Photos
                  • Travel
                  • Video

                  Comments about Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 Mirrorless Micro Four Thirds Digital Camera with 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 II Lens:

                  I bought this camera because it offers newer technology and more video control than my DSLR. You will not get features like silent shutter, peaking (focus aid), audio level indicator, histograms, level gauge, and aspect ratio choices in most DSLR's in this price range. There are also more programable function buttons than the DSLR competition.

                  The camera is surprisingly small, which is good for my arthritic old hands. It is also very inconspicuous for street photography. It is lighter, easier to carry, and doesn't need a large camera bag. The battery/card door feels a little weak, and the lock doesn't inspire confidence. That being said, overall the build quality is decent, although it does feel a little plasticy.

                  The sensor is from the older GH2, but the processing engine is new. It is a smaller sensor than the APS-C, so you will loose some low light performance, and you will not be able to get as shallow depth-of-field for bokeh. However, if you move up from point-and-shoots, you will gain low light and bokeh. The Electronic View Finder takes getting used to, but loosing the mirror is actually a good thing. If you like shooting in live view, you want a mirrorless camera. The focus is acceptably quick for a camera in this price range.

                  The touch screen works well but you can opt to turn it off and use the buttons. There are filters and effects to liven up your photos, or full manual control to do it yourself.

                  As far as the kit lens goes, it's just a kit lens with a plastic mount so don't expect too much; it will suffice until I get new lenses. I do like the focus ring and the camera's ability to allow a fine touch manual tweak after auto focus. Combine it with peaking and you'll have the sharpest focus.

                  In getting a new camera, you must be ready to update your programs or even get a new computer. At first I could not get iPhoto, iMovie, CS5 Camera Raw or Final Cut Express to open files. After installing the new Maverick OS, and new versions of iPhoto and iMovie, it read them just fine. However, Final Cut Express is just too old for AVCHD Progressive, and I have not resolved the Camera Raw issue yet; and I cannot afford CS6 update. Large capacity, fast SDHC or SDXC cards are a must.

                  I bought this camera for its video capabilities. I wanted a larger sensor than a camcorder, and the ability to use MFT lenses. I do not ask or expect it to compete with the GH3. There are plenty of choices for frame rate, but the one thing this camera won't do is allow uncompressed video to be recorded via HDMI. I would love to see Panasonic allow their cameras to record in Pro Res, DVCHD Pro or MPEG-2 HD codec.

                  Overall, this camera is a good value for the price. The G6 offers just about everything you would need or want. To describe myself, I have an AD in Digital Media, and I am an aspiring videographer on a budget.

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                  5.0

                  Great Camera!

                  By Foto

                  from Ohio

                  About Me Photo Enthusiast

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Good Image Quality
                  • Good Image Stabilization
                  • Good in Low Light
                  • Small / Compact

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Family Photos
                    • Indoors/Low Light
                    • Landscape/Scenery
                    • Sports/Action
                    • Travel
                    • Video
                    • Weddings/Events
                    • Wildlife photos

                    Comments about Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 Mirrorless Micro Four Thirds Digital Camera with 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 II Lens:

                    Was very skeptical about buying a Four Thirds Digital Camera since all I have used is a Nikon SLR or DSLR camera but I'm glad I did! This is a sweet camera with many options, lightweight, and great output. Still have my Nikon DSLR but haven't used it since I bought the Lumix.

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                    4.0

                    good value

                    By Carlos Jr.

                    from Los Angeles

                    About Me Photo Enthusiast

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Fast

                    Cons

                    • Some Parts Feel Cheap

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 Mirrorless Micro Four Thirds Digital Camera with 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 II Lens:

                      The rear control wheel is pretty plasticky, makes the rest of the camera feel cheap. And the power zoom lever next to the shutter button is pretty easy to bump, accidentally changing exposure comp when used in a priority mode. The focus-peaking functionality was a huge letdown; Fuji does a much better job.

                      Other than that, the camera is great. The tilty-flippy screen is handy, and the camera handles really fast. Burst mode is quick, and the grip is one of the most comfortable I've ever used.

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                      4.0

                      This camera works for me

                      By BillNYC

                      from New York City

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                      Pros

                      • Easy To Use
                      • Fast/accurate auto-focus
                      • Good Image Quality
                      • Good in Low Light
                      • Small / Compact

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Family Photos
                        • Indoors/Low Light
                        • Landscape/Scenery
                        • Travel

                        Comments about Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 Mirrorless Micro Four Thirds Digital Camera with 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 II Lens:

                        I upgraded from a Lumix - G2. This camera delivers the goods. I primarily shoot with a Panasonic 20mm lens. The camera is compact but not small. Its light enough to carry around all day long without ever noticing it there. It's a perfect camera to take on a vacation or a days walk around the city. So far I'm very happy with low light performance.
                        I put an old Leica 28mm on it and the image looked like you'd expect a Leica lens to perform - sharp with great tonal separation. This wasn't the case on the G2.
                        For the price point this is the Mirrorless camera you should give serious consideration.

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