Spoiler: GH5 is the best camera in its price range (2-3K) and you should buy it. This review is compressive and the advice sound so if you’re in the market for a GH5 it’s a must watch.
Given how the Panasonic GH5 has upped the ante we hope that the A7s III or whatever will be its successor does not disappoint. Until then, a reminder of what the A7s II is capable of:
Unlike our last post where we stated the version II of the Panasonic lens is the better choice, this video indicates that version I may be the better option for video shooters (and cheaper):
The following review covers both stills and video, but as you will see, if you need a long, cheap, and relatively small zoom lens for 4K video, then the Panasonic 100-300mm version II is a viable choice:
We hope you aren’t tired of videos about the Panasonic GH5 yet. We’re still making up our mind about this camera as the Panasonic G85s are doing the job for us right now. And other companies will have a response to the Panasonic GH5, albeit a likely more expensive one. But kudos to Panasonic for releasing such a great product.
Do see the comments for this footage at Vimeo. These two video samples have been color graded to match each other. There’s no doubt that the Blackmagic is the better video camera, but this shows you just how good the Panasonic GH5 is: