Summer lovin' with Panasonic's new GX8
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Panasonic has made quite the name for itself in the past few years with its lineup of video-savvy mirrorless cameras. The latest addition to this lineup is the new Panasonic Lumic DMC-GX8 (MSRP $1,199.99 body-only). It's the successor to the Panasonic GX7 and features a 20.3-megapixel sensor—the highest resolution Micro Four Thirds sensor to date.
If the GX7 was a retro-inspired stepchild to the flagship GH4, the new GX8 is the native son, following the GH4's design language very closely. Additionally, the GX8 sports a new Venus engine, has improved in-body optical image stabilization, and shoots 4K video—all of which you can read more about in our first impressions review.
Well we got our review unit of the GX8 in yesterday, so I took it with me around Boston to snap some sample images. All the images below are shot with a Panasonic G X Vario 12-35mm f/2.8 ASPH lens, one of our go-to Micro Four Thirds lenses. They were edited in Photoshop CC to my taste, but we encourage you to download the RAW files (links below each image) and check them out for yourselves.
Note: These were all captured at low ISO speeds during a bright day. We will add low-light shots to the article as soon we can.