Hold onto your super fast c-mount zooms – GH2 Sensor 1:1 Mode sneak peak

EOSHD.com reader RichST who picked up a Japanese GH2 this week (production retail model) has been showing me some useful shots demonstrating the look of different picture profiles on the GH2, including the new Teleconverter mode. Seemingly Panasonic listened, because this is a feature the community has long been dreaming of. No line skipping, no pixel binning, no scaling – just the ability to take an unscaled 1080p 1:1 crop of the centre of the sensor.

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Canon C-Mount TV lenses – A tale of Panasonic GH1 junk store bargains!

I recently walked into an old junk store in Manchester (UK) and they had a bundle of CCTV equipment on a shelf. They also had some old c-mount TV lenses from Canon, two identical zooms.

Usually zoom c-mount lenses vignette on the Panasonic GH1 and this does too – but remarkably, much more of the frame is covered than usual. What you see here are some actual full-frame GH1 shots from a 17-102MM F2 (constant) lens that cost £10 / $16.

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