By picking a Mirror-less camera, you'll be getting yourself a device that matches the capability of a DSLR while sporting a slightly smaller form factor. This is due the absence of the mirror and prism that drives the optical viewfinder of a typical DSLR.
Simple shots - As a photography noob, this Panasonic DMC-GF2C camera would suit you adequately.
Simple clips - As a videography noob, this Panasonic DMC-GF2C video camera should be sufficient for your needs.
Even though recording videos is a passion, you're not necessarily looking to go pro. You're content with making tweaks to a couple of settings to suit the shot you're about to take. The DMC-GF2C is very accessible which makes it suitable for this.
Streaming video live is a great way to share your experiences and this camera from Panasonic provides a couple of connectivity options to help you with this.
Recording every moment of the day's events is precious and this device certainly delivers. While the camera is rolling it has a handy Image stabilization feature built-in.
Its always great to capture moments of delight at home or while spending time with family and friends on an outing. For this, the Panasonic DMC-GF2C is a great companion to have.
Self made video content - Whether its in a specialist niche or broad subject area, video content is king (or queen) these days. With an image sensor size of 17.3 x 13.0 mm (mm), this camera can deliver really good image quality in your videos.
Low light recording can be tricky, however this camera has got what it takes to help you through that. This is because its minimum aperture number combined with it's maximum ISO sensitivity can produce crispy images with minimal noise.
In taking those celestial photographs, the image sensor size a key component which measures at 17.3 x 13.0 mm (mm) for this particular camera model. You'll also want to shoot using the RAW file format to maximise the details you capture. Good news is, this camera supports that format!
As you go about your business each day, there are moments or situations that come up that you'll want to capture on camera. The Panasonic DMC-GF2C makes for a great partner for taking those everyday shots, whether planned or spontaneous.
Actions shots are for more engaging than people posing for a photograph at events. The Panasonic DMC-GF2C comes with Auto Focus Tracking which helps ensure people in motion still look sharp in your photos.
The thrilling action of sports is filled with magical moments that shouldn't be missed. Which is why by taking the DMC-GF2C for those games, you'll have a camera that can effectively track subjects in frame while they are in motion.
Taking photos while underwater is a lot of fun. You'll be able to bathe the subject of your photograph with the colours and hues only found when taking shots in an aquatic environment.
Sometimes while on sightseeing or on a tour, you can only observe things from a distance. Which is why the zoom capability on this camera comes in handy in that situation.
In scenarios where animals are darting about, the burst mode on this camera comes in handy as well as it's Tracking Focus capability. The combination of these features and the 17.3 x 13.0 mm (mm) Image Sensor on this camera, provides you with a device that suits your wildlife photography needs - whether tranquil or dramatic.
Composing photographs of landscapes is subject to the lighting conditions that you're faced with. The 17.3 x 13.0 mm(mm) Image Sensor Size on this model play a big role in this. Also, the Panasonic DMC-GF2C has a variety of scene modes which can be selected to suit the shot you're preparing to take.
When you want to stand out from the crowd, the DMC-GF2C uses bright colours and funky designs to turn heads. This is not your average camera.
Whether you want to blend in, or have a camera that doesn’t attract unwanted attention, the basic design of the DMC-GF2C fits the bill.
Designed for creatives at all levels, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2C packs robust imaging capabilities into a pocketable form factor. Outfitted with a Four Thirds 12.1MP Live MOS sensor and Venus Engine image processor, the Lumix DMC-GF2C delivers outstanding photo quality that's capable of reaching a maximum resolution of 4000 x 3000 pixels. When you think the moment is best suited to film, you can record in Full HD 1080p at the touch of a button. Slow motion aficionados will love the frame rate that can capture in 60fps for ultrasmooth footage. From the built-in flash to the multiple-area autofocus system, this point-and-shoot camera has all the tools and features you need to perfectly capture the moment. Best of all? This pro-grade performance is packed into a compact and lightweight form factor. Topped off in a shiny red colour palette, the outstanding design is easy to keep by your side wherever life takes you. Equal parts proficient and portable, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2C offers the speed and customization of an SLR camera in an ultra-portable body.
|Operating Temperature (T-T)||32 - 104 °F|
|Aperture Priority AE||Yes|
|Camera File System||DCF 2.0, Exif 2.3|
|Image Formats Supported||DPOF, JPEG, RAW|
|On Screen Display (OSD) Languages||ENG, ESP|
|Scene Modes||Night portrait, Portrait, Sports|
|Scene Modes Present||Yes|
|Self-timer Delay||2, 10 s|
|White Balance||Auto, Cloudy, Daylight, Flash, Shade|
|External Flash Connector||Yes|
|Flash Modes||Auto, Forced off, Forced on, Red-eye reduction, Slow synchronization|
|Auto Focusing (AF) Modes||Face tracking|
|ISO Sensitivity||100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, Auto|
|ISO Sensitivity (max)||6400|
|Light Exposure Control||Program AE|
|Light Exposure Correction||± 3EV (1/3EV step)|
|Light Exposure Modes||Auto|
|Light Metering||Centre-weighted, Spot|
|Camera Shutter Speed||60 - 1/4000 s|
|Continuous Shooting Mode||Yes|
|Fastest Camera Shutter Speed||1/4000 s|
|Shutter Priority AE||Yes|
|Slowest Camera Shutter Speed||60 s|
|Analog Signal Format System||NTSC|
|Camcorder Media Type||SD, SDHC, SDXC|
|HD Type||Full HD|
|Live stream capable||1|
|Maximum Video Resolution||1920 x 1080 pixels|
|Motion JPEG Frame Rate||30 fps|
|Supported Aspect Ratios||3:2, 4:3, 16:9|
|Video Formats Supported||AVCHD, M-JPEG, Quicktime|
|Video Resolutions||320 x 240, 640 x 480, 848 x 480, 1280 x 720, 1920 x 1080 pixels|
|Audio System||Dolby Digital|
|Focal Length Range (f-f)||3.5 mm|
|Interchangeable Lens Present||1|
|Lens Mount Interface||Micro Four Thirds|
|Compatible Memory Cards||SD, SDHC, SDXC|
|Display Resolution (numeric)||460000 pixels|
|Field Of View||100 %|
|Image Sensor Size (W X H)||17.3 x 13.0 mm|
|Sensor Type||Live MOS|
|Total Megapixels||13.06 MP|
|HDMI Ports Quantity||1|
|Ports & Interfaces|
|Cable Type||USB 2.0|
|HDMI (Mini) Ports Quantity||1|
|HDMI Ports Quantity||Yes|
|USB 2.0 Type-A Ports Quantity||1|
|Battery Capacity||1010 mAh|
|Battery Life (CIPA Standard)||320 shots|
|Battery Technology||Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)|
|Power Source Type||Battery|
|AC Adapter Included||Yes|
|Battery Charger Included||Yes|
|Cables Included||AV, USB|
|Weight & Dimensions|
|Weight (including Battery)||474 g|
|Maximum Image Resolution||4000 x 3000 pixels|
|Still Image Resolution(s)||1600 x 1064, 1600 x 1200, 1920 x 1080, 2048 x 1360, 2048 x 1536, 2112 x 2112, 2816 x 1584, 2816 x 1880, 2816 x 2112, 2992 x 2992, 4000 x 2248, 4000 x 2672, 4000 x 3000|
|Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)||10 - 80 %|