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Panasonic Lumix GH5 review: Video
Panasonic’s GH series has always been focused on video, and the GH5 pushes this envelope even further, not only with the addition of 4K video footage at 50p/60p, but also with the addition of 10-bit 4:2:2 internal recording at 30fps. In fact, this latter feat is likely to be the GH5’s chief selling point for videographers as it provides much greater scope for colour grading. There is no upper time limit on recording time, either.
Footage can be recorded using any of the standard Photo Styles, with two additional video-specific settings in the guise of Cinelike D and Cinelike V. An additional V-Log L profile that extends dynamic range from 10 stops to 12 is also available as an optional upgrade for £80.99. On top of this, Panasonic has also promised future improvements to the GHG5’s video capabilities via via future firmware updates.