Should I buy a Panasonic GH5?

Should I buy a Panasonic GH5?
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"Should I buy a Panasonic GH5 in 2022?" is a question we hear all the time. This brilliant hybrid camera came out in 2017, and back then it was the camera to beat when it came to video – but the industry has caught up since then. 

Today, the Panasonic GH5 is still one of the best Panasonic cameras and remains among the best cameras for video – and it's never been cheaper. So, should you still buy the Lumix GH5 today? 

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James Artaius

The editor of Digital Camera World, James has 21 years experience as a journalist and started working in the photographic industry in 2014 (as an assistant to Damian McGillicuddy, who succeeded David Bailey as Principal Photographer for Olympus). In this time he shot for clients like Aston Martin Racing, Elinchrom and L'Oréal, in addition to shooting campaigns and product testing for Olympus, and providing training for professionals. This has led him to being a go-to expert for camera and lens reviews, photo and lighting tutorials, as well as industry news, rumors and analysis for publications like Digital Camera MagazinePhotoPlus: The Canon MagazineN-Photo: The Nikon MagazineDigital Photographer and Professional Imagemaker, as well as hosting workshops and talks at The Photography Show. He also serves as a judge for the Red Bull Illume Photo Contest. An Olympus and Canon shooter, he has a wealth of knowledge on cameras of all makes – and a fondness for vintage lenses and instant cameras.