Panasonic Lumix GH6 review: a filmmaker's perspective

On paper, the Lumix GH6 is the ultimate affordable hybrid camera. Let's take a look from a filmmaker’s perspective.

5 Star Rating
Panasonic Lumix GH6
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Digital Camera World Verdict

Independent filmmakers and creatives would struggle to find a camera with a more comprehensive list of high quality recording options. While some may feel that having a Micro Four Thirds sensor and contrast autofocus is outdated, the GH6 holds its own with cameras almost twice its price in terms of functionality and image quality and excels beyond the competition with unbeatable in-body stabilisation.


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    Unrivalled internal recording options

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    Best-in class stabilisation

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    Filmmaker-first design


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    Battery life could be better

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I don’t say this often or lightly, but the Lumix GH6 is a landmark camera. Is it perfect? No. But does it offer a compelling set of features that simply can’t be rivalled at its price point? Most definitely. In this review, I’m going to look at the Lumix GH6 from the perspective of making videos, whether for a living or as a serious passion.

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Jon Devo

Jon is a gadget reviewer, content creator and influencer. He spends his time reviewing products, covering technology news, giving talks on content strategy and creating content in partnership with a wide variety of forward-thinking brands. He also contributes to commercial radio, as well as in national print newspapers and magazines.