PLEASE DOWNLOAD ORIGINAL FILE FOR 1080P.
The GH2 is shooting with Chris Brandin's 44M patch. The GH3 is shooting 50Mbps using the QuickTime wrapper.
Both camera's picture profiles are set to "Standard"
Contrast=0, Sharpness=0, Saturation=0, Noise Reduction=0
Both cameras are shooting 24p with shutter at 1/50. White balance was matched for every shot.
Visit yonderbluefilms.com/blog for the full write-up.
View the GH3 test flight here: vimeo.com/yonderbluefilms/gh3-flight
Note: This test is not exact science. While it won't answer every question about how the two cameras compare, it's an accurate representation of what a GH2 and GH3 look like side-by-side when shooting with comparable bitrates and settings. Play nice in the comments below.