Questions tagged [panasonic-lumix]

Lumix is a brand used by Panasonic for all their digital cameras. It includes everything from their cheapest point-and-shoot models through superzooms to their micro Four Thirds interchangeable lens cameras.

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How can I get the largest MB and highest picture quality from my Panasonic TZ100

I am an amateur (have been for many years) who is trying to take photos of jewelry for poster quality print at A2 size. The image of the jewelry needs to be able to look good at about 1/3 of the size ...
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Lumix G7 - exposure preview

I have a Lumix G7 and I use it in manual mode. The live view image always uses auto brightness no matter if my settings are to under- or overexpose. Is there no option to see a brightness preview in ...
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Lightroom CC automatically adds “Adobe Default” preset to imported RAW photos

I have noticed that on all my RAW pictures I import into Lightroom CC the software automatically applies the "Adobe Default" preset. Is there a way to change this behaviour so it sticks with ...
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What means lens optical characteristics?

I have 12-60 Panasonic lens for mft system. I'm about to buy 12-60 Leica for the same camera, because the photos I do with my current lens feel, smartphone-ish. Depite the lenses are similar in ...
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Panasonic FZ1000: Flash FP high-speed sync oddities, 1/16000s mechanical shutter?

Because the Panasonic LUMIX FZ1000 uses a leaf shutter, there is no maximum sync speed; the flash can be used throughout the entire range of mechanical shutter speeds, as high as 1/4000s (1/3200s ...
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Resetting the Shutter Count on Panasonic Lumix GX80

I have just purchased a S/H Lumix GX80 from a guy on eBay. In his listing he stated that the shutter count was approximately 2,500 activations. I have now received the camera, but on checking the ...
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How to mount a Lumix G7 with Panasonic H-FS 1442A lens to 1.25" telescope

I have a Lumix G7 with a Panasonic H-FS 1442A and I want to mount it to a telescope with a 1.25" eyepiece size. I know I can get a Micro Four Thirds adapter and mount it straight to the telescope, ...
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Does the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G85 have an internal fan?

When I switch on my Panasonic Lumix DMC-G85, there is a distinct (albeit faint) sound coming from inside the camera body. To me, it sounds like a small fan, not too dissimilar from what you'd find ...
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What is the “pixel refresh” feature on the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G85?

On my Panasonic Lumix DMC-G85, under the Tools menu, there's a Pixel Refresh option. When I select this, a "Start Processing?" prompt appears, with Yes and No options. The built-in "help" information ...
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Why are all indoor pictures with my camera grainy?

I'm a beginner who just bought a Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ82 and expected better results than on my iPhone. I've consumed a bunch of how-to's and understand the basics of f-stops, ISO, shutter speed, etc....
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Why does Panasonic/Lumix use Micro Four Thirds? [closed]

Simple question really. Why do these cameras use micro four thirds?
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Lumix GX8: How set long shutterspeed on electronic shutter?

The camera allows me only 1" when electronic shutter speed is on. Need 24" for stars, but that's possible only in mechanical shutter mode. Would like to avoid shaking. Is there any workaround ? ...
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LX10 Battery Hack to external battery or USB port?

I just got a Lumix LX10 and the battery life is abysmal when running cellphone remote control through wifi, which I need to do because I have a physical disability. How hard would it be to rig up an ...
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DSLR lens image inversion?

 Out of simple curiosity, do DSLR cameras produce an inverted image on the sensor, with the image being flipped by software?  I've dabbled with astronomy prior to my current interest in ...
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Panasonic DMW-FL360L flashgun not firing, blinking Self Check and Test/Reset lights even after replacing batteries

My Panasonic DMW-FL360L has stopped working. I get the blinking Auto Check and Test/Charge lights, which normally indicate that the batteries are depleted; however, even after installing a fully-...
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What does “II” mean on micro four thirds lenses?

I've seen micro four thirds lenses listed with the term 'II'. See the below sample listings. What is this term called and why it is used? Panasonic Lumix G 20mm f/1.7 II ASPH. Lens Olympus M.Zuiko ...
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What would cause macro mode to be locked out on my Panasonic Lumix DMC camera?

I have a Panasonic Lumix DMC TZ55. Suddenly, I can't use the macro on my camera. On the monitor it says "lock" with an arrow under it. How do I unlock it? What is causing the macro to cease working?
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Can there be any issues in using Lumix G 25mm f/1.7 ASPH with Oly OMD10 mark 2? [duplicate]

I plan to get Lumix G 25mm f/1.7 ASPH for Olympus OMD10 mark 2. Should I expect any reduction in performance since I am not using Lumix lens on Lumix camera? I googled but did not find any concrete ...
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Panasonic Lumix G 42.5mm F/1.2 vs Panasonic Lumix G 42.5mm f/1.7 ASPH Power O.I.S

How much of a difference these two lenses will make in photo quality and what will be the difference? I am a newbie in photo and I am looking to invest in a nice lens for 4/3 that has max features in ...
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Lumix GX9 build and weather seal quality as travel camera

I am aware that Panasonic Lumix GX9 is not weather sealed. I would like to use it as travel camera, which means all possible weather factors, also sometimes thrown without cover in backpack hiking ...
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Is the Yongnuo YN968EX-RT compatible with a Panasonic Lumix Gx85 camera?

My first question ever. I am considering buying the Panasonic Lumix GX85 and would like to know if I can use my Yongnuo YN968 EX-RT flash with it. Are they compatible? Will I get TTL with this combo?...
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What do the sensor differences between the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7 and DMC-LX15 mean practically?

So I've been using the Lumix lx7 in the past and was quite happy with it. I don't have a dedicated digital camera right now but I was recently thinking to get one again mainly for shooting fashion. ...
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Which lens adapter should I use to mount an FD Olympus lens on an MFT Lumix G-series camera?

I own a micro four-thirds Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7 mirrorless camera, and recently I purchased an old Olympus 40-150mm Zuiko ED Lens, which is not MFT. Though this lens is listed as compatible with my ...
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Will doing timelapses break my lens? (Because the aperture changes)

I have a Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF7 which I use to shoot timelapse movies. Because of the electronic shutter, I figured it shouldn't cause problems, but I noticed a second issue: On every frame, the ...
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Panasonic Lumix TZ100 - how to stop autofocusing and just get everything in equal focus?

I’m an amateur photographer and would like to ask for some help! I’ve recently bought a new camera, a Panasonic Lumix TZ100. Before that for 5 years I was using a Canon Ixus 255 HS. So far I haven’t ...
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What are these diagonal flickering black stripes on my Panasonic G7's LCD?

Why are there flickering black diagonal lines on my LCD display when I am taking a photo, but my actual photo is fine when I looked at it on my MacBook? Examples on the right side of the LCD screen ...
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Panasonic 4K Photo Mode Low-light perfromance

How is panasonic's 4k photo mode low-light performance when compared to simple jpg 4k-resolution still?
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Lens hood visible when shooting in RAW, but not in JPEG

When using my Panasonic DMC-FZ2000 with the lens at its widest focal length (24mm), I can see the lens hood on the top and the bottom of the picture when shooting in RAW. However, it is not visible at ...
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Can I mount my M42 and Sony/Minolta A-mount lenses on a Micro Four Thirds or APS-C mirrorless camera?

I am thinking about buying a digital camera, namely a Panasonic Lumix GX80/GX85 Micro Four Thirds (M4/3). Though, I do not intent to spend money on lenses very soon, and would like to remain using ...
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SD card will not click into place

I think this is a repair job, but thought I'd throw a question anyhow! I have a Panasonic lumix gx80 /85 which is just over a year old. I have not dropped or mistreated it, but now I find that the SD ...
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Converting an old .raw video to .mp4? [closed]

I recently got an old Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ50 from my father to use on a trip. On the trip I captured a video with the camera. When I put the video onto my laptop, I saw that the video extension is ....
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Identifying image sequences in EXIF info of photos created by Panasonic cameras

My Panasonic GX-800 camera writes the MakerNote tag 0x002b Exif.Panasonic.SequenceNumber to the EXIF info. When I do exposure bracketing or make a burst of photos, I can get the ordinal number of each ...
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Are the threads on all camera makes the same when it comes to filters?

Are the threads on all camera makes the same when it comes to filters? I have a couple of 52mm diameter lenses that I use with my Lumix GX80/85 and would like to buy some ND filters. Can I chose any ...
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Long exposure shots using “T” function on GX80/85 and ImageApp

Has anyone managed to find a way of using the "T" long exposure setting on the GX80/85 via ImageApp? I want to record long star trails, so the default 60 second long exposure is not quite long enough. ...
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Panasonic lens autofocus does not work with Olympus bodies?

I just got a Panasonic Lumix Nocticron 42.5mm lens and the autofocus does not appear to work with my OM-D E-M1 M2 body. Is autofocus supposed to work on non-Panasonic bodies for this lens, or no? Is ...
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Does Nocticron image stabilization works with non-Panasonic bodies?

I just got the Lumix Nocticron 42.5mm which has "optical image stabilization". Is this a purely lens-only stabilization that works independently of the body, or do I need a Panasonic body to take (...
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Nocticron aperture ring only works with Panasonic bodies?

I just got the Lumix Nocticron 42.5mm lens and in the manual on page 7 it reads: The aperture can be adjusted with the aperture ring only when a Panasonic digital camera is attached to the lens. (...
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Bluish hue on the edge of the photo

I really do not know what and how this happened to my Panasonic Lumix FZ40 after using it for about 4 years (still not intelligible enough on using it), and I do not know the right term for it to be ...
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Magic Lantern equivalent for Nikon or Panasonic?

I am very interested in a specific use case for either the Nikon Coolpix B700 or the Panasonic LUMIX FZ80 because of 4k video and super zoom (and the fact that they are crazy cheap). However, the lack ...
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How do I set RAW+JPEG recording on my Panasonic Lumix GX85?

I am trying to find on the Custom menu RAW+JPEG setting, but I cannot find it. How do I set RAW+JPEG on my Panasonic Lumix GX85?
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Why are long exposures limited in silent mode on the Lumix GX80/GX85?

I'm almost answering my own question here, but wondered if anyone else came across this "feature". I often have my camera in silent mode as I take quite a few "street" shots. I am aware that this ...
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Lumix GH5 — Blue Grains in Preview Screen

I have been trying to find an answer to this all over the place. I haven't been successful so far, hence, coming here in hopes that someone has experienced a similar issue. I'm an owner of a GX8 and ...
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How can I diagnose a (possibly) malfunctioning memory card reader to fix it?

I recently dropped my wife's Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ5. There appears to be no damage to it whatsoever...except there seems to be an issue with its SD memory card reader that prevents it from writing ...
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Panasonic Lumix GX80 one point colour

I am just learning how to use my GX80. I've selected the one point colour setting and tried to select a colour with the touch screen but the photo comes out normal. What setting do I need to change ...
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Image App GPS - how does it work

I use Image App on my Android tablet with my Panasonic GX80/GX85 while out on walks to record GPS location data, and wondered if there's anyone out there who could fill in some detail regarding HOW it ...
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Panasonic Lumix GX80/GX85 - panorama dial setting and image quality

I'm a newbie with a GX80 having had to replace my old GX1 which I managed to break! Controls are similar, but there are many new features. I really like the post focus and 4K video.Plus a great help ...
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Is it possible to shoot an Aurora with a Panasonic DMC GF-5?

I've been using this camera for two years and it was always enough for me to use an Intelligent Auto mode. But I became curious; is it ever possible to capture an Aurora Borealis with this camera? I ...
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Why can't I fire the built-in flash on my Lumix GH4?

The manual says that I can use the built-in flash in intelligent auto mode, but when I pop it up it stays off. When I go to the menu, flash is grayed out and I can't do anything with it there. I have ...
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How do I install raw drivers for my Panasonic LX100 on Windows 10?

I can't seem to find RW2 codec support for my Panasonic LX100 for Windows 10 anywhere. Or, rather, everywhere I can find drivers that might work don't seem to support Windows 10. Has anyone found a ...
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ55 freezes on shutter release

I bought a Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ55 last year for my vacation to Florida. It is now out of warranty. It worked as expected before, during and for some time after my vacation. I experienced no issues ...