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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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 ...
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How do I fix my Panasonic DMC-FZ35 from releasing the shutter on a half-press?

I have an older Panasonic Lumix (DMC FZ35) that has worked well for 7 years. Today I found that every time I half-pressed the shutter button to focus, it took the picture without letting me compose or ...
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Can you “environmentally-seal” any Fixed Zoom-Lens Camera?

I am trying to decide between better zoom power and value of Panasonic Lumix FZ200, improvements offered by FZ300, and larger sensor / better image quality of F1000. Won't any fixed lens zoom be ...
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Photo, when zoomed to actual size look unsharp, “dotted” and noisy

I am video-maker. And I tried to make timelapse video, which mean that I took several thousands of photos to glue them into video. Every photo look something like this: The idea was to zoom parts of ...
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How do I get both subject and background in focus at the same time with my (µ4/3) prime lens? [duplicate]

I'm using an Olympus EM-5 Mark II and my prime lens is the Panasonic 20mm f/1.7 (40mm film equiv. focal length). I don't know if I can set the camera's focus to infinity to avoid the blurring effect ...
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Can I use non-Panasonic flashes on the FZ1000's hot shoe?

FZ1000's hot shoe; can I use any flashes? Or can I only use Panasonic flashes? Give me some details about the hot shoe...
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Need more detail on the mechanical shutter release diy for Panasonic FZ40

I read an answer from rfusca about how to make a mechanical shutter release for the Panasonic DMC-FZ40. I can picture what you're saying in my head but I'm not sure what parts to buy. There are a ton ...
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Why is shutter speed almost always too long with my Panasonic Lumux GH4 in iA mode?

I recently purchased the Lumix GH4 and I am having problems with indoor flash photos. I have a zoom lens that I rarely use, a Leica DG NOCTICRON 42.5mm/F1.2, and a Leica SUMMILUX 25mm f/1.4 Lens. ...
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Why is the GH4 considered Panasonic's flagship when the GX8 matches it in specs?

Why is the Panasonic GH4 considered Panasonic's flagship Lumix camera? After the arrival of the GX8 it is matched spec for spec in virtually every category, the only true differences I noticed being ...
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How does a Panasonic Lumix FZ1000 compare with a Canon EOS 1000D? [duplicate]

I have the chance to get a Panasonic Lumix FZ1000 (as a gift from my employer, of my choice), how does this compare with the camera I have, a Canon EOS 1000D ? My Canon works perfectly well, but is ...
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Which Yongnuo trigger, RF-605C (Canon) or RF-605N (Nikon), works on the GH4? [duplicate]

I'm guessing the difference between the two is the pin config and not the hotshoe mounting. Which one do I go for?
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Why does lens distortion correction in Capture One also crop?

I tried to get the answer on the official forum here but it was non-conclusive for me. I am trying with a more concise question here: When I import the RAW files from my Panasonic Lumix LX100 into ...
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is it possible to take photographs of the Milky Way with a Panasonic FZ-30 camera?

I have a Panasoinc Lumix FZ30 "SLR-like" camera It can take raw images. It has ISO speed between 80 and 400 and max aperture f2.8 and max 60 seconds of exposure time. I am really eager to take ...
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Travel lens for LUMIX GH2 [closed]

I am a beginning photographer and own a LUMIX GH2 with the following lens: HD 14-140, LUMIX G Vario 1:4/7-14 (wide angle) and a pancake 20 lens. I am traveling to Europe and need to take a single lens ...
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What type of USB cable is used for the Panasonic TZ40?

I have appeared to have lost the original USB charging cable for my TZ40. At my best guess, I went to 2 computer shops today to try a 8 pin mini USB. It fitted, but neither charged it... I just ...