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Major camera and electronics manufacturer; makes Micro Four Thirds interchangeable lens cameras and a full line of compact cameras.

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Should I stick with Micro Four Thirds or switch to a larger format before investing in more gear?

Recently I was given a Panasonic GF2 micro 4/3 camera + 14mm pancake lens for my birthday — a nice upgrade to what I have been using recently. I want to start to take my photography more seriously, ...
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How does iResolution on Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 (Micro Four Thirds) work?

So there's this setting iResolution on my Panasonic camera, which allows values High, Standard, Low, Extended and Off. The manual of the camera doesn't tell me very much about this feature, so I'd ...
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Will my old Oly OM10 Mk1 support all the OIS features of my new Panasonic 14-140 Lens?

The Pano has "OIS" (optical image stabilization). It is a pretty new Lens while the Oly is about 8 or 10 years old. While the pictures look fine I can't tell for sure whether the in-camera ...
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Transfer Panasonic raw files (and videos) to android

I am looking for a way to transfer raw images and video to my android phone from my Panasonic camera. Wirelessly is preferred but using cables should be ok as well. What I'm not really looking for us ...
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Which settings are needed to display manual focus aids on the gx9 when using manual lenses?

I have recently got a panasonic gx9 camera to complement my canon system. I have been struggling to get manual focus aids to work, I have at one point managed to get it to display some kind of ”zebra”...
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Lumix G7: Raw photos only in 1920x1440, no higher res available

On a G7 I bought used the images come with a 4592x3448 resolution for JPEG and 1920x1440 for raw. When I switch the mode to RAW only, the resolution/image size option in the menu is greyed out. Is ...
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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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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 25mm f/1.7 ASPH vs Olympus M. Zuiko 25mm f/1.8

I want to understand what are the advantages of Olympus M. Zuiko 25mm f/1.8 over Panasonic Lumix G 25mm f/1.7 ASPH because Panasonic is twice as cheap. Looking at specs those are pretty much the same ...
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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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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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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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Can I keep the 'Constant Preview' feature active during MF assist on my Panasonic Lumix?

I have a Lumix G7, here's the issue I'm in Manual mode, and I have Constant Preview on, so if I modify the aperture, shutter speed, ISO, WB, I see everything correctly in the preview. However, if I ...
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My Lumix GH4 flash has stopped working — what can I do? [closed]

My Lumix GH4 internal flash has stopped working. It's not in silent mode, electronic shutter or in HD. I've tried resetting the camera and now am at wits end. Any advice?
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What are the drawbacks of an extender (wide or teleconverter)?

I'm asking a more general question, starting from a particular case with which I'm dealing these days: I'm considering buying a Wide Conversion Lens for my Panasonic HC-X900M camcorder (see the item ...
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Where can I find an organic photoconductive film (OPF), Camera or Sensor alone?

This technology was announced in 2016, but I couldn't find any trace or update about it later. Is there any camera using it ? If not how can I buy any from Panasonic/Fujifilm ?
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Why is my camera overexposing with a new lens?

The aperture is set to f/4.0 and ISO 100 in automatic mode. I'm new to more advanced photography so please be patient! I just purchased a new lens - the h-fsa45200 (Panasonic Lumix G Vario 45-200mm) ...
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Panasonic GF3 - stuck on monochrome?

My boss has just purchased a Panasonic GF3 camera, and every photo he takes is in monochrome - he's certain it's a software issue since it says 'mono' on the LCD display. He's thoroughly checked the ...
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What Yongnuo flash and trigger works with the Panasonic GH4

I am so confused - I'm fairly new to the whole camera trigger thing, as well as new to Yongnuo and the GH4, but here's my thing: All I want to do is figure out what I need if I want to control 2 or 3 ...
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Panasonic GH4 vs. a Canon 1200D for still photography?

I currently have a Canon EOS 1200D and really need to upgrade as I want to start doing more high quality video. Has anyone had any experience with a Panasonic GH4? I've heard it's really good for ...
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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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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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How do I get more accurate geotags with the GPS logging feature of the Panasonic Image App on iOS?

I tried out the GPS logging and geotagging features of the Panasonic Image App today. I’ve managed to transfer the log from my iPhone to the camera and to apply it to the pictures. But it seems the ...
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What external flash can I buy for my Panasonic lumix DMC-FZ200 camera? [duplicate]

I never used external flash. Please tell me what to look for in an external flash for my Panasonic DMC-FZ200 camera.
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What do I need to do tilt-shift with a micro four-thirds camera?

I'm a newbie when it comes to photography. I currently own a Panasonic Lumix GF1 and would like to learn the tilt-shift technique. How does it work, what tools do I need, what software do I need as ...
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How do I get Photoshop to support RAWs from FZ2000? [duplicate]

I previously thought that RAW format is just a one format and any Ps version works with it. But now I know that different RAW formats from newer cameras are not supported by the Ps version that exists ...
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How to use slow shutter speed on Panasonic DMC-TZ35

I was wondering how you can set a custom slow shutter speed (long exposure) length above 30 seconds on a Panasonic DMC-TZ35. Ideally I would want about 2 minutes. Thank you!
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What are the best non-m4/3 lenses for Micro 4/3 cameras? [closed]

I'm looking into purchasing some fast primes for my Olympus E-M5 Mark II. But rather than stick to modern lenses, I'm looking into adapting those from the film era or early digital years. I'm looking ...
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Is the Panasonic Leica Summilux DG 25mm f/1.4 as good as the name implies?

I’ve got a soft spot for fast, normal lenses, and while I normally shoot with a Pentax DSLR, Panasonic’s Leica DG Summilux 25mm / F1.4 ASPH has had me sneaking drooling glances at Micro ...
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GH4 wireless flash w/ FL36L—how do I turn off the popup flash?

Seems weird that I can't figure out how to use the wireless flash without also firing the popup flash. Even when it is set to OFF in the WIRELESS CONTROL, the remote flash only fires with the flash ...
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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 ...
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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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Memory card is not showing all data [closed]

I have a Panasonic AG-AC90EN 1080p HD camera. I had recorded many video clips, then removed the memory card from camera and connected the memory card to my PC using SD card reader. The problem is ...
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Is the Panasonic Leica Summilux the same quality as a non-Panasonic Leica summilux?

Is there an advantage to having a Leica Leica lens vs. a Panasonic Leica lens? To my ability to examine them, they look like the same on the inside. Would this be correct? The Leica Leicas are ...
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What does "DMC" mean?

I have seen "DMC" in many names of digital cameras. Is this an abbreviation? What does it mean? Some examples: Lumix DMC-TZ40 DMC-FZ200 DMC FT25
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How to register a face in face recognition?

I want to use the face recognition feature on my Panasonic GH3. When I tap to turn it on in the menu, it says Please register a face. There is no one else here at the moment to test it on. Do I simply ...
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How to take a photo of defects on a mirror?

Taking a picture of a reflected image of object is depicted in this image. Camera focus is on the image of a piece of paper. Besides the depth of field (cheap Panasonic DMC-FX8 in makro mode, compact ...
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Is my Lumix camera an SLR? [duplicate]

I am just wondering if my camera is an SLR camera? It is a Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ45. Could you also tell me what an SLR camera is? I have read a few descriptions but still am not sure. Thanks :)
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Why does my Panasonic GF2 have terrible battery life?

I've had a Panasonic DMC-GF2 for a couple of years and the battery life has always been terrible. I've bought a new battery, thinking that was the problem and battery life has still been bad. I will ...
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Why are some of my photos coming out almost completely purple? [closed]

Some of photos that I took look like this one. Look at the purple picture, it is supposed to be exactly the same as the one on the right-wall, window, etc. Nothing purple in it at all. This happens ...
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Can I get better results from my Panasonic Lumix DMC SZ1 in low light?

I made a very quick decision buying this camera. I was amazed due to its 10x zoom and its amazing image stabilizer. And of course, by its low price. But after getting it delivered and using it in ...
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Why is my new Panasonic Lumix 35-100/2.8 lens making strange sounds?

I just bought the Lumix 35-100/2.8 lens. It focuses and zooms fine, but it makes a tiny weird sound all the time, even when not focusing. I have turned the stabilisation system off and switched to ...
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Panasonic FZ200 SD Card - does Class 10 UHS-I improve performance in the camera over a standard Class 10? [duplicate]

I was wondering if anyone has tried multiple cards in the FZ200 to find out just how fast it needs to be to make the camera as fast as possible? I bought a kit that looks like it includes a generic ...
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Are the Panasonic Leica DG Summilux 25mm/F1.4 ASPH models H-X025 and the H-X025E the same lens?

I just ordered a lens from a website that said H-X025E, but the box that has arrived says H-X025. Are they the same, or have I been delivered an older model? After looking around, most reviews just ...
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Do I have to use an official "Panasonic" spare battery in the Lumix TZ10?

Some companies claim to offer cheap batteries that work with this camera however I read on the description for the Panasonic battery: Panasonic DMW-BCG10E ID Secured Battery for TZ7 and TZ6,TZ10, ...
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Are there drawbacks when using Panasonic lenses on Olympus Micro Four Thirds cameras?

I'm interested in trying out Olympus' new OM-D E-M5, and since I'm used to using a normal prime (and just spent some time using one on Fujifilm's new mirrorless EVF camera), I'd like to try that ...
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Halos on images taken with a Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS35 [closed]

Every image I take with my DMC-FS35 shows a halo around the subject. (See below) This is true in all light conditions with or without flash. INSERT IMAGE HERE
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Can I delete photos on my Lumix from my computer?

Just got a Lumix DMC-S5 and I am happy with the camera. I have some software that I use for a couple of other Sony cameras which automatically downloads all photos and deletes them from the card. The ...
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What is the Shading Comp. setting on my camera, and how do I use it?

My Lumix GX1 has an on/off SHADING COMP. setting in the Rec menu, and it's set to off. What is this setting and what effect would it have when turned on? When do I ...