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Lumix G7: Raw photos only in 1920x1440, no higher res available

Don't worry — the RAW files are the full resolution. They contain all of the data recorded by the camera. The option to change resolution is grayed out because there's no in-camera way to reduce it, ...
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What are the best non-m4/3 lenses for Micro 4/3 cameras?

Hate to say it, but you're unicorn-hunting. There is no such beast. Understand that you're shooting a camera with a 2x crop factor. So, a "normal" lens is 25mm. And if you're looking at all classic ...
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My Lumix GH4 flash has stopped working — what can I do?

You ask for any advice, so I'm going to provide that. Your built-in flash seems like it's broken. So, you should ignore it and get a shoe-mount flash, since your camera comes with a standard hot shoe. ...
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Are the threads on all camera makes the same when it comes to filters?

You can use any filters on any lens if they are the same size, with some caveats. Very few lenses have male filter threads instead of the usual female filter threads. I think the Fuji X100 series of ...
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Why is my camera overexposing with a new lens?

I have had a similar issue in Auto mode with my GX80. I had somehow adjusted the exposure compensation so all images were under exposed. Setting the exposure compensation to zero solved this problem!
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Can I use non-Panasonic flashes on the FZ1000's hot shoe?

The FZ1000 tolerates no more than 24V on the trigger contact (with positive on center). Many vintage flashes may deliver 300V or more. For TTL operation use one of the following: - Olympus FL36 or ...
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How does iResolution on Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 (Micro Four Thirds) work?

iResolution is just an edge enhancement filter. The "i" part in the name implies, like Panasonic's other "i" features, that the camera automatically controls when, and how much, it should apply this ...
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How does a Panasonic Lumix FZ1000 compare with a Canon EOS 1000D?

The cameras are very different in technology and design, so the basic answer is "it depends". There are two fundamental differences.... maybe three. Let's call it three: Your Canon 1000D is an ...
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Can I use non-Panasonic flashes on the FZ1000's hot shoe?

On any iso-compatible flash or camera hotshoe, the sync signal--the one that fires the flash in sync with the shutter opening on the camera--is communicated by the pin in the center of the "square" of ...
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GH4 wireless flash w/ FL36L—how do I turn off the popup flash?

There is no way to completely turn off the light from the popup flash "Master" as the slave flash is only triggered by optical light. There is no radio transmitter or receiver. Even when set to OFF ...
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Image App GPS - how does it work

You are correct in assuming that is uses the time to match to the photos. The accuracy will be determined by how often you set the app to log your location, so if you need high accuracy without ...
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What Yongnuo flash and trigger works with the Panasonic GH4

TL;DR: Get some YN-560III or YN-560IV flashes and a YN-560-TX, if you're sure Yongnuo's what you want. You don't need to mod; just avoid the RF-603 (Mark I) triggers First off, posts that say you have ...
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What type of USB cable is used for the Panasonic TZ40?

Technically it is not a standard USB connection. It is a non-USB UC-E6 connection used by a few digital camera manufacturers such as Sony and Nikon. More information can be found here: Which devices ...
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Where can I find an organic photoconductive film (OPF), Camera or Sensor alone?

The newest update to that announcement is from two months ago: "Panasonic unveils 'industry-first' 8K organic image sensor with global shutter", as the article mentions they have a prototype and Apple ...
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How to use slow shutter speed on Panasonic DMC-TZ35

A quick read of the manual and specs suggests that camera doesn't have a bulb mode (which allows you to open the shutter for long periods), and the slowest shutter speed is 30 seconds in 'starry night'...
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My Lumix GH4 flash has stopped working — what can I do?

You have two basic options: Send it to a repair center to see if the flash can be fixed. Continue using the camera without the internal flash. Since the GH4 has a hot shoe, you can use an external ...
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Panasonic Lumix G 25mm f/1.7 ASPH vs Olympus M. Zuiko 25mm f/1.8

I don't know anything about either lens. However, after searching The Google Machine, it seems many users have noted that the Panasonic is slightly softer in the corners. Otherwise, the differences ...
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Panasonic Lumix G 25mm f/1.7 ASPH vs Olympus M. Zuiko 25mm f/1.8

In part it will depend on the body on which you're intending to use it. I'd already read about the image stabilization question (Panasonic does it in the lens, Olympus in the body, so mixing can lead ...
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LX10 Battery Hack to external battery or USB port?

No need to hack up something yourself, this already exists, google for "DMW-BLH7E BLH7 Dummy Battery DMW-DCC15" (around $20 on Amazon US).
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What are the best non-m4/3 lenses for Micro 4/3 cameras?

Inkista's answer is comprehensive. That being said: I have an Olympus E-P5 MFT camera from 2013, and I have bought an adapter for my old OM-mount lenses that I use occasionally. Initially, my thought ...
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Can I keep the 'Constant Preview' feature active during MF assist on my Panasonic Lumix?

This answer is based on my knowledge of the function of other cameras (Canon, FujiFilm) and examination of the Lumix DMC-G7 manual. By understanding how other cameras work, you may be able to find the ...
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SD card will not click into place

Some months later ... I recently tried one of my older SD cards in the camera, and it clicked in!  On closer inspection I've noticed that a tiny fragment of the SD card is broken!  This ...
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Converting an old .raw video to .mp4?

FFmpeg will probably do it, since it supports most video formats. It's a command-line program, but it is available for all major platforms.
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Transfer Panasonic raw files (and videos) to android

I have had success copying all raw files by connecting the Panasonic's Android "Image App" and initiating a batch copy (click "Image Transfer" button) once the Wifi is established. Unfortunately, this ...
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Transfer Panasonic raw files (and videos) to android

I think Gnarbox might be what you are looking for. It allows you to edit/process files on the go using just your mobile phone/tablet Update - solution 2 Check also if Eye-Fi direct is compatible ...
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What external flash can I buy for my Panasonic lumix DMC-FZ200 camera?

If you want full TTL (automatic) flash with the flash mounted on the camera's hot shoe or connected to the camera's hot shoe via an off-shoe cable: you need a "dedicated" Panasonic flash. The Olympus ...
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Image App GPS - how does it work

To be really specific, that's how I usually tag my photos with GPS on my smart phone. I used an app that can record GPS coordinates while I'm walking around. So the exact coordinates from GPS at a ...
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How do I get Photoshop to support RAWs from FZ2000?

This link lists which versions of Adobe products work with which versions of Adobe Camera Raw. It is included in this answer to the question How do I tell if ACR will work with my camera and how do I ...
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How do I get Photoshop to support RAWs from FZ2000?

If your camera needs Adobe Camera Raw 9.8, then you need Photoshop CC [any version] CS6 & earlier do not support ACR 9.8 Ref: Adobe KB: Legacy version update information However, there is a ...
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Panasonic GH4 vs. a Canon 1200D for still photography?

The Panasonic GH4 is very good for photography and produces high quality images for its generation. You can read my in-depth review of the GH4 here. While I do cover video, all my reviews are centered ...
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