You can select separate screen display styles for the viewfinder and the monitor. This sets the monitor frame rate to either 30fps or 60fps. In this case, I would set the Jpeg to the highest quality setting. You can also set your Lumix GLX100 II up to shoot one with and one without an image effect simultaneously. After text has been registered, it can be stamped in prints using Text Stamp. Shoot a  third or fourth exposure. It has a lovely combination of creative features, traditional exposure controls, an excellent viewfinder and good build quality. When the Auto Review function is activated or when playing back, white saturated areas appear blinking in black and white. When you stop down your lens to a smaller aperture (normally from f/11 to f/22), a phenomenon called diffraction causes a loss in sharpness. This will reduce the wind noise coming into the built-in microphone while maintaining sound quality. Contrast: add or decrease the difference between the brightness and the darkness in the picture. While I use the camera mostly for stills, the remote viewing through the iPad is especially beneficial for videos. This allows the focusing method that suits the positions and number of the subjects to be selected. You can set protection for pictures you do not want to delete by mistake. Great article! Kind Regards I would not recommend either of these functions, as it is better to shoot RAW in this case and crop in processing for the best possible quality. The Panasonic Lumix LX100 II has a stabilised sensor. This is more than just a basic point-and-shoot compact camera, and is packed with interesting customisations and features. The Bracket function allows you to take multiple pictures while automatically adjusting a setting like exposure or aperture by pressing the shutter button. Read our full review to find out how it performs. Remember that in artificial light or when using a flash, you best use the mechanical shutter only to avoid artefacts. Memorises separate positions for horizontal and vertical orientations (two vertical orientations, left and right, are available). Once you’ve found the clip you want, either tap the 6K Photo Icon on-screen or the Up navigation key. These modes determine at how and when the footage will be recorded. I noticed an “ISO” label on the rotatable wheel at the rear of the Lumix and wondered if this offered the same function. I have a question, though. This enables the firmware versions of the camera and lens to be checked before an upgrade for instance. To allow easy posting to web pages, attachment to e-mail etc., picture size (number of pixels) is reduced. There are 6 areas that you can alter. Dynamic range: either select Auto where the camera will decide what range of exposure is suitable, or manually select plus/minus 1,2 or 3 EV. Truly, a Jekyll and Hyde camera, the best of which is hidden to people who confine themselves to JPEGs, 2. The Panasonic LX100 Mark 2 also has a digital teleconverter option, allowing you to zoom in by a factor of times 2 or times 4. Up to 5 sets of current camera settings can be registered using C1, C2, C3-1, C3-2 or C3-3. Great article. There are three 4K Photo Modes: 4K Burst, 4K Burst (S/S) and 4K Pre-Burst. They supposedly addressed this issue on the LX100-II. If you only shoot Jpeg (and not RAW) set it to Large. Shoot RAW. 4K Photo mode allows photographers to capture spur of the moment shots by extracting individual frames from 4K video to create a 3840 x 2160 8-megapixel equivalent JPEG image. Pictures will be recorded with the set picture size and quality. The question is how to turn it off or on consciously. Touch Pad AF: Operation to move the AF area by touching the monitor when the viewfinder is in use. Indicates parts that may become white saturated through overexposure in a zebra pattern. on the brightness adjustment screen. Almost year after I got my LX100, I finally sat down recently and got it to chat with my iPad via WiFi. Cursor, Joystick and Touch screen can be turned off. I would however only recommend using this feature if you’re a die hard jpeg shooter, since using RAW files and developing your images in Lightroom or another app will almost always get you better results. White Balance: Allows you to select a White Balance preset and adjust it. You can select a brightness value between 50% and 105%. For 4K video, if you enable "4K PHOTO" in menu, the frame will be cropped before/during record instead of slightly zooming in/cropping after hitting record. Hello! This information should get you familiarised with this fantastic mirrorless video camera. We've combed through the options and selected our two favorite cameras in this class. Implementation of this is quite basic in this camera, you have a total of only 3 methods to choose from: This allows you to lighten the shadows and darkens the highlights in your image (or video). Panasonic has retained what many people love about the LX100 for the LX100 II while still managing to give it a decent upgrade. (Up to 10 still pictures during 4K motion picture recording). Can I assign the iA button to an Fn button? Combining a 37MP full-frame sensor, minimalist controls and Lightroom Mobile built in, it's a refreshing – if a bit quirky – take on the smartphone-meets-camera concept. Some good tips: http://www.rockynook.com/personalizing-the-panasonic-lx100/. Does the lx100 II have live hdmi so i can control the pictures before shooting in a monitor ? You can either choose to record in AVCHD or MP4 format. I multiple exposure is basically laying 2 (or more) images on top of each other. The actual burst rate will be higher if you shoot Jpeg only. You can choose your bust shot setting here for continuous drive mode. The erasure operation can only be performed by touching. We’ll start at page 1 of the camera Icon (camera settings). I want to learn about any setup or shooting tips for the camera. Focus Bracket:Press the shutter button and the Panasonic LX100 II will sequentially take multiple images with different focus positions. The center of the recording screen will be displayed as [+]. White Balance Bracket: Press the shutter button and the Lumix LX100 II will take three pictures with different white balance settings automatically. I also found this site, which has a 3-part blog article on LX100 settings: http://camerasergonomics.blogspot.com/2014/12/setting-up-lx100-part-1-basic-decisions.html, http://camerasergonomics.blogspot.com/2014/12/setting-up-lx100-part-2-q-menu-and.html, http://camerasergonomics.blogspot.com/2014/12/setting-up-lx100-part-3-setup-and-rec.html, And if you look at the article sidebar for the blog you can see that the site-owner has written a lot about the LX100, 1. The LX100’s version of Aperture Priority mode—set an aperture on the aperture ring and leave the shutter speed at A (Auto). Nevertheless you may wish to consider an interchangeable lens camera so that you can easily clean the sensor yourself when it too eventually gets dust on it. Set whether to cancel the self-timer when the unit is turned off. Select the menu you want to move and set the destination. Display from my menu: Sets the type of the menu screen to be displayed. To use the Wi-Fi function on this camera, a wireless access point is needed off course. Hi Paul You can enlarge and then clip the important part of the recorded picture. This naturally causes an under-exposure in the shadow areas. A person’s face, eyes, and body (the entire body or the upper half of the body) are automatically detected. It changes my focusing point (normally in the middle) to wherever I touched the screen before schooting. Lock focus and exposure with AF/AE LOCK. You can clear and replace all information relating to face recognition in selected images. Extreme Close Up Photography with your Panasonic Lumix Bridge camera - … I just got it from Amazon and so far it seems very clear. By the way, on Youtube I found a Panasonic_USA playlist of 20 1-minute video tips just for the LX100: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLJj3demzZ_dR2vCJbw4HjSF2aOUzupuJV. I am having issues when using vewifinder or when I accidentally touch the main screen. Maybe I don’t fully understand Fred’s question, but I own the original version LX100 and the ISO button on the rear of camera (which looks identical to the one on the LX100-II) does allow direct on-the-fly ability to change ISO setting. HI, The link above takes you to the page about fixed zoom cameras on my blog , scroll down to the Panasonic LX100 series. Picture Size sets the number of pixels for Jpeg (nor RAW). Recorded motion picture and 6K/4K burst files can be divided in two. Panasonic essentially took their already great Panasonic LX series and simply made the sensor bigger and put it on steroids. Noise Reduction: add noise reduction for high ISO shooting. A black frame is taken after your initial shot to measure the noise present. Mode 1: Makes the monitor brighter than normal. As a result, the recording time is shortened when a fast-moving subject is recorded. You can take a sequential number of images with relatively long delays in between to achieve a stop motion/animation. AF assist lamp will illuminate the subject when the shutter button is pressed half-way making it easier for the camera to focus when recording in low light conditions. This is effective when your subject is not in the center of the screen. The pdf manual contains on page 122 the complete description of the configuration and use of this tool. Adobe RGB has a greater range of reproducible colors than sRGB, so it might be worth looking into this color space if you print to paper a lot. http://www.flickr.com/photos/32989985@N07/sets/, Review: The Panasonic FZ1000 II combines versatility and value, Tennessee wanderings: Panasonic FZ1000 II sample gallery update, DPReview TV: Waterproof camera shootout 2019, Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ1000 II sample gallery, Sigma 65mm F2 DG DN Sample Gallery (DPReview TV), Sigma 35mm F2 DG DN Sample Gallery (DPReview TV), Review: Monogram Creative Console - a refinement of our favorite modular editing hardware. Monitor style: Scales images to fill the entire screen so that you can see their details. Mode 3: Makes the monitor brighter than standard. Direction: sets the recording direction to either horizontal or vertical. I may have missed how to fix it, but my camera activates the shutter from the touch screen. Thank you so much. Touch Pad AF: Operation to move the AF area by touching the monitor when the viewfinder is in use. You can set five different rating levels for images to do the following: You can add text (comments) to pictures. Make the most out of your purchase and improve your photography by learning even more about the Panasonic Lumix LX100 II  here with pointers, tips and tricks along the way. Many thanks. You can also display the selection screen by touching the Recording Mode icon in recording screen. Setup settings Wi-Fi Setup and Bluetooth settings. all these images will add up to make a multiple exposure. Registered device information in Bluetooth and values in Wi-Fi network settings. Hope to get it in my hands in a few days. When you set the focus manually, an MF guide that allows you to check the direction to achieve focus is displayed. Sets the times for the region where you live (HOME) and your travel destination (DESTINATION). Hi! You can select either Jpeg, where the RAW data from the sensor is processed by an in-camera algorithm to produce a viewable image, or save your images in this RAW format. My current Pentax K3 offers one option which I find unique and much prized. The sensor inside the camera is suspended on a magnetic field and can compensate for movement like the minute shakes of your hands or any other kind of movement. Then swipe on the screen until you find the clip that you want to extract stills from. Designed by Elegant Themes | Powered by WordPress, Monitor/ Display Menu page 6 of 7 (monitor and lens behaviour settings). Delete: Deletes registered menus from the displayed menu list. Using a flash takes some skill, but you have a couple of tweaks available for you if you want to make the most of your photography. The latter is a bit high, but as I mentioned, if you shoot action sports or for certain types of nature photography, a minimum shutter speed of 1/1000 or 1/2000 should be set. The content is the same no matter the suffix. Images are saved as jpegs. These will enable you to use the flash power in a creative way, adjusting power and angle of light by positioning your off-camera flashes differently. You can also use the shutter button to start/stop recording video with 4K PHOTO enabled or can still use the motion picture button, but still get the benefit of having the image cropped before record. Contrast: Allows you to adjust the contrast. Parts of the image that are brighter than the preceding frame will be superimposed on the preceding frame to combine the frames into one picture. Time and date will be altered to reflect the local time and date at your travel destination. The screen will go dark while recording pictures. In 4K Burst mode the Lumix LX100 II shoots 4K footage for as long as you hold down the shutter release button. Alternatively, there’s a playback option (button Fn1) that you can use to play and pause the movie. When the Exposure meter is not displayed, switch the display information for screen by pressing DISP. Lower Limit should be set to 200 and upper limit to 3200, this is the range where you’ll get usable images without too much noise. ISO sensitivity can be set up to minimum of ISO 100. It’s also possible to use the in-body sensor stabilisation with older, manual primes that don’t relay EXIF information (like most importantly focal length in this case). I would like to print this but am having problems. You can save pictures of a 4K burst file that were extracted from any 5 second period at once. But if you shoot jpeg only, you should set it to Low at least, since most of the time RAW files would be sharpened in post processing too. My favourite tip would be to set the focus point adjustment to Fn1 button this leaves the 4 way controller at default so that you can quickly bring up the drive modes (single,burst,bracket, panorama) ISO adjustment etc. The lens is the same, as is the level and nature of the control, but the resolution of the sensor has had a major boost and the screen is touch-sensitive. See more ideas about … Adjustments can also be made by dragging the graph. Register this face. Lower Limit should be set to 200 and upper limit to 3200, this is the range where you’ll get usable images without too much noise. Focusing changes depending on the Focus Mode setting and the Continuous AF setting in this menu. Up to 20 still pictures can be recorded during recording of the motion picture. I have used LX3, Lx5 and lately Leica C. I was disappointed with one killer-option for my, on the new LX100M2, namely no build in flash. Then, much of the time, you can select your desired shutter speed and aperture using the dials and leave the camera to worry about ISO, 6. Rotate pictures manually in 90 degree steps. The camera focuses on the subject in the AF area on the screen. Some camera makers call this Live View. It is also possible to use both systems at the same time (called Dual I.S. Viewfinder style: Scales down images slightly so that you can better review the composition of the images. To my question: PC Tether: Select this setting to control the camera from a PC installed with supported software. One thing nearly everyone agrees on however, is to alter the Noise Reduction value (in Photo Style, first item in the menu) to -5 to get rid of the 'smearing' on JPEGs. This can be a handy feature if you don’t shoot RAW (see next item for more info). Select multiple frames from 6K/4K burst files that you wish to combine. Sharpness: add a degree of sharpness or make your images softer. But I have no more Canon cameras. When setting the AF area position or the MF Assist display position, you can now loop the position from one edge to the other edge of the screen. Set the upper and lower limits of the ISO sensitivity when it is set to AUTO. I film a lot with the D-Lux (Typ 109) [essentially an LX100], but I need a B cam. It’s possible to control your Panasonic LX100 II with a smartphone or a tablet, display pictures on TV, print Wirelessly, Send images to a PC or use Web Services from Panasonic all via WiFi. You multiple exposure is finished, and you can view it on the screen. I don’t think so on this model my friend…. Jack. High, Standard, Low and Off are selectable, and you should see these like the threshold for sharpening in an application like Lightroom. i.Dynamic: Allows you to select an i.Dynamic setting. Monogram's Creative Console allows you to build out a customized set of physical controls to speed up your editing workflow. A Jpeg retains only a fraction of this information, according to the algorithm inside the camera which might or might not suit your style and/or needs. In AFS, the focus stays locked while the shutter button is pressed halfway and in AFF focus is continuously readjusted according to the movement of the subject. Great focussing aide for manual focussing. EFC: Takes pictures in Electronic Front Curtain Mode. Sleep Mode(Wi-Fi): The camera is automatically turned off if it is not connected to a Wi-Fi network and has not been used for 15 minutes (. Initially, when configuring the camera, I set it so that this AF mode allowed me to move the AF as I wanted using the rear joystick (ISO wheel, WB, etc.). An entire book could be written (and probably has been) on this subject. Panasonic Lumix LX100 II settings, tips and tricks Introduction Welcome to my Panasonic Lumix LX100 II advanced manual with tips and tricks. You can set the order in which the camera displays images during playback.Either via file name or date/time. (You can also set the menu item by dragging it from the top row to the bottom row). The new model shows many similarities, but is equipped with a new sensor with a higher resolution, a touchscreen, a larger handle and more control buttons. Now I will take a lx100 II. These are all movie related settings, and menu of them are the same as the stills related menu options. You’ll find all the flash functions in this menu for the hotshoe flash you want to use. You can also put together a slide show composed of only still pictures, only motion pictures, etc. Press up/down to select the function button you want to assign a function to and then press MENU/SET. An exposure value can be reset when the Recording Mode is changed or the camera is turned off. Don't worry about shutter speed. Press left/right to select the empty space in the bottom row and then press MENU/SET. Once you’ve found the area you’re interested in, tap the Frame View Icon to see a scrollable stack of frames, just swipe right and left to locate the best shots. 'What's the best mirrorless camera?' The MF Assist function is also available when it is set to ON in Direct Focus Area] function. LX100 tips & tricks Started Sep 16, 2015 | Discussions thread Forum: Parent: First: Previous: Next: Flat view: OP Azimuth Jones • Regular Member • Posts: 257 Re: LX100 tips & tricks … I agree those IR controllers are very useful. However, the camera starts scanning the moment it’s active and it records the 30 images from the 1 second prior to you pressing the shutter button as well as the 30 from the 1 second after you pressed it. This function works only with the built-in microphone. Good luck with the camera. Shoot RAW. Decide on the composition and take the first picture. Great detailed and helpful article, by the way! Many photographers discard these intelligent functions, and if you shoot RAW only, it’s not that important for you (except i Dynamic which can change your exposure plus or minus 1/3 stop). For more info, see the equivalent setting for photos above. You can register up to 23 menus for quick access. Is there an option to turn off the focusing on the touch screen but still be avble to use the touch screen for other menus? My E-PL5 is also to heavy! This way, you’ll still have a Jpeg for sharing quickly online or as a reference whilst still saving some space. The camera keeps adjusting the focus and exposure automatically to the specified moving object. and Profile Setup). The Panasonic LUMIX LX100 can be bought here. You can change how the light is metered here, and hence how a correct exposure is calculated by the camera. 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