Panasonic G6 my feelings

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KathP
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Panasonic G6 my feelings
5 months ago

First of all I love my G6 but there are times when it frustrates me, I can be out on a photo shoot and when it gets it right (focus) it is an amazing camera but there are times when I feel like throwing it away, I have been using my camera for 7 months now.

It can hunt to get focus at times, no matter what setting I try to use it will not focus on the subject I want, even when I try and use the touch focus on the subject. I mainly use aperture but have gone back to the semi automatic P mode, it just makes me mad sometimes when it wants to get focus in the background and not in the foreground, maybe I am doing something wrong. I can change to my Nikon D5100 and it will get focus every time.

these are my current settings

1 area AF for close ups and 23 area for all other

Peaking on

Electronic shutter off

Metering modes I change for the scene, with spot metering for close ups

Focus mode is the one that I am not sure where to leave it, currently on AFF

Shutter AF on

Quick AF on

Pinpoint AF short?

Direct focus on

AF+MF on

So if anybody has any better settings they are using I would love to hear from you, don't worry I am not going to ditch my G6 as I love using it and it is so light to carry around, here are a couple of shots to show you when it gets focus it is a great camera and the reason I love it sometimes. So look forward to your comments.

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