Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1

Announced Oct 17, 2013 •
16 megapixels | 3 screen | Four Thirds sensor
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Nowadays even the smallest camera is capable of so much, it's hard to make the decision on which camera to buy or which camera to keep because they are all so good! I currently have an EM1 for sports and wild life and an EP5 for everyday light weight general purpose use. My wife has a GM1 so we can share lenses with each other. Now that my wife got the new fancy iPhone 6, she pretty much left the GM1 in the dry cabinet ever since. She said I could use it and I did, a lot, because it's so...
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Is it possible to set shooter speed for longer then 1s in Panasonic GM1? In the M mode the longest SS set I found is just 1 second.
Andrew
By: Andrew (1 week ago)
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Is there a way to tether an E-M1 or GH-4 to an iMac or Macbook Pro so I can use the screen to see the changes (live) that I'm making to aperture and shutter settings....maybe iso as well....maybe other parameters?  Seems this would be a great way to learn how each of these settings have an effect on the possible picture or scene instead of having to take hundreds of images then compare them side by side.  Hope I'm clear in what I'd like to accomplish.  Essentially the computer screen becomes...
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It's more or less spring and any day now the ground will thaw and the snow will melt.  Some of the birds are back and one or two things are flowering. Virtually all of my shooting is done outdoors and pretty much in bright light unless I'm in the woods.  I shoot insects, birds, fish (in the water), landscapes, flowers, mushrooms...getting the idea?  I'd like to pick up a medium zoom for my E-M1 and I was leaning towards the 40-150 2.8 but now I'm wondering of the 14-150 II (4.0) should be an...
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I have the E-M1 and GX7 and GM1 cameras. I'm thinking of buying some 4/3 glass, for example the Zuiko 50mm F2 Macro. One can buy the really expensive Olympus MMF-3 adapter, or the much cheaper Panasonic version DMW-MA1. Does the choice of adapter affect the autofocus behavior on the E-M1? Is anyone here using the DMW-MA1 with the E-M1, how well does it work? (I realize the MMF-3 is "splashproof", and the others not) --EricWhen the light is gone, the picture is gone ....
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By: Andrew (4 weeks ago)
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I hope to add an Olympus 40-150 f/2.8  to my E-M1 kit in April.  I have firmware ver 2.2 installed on the camera now.  Will this automatically affect the 40-150 lens or do I need to reinstall the firmware (or ver 3.0) with the new lens attached to get the added functions on this lens? Thanks Andrew  -- Sony F505(retired), Sony F707(gave to son), SonyF717(gave to wife) Sony S85(great little camera thatwas stolen), Sony CD 1000 (ancient but a great lens), Sony P93Sony H9(retired) Panasonic LX3...
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I love this gem of a camera, it captures stunning images. I use the camera in A mode with auto-ISO and keep an eye on my Shutter speed and ISO. My favorite way to use the camera in this setup is to use the touch screen feature that allows me to AF and fire the Shutter almost instantaneously. My problem is that whenever I turn off the camera and turn it back on it defaults to touch AF only. Do any of you know a way around this setting? I would love it if I could have the touch screen AF and...
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By: tadpol (1 month ago)
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Before you ask, YES I've read January's article "The myth of the upgrade path" I've had the GM1 for a couple months now and have a few questions and looking for opinions on upgrading the camera. I already own the 12-32 lens kit that came with the camera, as well as invested in two other lenses: 20mm 1.7 and the 45mm Oly. The reason I’m even considering this is because I find the lack of hot shoe limiting (the built in flash is useless), some blur when shooting in continuous mode with moving...
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Both my Panasonic G6 and new GM1 shift color and exposure when I start recording video. The G6 is worse, but they both do it.  Has anyone else experienced this and are there any settings that would stop the shifting?
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I've tried under "P", "S" and a custom setting. The best I can get is 1/sec shutter speed. I've heard I can get up to 60 seconds but can't find the setting anywhere, even with the ISO bumped up to MAX. I've checked here: ftp://ftp.panasonic.com/camera/dmcgm1k/dmc-gm1k_en_advanced_om.pdf Chapter 7 says i should be able to choose which shutter I want, but my selection is greyed out. I've tried with a 20mm pancake Panasonic and the 12-32mm kit lens. I'd like to try and take some night time shots...
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