Panasonic Lumix DMC-L1 Review
Camera Menus (contd.)
The custom menu allows you to configure the camera at a more detailed level, this includes customization of the two function buttons and auto focus / exposure options. As mentioned on the previous page it would have been more logical to have the color space option on the record menu, as to perhaps the long exposure noise reduction option.
|Option||Values / Actions||Notes|
|Custom Set|| • Normal
• Set 1
• Set 2
• Set 3
|Recall custom settings from a set group.|
|Custom Set Memory|| • Custom Set 1
• Custom Set 2
• Custom Set 3
|Store current custom settings as a set group.|
|Function 1 Set||
• Exposure Comp.
|Default is 'Picture Size'|
|Function 2 Set|| • Exposure Comp.
• Film Mode
• Picture Size
• Raw Record
• OIS Mode
• Burst Rate
• Flash Sync.
• Custom Set
|Default is 'Exposure Comp.'|
|Direct Exp. Comp.|| • Off
|When enabled the command dial directly sets exposure compensation|
|LCD Auto|| • Off
|When set the LCD monitor is blank if the shutter release is half-pressed|
|AF Frame|| • Auto
|AF+MF|| • Off
|AF/AE Lock Hold|| • Off
|Controls the function of the AFL/AEL button (must be held or toggle)|
|AF-LED|| • Off
|Controls whether the AF LED on the focusing screen lights|
|Focus Priority|| • Off
|Color Space|| • sRGB
• Adobe RGB
|Long Shutter NR|| • Off
|Mirror Up|| • Off
|Sets if the mirror is lifted for self-timer shots (before the timer starts)|
|Display Set|| • Record Info - On/Off
• Histogram - On/Off
• Guide 1 - On/Off
• Guide 2 - On/Off
|Pixel Refresh|| • Yes
|Maps dead pixels (manual recommends once a year)|
|No Release Without Lens|| • Off
From the play menu you can execute slideshows, rotate, resize, reshape and trim images as well as protecting images individually or in a batch.
|Option||Values / Actions||Notes|
|Slideshow|| • Start
|Favorite|| • Off
|When enabled allows you to mark images as favorites by simply pressing the up arrow.|
|Rotate Display|| • Off
|Rotates portrait orientation images in playback mode|
|Rotate|| • Select
|DPOF Print|| • Single
|Protect|| • Single
|Resize|| • Select
L -> M
L -> S
M -> S
|Trimming|| • Select
|Aspect Conversion|| • 3:2
|Format|| • Yes
|Madrid subway by MAGMATCICO62|
from Your City - Public Transport
|Incandescent Bulb by Kukla|
from Illuminate- Macro only
|Curiousity by PERCY2|
from Macro - Your Best Macro Ever
|Hoar Frosted Trees by sabishiT3T|
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