Panasonic DMC G5

The Panasonic Lumix DMC G5 is a high end Compact System Cameras. It has 16 megapixels.

It has plenty of features to keep you happy if you see photography as a hobby. Main features include a set of manual exposure controls (Fully Manual, Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority) and a burst mode that is capable of capturing a short burst of shots at a maximum speed of 6 frames per second.

The LCD screen is 3 inches in size and is made up of 920,000 dots. This should ensure a good quality screen and clear viewing. The screen has touch sensitive capabilities and you can set the point you want the camera to focus on by touching the screen. An electronic viewfinder is also available for composing your images.

Images can be stored in RAW format. The advantage of this is that significantly more detail is stored than if you save in Jpeg. You can then make the most of the extra detail if you use packages such as Photoshop to enhance your images later on.

The Lumix DMC G5 is capable of recording High Definition Movies. Stereo sound is recorded to accompany your movie clips.

The Lumix DMC G5 is compatible with a range of lenses and is usually sold in a kit form with a 14 – 42mm lens.


Panasonic DMC G5


Camera Type: Compact System Camera

16 Megapixels

Dimensions: 119.9 x 83.2 x 70.8mm

Weight: 396g

Memory Card: SD, SDHC, SDXC

Panasonic DMC G5 Details

Style

Compact System Camera

Megapixels

16

LCD Screen

3

MemoryCards

SD, SDHC, SDXC

Aspect Ratios

4:3, 3:2, 16:9, 1:1

File Formats

JPEG / RAW

Shutter Speed

60 to 1/4000 seconds + bulb

Sensitivity

Auto 160 / 200 / 400 / 800 / 1600 / 3200 / 6400 / 12800

White Balance Settings

Auto / Daylight / Cloudy / Shade / Incandescent / Flash / White Set 1, 2 / Color temperature setting

ExposureCompensation

1/3EV Step ±5EV

Flash Modes

Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Forced On/Red-eye Reduction, / Slow Sync., Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off

Flash Range

10.5m

Shooting Modes

Clear Portrait / Silky Skin / Backlit Softness / Clear in Backlight / Relaxing Tone / Sweet Child's Face / Distinct Scenery / Bright Blue Sky / Romantic Sunset Glow / Vivid Sunset Glow / Glistening Water / Clear Nightscape / Cool Night Sky / / Warm Glowing Nightscape / Artistic Nightscape / Glittering Illuminations / Clear Night Portrait / Soft Image of a Flower / Appetizing Food / Cute Dessert / Freeze Animal Motion / Clear Sports Shot / Monochrome

Maximum Movie Resolution

1920 x 1080 pixels

Maximum Movie Frames Per Second

Not Supplied

Maximum Movie Duration

Not Supplied

Viewfinder

Electronic

Metering

Intelligent Multiple/ Center Weighted/ Spot

ManualControls

Fully Manual, Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority

Image Stabilisation

No

Lens Converters

No

Self Timer

10 seconds or 2 seconds

Video Out (TV Playback)

Yes

Computer Connection

Yes

Batteries

Lithium-ion Rechargeable

Dimensions

119.9 x 83.2 x 70.8mm

Weight

396g