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Panasonic Lumix DMC-G2 The Unofficial Quintessential Guide

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ISBN-10: 1933952776

ISBN-13: 9781933952772

Edition: 2011

Authors: Brian Matsumoto Ph. D, Carol F. Roullard

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List price: $34.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Rocky Nook
Publication date: 2/25/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

Dr. Brian Matsumoto is a retired research scientist who has worked for 30 years recording experiments with a wide range of film and digital cameras. He now spends his time photographing with a variety of cameras and lenses. He enjoys exploring how a camera's potential can be expanded by pairing it with specialized optics such as microscopes and telescopes. He carries a camera on all of his hikes and enjoys photographing nature. In addition to the four books he has written for Rocky Nook, Dr. Matsumoto has published several articles and has had his photographs published in a number of periodicals. He is experienced in the technical aspects of photography and has taught courses on recording…    

Carol F. Roullard has been an avid photographer since her high school years, where she first experimented with black-and-white artistic composition. Since then, she has continued photographing, mainly nature and architecture. Carol has used a variety of cameras covering a wide range of makes and models, from simple point-and-shoot cameras to complex professional level cameras. Carol produces fine art photography and is utilizing her previous art business experience for her new online gallery. As a former Project Management Quality and Compliance engineer, Carol spent a number of years developing procedural and quality control methodology for IT projects. In addition, she has developed and…    

About the Authors
Downloadable Resources Webpage
Getting Started
Viewing Images and Menu Commands
Intelligent Auto Mode
Saving Your Pictures and Videos
Basic Photographic Ideas and External Buttons
Introduction: Basic Photographic Ideas and External Buttons
Exposure (Shutter Speed, Aperture, ISO)
White Balance and the Appearance of Color
Drive Mode Lever
Previewing and Reviewing Images
Two Electronic Viewing Methods for the Panasonic G2
Framing Pictures
Reviewing Pictures and Videos
Deleting Saved Pictures and Videos
Automatic Settings
Introduction: Automatic Settings
Face Recognition
Intelligent Auto Mode
Mode Dial
Quick Menu
Taking Partial Control of the Camera
Introduction: Taking Partial Control
Revisiting Format and Pixels
Customizing Automatic Focusing
Automatic Focus in Dim Light
Locking Focusing with AF/AE
Manual Focus: Overriding Automatic Focusing
Manual Operation of the Camera
Introduction: Manual Operation
Manual Focusing Micro Four Thirds Lenses
Manual Focusing Four Thirds Lenses
Manual Focusing Any Lens
Touch Screen
My Color
Film Mode
Fine-Tuning White Balance
Intelligent Resolution
Getting More Magnification from the Lens
Choosing File Formats: JPEG
Optical Image Stabilizer (O.I.S.)
Auto Bracket
Executing Auto Bracketing
Setting the Function Button
Cleaning the Sensor
Custom Mode
The System Approach Expanding the Camera's Utility
Introduction: Optical Accessories
Optical Accessories: The Micro Four Thirds Lens
The Four Thirds System
Research Microscopes
Laboratory, Teaching, Home Microscopes
Remote Release
Flash Photography
Introduction: Flash Photography
The Flash Icons on the Display Screen
Additional Controls for Preflash and Internal Shutter
External Flash
Introduction: Video
Video Recording
Playing Back Your Pictures and Videos
Introduction: Playing Back Your Pictures and Videos
Chapter Organization
Playback Mode Menu
Working outside of the Camera
Setting Up The Camera
Setting Up Your New Panasonic G2 Camera
Some Assembly Required