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Unleash your creativity with your LUMIX camera.
Learn about the features and how to create stunning stills and videos.

Length: 02:26

LUMIX Webcam Software (Beta) for Windows

Panasonic has released the LUMIX Webcam Software (Beta) for Windows / Mac, a one-stop webcam software making it possible to use an applicable LUMIX camera as an webcam for purposes such as live streaming or video conferencing.
Compatible models: DC-S1H, DC-S1R, DC-S1, DC-S5, DC-GH5S, DC-GH5, DC-G9
*DC-G100/G110 will also be compatible in the future.

Length: 03:12

LUMIX Webcam Software (Beta) for Mac

Panasonic has released the LUMIX Webcam Software (Beta) for Windows / Mac, a one-stop webcam software making it possible to use an applicable LUMIX camera as an webcam for purposes such as live streaming or video conferencing.
Compatible models: DC-S1H, DC-S1R, DC-S1, DC-S5, DC-GH5S, DC-GH5, DC-G9
*DC-G100/G110 will also be compatible in the future.

Length: 15:19

Apple ProRes RAW Output with ATOMOS Ninja V

The Panasonic LUMIX S1H and ATOMOS Ninja V are getting Apple ProRes RAW recording capability — and LUMIX Ambassador, PhotoJoseph is here to offer a sneak peek of it. You'll see how to enable Apple ProRes RAW output and recording, what resolutions and framerates in both NTSC and PAL are supported, and learn some hints on how to expose when shooting Apple ProRes RAW. Then, you'll see in Final Cut Pro X how easy it is to recover a 4+ stops overexposed shot, and how to manage both HDR and SDR editing from Apple ProRes RAW files.

Length: 04:34

How to live-stream with "LUMIX Tether for Streaming (Beta)"

In this video LUMIX Ambassador Ross Grieve shows you how to set- up the "LUMIX Tether for Streaming (Beta)" software to use your compatible LUMIX as a camera for streaming.
All you need is a USB-3-cable and the new "LUMIX Tether for Streaming (Beta)" software to feed the live preview of your LUMIX into the computer.
Compatible LUMIX models: DC-GH5, DC-G9, DC-GH5S, DC-S1, DC-S1R, DC-S1H

Length: 03:34

Using Profoto wireless transmitters

The new firmware update programs for LUMIX S1R, S1, GH5, GH5S and G9 allow use of Profoto wireless transmitters "Air Remote TTL-O/P" and "Profoto Connect-O/P“, enabling wireless connection and control of external strobes for professional shooting. Here's the first impression from LUMIX US Ambassadors Charles and Jennifer Maring.

Length: 02:38

Picture Quality Raw Process

In this video we will introduce you how to change your still image file format and the benefits of shooting in RAW. Also, you will learn how to process your RAW-files within your LUMIX S-Series.

Length: 05:57

Dual I.S. & I.S. Status Scope

in this video we will introduce you to the different Image Stabilizer modes on the LUMIX S-Series. This includes adaption of 3rd party lenses via active or passive adapters or even a focal reducer (sometimes called speed booster) and how this will affect stabilisation.

Length: 04:48

Burst Mode 6K & 4K PHOTO

In this video we will introduce you to the Photo-Bursts shooting modes in the S-Series of LUMIX cameras and option available to you, including full resolution burst-modes and the LUMIX-exclusive 4K and 6K Photo-modes, which allow you to capture up to 60 frames per second.

Length: 01:23

Multiple Exposures

In this video we will introduce you the multiple exposure mode allowing you to combine multiple exposures within your LUMIX S-Series camera.

Length: 08:56

Customizing Auto Focus for Photo Shooting

In this video we will introduce you to the various focus options for still images within your LUMIX camera. You will learn about the options such as zone focussing, face-, eye-, body- and animal detection as well as different areas to pre-select focus-fields or -areas and focus tracking, including practical tips and tricks on using the focusing modes.

Length: 03:09

Manual Focus Assist

In this video we will introduce you to the Manual Focus Assist function of the S-Series of LUMIX cameras (G-Series models, such as the G9 follow the same logic). You will learn how to turn the function on and about handy options to help you focus manually, such as the magnification and the Picture in Picture (PiP)-mode.

Length: 02:21

Post Focus

In this video we will introduce the Post Focus function, which is part of the 4K and 6K photo modes of your LUMIX camera. You will learn how to create an image capable of being re-focussed within the camera. In addition, we will demonstrate the focus stacking options of the LUMIX S-Series.

Length: 02:30

Focus Peaking

In this video we will introduce the Focus Peaking function, which is found in LUMIX G- and S-Series cameras. Peaking is designed to assist you when focusing by highlighting the areas of the frame which are in focus by applying a colour glow to those areas. The colour and intensity of the peaking can be selected in the menu.

Length: 01:20

Recording Image Quality & Format

In this video we will introduce you to the different recording quality settings for shooting video in your LUMIX S-series and the differences between using AVCHD and MP4.

Length: 06:14

Customizing AF for Video Recording

In this video we will introduce you to the different focus settings of your LUMIX S-Series and how to chose the appropriate mode for your video shooting.

Length: 00:56

High Speed Video

In this video we will introduce you to the high speed video modes of your LUMIX S-series camera and how to shoot in slow motion segments. The LUMIX G9 and GH5-Series of cameras also offer this function.

Length: 04:14

Time Lapse

In this video we will introduce you to the time lapse function on your LUMIX camera and demo it on our S1R. You will learn how to access and adjust the settings to create your own time-lapse movies in camera.

Length: 06:51

Lens Adapting

In this video we will introduce you to the different lens adaption options for the LUMIX S-Series cameras. You will see the different behaviour of the S1 in terms of image circle and IS-behaviour adaption, when mounting a native L-mount lens with full frame and with APS-crop as well as via an active adapter, such as the Sigma MC-21 (with an EOS-lens attached). We will show you what differs, when adapting via a passive adapter or even utilising a focal reducer to get that extra stop of light. Learn more about which menu settings are needed to optimise the performance of your S-series with virtually any lens.

Length: 03:03

USB Power Charging

In this video, we will introduce you to the different power and charging options with your LUMIX S-Series of cameras. The battery can be charged internally or externally to the camera. There are rapid charging options via a wall-plug as well as highly mobile ones via USB-charging devices, such as a power bank.

Length: 02:39

External Monitor Recording Output

In this video, we will introduce you to using an external recording monitor with your LUMIX S-series. You can learn how to connect the device and the menu settings to get the camera to deliver a clean output through the HDMI.

Length: 03:12

Constant Preview

In this video we will introduce the constant preview function of your LUMIX camera to monitor the effect of your chosen exposure settings (aperture and shutter speed) even before you have taken a shot.

Length: 03:42

Expansion and Operability

LUMIX Ambassador Jacob James shows you some of the options to customize the S1H, such as menus and function buttons. He also introduces you to the L-Mount with its short flange back to be ultimately friendly for connection of all kinds of lenses. To round it off, Jacob shows you some options for extra peace of mind such as a battery lock and caution system, a tripod screw with pin stop to prevent rotation and software features such as loop recording to not miss a moment and segmented file recording to prevent data loss.

Length: 05:15

Production Rig Set Up

Producing professional video oftentimes requires more than a capture device. In this video, Panasonic LUMIX Ambassador and filmmaker, Jacob James, guides you through some 3rd party accessories. He will show you how to fit a camera cage to the LUMIX S1H, how to mount a Schneider Xenon Cine lens with PL-mount and how to attach the follow focus unit. Jacob also shows to how connect external displays, such as the Atomos Ninja V Monitor Recorder via the S1H’s full size HDMI-out, how to secure the cable from being accidentally pulled and how to connect up to two Stereo XLR-microphones via the DMW-XLR1 Adapter.

Length: 04:34

Recording Options Pt1

Designed as a tool for professional filmmakers, the LUMIX S1H offers a great variety of recording options, codecs, several framerates and resolutions. LUMIX Ambassador Jacob James explains the choice of containers, sensor modes, resolution and aspect ratio settings. While Full Frame mode gives you the most options for post-production and highest resolution options up to 6K, Super35-mode with up to C4K-resolution is also included. Codecs offer up to 400 Mbit/s and are either All-intra or Long-GOP.

Length: 03:21

Recording Options Pt2

LUMIX Ambassador, Jacob James, informs you about the various resolution options in the LUMIX range of video-centric cameras. He explains Colour Depth and how filming with 10-Bit versus 8-Bit gives you much more options in post-production and in converting V-Log footage into linear profiles. The second important factor in colorimetry is chroma subsampling, indicating how a camera interprets colour on a pixel base. For smaller file sizes, the options to record in 4:2:0 is handy, but for better colour accuracy, a 4:2:2 option is the better choice – and implemented in LUMIX S1H, S1 and GH-Series (from GH4).

Length: 01:45

Recording Mode Filter

The LUMIX S1H provides a full spectrum of recording formats: From HD/180fps to 6K high resolution. For an easy overview, the LUMIX S1H comes equipped with a dedicated menu option: The recording mode filter. This allows you to pre-select various project settings, such as framerate, resolution, codec and Hybrid Log Gamma and will then show only the matching recording modes. Furthermore, the LUMIX S1H allows you to save your selection in a Quick Access Menu, which can store up to 12 individual sets, making it easier when working on several different projects at the same time.

Length: 04:27

Understanding Framerates

Framerates are an important concept to be understood even before choosing your project settings. LUMIX Ambassador, Steven Clarey, explains the differences of PAL-, NTSC- and Cinema-settings. In addition to the classic 24 frames per seconds for Cinema or 50/60 Hertz settings for broadcasting, the LUMIX S1H comes packed with Variable Frame Rate settings and even High Speed Frame rates up to 180 fps (while offering Audio recording and Autofocus) for speeding up or slowing down your sequences.

Length: 06:14

Understanding Timecode

Timecode is a clock, that counts in frames and is natively integrated into the LUMIX S1H and GH5S. It is the industry standard way to sync material coming from different sources. This can for example be a Multi-Camera-Setup or simply one camera and externally recorded audio. Syncing it automatically via a common timecode saves time and money. LUMIX Ambassador Nick Driftwood explains about different Timecode settings available, shows you how to sync with Timecode and also how to tie in non-Timecode devices (such as the LUMIX S1 or LUMIX GH5) via external Timecode generators, such as the Tentacle Sync-System.

Length: 02:58

External Recording Options

There are times, when you wish to also record externally to create a second file for backup purposes or for having one in another resolution. The LUMIX S1H has several options via its full-size HDMI-output. LUMIX Ambassador Steven Clarey takes you through these options and explaining examples, such as capturing 4K/60p footage in 10 Bit on an Atomos Recorder Monitor – also to give you access to other codecs, such as ProRes HQ

Length: 04:08

Shutter Speed

Photographers and filmmakers traditionally have different ways to determine the exposure of images, which results in having different terminology and handling. LUMIX Ambassador Steven Clarey explains the differences of setting your exposure in increments of seconds or degrees as well as giving you insight on how shutter speed and framerate interact. He will also introduce the Synchro Scan tool, which ensurs that capturing footage with flickering is minimised.

Length: 04:35

Exposure Tools for Video

LUMIX Ambassador Jacob James introduces you to the exposure tools of the S1H and how to set them. These include Zebras, which allow you to identify areas of the image, that are either under- or overexposed, as well as the wave form monitor to keep your overall exposure in sight and controlled while rolling. The Luminance Spot Meter function allows you to see the luminance value of any area of the image in order to easily adjust exposure settings to monitor the consistent values in different lighting situations or set the exposure value quickly with a reference, such as a grey card.

Length: 01:28

Master Pedestal Control

Within the movie customisation menu of the LUMIX S1H, GH5 and GH5S, you have the option to manually set the black point of your camera. This so-called Master Pedestal control either lifts the shadows or make them darker and is of great use, when either needing to sync the look in a multi-cam-set up or having to monitor live broadcast with no chance to adapt the look in post.

Length: 02:24

(What is) Dual Native ISO

Having Dual Native ISO translates into having a camera with a better low light quality. To get this higher sensitivity, the camera’s sensor has a sensitivity switching circuit for each pixel. Sounds complicated? Follow the explanation from LUMIX Ambassador Steven Clarey about Dual Native ISO and see, how the great Low Light sensitivity in LUMIX S1H and GH5S are achieved.

Length: 03:02

What is Hybrid Log Gamma?

Filmmaker and LUMIX Ambassador Nick Driftwood shows and explains the difference between Standard Dynamic Range and High Dynamic Range (HDR) and how to get the best quality output for Standard and HDR-Displays. Learn about Gamut and how SDR’s Rec.709 differs from BT2020/Rec.2020. What is BT2100, “Hybrid Log Gamma” (HLG) and how to get the best image quality in HDR out of your LUMIX camera for any use.

Length: 02:32

How to use HLG in production?

Filmmaker and LUMIX Ambassador Nick Driftwood guides you through the settings for shooting in Hybrid Log Gamma (HLG) on the LUMIX S1H in order to record the wide dynamic range for displaying footage on HDR-Displays. Shooting in HLG gives you the best options for delivering content for both HDR- and SDR-use

Length: 02:25

V-Log and V-Gamut

V-Log is a logarithmic curve which describes the relationship between colour bit values and exposure. Using V-Log will preserve the most dynamic and tonal range from a RAW-signal making it the best format to prepare for post-production. LUMIX Ambassador Jacob James introduces this format and the corresponding colour space: V-Gamut. Jacob shows you the relationship of V-Gamut to other colour profiles, such as Rec.709, Rec.2020 or Rec.2100, ensuring compatible to your destination project format or colour space.

Length: 03:43

Understanding (V-Log and) LUTs

V-Log is a flat format and needs interpretation and adjustment to get the final colour appearance. Lookup tables (LUTs) are files that modify an image into another image through a mathematical formula. By this, LUTs do the job of translating V-Log footage into the final look for your project. In this video, LUMIX Ambassador Jacob James will explain monitoring, transformation and creative LUTs and how to use them.

Length: 01:22

Exposing V-Log

V-Log footage is often tricky to expose. LUMIX ambassador Nick Driftwood takes you on a tour through LUMIX S1H’s tools to give you hand in setting your exposure correctly in V-Log. He shows you how to use LUMIX V-Log View Assist to preview your Log-footage with a LUT applied, guides you though using the Luminance Spot Meter and the Waveform Monitor with the aid of a Grey Card and set the exposure values of your camera correctly.

Length: 01:33

Recording Indication Options

The LUMIX S1H is equipped with Tally Lights on the front and back, which can be individually switched on – or kept off There is also the possibility to set a red frame to the Viewfinder / Monitor, indicating that the LUMIX S1H is recording. LUMIX Ambassador Steven Clarey shows you, where to set the Tally lights and also the Recording Frame indicator in the camera.

Length: 04:09

Why Shoot Anamorphic

LUMIX Ambassadors Jacob James and Steven Clarey explain the differences between spherical and anamorphic lenses and how the lens choice affects the look of the footage. They will show you the in-camera settings for working with anamorphic lenses, how to adapt the Image Stabiliser for anamorphic shooting and how to de-squeeze the footage in-camera to give you a preview of the final appearance of your shots.

Length: 06:29

Lens Options for Video

LUMIX Ambassador Jacob James shows you the differences of using native autofocus lenses and manual cine primes. From explanation of the native L-Mount-lenses to showing how to adopt the wide-spread PL-Mount-lenses to the LUMIX S1H, Jacob explains the options and when to choose which lens. To support manual focussing, the S1H offers a customizable focus peaking option, magnification up to 20x and a punch-in to adjust focus on the spot. Manual lenses can be registered in the camera and get an individual stabilisation profile assigned.

Length: 03:16

Audio for video Introduction

Let LUMIX Ambassador Nick Driftwood and John McGregor of the Sennheiser SoundAcademy take you into the world of Audio for Video creators. Experience, the difference in perceiving a visual with either good or bad sound complementing it. On the side, you can learn a little bit about the history of Sennheiser

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