LUMIX S1R/S1 Special Features
Photo Shooting Performance
High Resolution Mode
In this mode, eight consecutive images are automatically shot while shifting the sensor using the Body I.S. (Image Stabiliser) mechanism. Then, the new Venus Engine, which boasts high-speed signal processing, synthesizes the images into a 187-megapixel equivalent (16,736 x 11,168-pixel) RAW file for LUMIX S1R and 96-megapixel equivalent (12,000 x 8,000-pixel) RAW file for LUMIX S1. This mode is excellent for shooting ultra-detailed nature shots with a tripod, as well as other works of art that combine grandeur with precision. MODE 1 produces shots of moving subjects that appear to be fluid and in motion, while MODE 2 corrects for such motion to produce a static image.
HLG Photo mode* supports a new style of photographic enjoyment on the screen of HDR-compatible devices — one in which the rendering of bright light is especially impressive. HSP files,** which compress a high degree of brightness, are displayed as images with breathtaking reproduction of dynamic range and extremely fine gradations of light and dark.
* “HLG (Hybrid Log Gamma)” is an international standard (ITU-R BT.2100) HDR format.
** “HSP” is an HDR picture format using HLG format video technology.
New Shutter Unit
This high-precision shutter unit offers ultra-high shutter speed of 1/8,000 second and flash sync speed of 1/320 seconds.* In addition, the newly designed shape and parts have helped increase rigidity and durability and achieve a long 400k shutter life.
* The guide number decreases at 1/320 second. Only when set to M mode or S mode.
Photo Style includes the new Flat Mode, which flattens out contrast and color saturation. With LUMIX S Series cameras, users can fine-tune contrast, highlight, shadow, saturation, hue, sharpness, noise reduction, and other settings in steps of 0.5.* The photograph that matches your vision is only a few adjustments away…
* Adjustable settings vary by mode.
This function superimposes a previously shot image on the image currently on the monitor.* This feature is convenient in commercial photography and other situations in which the same subject angle or size needs to be replicated.
* Only photos taken with the same camera model can be displayed.
Variable Aspect Ratios
In addition to the standard 3:2, 4:3, 16:9 and 1:1, 65:24 (Film Panorama) and 2:1 (6 x 12cm) aspect ratios are available for photo shooting.
Exposure Offset Adjustment
This function enables the adjustment of the standard exposure level by to ±1EV.
The Highlight Weighted Light Metering mode meters light with a priority on highlighted parts to prevent them from washing out.
In Auto White Balance, a new AWBw that retains a reddish tint is available in addition to conventional AWB (standard) and AWBc (bluish tint).