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The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2 by Brian Matsumoto Ph. D, Carol F. Roullard

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Two Roads to Video

The Panasonic GH2 is not only a capable still camera, but also a high-resolution video camera, or in Panasonic’s words, a motion picture camera. To understand and exploit this camera’s capabilities, you need to understand the organization of its commands and the importance of the mode dial.

It is simple to switch from still to video photography. All that is required is either a press of one button or a turn of the mode dial. In the former situation, you press the red Motion Picture button (figure 10–1) to start your recording. This allows the Panasonic GH2 to be a hybrid camera that can either shoot a photograph or ...

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