This is an update to the previous blog, Panasonic Post Focus Technology Based On Depth From Defocus and 4K Photo Burst.
Enjoy photography, but struggle to compose the perfect image?
Our new Post Focus technology allows you to #shootfirstfocuslater meaning you’ll always have the perfect shot….
Shoot first and focus later with the new ‘Post Focus’ function.
- After taking a picture, the ‘Post Focus’ function enables photographers to select whichever part of the image they want to be in-focus with an easy one touch operation.
- Developed with 4K Photo technology, Post Focus not only prevents out-of-focus mis-shots but also offers greater creative freedom
- This photographic function will be available via a firmware update version 2.0 at GMT 1:00 a.m. on November 25, 2015 at LUMIX Global Customer Support Site: http://av.jpn.support.panasonic.com/support/global/cs/dsc/index.html for the following Panasonic Lumix cameras:
- DMC-G7 and
The following video presents [NEW ] LUMIX | Post Focus – Select the in-focus area even after shooting :
Have you ever imagined that you can set sharp focus on the target subject after you shot the images? Now you can easily do it with the Post Focus function. Shooting the image on the spot to save it as you like later – it’s a whole new photographic experience for creative freedom.
The Post Focus function will be available on LUMIX GX8, G7 and FZ300 by updating the firmware to version 2.0. It will be available free of charge for LUMIX GX8, G7 (G70 in Germany) and FZ300 (FZ330 in UK) on or later 25, November, 2015.
Nov 20, 2015
Panasonic LUMIX is Changing Photography Again with ‘Post Focus’
For LUMIX Digital Camera DMC-GX8, DMC-G7 and DMC-FZ300
NEWARK, N.J., Nov. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Panasonic LUMIX is proud to introduce a new photographic function called ‘Post Focus’ that allows anyone to capture multiple photos with multiple in focus points through a single release of the shutter.
Post Focus leverages Panasonic’s high-speed, high-precision, 49-area DFD (Depth From Defocus) auto focus technology, and leadership in 4K Photography and Video, to capture 4K (3840 x 2160 pixels) images at 30 fps.
The operation of Post Focus function is quite simple and easy – set the camera to Post Focus mode, and press the shutter button. The camera automatically “racks” the focus while capturing photos with varied in focus points. During playback, use the touch screen to select the in focus area desired, and save as a separate 8 megapixel photo file…all right in the camera.
To assist in getting the perfect image, take advantage of Focus Peaking, 5x magnified view and fine adjustment functions, taking as much time as needed after shooting. The process can be repeated to get multiple images as many times as desired from the original photo.
The Post Focus function is best for non-moving subjects, such as portraits or landscapes, and is ideal for shooting at wide apertures to create dramatic, shallow depth of field effects. Create different impressions out of a single shot by changing the highlighted subject after capturing the picture, taking the risk and anxiety out of getting that perfect picture.
This capability will also assist advanced users interested in macro photography. Simply capture the scene using the same process, then use third party software to perform “focus stacking”, to combine multiple frames into a single image, which has more areas in tack-sharp focus for amazing results in a fraction of the time typically needed for great macro images.
The Post Focus function will be available on the DMC-GX8, DMC-G7 and DMC-FZ300 by updating to the latest FREE firmware upgrade, which will be available at GMT 1:00 a.m. on November 25, 2015 at LUMIX Global Customer Support Site: http://av.jpn.support.panasonic.com/support/global/cs/dsc/index.html
- Service specifications are subject to change without notice.
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Based in Newark, NJ, Panasonic Consumer Electronics Company is a division of Panasonic Corporation of North America, the principal North American subsidiary of Panasonic Corporation. The company offers a wide range of consumer solutions in the U.S. including products from VIERA Life+ Screens, Blu-ray players, LUMIX Digital Cameras, Camcorders, Home Audio, Cordless Phones, Home Appliances, Beauty, Grooming, Wellness and Personal Care products and more. In Interbrand’s 2014 annual “Best Global Green Brands” report, Panasonic ranked number five overall and the top electronics brand in the report. To learn more about our products, visit panasonic.com. Follow Panasonic on Twitter @panasonicUSA; additional company information for journalists is also available at www.panasonic.com/pressroom.
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The following video presents Introducing LUMIX Post Focus:
Our Product Specialist, Wayne Bradley is here to walk a brand new LUMIX feature: Post Focus. Available with the latest free firmware download*, Post Focus allows you to take a photo and then choose your focal point later. With Post Focus, you can shoot with confidence knowing that you can always change the focal point if your photo was out of focus.
*Post Focus will be available on DMC-GX8, DMC-G7 and DMC-FZ300 by updating the firmware to version 2.0. Australian consumers can download the upgrade from 26th November (GMT/CET 1:00 a.m. on November 25) at the LUMIX Global Customer Support Site: http://av.jpn.support.panasonic.com/s…
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