Photographer`s Guide to the Leica D-Lux (Typ

Photographer`s Guide to the Leica D-Lux (Typ
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Index
Symbols
4K motion picture recording 197
requirement of high-speed memory card for 5
4K Photo option (Motion Picture menu) 120, 196–197, 230
inability to capture still images 197
requirement of UHS speed class 3 memory card 120, 197,
230
35mm-equivalent focal length 9–10, 50
A
A button 90
setting to require longer press of button 90, 181
A Button Switch menu option 90, 181
AC adapter
Panasonic model no. DMW-AC10 222
Adobe Lightroom software 47, 52
Adobe Photoshop software 61
using for HDR photography 120
Adobe Premiere Elements software 23
Adobe Premiere Pro CC software 202
AF/AE Lock button 127
incompatibility with certain settings 127
using to cause camera to autofocus 161
AF/AE Lock Hold menu option 161–162
AF/AE Lock menu option 127, 160
AF assist lamp 163–164
operation as self-timer lamp 164
AF Assist Lamp menu option 163–164
AF Macro focus option 216
AF + MF menu option 165
AF Mode/MF option 134
AF Mode setting 109–115
1-Area 114–115
49-Area 111–112
AF Tracking 110
Custom Multi 112–114, 231
Face/Eye Detection 109–110
switching to different face 110
moving the focus frame or focus area 115
options available in Snapshot mode 109
Pinpoint 115–116, 163
AF-On menu option 161
AFS/AFF/AFC menu option 16–17, 53
AFS/AFF/AFC option (Motion Picture menu) 195, 199
Aperture Priority mode 34–36
Aperture ring 86
Aperture values
range of 36, 41, 86
Aspect Bracket option 121–122
incompatibility with other settings 122
Aspect ratio 84
cropping of pixels for each setting 48, 84–86
relationship to Picture Size 48–49
Aspect ratio switch 84
Astrophotography 218–219
Audio recorders, external
Shure VP83F 229
Tascam DR-40 229
Tascam DR-100mkII 229
Zoom H1 229
Zoom H6 229
Audio-video cable
Panasonic model no. DMW-AVC1 10
Auto Bracket option 55–56, 120–121
incompatibility with other settings 121
setting order of shots 56, 121
setting single or burst mode 56, 121
using for HDR photography 120–121
Auto Exposure Compensation menu option 73, 90
using with flash 73
Autofocus mode
selecting single or continuous autofocus 53
Auto ISO setting 75–76
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using with Manual exposure mode 40, 230
Auto Review menu option 136, 176–177
Auto White Balance setting 103
B
Baby
setting up profile with name and age 81–82
Backlight compensation 28
Battery, model no. BP-DC15 222
charging 4
inserting into camera 4–5
replacement version by Wasabi 222
Beep menu option 184
Blurred background
how to achieve 35–36
Burst Rate menu option 55
Burst shooting 117–120
effect of using fast memory card 119
high (H) setting 118
incompatibility with other settings 120
low (L) setting 119
medium (M) setting 119
super-high (SH) setting 117
playback of images 118
using 4K Photo menu option for burst shooting 120, 230
C
Calendar index screen of images 137
Canon 430 EX II flash unit
using with D-Lux camera 68
Cases
BlackRapid SnapR 35 221–222
Eagle Creek waist pack 222
Leica leather, no. 18821 221
Celestron Regal 80F-ED spotting scope
connecting to D-Lux camera using adapter rings 219
Clock Set menu option 183–184
Color Space menu option 78
Color temperature 103
Kelvin values for various light sources 103
Color tone adjustment for monochrome setting 46
Constant Preview menu option 40–41, 134, 172–173
Continuous AF option (Motion Picture menu) 195, 199, 200
Continuous lighting LED light 227–228
Contrast
adjusting 45
Control dial
uses of 102
Control ring 86
functions controlled by 86–87, 178–179
Control Ring menu option 179
Controls on back of camera 8
Controls on bottom of camera 11
Controls on front of camera 9
Controls on left side of camera 10
Controls on right side of camera 10
Controls on top of camera 7–8
Cropping menu option 151, 231
Cursor Button Lock option for Function button 134
Custom menu
in general 157
Custom Set Memory menu option 158–159
settings that can be saved 158
D
Date and time
displaying on camera’s screen 130
setting 11–12, 183–184
DC Coupler
Panasonic model no. DMW-DCC11 222
Delete Confirmation menu option 155
Depth of field 35–36
Dial Guide menu option 174–175
differences between viewfinder and LCD 129
Diffraction effect 35
Digiscoping 219
Digital Zoom menu option 78–79
incompatibility with other settings 78
Digital Zoom option (Motion Picture menu) 200
Diopter adjustment dial 101
Direct Focus Area menu option 164
incompatiblity with Filter button effects 164
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using with manual focus 164
Display button
uses of 127, 130
using to navigate quickly through menu screens 43, 130,
231
Display screens produced by pressing Display button
playback mode 129–130
recording mode 127–129
Down button
uses of 116, 126
DPOF (Digital Print Order Format) 153
Drive Mode 116–126
turning off all burst shooting 116
E
Electronic shutter
using 67–68
Enlarging images in playback mode 137
EV (exposure value) scale
in Manual exposure mode 40
EVF button
using to switch between viewfinder and monitor 101
EVF Display Style menu option 174
EVF/Monitor Switch menu option 101, 181
Exposure compensation
not available with Manual exposure mode 90
procedure for using 18
Exposure compensation dial 89–90
Exposure Meter menu option 173
Extended ISO menu option 76
Extended Optical Zoom feature 49–50
Eye sensor 101
Eye Sensor AF menu option 101, 162
Eye Sensor menu option 101, 163, 181–182
F
Face Detection option. See also AF Mode setting
relationship to Metering Mode option 55
Face Recognition Edit menu option 155
Face Recognition menu option 79–80
Favorite menu option 153–154
Fill-flash. See Forced On setting for flash
Filter button
using to activate picture effects 90
Filter button picture effects 59, 90–101
Bleach Bypass 98
Cross Process 96–97
Dynamic Monochrome 94
Expressive 92
Fantasy 99
High Dynamic 96
High Key 93
Impressive Art 96
incompatibility with other settings 92, 204, 231
Low Key 93
making adjustments to effects 91
Miniature Effect 98–99
using for motion pictures 99, 204
Monochrome 94
No Effect setting 90
Old Days 93
One Point Color 100–101
Retro 92–93
Rough Monochrome 95
Sepia 94
Silky Monochrome 95
Soft Focus 99
Star Filter 99
Sunshine 101
Toy 97
Toy Pop 97
using when shooting panoramas 92
various displays of effects menu 90–91
Filter effect adjustment for monochrome setting 46
Filters
attaching to lens of D-Lux camera 224
Final Cut Pro software 202
Firing Mode menu option 69–70
Firmware
displaying version of 188
upgrading 189
Flash
general procedure for using 19
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Flash Adjustment menu option 72
Flashing areas in playback mode 171
Flash menu option 68–76
Flash Mode menu option 70–72
Flash Synchro menu option 71–72
Flash units, external
Leica CF-22 69, 71, 225
LumoPro model no. LP180 226
Panasonic model no. DMW-FL220 225
Panasonic model no. DMW-FL580L 226
Yongnuo YN-560 III 226
Flash unit supplied with D-Lux camera 69
diffusing light from 230
Focal length of lens 9
Focus Area Set option for Function button 134
Focus frame
moving 115, 164
Focus mode
selecting 15–17, 87
Focus range 87, 216
Focus/Release Priority menu option 120, 164–165
relationship to burst shooting 165
Focus switch 87
Forced Off setting for flash 71
Forced On setting for flash 70–71
Forced On with Red Eye setting for flash 70
Format menu option 190
Function buttons
assigning functions to 132–135, 177–178
Fn1 button
other uses of 131
using as Cancel button 131
using to delete images 130–131
Fn2 button
uses of 131
using as Wi-Fi button 131–132
Fn3 button
using as LVF button 132
in general 130
Function Button Set menu option 177–178
G
Geotagging 141–144
GPS data
adding to images 141–144
Guide Line menu option 170
H
Half-Press Release menu option 162–163
HDMI Mode menu option 187
HDMI output
lack of in recording mode 2
HDR (high dynamic range) photography 39–40, 60, 60–61
using Auto Bracket option for 120–121
HDR menu option 60–62
HDTV Link menu option 187
HIghlight menu option 171
Highlight Shadow menu option 56–57
Highlight Shadow option (Motion Picture menu) 200
Histogram menu option 168–170
Hoya R72 infrared filter 217
I
iHandheld Night Shot menu option 59–60
iHDR menu option 60
Image sensor
cropping of images from 48
iMovie software 23
Index screens of images 136–137
Infrared photography 217–218
Intelligent Dynamic (i.Dynamic) menu option 57
Intelligent Dynamic option (Motion Picture menu) 200
Intelligent ISO 75–76
incompatibility with other settings 38, 75
Intelligent Resolution (i.Resolution) menu option 58–59
use in connection with Intelligent Zoom option 78
Intelligent Resolution option (Motion Picture menu) 200
Intelligent Zoom (i.Zoom) menu option 78
incompatibility with other settings 78
Intelligent Zoom option (Motion Picture menu) 200
Internal memory
lack of with D-Lux camera 5
ISO
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effects of high setting on image quality 76
procedures for setting 74–76
range of settings 74
setting value below 200 76
ISO Increments menu option 76
ISO Limit Set menu option 75–76
not applicable for video recording 204
J
JPEG image format 29
K
Kelvin units 103
L
Language for menus 188
setting 12
Language menu option 188
LCD Display (Monitor)
adjusting brightness and colors 185
Left button
uses of 109–110, 116
Leica D-Lux Typ 109 camera
advantages of 1
disadvantages of 2
items that ship in box 3
Leica Image Shuttle app 141, 208
using for remote control of camera 212–213, 231
using to transfer images or videos from camera to device
213–215
Lens
automatic retraction of 127
Lens cap
attaching to camera with lens cap string 3
automatic 3
JJC version 227
Leica model no. 18 548 227
Panasonic model no. DMW-LFAC1 227
Live View Mode menu option 185
Location Logging menu option 141–144
Locking controls 134
Locking exposure 54
Lomography 97
Long Shutter Noise Reduction menu option 77
M
Macro photography 215–217
minimum focusing distance 216
Manual exposure mode 38–40
using Auto ISO setting with 40
viewing effects of settings in 40
Manual Flash Adjustment menu option 69, 73
Manual focus 16–17
aids to focusing 116
options for magnifying screen 165–166
using along with autofocus 165
Meade ETX-90/AT telescope 218
Mechanical shutter
using 67
Memory card
capacity for storing images and videos 6
capacity for storing motion pictures 6
formatting 190
inserting into camera 7
speed of 5, 7
various types of 4
Menu Information menu option 187
Menu Resume menu option 42, 187
Menus
dimmed appearance of unavailable options 44
list of 42
navigating in 43, 231
Menu/Set button
uses of 126
Metering Mode menu option 53–55
moving Spot metering frame 54
Metering Mode option (Motion Picture menu) 200
MF Assist Display menu option 166
MF Assist frame
activating 116
MF Assist menu option 116, 165–166, 219
incompatibility with other settings 167
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Index
MF Scale menu option 167
Micro HDMI cable
using to connect camera to HDTV 187
Microphone
built-in 8
Microphone Level Adjustment option (Motion Picture menu)
200
Microphone Level Display option (Motion Picture menu) 200
Monitor Display menu option 185
Monitor Display Style menu option 174
Monitor Information Display menu option 175–176, 224
Monitor Luminance menu option 185–186
Monochrome Live View menu option 172
Monochrome setting for Photo Style
adjusting parameters for 46
using with Quality set to Raw 46–47
Moon
photographing through telescope 218–219
Motion Picture button 126
disabling use of 126, 181
Motion Picture menu 195, 195–201
interaction of options with those on Recording menu 195
limited options in Snapshot mode 195
Motion picture recording
capturing still images during recording 199–200
effects of physical controls 202–205
effects of recording mode on
Aperture Priority mode 193
Manual exposure mode 194
inability to use Auto ISO 194
Program mode 193
Shutter Priority mode 194–195
focus options with 194
general procedure 20–21
general recommendations 205
limits on duration of recordings 6, 191
producing fade-in or fade-out effect 194
quick start guide 192
range of shutter speeds available 194–195
using external microphones 201
Motion pictures
editing in camera 149–150, 205–206
editing with computer 207–208
saving still frame from 23
MP4 video format
location of files on memory card 207
Multiple Exposure menu option 63–65
N
NFC active area on camera 10
NFC (near field communication) 210
Noise reduction
adjusting 45
NTSC video standard 191
Number Reset menu option 189
O
On/Off switch 89
Optical slave flash unit
using with D-Lux camera 226
P
PAL video standard 191
Panasonic DMW-FL220 flash unit
using with D-Lux camera 69
Panorama Direction menu option 67, 124
Panoramas 123–125
incompatibility with other settings 124
sizes of images 124
PASM modes 25
Peaking menu option 167–168
Pet
setting up profile with name and age 81–82
PhotoAcute software 120
Photomatix Pro software 62, 120
Photo Style menu option 44–48
adjusting parameters for 45–46
chart of sample images 47
descriptions of settings 47
saving a custom setting 47–48
Photo Style option (Motion Picture menu) 196
Picture Mode option (Motion Picture menu) 199–200
Picture Size menu option 48–50
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availability when shooting with Raw & JPEG 49
relationship to zoom range 49–50
Picture Sort menu option 155
Pinpoint AF Display menu option 115–116, 163
Pinpoint AF Time menu option 115, 163
Playback
burst taken with SH setting 118
motion pictures 205
adjusting volume 23, 205
basic procedures 23–24
still images
basic procedures 21–22, 136
Playback button 127, 136
Playback menu
in general 137
Playback Mode menu option 140
Preview option for Function button 133–134, 173
Printing images from camera 153
Print Set menu option 153
Profile Setup menu option 81–82
Program mode 31–33
Program Shift 33–34
Protect menu option 154
Q
Quality menu option 51–52
Quick AF menu option 162
Quick Menu 81–82
customizing settings on 180–181
using with Monitor Information Display screen 82, 175
Quick Menu button 127
Quick Menu menu option 83, 180–181
QuickTime software 23
R
Raw images
converting to JPEG in camera 144–147
Raw & JPEG option 52
Raw Processing menu option 144–147, 231
Raw setting for Quality
advantages and disadvantages of 51
effect on Photo Style setting 46–47
incompatibility with other settings 44, 49, 51, 92, 231
.rwl extension of image files 52
size of Raw image files 52
Rear-curtain flash. See Flash Synchro menu option
Recording Area menu option 175
Recording menu
in general 42–44
limited options in Snapshot mode 43
navigating in 43
Recording modes
list of 25
Red eye effect 70, 73
Red-eye Removal menu option 73
Remaining Display menu option 176–177
Remote control of camera by smartphone or tablet 213–214,
231
Reset menu option 189
Reset Wi-Fi Settings menu option 189
Resize menu option 150, 231
Restore to Default option for Function buttons 135
Right button
uses of 103, 109
Rotate Display menu option 152
Rotate menu option 152–153
S
Saturation
adjusting 45
Scene detection 27–28
SD card
capacity of 5
SDHC card
capacity of 5
SDXC card
capacity of 5
Second-curtain flash. See Flash Synchro menu option
Sekonic Prodigi color temperature meter 105
Self-timer 122–123
illumination of AF assist lamp with 164
incompatibility with other settings 123
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Self Timer Auto Off menu option 123, 189
Self-timer menu option 56
Setup menu
in general 182
Sharpness
adjusting 45
Shutter AF menu option 161
Shutter button 88
Shutter sound
selecting 184
Shutter speed dial 89
Shutter speeds
effect of for stopping action or blurring motion 37
range of 34, 36, 41, 67
setting intermediate values 37–38, 89
Shutter Type menu option 67–68
Silent Mode menu option 68, 160
Simultaneous Record w/o Filter menu option 59, 90
Sleep Mode menu option 89, 186
Slide Show menu option 138–140
Slow Sync setting for flash 70–71
Snapshot mode 27–31
AF Mode settings available in 109
Recording menu settings available in 28–31
settings automatically activated in 27
settings that cannot be adjusted in 27, 45, 55, 68, 72, 75
Softbox
Photoflex Lite-Dome XS 226
using to diffuse light from external flash 226
Sounds of camera
silencing 160, 184
Spot metering
moving frame around display 54, 230
Stabilizer menu option 79
Step-by-step guides
adding GPS data to images 141–143
basis picture taking 13–15
connecting to device by Wi-Fi with NFC 210–212
connecting to device by Wi-Fi without NFC 208–210
creating Custom Multi autofocus frame 112–113
preliminary steps before taking pictures 26
quick start for motion picture recording 192
saving still image from 4K video 207
saving still image from video 206–207
splitting video into 2 segments 205
using external microphones for video recording 201
Step zoom 87, 178–179, 224
using with zoom lever 87
Stop Motion Animation menu option 66–67
Stop Motion Video menu option 150
Street photography 219–220
T
Tables
effects of physical controls for video recording 202–203
numbers of images stored on 32 GB card 6
options that can be assigned to Function buttons 132, 178
recording modes of the D-Lux 25–26
results of burst shooting tests 119
shutter speed equivalents 38
suggested settings for Snapshot mode 31
Tascam DR-100mkII audio recorder 202, 229
Telescope
attaching D-Lux camera to with adapter rings 218
Text
adding to images 147–148
Text Stamp menu option 148–149
Time exposure 88
procedure for setting 40
Time Lapse Shot menu option 64–65
Time Lapse Video menu option 150
Time zone
setting different one for travel 183
Title Edit menu option 147–148
Travel Date menu option 183–184
T setting for shutter speed 40, 89–92
TV Aspect menu option 187
TV Connection menu option 187
U
Up button
uses of 102–103
USB Mode menu option 186–187
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Utilize Custom Set Feature menu option 158–159, 230
assigning to Function button 159
V
Version Display menu option 188
Video Button menu option 126, 181
Video Divide menu option 149–150
Viewfinder 101
adjusting brightness and colors 185
adjusting for vision with diopter adjustment dial 101
switching view with LCD screen 101, 181
Viewfinder menu option 185
Viewfinders, optical
Panasonic model no. DMW-VF1 223
Voigtlander 28mm model 223
W
White Balance 103–108
adjusting in Raw processing software 107
available settings 104–106
chart of images with various settings 107–108
fine-tuning with color axes 106–107
setting by color temperature 105–106
setting custom value 104–105
White Balance bracketing 107–108
incompatibility with other settings 109
Wi-Fi connection lamp 132
Wi-Fi connection to smartphone or tablet
establishing 208–212
Wi-Fi menu option 184
Wind Cut option (Motion Picture menu) 201
Windows Movie Maker software 23
Wireless flash trigger
CowboyStudio model no. PT-04 226
World Time menu option 183
Z
Zebra Pattern menu option 171–172
Zoom lever 88–89
using to enlarge image in playback mode 137
using to navigate quickly through menu screens 43, 89, 231
using with step zoom 87
Zoom Lever menu option 178–179
Zoom range
relationship to Picture Size setting 49–50
Zoom Resume menu option 180–181
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