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Panasonic DMC-G2 video mode

Discussion in 'Panasonic Cameras' started by zoltan, Jul 26, 2013.

  1. zoltan

    zoltan New to Mu-43

    Jul 26, 2013
    Hi Everyone,

    I'm new here and I hope someone can help me. I'm a keen amateur who use a Panasonic DMC-G2 camera. I basically love it, but I noticed that when I switch to video mode the viewing angle is far less than in photo mode. At first I thought it is a "by design" thing but I recently watched some sample videos on Youtube that were made with this cam and it seems like others have the same viewing angle than in photo mode.

    Here's an example: Abarth 500 - Lumix G2 video test - YouTube

    I mainly use the kit lens (14-42mm) but recently I bought a Sigma 19mm lens, and I experienced the same behaviour: the video viewing angle is very small. I'm not sure that it should be this way, please somebody give some help.
    Thank you!

  2. stratokaster

    stratokaster Mu-43 All-Pro

    Jan 4, 2011
    Kyiv, Ukraine
    Check if you have ETC (electronic tele converter) enabled.
  3. zoltan

    zoltan New to Mu-43

    Jul 26, 2013
    Thank you Pavel, I will.
  4. zoltan

    zoltan New to Mu-43

    Jul 26, 2013
    OMG, I can't believe it was that simple...:dash2:
    Thank you very much, Pavel! :)