Chapter 2: Photographic Basics



The Panasonic GH4 has scores of menu commands and hundreds of options, making it a complex camera. This can discourage even the most experienced user, let alone someone whose previous experience with photography has been limited to working with a simple phone camera. But this should not prevent you from taking pictures immediately.

If you are a neophyte, you can start by treating the Panasonic GH4 as if it is a cell phone camera by turning the mode dial to Intelligent Auto mode, represented by the iA icon. When you do this, you don’t need to worry about focus, aperture, shutter speed, or ISO. The camera ...

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