How to use the Optical Image Stabilizer. - DMC-FZ1000
The camera detects jitter during recording and automatically corrects it, so you can record images with reduced jitter.
Confirm that the O.I.S. switch is set to on.
Setting the Stabilizer in the rec menu
- Press [Menu] → REC] → [Stabilizer]
- Press [▲] / [▼] to select the item and then press [Menu/Set].
|Vertical and horizontal shake are compensated for.
Camera shake is corrected for up/down movements. This
mode is ideal for panning.
Preventing Jitter (Camera shake)
When Jitter appears, use [Stabilizer], a tripod or the self-timer.
- Shutter speed will be slower particularly in the following
cases. Keep the camera still from the moment the shutter button
is pressed until the picture appears on the screen. We
recommend using a tripod.
- Slow Sync.
- Slow Sync. / Red-Eye Reduction.
- Scene Guide Mode: Clear Nightscape / Cool Night Sky / Warm Glowing Nightscape / Artistic Nightscape / Glittering Illuminations / Clear Night Portrait.
- When you set to a slow shutter speed.
- We recommend setting the O.I.S. switch to off when using a tripod.
- We recommend taking pictures with the viewfinder when panning in Panning.
- The 5-axis Hybrid Image Stabilizer function automatically
functions while recording motion pictures. This decreases the
jitter of the image when recording motion pictures while
zooming or walking, etc.
- The recording range may become narrower.
- If you record a motion picture with Rec Quality set to VGA/4M/30p, the stabilizer function may be less effective compared to other picture quality settings.
- The angle of view for the motion picture recording changes if you use the O.I.S. switch during the recording.
- The stabilizer function may not be effective in the
following cases. Be careful of camera jitter when you press the
- When there is a lot of jitter.
- When the zoom magnification is high.
- In digital zoom range.
- When taking pictures while following a moving subject.
- When the shutter speed becomes slower to take pictures indoors or in dark places.
- The panning effect in
Panning is more difficult
to achieve in the following cases:
- In brightly lit places such as in broad daylight on a summer’s day.
- When the shutter speed is faster than 1/100th of a second.
- When you move the camera too slowly because the subject is moving slowly. The background will not become a blur.
- When the camera does not keep up with the subject satisfactorily.
Not Available in the following cases.
- The Normal Stabilizer is not available for Panorama Shot in Scene Guide Mode.
- The stabilizer is not available for [High Speed Video].
- The 5-axis Hybrid Image Stabilizer function is not available when recording a motion picture with Rec Quality set to 4K/100M/30p.