Add Beauty To Your Selfie!
The cool color and design match my fashion perfectly! And selfies are so simple. Just flip up the monitor and the camera sets the effects. Then use Beauty Retouch after shooting to make yourself even cuter. And once you're finished, you can upload it to social media and share it with your friends. What a neat camera! I take mine everywhere I go.
As soon as you flip up the monitor 180° degree, the selfie time begins. Use the Soft Skin mode for smoother skin, Defocusing to soften the area around the face, and Slimming for a fitter, trimmer look. In combination with the Creative Control filter, the result is more attractive, more distinctive selfies.
Enjoy applying virtual make-up to the face after shooting. Aesthetic Retouch applies various effects to the face, including clearing the skin texture, lifting up the face, whitening the teeth, and so on. Make-up Retouch offers various colors for foundation, lips, cheeks or eye-shadow.
Have More Fun Selfies!
The Lumix GF8 lets you release the shutter with your left or right hand, or even "hands-free". This brings you to the next level of selfie expression.
Take pictures when faces are in close proximity or when your face is once covered with a waving hand. Or release the shutter by simply jumping in mid air
Easy Image Sharing with WiFi
You've taken some great images with the Lumix GF8, now you want to show them off. You can instantly upload and share your pictures on social media using the "Panasonic Image App" on a smartphone or tablet. Sharing shots when browsing on the camera is also quicker thanks to a direct uploading capability.
Stylish Design to Match Any Occasion
The Lumix GF8 features a sleek, stylish profile with a design that echoes classic camera styles. Offering a high level of mobility and operability for daily use, it still cleverly manages to include a built-in flash. And, whether you're shooting in the city or enjoying the countryside, the camera's fashionable colors are a perfect complement.
The basic photographic performance of LUMIX GF8 as a camera is excellent. It enables users high-quality image recording with real-to-life details through excellent resolution, image rendering and color reproduction. Taking full advantage of 16.00-megapixel Digital Live MOS Sensor and Venus Engine, images are produced with highly sharp resolution even shot in low-lit situations and even max. ISO 25,600 high sensitivity can be selected. The Contrast AF System of LUMIX GF8 excels in both speed and accuracy by exchanging digital signal between the camera and the lens at max. 240 fps. A variety of extensive AF functions including Face/Eye Detection AF or Low Light AF assures in-focus shots even in difficult shooting situations.
The LUMIX GF8 also features full HD 1920 x 1080, 60p (60 Hz) / 50p (50 Hz) high quality video recording in AVCHD progressive and MP4 with stereo sound. The practical full-time AF and tracking AF is available in video recording, too. The LUMIX GF8 features a unique video recording option called Snap Movie Mode which lets users record video in designated short period of time (2/4/6/8 sec) as they shoot “moving photos”.
Last but not least, the iA (Intelligent Auto) mode and the Scene Guide make LUMIX GF8 easy to use even for beginners of digital interchangeable lens system camera. Portrait, Child, Scenery modes, which are used often, have respective shortcuts on the dial. Most appropriate parameters for each scene are automatically applied by just setting the dial to the mode to capture those scenes most beautifully.
High Performance Digital Single Lens Mirrorless with High Speed Response
The LUMIX GF8 incorporates 16.00-megapixel, large Digital Live MOS Sensor complying with Micro Four Thirds system standard that achieves both higher resolution and higher sensitivity image recording with less noise. The image processor Venus Engine features its advanced noise reduction systems. It features high level of noise is control thanks to the expanded controllable area of noise. This makes it possible to remove large block of noise which was formally hard to detect and helps produce clear, smooth image especially for the nighttime scenery. The combination of the Digital Live MOS Sensor and the Venus Engine achieves fine detail reproduction, making it possible to capture clear image even in low lit situations and allows max. ISO 25600 while achieving minimum ISO 100 (Extended).
The LUMIX GF8 features high-speed Light Speed AF, making it possible to capture even the fast-moving subject clearly. The camera and the lens exchange the digital signal at max. 240 fps to minimize the time to focus. The LUMIX GF8 realizes the high speed burst shooting at approx.5.8 fps (AFS) / approx.5 fps (AFC, 1-area AF) in 16.00-megapixel and max. 40 fps using an electronic shutter. Also, AF Tracking enables consecutive shooting to capture moving subject in sharp focus at approx.4 fps*.
The Low Light AF help users to get in-focus shot even in extremely low-lit situations such as under the moonlight or the starry sky. Sharp focus can be set on the target subject even when you cannot use an AF assist lamp.
In addition to the conventional Face Recognition AF, the LUMIX GF8 incorporates Face / Eye Detection AF which automatically sets focus right on the eye of human face. With the Pinpoint AF, users can magnify the target area to set focus by 5x by just touching it on the monitor. The One-shot AF enables using AF even in MF mode by just touching the icon on the screen to set rough focus on the subject and you can go back to MF just to adjust precise focus.
The LUMIX GF8 records stunningly smooth, high-resolution full-HD 1,920 x 1,080 60p (60 Hz) / 50p (50 Hz) videos in AVCHD Progressive or MP4 (MPEG-4 / H.264) format. High quality sound can be recorded with Dolby® Digital. A Wind Cut function is also available to block out most of the noise from background wind.