Panasonic DMCGX1XS User Manual (en)

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∫ Preventing jitter (camera shake)
When the jitter alert [
] appears, use [STABILIZER] 
, a tripod, the self-timer 
 or the remote shutter (DMW-RSL1; optional)
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
When you set to a slow shutter speed
When using an optional interchangeable lens with an O.I.S. switch, it is possible to set to 
enable the Optical Image Stabilizer by switching the O.I.S. switch on the lens to [ON]. (At the 
time of purchase, it is initially set to [
It is recommended to disable the Optical Image Stabilizer when using a tripod. [
] is 
displayed on the screen at that time.
The stabilizer function may not be effective in the following cases.
When there is a lot of jitter.
When the zoom magnification is high.
When using the Digital Zoom.
When taking pictures while following a moving subject.
When the shutter speed becomes slower to take pictures indoors or in dark places.
Be careful of camera jitter when you press the shutter button.
The panning effect in [
] 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
We recommend taking pictures with the Optional Live Viewfinder 
 when panning in