Panasonic DMCGX1XS User Manual (en)

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Recording
Applicable modes: 
Compensating the Exposure
Use this function when you cannot achieve appropriate exposure due to the difference in 
brightness between the subject and the background. Look at the following examples.
Press the rear dial to switch to Exposure Compensation operation.
Rotate the rear dial to compensate the exposure.
A Exposure Compensation value
B [EXPO.METER]
The Exposure Compensation value can be set within a range 
of 
j5 EV to i5 EV. When recording motion pictures, the Exposure Compensation 
value can be set within a range of 
j3 EV  to  i3 EV.
Select [0] to return to the original exposure.
Rotate the rear dial to display the [EXPO.METER]. 
 (However, it does not appear 
in /
 
Mode.)
Note
When the exposure value is out of the 
j3 EV  to  i3 EV range, the brightness of the recording 
screen will no longer change. It is recommended to record by checking the actual brightness of 
the recorded image in the Auto Review or playback screen.
The set exposure value is memorized even if the camera is turned off.
The compensation range of the exposure will be limited depending on the brightness of the 
subject.
When the aperture and shutter speed values are displayed in the screen in the Program AE 
Mode, Program Shift operation and Exposure Compensation operation is switched every time 
the rear dial is pressed.
In the Aperture-Priority AE Mode, Aperture Setting operation 
 and Exposure 
Compensation operation is switched every time the rear dial is pressed.
In the Shutter-Priority AE Mode, Shutter Speed Setting operation 
 and Exposure 
Compensation operation is switched every time the rear dial is pressed.
Underexposed
Properly 
exposed
Overexposed
Compensate the exposure 
towards positive.
Compensate the exposure
towards negative.
A
B