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Wireless Strobes on the LUMIX GX85

Photo Moment - August 01, 2016

PhotoJoseph explains how to use wireless strobes on the Lumix camera.


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I have an old Nikon SB800 Speedlight. And I have tried mounting it on my Lumix LX7 and it does fire ! I just set it to manual mode on the Speedlight. Don't have TTL though. I will get the Lumix GX9 and think the Nikon SB800 Speedlight will work equally well with it...
Hi.. I have an issue... the tonal of the object after use an external light become very reddish, especially skin tone... how do I fix that issue
I can pull an 18megapixel photo out of my 6k video file and miss nothing at all. Detailing ever 60 of a second, so old mirror cameras are old, old flash equipment is just that old. I have been doing this for almost thirty years. Techno headaches aside, led rules and my Lumix has much better colors than the old fashion mirror cameras. I have two sd card slots with some v90 cards on board. I don’t need to be jerked around by my lights. Flash speed and sync is for new bees. Put up three large led lights, line up twenty people and let’s shoot. I’m smooth, flash and sync batteries, will it flash etc... that’s all I need is headaches from old out of date equipment. No I not buying a mirror camera, but I might buy that PhotoJoseph led light system. Try CES.
Does that Lumix have a sync port ? Can you use a cable
Thanks ! I just can’t get that sync port on my g9 to work. Might just get a flash with a sync port. I thought there might be away without more hardware. I have an email into Panasonic. Led is the way I want to go.
Trying the Rotolight, Jason is down here in La. On camera light video, soft fill in a flash scene, but I’m going all led. I can freeze anything with light so cob lighting will dominate soon. Color temp strength and easy to power.
They do now, Rotolight has a nice sync port on their led. Led’s Will dominate the market soon. Cob !
Will the LX100 flash work on the GX9 ?
Thanks for the quick reply. One more question , will the Olympus FL-LM3 work on the GX85 and can you do HSS ?
Thanks ... recently bought the Panasonic Lumix GX85 and this was VERY HELPFUL :)
Hi, I have switched to m43 from Sony mirrorless. Is it possible to trigger my nissin i40 (Sony mount) to fire off camera using a cheap m43 flash trigger mounted on gx85. Thank in advance.
May I ask ?
I am just buy lumix gx85 is it can be use Tethered Capture with mac book? and how to useTethered Capture with mac book .

Thank you
You kinda remind me of King Harald from TV Show Viking's.  Rock on Dude!!
Hi Joseph, I was wondering if it's possible to use Canon flash directly on the hot shoe of the Lumix camera? Thanks in advance
+PhotoJoseph ...Why didn't you explain that the Panasonic Flash system works just like Nikon's CLS (Creative Lighting System) and most of their cameras will act as a Commander with any Panasonic Flash installed. I even use the LX100 as a commander with the small flash, and I control 4 DMW-FL360L Flash units, in 3 Groups, & 4 Channels. These work in the 433mhz range,  and they perform well inside or outside on a normal size set (20 by 30 feet) and that Flashing light on the 360L is for communication. One of the biggest surprises I had, was the usefulness of the smaller DMW-FL200L as a Commander, or with it's powerful LED Lamp (easily enough for a Video interview) Btw, for off camera use, such as with a Flash Bracket, Canon Cables work the best (Panasonic doesn't make cables, or a Commander, like Nikon) but their Commander menu and Control comes from the camera, not the Flash. Yes, Olympus Flash units are the same, except for the name. If you would've asked, I could've sent you a few Flash units to demonstrate this properly. I find the FL360L units for about $150 (used) and the system works perfectly. My current Lumix cameras are LX100, GH3, and 2 G85's. I will skip the GH4, and wait for the GH5 update. I normally shoot Nikon, but have built up quite a kit of m43 Gear (all Panasonic) and I've been using them for video as well. You should contact Graham Houghton, as he is a Master of the Panasonic system. He has several books, and videos (E Books as well). You should take a look at them.
Two are you viewing the Lumix on your MacBook? Also can you reverse the Phottix Transmitter and Receiver to be able to hand hold the flash and manually pop flash off camera and have it trigger the Lumix shutter? In other words, have the transmitter be off camera and the receiver be on camera and trigger the shutter? Thanks!
Thanks for your video! What about HSS off Camera flash? I'm looking for it and found pretty nothing. May be you could make a super helpful video! I own a GX85 and a new GH5 and love making flash photography in exteriors where I need faster shutter speed to match the background. Love your videos!
Hi do you recommend a cheaper off brand wireless flashs to work with the Panasonic LUMIX DMW-FL70 flash?
Thank you I been watching your channel for the last few month and been learning a lot. ✌️
Did you say the LUMIX LX100 external flash will only trigger other LUMIX brand flashes? Why wouldn't you just instead use one of the non-flash transmitters to trigger the flash(s)?
Just been watchingthis highly enlightning video - no pun intended - and would like to report the following. I have a small Neewer Speedlite NW320, which is lumix dedicated, and this flash ALSO enables wireless operation, albeit on my GX80, as I'm English. I paid around £60 for this, and it's useful as a dedicated flash in its own right, having a tilting head. Thought you'd like to know.
Joseph Linaschke I got mine off eBay over here, having searched for Lumix dedicated flashes. That was the one that came up. It came in a very nice box too. There was nothing in the instructions to say it WASN'T designed for Lumix, but nothing to confirm it either. All I can say is that it definitely functions automatically with my G7 and GX80s. I don't have another Lumix flash to sync from it, but I assume it will be OK because the menu jumps into action! I normally use radio triggers so it's no problem. Thanks for your reply and interest. It's great to be able to share this kind of info thousands of miles apart!
hello. do U think I can use same small flash from epl6?
nvm U cant cuz have that strange extra pice is blocking to put on
I have one left from my first camera was hoping will work. But is not. Any way thx for tips.
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