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  1. Daily FTU hints and tips: Image Stabilisation

    No.9: Stabilise your photography

    An important innovation in recent years is image stabilisation. First developed for video cameras, image stabilisation is now a common feature in all kinds of still cameras. Image stabilisation is designed to minimise the problem of motion blur in an image caused by the movement of the camera. In other words, the system uses gyro sensors to detect movement of the camera and compensates for that movement to prevent blurring of the subject being photographed. ...
  2. Daily FTU Hints and tips: Differences between Panasonic/Leica and Olympus Zuiko lenses.

    No.5: A quick look at some detail differences between Panasonic Leica and Olympus Zuiko Digital Four Thirds lenses.

    Panasonic Leica lenses for Four Thirds bodies are not very common, but they are highly coveted. Designed and manufactured by Panasonic's own engineers, in Japan, Panasonic's Leica-branded lenses need to meet tight optical quality standards set by Leica in Germany.

    Not all Panasonic lenses are branded Leica, indeed only one Micro Four Thirds Panasonic lens ...