Use Burst Mode on a Panasonic Lumix Digital Camera

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Hello and welcome to VisiHow. Today I'm going to show you how to take a 3 photo burst using your Panasonic TZ20 Digital Camera.

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Steps

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    Turn on the camera, with the on button on the top right-hand side
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    Now, I'm going to press the top button on the circle
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    This will bring up Exposure, if I press it again it will bring up Auto Bracket.
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    If I press the sideways button once, it changes to 1/3EV
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    Press it again and it will change to 2/3EV
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    Press it again and it will say 1 EV with 2 photos
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    It's all 2, and we're going to get different results with different things
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    This is a three photo burst which is very useful for capturing things in motion or for taking 3 very quick photos if you're short of time, you don't have to stop and take three photos individually. For example, if you witness something you that you want to take a quick photo of and it's a bird that's going to fly away soon, then this is very useful for that. I'm going to take a photo of this magnificent cup. I'm going to press the button and it will make several clicks.
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    If I go to the review section, there's picture one
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    Then picture two
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    Then picture three
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    The interesting thing about this three photo burst is that you get different levels of light with each burst
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    As the camera and the aperture opens up, you get different effects with each image which is a nice contrast, and you can maybe select the one you like the most.
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    There are other options within this if we return to camera mode and click again on the top button to return to Auto Bracket
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    We're going to select 1/3EV.
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    I'm going to take a picture of the cup using stability by placing the camera on a stable flat surface
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    Here's photo one, it has a lot of light.
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    Photo two
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    Photo three
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    There's actually more light and less definition than in the other set of 3 photos
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    You need to play around with this function and see how you can take really interesting 3 photo bursts. If you would like to share some of these then please feel free, you can share the results of your experimentation in the comment section below, we would love to see them. This is how to take 3 burst photos with your Panasonic TZ20 Digital Camera. Thank you for choosing VisiHow.
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Questions and Answers

I have a Panasonic DMC FZ200 and I want to switch off burst mode?

The burst mode is driving me crazy! I keep switching it off but it keeps kicking in and I just don't want it. Seems to trigger in poor light. I have looked at instruction book and can't see where I can switch it off.. I have tried: The instruction book told me to switch off white light setting but I can't work out how to do that or how this affects the burst mode. The burst mode is just annoying!. I think it was caused by: No idea. It didn't do this when I first bought the camera about 3 months ago

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