The Best Autofocus Video Settings for Recording People on the Panasonic Lumix Cameras Revealed

Setting up autofocus for video can be quite challenging. You get all ready to record your vlog or the talent and everything looks great, until you notice in post your camera is hunting for focus. It’s focused, on the eye, the tip of the nose, and oh no you hold up an object.

Are you ready for the cheat sheet, the cliffnotes, the goods?

  • Autofocus Set to Full Area
  • Human Detection
  • Eye/Face Detection
  • Continuous Focus

Beware of minimum focus distance. Meaning; do not get too close too the lens.

These settings will apply to most Panasonic Lumix Cameras. These exact settings are on the G9II.

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