Having problems with your Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ20 Digital Camera ?
DMC FZ20 Aspect Ratio Problems: Correction
\015 I am editing the previous post I made to reflect that my aspect ratio is more like -15%.I'm bummed. For me this is a great camera but for the life of me I cant download a picture that doesn't look like its compressing a 6" human into one who appears 5"8"The edited post follows here:\015\012\011\011\011\015\012\011\011\011Hi.I'm using my friends DMC FZ20 and am having problems with the aspect ratio.Every picture I download (via USB) shows up on my computer as squat. I\015\012have tried using various programs to download and/or open the pictures,\015\012including Picture it, The most recent Picassa, and as well Photoshop.In using photoshop, I see that when I tweak the aspect ratio to ..85 (minus .15%) they seem to be fairly representational.I\015\012looked high and low for a driver and to no avail, I could download one\015\012from Panasonic Australia if I only had an Australian address that could\015\012be verified.I think I need a driver, but perhaps someone smarter than I could tell me if this is true, and if so where I might find one or, if not what I am doing wrong.Thanks Mike\015
There's no solution here, its my pc. Somehow all of my pictures are showing up distorted.
Im posting here to remove the question.
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DMC FZ20 Aspect Ratio Problems: Correction
There's no solution here, its my pc. Somehow all of my pictures are showing up distorted.Im posting here to remove the question. ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ20 Digital Camera
DMC FZ20 Aspect Ratio Problems
There's no solution here, its my pc. Somehow all of my pictures are showing up distorted.\015\012\015\012Im posting here to remove the question. ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ20 Digital Camera
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I have a DMC-TZ5. The lens cover mechanism ("barrier") has become "sticky," and now requires an occasional very gentle tap to get open when the camera is turned on. The problem is intermittent and not predictable. The mechanism has NOT been bent or otherwise injured. I have been careful not to damage it. Any suggestions for getting it to work correctly. I've tried flushing out the mechanism with compressed air and that hasn't solved it.
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Problem with Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ20
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When I try to zoom in on my camera (a Sanyo VPC-E1090), it says "Lens Error: 0x2119" It used to say something similar to this when I turned it on, but I turned it off and on many times until it corrected it. But I don't know how to correct this problem or if it can be corrected. For background information, the camera is only a couple weeks old, and it has been mainly used at a camp and ranch where it is quite dusty. Thanks for the help.
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