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Colours are well represented from the Panasonic GF5, with lots of vibrancy and pop without being overly saturated.
Plenty of detail is captured by the Panasonic Lumix GF5's sensor, while edge-to-edge sharpness is really very good, especially when shooting at narrow apertures.
Even when shooting in a bright backlit condition such as this, the Panasonic GF5's evaluative metering system seems to have done a good job of producing the correct exposure.
Portraits are a good subject to tackle with the Panasonic GF5, thanks to its creative depth of field effects. Here, colours have been rendered very accurately.
This image shows the overly warm tones the camera tends to favour when shooting under artificial light in Auto White Balance.
In this image, the Incandescent White Balance setting has been selected, producing a much more accurate colour.
Several different filters can be selected when shooting in Creative Control mode - this is an example of the Retro setting.
The Expressive setting boosts contrast and saturation to produce a bold effect.
The Cross Process setting can be customised in several different ways, including the colour it chooses to emphasise. This shot is taken with blue as the emphasis colour.
Here the Cross Process emphasis has been given to green, and gives a more traditional cross processing feel. This can be directly compared with the Olympus Cross Process filter, which produces a stronger, less subtle effect.
The Star effects picks up highlights in the image to add a fake starlight effect. It won't be to everyone's tastes, but can be quite fun when used in the right situation.
Selective colour mode enables you to highlight just one colour in a scene, while the rest are converted to monochrome. You can alter the accuracy of the setting. Here only red has been chosen.
The Toy Camera effect adds a vignette and saturates the colours to give the impression of a cheap toy camera.
Miniature mode attempts to recreate the effect of using a tilt-shift lens by blurring the top and bottom of a frame. You can move the in-focus area around, and it works best when shooting from a high angle.
Amy has been writing about cameras, photography and associated tech since 2009. Amy was once part of the photography testing team for Future Publishing working across TechRadar, Digital Camera, PhotoPlus, N Photo and Photography Week. For her photography, she has won awards and has been exhibited. She often partakes in unusual projects - including one intense year where she used a different camera every single day. Amy is currently the Features Editor at Amateur Photographer magazine, and in her increasingly little spare time works across a number of high-profile publications including Wired, Stuff, Digital Camera World, Expert Reviews, and just a little off-tangent, PetsRadar.