Capturing The Day With The Panasonic #Lumix G5

I’m a shutterbug mom, and my favorite photography subjects are my boys, my home, and lifestyle shots. I recently had the opportunity to try out the new Panasonic Lumix G5 camera, with 14 creative filters to enhace my photos, and had a great time taking shots around my home and neighborhood with and without the filters.

I walked around outside my door, and got a great shot of a neighboring house with full bloom autumn colors:
beautiful neighborhood photography

I applied some of the creative filters in the Lumix for fun (just select the look you want and shoot!)…some of my favorites are the retro filter:

the sepia filter:

The 14 filters include soft focus, dynamic monochrome, impressive art (a favorite), one point color (another favorite), cross process, low key, high key, toy effect, star filter (really pretty), expressive, retro, sepia, high dynamic, and miniature effects. My favorite filters on the Panasonix Lumix G5 are the star filter, one point color, retro and impressive art, and are the ones I used the most to create some beautiful photos.

The star filter makes the most ordinary photos sparkle:

I went around the neighborhood taking lots of shots with my favorite filter…what do you think?

Dynamic monochrome (great contrast):

and just having fun with my favorite creative filters:

All photos taken with the Panasonic Lumix G5 Camera and 14-42mm lens and various creative filters.

I was sent the camera to review, any opinions are 100% my own.



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  • Billie

    You take fantastic pictures. Such vivid colors, I like the impressive art shots.ReplyCancel

  • I love playing with filters (I mean, hello Instagram) but I almost like your original picture of the street better without the filters.ReplyCancel

  • Jenn

    Pretty pics! The retro filter looks like fun to play with.ReplyCancel

  • The panasonic Lumix looks like a really fun camera to play around with! All the different filters and stuff? Those are beautiful shots. I think my favorite is baby boy with the banana. Love the pop of color!ReplyCancel

  • Jennifer The Quirky Momma

    I love filters and the ability to really make a statement with photography.ReplyCancel

  • Donna

    Love the pics! I like all the effects you can achieve.ReplyCancel

  • Love the filters and the way they totally change the feeling of the photo!ReplyCancel

  • I love that you can do that with the pictures straight from the camera without having to use editing software.ReplyCancel

  • I almost bought a Panasonic DSLR when my P&S from them got destroyed last year.ReplyCancel

  • Melinda@LookWhatMomFound...andDadtoo

    those are really great shotsReplyCancel

  • Mellisa

    I love these pictures!! I am on the hunt of a great camera and this one looks amazing.ReplyCancel

  • Your photos are beautiful! Love the one with baby and the banana, lol!ReplyCancel

  • I owned one of these cameras and it was fabulous!! I really loved it until it broke on me. No clue what happened to it.ReplyCancel

    • Penelope

      It really is fabulous, everytime I enlarge a photo I can’t believe how sharp it is!ReplyCancel

  • The filters look so fun to play around with. I can not believe how great you’ve become with your camera in such a short time frame!!ReplyCancel

  • I love the different filters.ReplyCancel

  • I LOVE these photos, the different filters are awesome. I lvoe that you can do that from the camera instead of having to edit them online.ReplyCancel

  • Wow, beautiful pictures!ReplyCancel

  • Leilani

    I really like the sepia filter.ReplyCancel

  • Great pictures! You have a couple of cute subjects there.ReplyCancel

  • Those filters are pretty neato. Lovely photos!ReplyCancel

  • I loved my panasonic point and shoot! Love that banana and baby photo :)ReplyCancel

  • That looks like a really good camera, your photos came out fabulous! And your boys are adorable!ReplyCancel

  • You take such beautiful photos!ReplyCancel

  • I am so jealous!! I want a new camera! lolReplyCancel

  • Your boys are so handsome! I just love their sweet faces! And that retro camera filter would be awesome to have. It’s one of my favorite ways to change up my pics.ReplyCancel