Panasonic has added Post Focus and improved 4K functionality via a firmware update.

Firmware update version 2.5 for the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 will enable photographers to use Post Focus, allowing them to select an in-focus point after shooting. Post Focus is already possible on the DMC-GX8, DMC-G7 and DMC-FZ330. The update also adds three dedicated 4K modes to the GH4: 4K Burst; 4K Burst (Start/Stop); and 4K Pre-burst. Firmware update version 2.5 is due out at the end of March at panasonic.jp/support/global/cs/dsc.

Press release

Panasonic is announcing a new firmware update for DMC-GH4 to further enhance its performance. The new firmware Ver.2.5 includes the following functional updates:

Post Focus
Post Focus is a special function that enables users to select the in-focus point, after shooting. Using this function, users can enjoy changing perspectives for wider photographic expression or choose best in-focus shot in macro-shooting situations. The function is already available on the following LUMIX models;
• DMC-GX8
• DMC-G7
• DMC-FZ330

4K PHOTO (4K Burst/4K Burst (Start/Stop)/4K Pre-burst)
In 4K PHOTO, three dedicated modes – 4K Burst/4K Burst (Start/Stop)/4K Pre-burst – are newly available on LUMIX GH4. This further enhances the usability of 4K PHOTO to capture the fleeting photo opportunities at 30p.

External Flash Burst
Consecutive shooting with flash burst is available when an external flash that is capable of continuous emission is attached.

The new DMC-GH4 firmware Ver 2.5 is scheduled to be released in the end of March 2016 at the following LUMIX Customer Support website; panasonic.jp/support/global/cs/dsc.