The joystick gives the DMC-FZ38 its precise, full manual operation. Simply move the joystick vertically or horizontally to adjust the shutter speed, aperture or focus during manual focus. In addition, easy manual operation is possible with the DMC-FZ38. My Color Mode makes it easy to customize color effects to match your favor. The Advanced Scene Mode lets you quickly set the frequently used Portrait, Scenery, Sports, Night Portrait, or Close-up Modes with the mode dial. And you can adjust the aperture or shutter speed in each Creative Mode.