Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ3 reviewed

We like:Wide, powerful lens with little distortion; quick performanceWe don't like:No manual exposure controls; tiny buttons; no stop-motion movie modeCNET.co.uk judgement:Though it leaves out one fun little shooting mode, the Panasonic DMC-TZ3 improves upon its predecessor in nearly every...

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-L1 reviewed

Until recently, Panasonic compact cameras have been notoriously noisy. While the company has done better with recent compacts, the Lumix DMC-L1 leaves something to be desired in the noise department. At its lowest setting of ISO 100, images were...

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ1 full review

Sporting an equivalent range of 35-350mm, the TZ1 combines the lens power and flexibility of much larger super-zoom cameras with the convenience of a relatively pocketable form factor. It also features Panasonic’s Optical Image Stabiliser to ensure camera shake...

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-L1 dSLR reviewed

When it comes to the lens included with the camera [body only not available], the LEICA D VARIO-ELMARIT 14-50mm/F2.8-3.5 ASPH. lens surpasses those offered as kit lenses on other dSLRs. With a 35mm-equivalent focal length of 28-100mm, the excellent...

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Panasonic Lumix DMC L1 reviewed

I'm of two minds about the Panasonic L1. Part of me really would like to like it. I'm pleased to see Panasonic entering the DSLR marketplace at around the same time as Sony with its A100. Since the camera...

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ50 dSLR

Besides improving upon the resolution of its 8 megapixel predecessor, the FZ30, the FZ50 also throws down a new feature called Intelligent ISO Control, which adjusts the ISO setting (max. 1600) and shutter speed based on subject movement --...

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ7 reviewed

Compared to digital SLRs and some other superzoom cameras, the small, lightweight 6-megapixel Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ7 feels almost like a toy. Only after acknowledging its powerful 12x (36mm-to-432mm, 35mm-equivalent) optically stabilised lens, manual controls, extended selection of scene modes and...

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ5 reviewed

Image quality in good light is the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ5's strength. Well-lit shots have a very pleasing look, with natural, accurate colour rendition and very few JPEG-compression artefacts. While the camera tends to underexpose sometimes and burn out highlights other...

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ1 reviewed

The Panasonic DMC-TZ1 is currently the smallest digital camera in the world with a 10x digital zoom lens. Thanks to some very clever folded optics technology, the Panasonic TZ1 allows you to carry a camera with the focal length of...

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX9 reviewed

Panasonic is somewhat unique in this area, offering stabilization on camera models that offer as little as 3x optical zoom, where other manufacturers until recently have restricted the feature to their long-zoom cameras. While stabilization on a 3x zoom camera...

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ1 introduced

The new 5-megapixel DMC-TZ1 incorporates the powerful 10x optical zoom LEICA DC VARIO-ELMARIT lens (F2.8) into a 112 × 58.1 × 40.2 mm compact body. The Extra Optical Zoom (EX) function can extend the zoom ratio up to 12.5x in...

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Panasonic's first dSLR

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-L1 brings to fruition the company's pledge last April that it would create a digital SLR under its own branding, compatible with Olympus' Four Thirds lens mount standard. The L1 looks to be quite an interesting SLR...

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX1

The Lumix DMC-LX1, launched toward the end of last summer, is a high-end zoom compact which is aimed squarely at the field dominated by the Canon S series. It features a superb 4x optical zoom Leica DC Vario-Elmarit lens equivalent...

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ5 photos

Mark Goldstein over at The Photography Blog has posted some shots taken with Pansonic's DMC-LZ5 prior to an uncoming review. Despite the nice specs, several commenters have pointed out the obvious flaws in the lens, notably fringing at the edges:...

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Panasonic DMC-FZ30 full review

Panasonic's DMC-FZ30 is an 8 Megapixel all-in-one 'bridge' camera with a powerful 12x optical zoom lens and SLR-like styling. Like other long-zoom bridge cameras, Panasonic's aiming the FZ30 at buyers of budget Digital SLRs, with key advantages including LCD-based composition...

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Panasonic's DMC-FZ7 6 megapixel 12x zoomer

Lovers of the Panasonic Lumix FZ5 rejoice, apparently Matsushita couldn't wait until PMA next month to loose their new DMC-FZ7 on the world in all its six megapixel, Mega OIS (optical image stabilization), 12x optical zoom, 2.5-inch display-touting goodness. Expect...

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ30 reviewed

The Panasonic Lumix FZ30 combines a 12x optically stabilized zoom lens with a 8.0-megapixel sensor, a host of features, and a new burly look designed to entice novice and enthusiast in a market that's swinging toward the SLR. (The Panasonic...

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Panasonic Lumix LS2 first impressions

The Panasonic Lumix LS2 pushes the price point for optical image stabilization, with Panasonic's full-blown MEGA O.I.S. in a 5 megapixel compact camera for under $200. The small, 3x zoom camera would be price-competitive without stabilization as it is –...

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Panasonic Lumix DMC LZ5

Panasonic Lumix DMC LZ5 : Panasonic is introducing the Panasonic DMC LZ5, incorporating MEGA O.I.S.(Optical Image Stabilizer) and 6x optical zoom (equiv. 37mm to 222mm on 35mm camera) lens, that run on two AA batteries. MEGA O.I.S. is the...

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Panasonic Lumix DMC LS3

Panasonic Lumix DMC LS3 : Panasonic is introducing the incoming Lumix model 5.0 Megapixel Panasonic DMC LS3, incorporating MEGA O.I.S., an Optical Image Stabilizer that compensates the handshake, and 3x optical zoom lens, that runs on two AA batteries....

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX1 Review

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX1 is currently the most talked-about camera on PhotographyBLOG, but does it live up to all the hype? Read my extensive review to find out…...

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX1 review at Steves Digicams

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX1 review at Steves Digicams : Our good friends at Steves Digicams have published their review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX1 digital camera. The Panasonic DMC-LX1 is a creative compact digital camera incorporating a 8.4 Megapixel CCD...

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX9

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX9 is a beautifully built pocket camera that's good for slow-shutter shooting but suffers from a variety of image flaws...

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX1 Review by Steves Digicams

Steves Digicams reviews the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX1 and writes - 'the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX1 is an awesome consumer digital model. It offers a great deal of flexibility, full of exposure modes for every level of photographer in your family....

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Panasonic launches their AG-HVX200 HD cam

Panasonic is finally starting to get those sexy AG-HVX200 HD cams of theirs out the door. They should be arriving at resellers on December 29th, just in time for you to score some slow motion, 60fps 720p shots of...

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ30 Review - Steves Digicams

Steves Digicams reviews the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ30 and writes - ' Panasonic has done it yet again with a model that offers great image quality and awesome performance all with a multitude of powerful exposure modes and features. Therefore,...

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