Please note that those street prices were accurate at the time I wrote this and are subject to change. Dec 19, There are reasons why the pros aren’t using the mirror cameras. If you have a question about this review, please send them to Jeff. The FZ5’s movie mode is the same as on its predecessor — nothing special. The Wacom Intuos Pro is a workflow-boosting machine. Whether you’ve grown tired of what came with your DSLR, or want to start photographing different subjects, a new lens is probably in order.

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Camera performance is excellent, and the new high speed focus modes scream. Fujifilm’s 4K video cameras.

Panasonic-still allot of bang for your buck! Olympus mm lens review Apr 7, Dmd merely licensed the name and Leica, which in turn approves the design of the lens. In your hand The smaller size doesn’t harm the FZ5’s handling one bit. They’re well-exposed, colors are saturated, and images are sharp.

A true digital SLR, unlike the newer Panasonics. The zoom lever is vmc ring around the shutter release. Here’s a quick look at the simple menu:.

Or what about when you’re taking a picture near the telephoto end of the lens and the photo is blurry, despite a fast shutter speed? As you can see, noise is reasonable through ISO Thus, the FZ5 gets my recommendation, just like its predecessor. Sony fixes data loss issues with firmware v2. There are also quite a few manual controls to be found here — only manual focus is missing — plus there are numerous scene modes for the point-and-shoot crowd. Secondly, if you’re ever in a jam, you can’t just pop in some alkaline batteries to get you through the day like you could on an AA-based camera.


Please note that those street prices were accurate at the time I wrote this and are subject to change.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ5 – Wikipedia

Sony fixes data loss issues with firmware v2. Panasonic includes a lens cap with a retaining strap with the camera to help protect that big lens! It is fairly high – around an inch from the top of the lens barrel, which should help minimize red-eye, and fairly powerful. Dec 27, Officials say ‘rogue drones’ have caused ‘chaos’ and shut down London’s Gatwick airport.

Well, you’ll have to read on to find out. We’ve never taken sides in the row over whether image stabilization should be provided in-body or in the lens, but we’ll now list the absence of in-body stabilization as a Con fx5 our camera reviews. You pick the scene and the camera uses the appropriate settings; choose from portrait, sports, scenery, night scenery, night portrait, panning, fireworks, party, and snow.


The zoom motor isn’t stepless, but it is darned near – unlike some superzooms, which leap from one zoom position to the next in huge steps. I encourage you to print the photos too!

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ5 Review

In which, it fz the improved optical image stabilization system Mega O. Free and open source Raw photo-processing software RawTherapee has been updated to version 5.

Some things got a bit worse: If you like simplicity, you’ll love the ‘heart’ on the selector wheel. Well that’s enough menus for one day, so let’s move on now to our photo tests!

Panasonic LUMIX DMC-FZ5 5.0MP Digital Camera – Black

To the upper-right of the lens are the microphone and AF-assist lamp, with the latter doubling as the self-timer lamp. This lens has never seen the inside of a Leica factory and any resemblance to a true Leica product is purely coincidental.

Shot at a rate of