Summary: This is my secret weapon when Im traveling and can't carry a DSLR. Its great when I am doing any kind of sports like skiing or horseback riding and perfect for vacations. The quality and ease of use is amazing. Whether you are telling a story about your family, a vacation you took, or its about an important event, a wedding or you are a professional photographer like me its all about story telling. GREAT technology does not get in the way of storytelling.
Summary: Agree with pretty much everything said here already. Exceptional images from small sensor. Must have EVF would not own a camera without a viewfinder. Solid build, fits hand well. Fast lens with good range and image stabilization. Plenty of controls allow you to easily control all aspects of the process, or simply go program and let the camera do all the work for you. Rotating screen makes it easy to get low and high angles.
Love the camera! It meets all my needs and then some! Great image quality.
13 December 2013
Summary: I want to echo the sentiments of the folks already who have indicated that the camera is a gem. The macro image quality is great. It even has bokeh in such a tiny image format, so portraits and such are nice. Will eventually add a small flash to augment the one on the camera.