Excerpt: This one is a replacement for one I sold in a weak moment. The first was made in Japan, and the new one was made in China. If anything, this one is slightly better. I have owned quite a few "bridge" style superzooms, and except for my FZ1000, this is the best.
Excerpt: I am not a high Tech Still Camera guy. This was easy right out of the box. Picture quality is amazing. It's going to Hawaii with me and I am confident I will have photos and video to remember.
Excerpt: I've used a lot of cameras over the years — none has given such pleasure in the use of it, primarily for travel. Use is straightforward and intuitive. Ergonomics are great. I love touches like the swiveling rear screen and high quality viewfinder.
Excerpt: I was initially looking to purchase a Sony, Canon or Nikon, but the Panasonic FZ200 seemed to be the choice of professionals in the category of super-zoom, bridge cameras.
While the Nikon P900 has a focal range of 2000mm, I have found that the FZ200 is more zoom than I need, and it maintains a...
Excerpt: This is the perfect everyday camera and actually my 2nd one. When the price dropped under $ I couldn't resist getting a backup. It's lightweight, takes excellent photos, and has most of the bells, horns, and whistles of a DSLR.
Excerpt: I have been extremely satisfied with this camera in every way, so much so that I bought it a second time when my first one was stolen! The f2.8 lens is sharp across all uses, and the camera offers a great many opportunities for user control.