Summary: Not up to Panasonic's FZ range, this bridge camera is a cheapo version of the DMC-FZ35 which I bought for my wife a few years ago. When shooting video this one sporadically 'hunts' for focus, even while a live subject is just talking to camera. It is slow, and the AA batteries add a lot to the weight. Save up around $500 and buy an SLR with interchangeable lenses. A Canon would be a good choice.
Its okay, nothing special to it, It takes decent pics
3 September 2013
Summary: This is an okay camera, consider it being an older model, old firmware has nothing special to offer. Uses AA batteries so enjoy spending money on that. Over all It does take pictures and that's all I expected from it ._.
Excerpt: Well a nice camera to hold. Good zoom range with image stablistation if needed. Also good macro. Auto modes so point and shoot is easy. You can also change setting shown on large display. Anyway look at spec on this site.good price !!!!
Summary: I returned this within an hour of receiving it. First of all it seemed fragile, maybe my imagination but that's how it felt to me. I put my own batteries and SD card in it and took some test pictures. There was nothing particularly wrong with them, but they were no better than my simple Nikon AW100. Focus seemed questionable to me also, especially for macro stuff. Cost me 6.30 return shipping, but just not the right camera for me.
Summary: Great little camera. Ease of operation and variety of functions make this a pleasure to use. First use was at a sporting event with fast action and multiple images. Performed flawlessly and produced high-quality pictures. Looking to purchase lens hood and any other accessories that are available. Light weight and small size make this easy to carry as an everyday camera.
Summary: I like the camera, but I didn't pay attention to the product specs. This model runs on AA batteries. I thought it was the step up model that ran on a rechargeable battery pack. Battery life is very good. I've shot several hundred pictures on this set without changing. It just wasn't expected.