Summary: When I went on a study trip to Germany and my camera was destroyed by airport baggage handlers, the first thing I did upon arriving was seek out a new one. I was just looking for a hold-me-over until I could afford another high-end camera, but after finding this one in a tiny tech shop in the town of Prien, I haven't even considered it. This camera is amazing.
Summary: We are expecting a new baby, and I needed a camera that was fast enough to capture little ones in motion. I have had ones in the past that shutter speed was too slow and ended up either blurry or I missed the smile, etc. With my first child we had a panasonic that was great at this, but seemed to have lost it in a move. I purchased this camera and have been more pleased that ever with panasonic.
Summary: large screen, long zoom range, menus well designed with typical choices easily available, and of course sharp pictures. Great for traveling. Hi-end camera phones still have lousy zooms and few exposure choices. If this Lumix could evolve into a smart phone -- wow !
Summary: This is a very good camera,and the price was unbeatable. I was so happy to order this,and even happier to receive it. It was delivered in good time,condition was as said "good as new" and it is by far,1 of the best cameras,especially for the price...thanks so much for a great job..
Summary: I wanted a camera that i could take with me everywhere. I have a NIKON D90 with all the attachments and use that on professional shoots - and where i can get the best shots - but having the LUMIX allows me to ALWAYS to get the good shot - I searched and researched, read all the reviews and decided that this would be the best camera for portability, good battery life and excellent picture quality. This camera proves to be the best.
Summary: I bought the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS7 in January. Having used it for almost a year, I can say it's been great. It takes very nice pictures, I love the optical stabilization, and the Intelligent Auto feature is handy. Only having a 4x optical zoom is a bit of a downside, but overall I can't complain about anything else. I love the small size (smaller than my wallet), light weight, and sturdy metal construction. The menu is easy to navigate, the buttons are simple to use.
Summary: i've had this camera for a year or two and just think it's terrific. too many features to talk about my favorites are the 16x9 shooting and the Film Grain mode. i've been a photographer for 40years , a TV news phographer for 30 years,now retiredand B&W is still my favorite. i just love all the coarse grain in this mode, I have 2 Nikon DSLRs and many Nikon film cameras, but when I go out for a walk or a ride on my scooter this is what I take. the color is fantastic also.
Summary: i just came back from a week long trip to NYC & tested this camera out to the fullest - awesome! its compact, easy to use, takes great pics (even in moving subway), & long battery life; what more could you ask for? oh, great price!
Summary: On the heels of another reviewer, I just spent an hour going through years of archived photos having used the following cameras. And to keep it short and sweet, I was shocked that the $137 Panasonic Lumix outperformed every camera EXCEPT for the HD Video of the new Canon SD780IS. However, the Panasonic family allows WVGA which takes up a LOT less disc space and perfect for Mac/PC viewing.