Reviews and Problems with Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ35 / DMC-FZ38
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RayGuselli, DP Review
16 July 2010
Excerpt: Primarily use Nikon DSLR's and wanted a replacement for my carry-around TZ5...(that was a great camera but couldn't get used to no viewfinder and problems in bright light on the screen etc) Amazed at the speed of the FZ38....almost no shutter lag which I could not tolerate...
Excerpt: My previous camera was the Fujifilm Finepix S1500, & the Panasonic Lumix FZ35 is miles ahead in speed, features, & image quality. I've had it for almost a week, & my first batch of pictures with this camera are very good, with the exception of a few that appeared a bit blurry, but any experienced...
Excerpt: I enjoy using the Panasonic FZ-35. It has a learning curve, but I've been perfectly happy with the PQ. Any bad shots I've taken were likely due to inexperience. Problems: The battery / SD card slot makes a squeaky sound while pressing it with the palm of the hand - unavoidable if you want to hold...
Excerpt: The FZ-38 take great pictures,as long you stay at low iso. After downloading pictures from every long zoom dat is avviable to day,My choise felt for the FZ-38 The canons produce to mush CA,and light fall off.
Excerpt: I fully agree with other friends in this forum. Cheap, complete, light, fast, full of features, producing excellent images, movies and colours, I find it unsurpassed at present among non-interchangeable lens digital camera. See my Tips and Tests in "Joe's FZ35 webpage".
Excerpt: Great camera. takes excellent clear, crisp photos. Video is very good quality. Light in weight and a great feel in the hand. Love the quick focus when zooming. Overall a worthwhile buy and will suit my needs perfectly. Problems: Reverse lens hood would be advantage.
Excerpt: Just perfect for me that don't want carry a lot of equipments to take some pictures. And the zoom is magnific powerful. Problems: Some difficult with HD movie. If don't have the right programs you can't transfer to PC.
Summary: My husband and kids bought me this camera for my birthday. I took it with me on our recent vacation and was generally pleased. It is easy to use, especially the IA (intelligent auto) setting. My main gripe is that the instruction booklet is minimal and doesn't describe all the features.