FZ70 Announced. Is This Just Another Frankencamera?

Started Jul 18, 2013 | Discussions thread
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Re: FZ70 Announced. Is This Just Another Frankencamera?
In reply to Cyril Catt, Jul 19, 2013

Cyril Catt wrote:

I like the 20-1200 mm range, but at over 600 g it would be like going back to lugging a DSLR again

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Not really - think about how many lenses you'd need for a DSLR, to cover 20mm through to 1200mm... and how big and heavy they would be. Not to mention how much they'd cost. Isn't that the point of a superzoom?

I'm already in DSLR territory by taking a teleconverter when I go to airshows with my FZ200. If I had 1200mm (actually just 900mm would do)... I could ditch the teleconverter and half the weight...!

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