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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ60 (Lumix DMC-FZ62)

Announced Jul 18, 2012 •
16 megapixels | 3 screen | 25 – 600 mm (24×)

This camera has been neglected and gotten a bad rap. It is an excellent camera overall which, as Panasonic concedes, has better image quality and stabilization than the FZ200, including 15% less noise. The FZ200 costs more and has gotten all the press. Especially for the money, this camera is a steal. After getting it, following careful study, I unhesitatingly sold my FZ200 because I could see the IQ differences immediately. Much hoopla is generated over the fact the FZ200 has a constant ...

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A manual zoom lens would allow the left had to operate zoom without camera power, increasing speed and accuracy to composition. A front wheel dedicated to instant EV compensation would provide rapid light adjustment and free the thumb to maintain grip and compositional control; especially where it also provided with a thumb grip area free from controls. An articulating screen would be an improvement in allowing compositional variation in camera position.

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