Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX500 review
The only reason to buy this camera is the 25mm equivalent lense. Otherwise, there is nothing outstanding about it. I went on a tour with this camera, and on several occasions, my friends noticed I was able to capture a full building/scene than their cameras. However, the noise is heavier than expected. Therefore I limit the ISO settings to 100 to 400 in actual use.
Roughtly in the order they bother me:
(1) Too much noise
(2) Changing ISO requires going into the menu, scroll down a few lines, go into a sub menu... very inconvenient.
(3) While 25mm is great for scenic, 28 or 35mm would be a more convenient default when camera is powered on since not every photo is a scenic.
(4) flash too weak
(5) flash recycling takes too long
(6) in manual mode, aperture and shutter values hard to finesse with touch screen sliders
- Fujifilm X-T223.6%
- Nikon D50025.4%
- Nikon AF-S 105mm F1.4E8.2%
- Olympus M.Zuiko 12-100mm F47.5%
- Panasonic Lumix DMC-G857.2%
- Sigma 85mm F1.4 Art6.7%
- Sigma 50-100mm F1.8 Art5.1%
- Sony a63006.4%
- Sony Cyber-shot RX10 III3.7%
- Sony Cyber-shot RX100 V6.3%
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