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Lumix FZ1000...??

Discussion in 'Panasonic Chat' started by J H Foto, Dec 2, 2014.

  1. J H Foto

    J H Foto Well-Known Member

    Your views on this camera please....:)
     
  2. Sejanus.Aelianus

    Sejanus.Aelianus In the Stop Bath

    I'm not entirely sure what market Panasonic's after with this. On paper, it looks like a competitor to the company's own TZ60, providing a faster lens in exchange for an awful lot more bulk.

    I'm a great fan of Panasonic kit and currently run a TZ7 and TZ40 plus a pair of G2s but this certainly wouldn't fit into my buying plans. It might sell to my wife, if she decided to upgrade from her FZ38...

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  3. Roy5051

    Roy5051 Well-Known Member

    The point is, surely, that this camera has a 1" sensor (same size as on the Nikon 1 series) and 4K video, which should give better results than the standard compact sensor of 1/2.3" and HD video, hence the price.
     
  4. J H Foto

    J H Foto Well-Known Member

    Yes, the price is a little high so would have to be worth it, I am not sure..?
     
  5. Roy5051

    Roy5051 Well-Known Member

    No, me neither; I think if I was going to spend that sort of money I would buy a DSLR and a 18-200mm Lens; I do not use video either.
     
  6. J H Foto

    J H Foto Well-Known Member

    Well I have bought one now, the best move I have made in a long time, wish I had done it sooner. It is a very capable camera with its 400mm Leica lens and 1 inch sensor the results are very good indeed.:)
     
  7. davidavdavid

    davidavdavid New Member

    I own one as well. The FZ-1000 is an amazing bridge camera for both stills and video. On those wet, muddy sloppy days, it is the ONLY camera I bring with me. I do enjoy that it takes the same batteries as both my G6 and G5 bodies.
     

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