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Old Tuesday 6th September 2011, 06:24   #1
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150 Review

If other reviews are similar, this looks like the Superzoom to get. Unfortunately I just bought an FZ45


http://www.photographyblog.com/revie..._fz150_review/
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Old Tuesday 6th September 2011, 09:14   #2
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If other reviews are similar, this looks like the Superzoom to get. Unfortunately I just bought an FZ45


http://www.photographyblog.com/revie..._fz150_review/
Nothing wrong with an FZ45, I was very happy with mine until I dropped it.
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Old Tuesday 6th September 2011, 09:20   #3
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Nothing wrong with an FZ45, I was very happy with mine until I dropped it.
I think the FZ45 is a great camera (I'm actually quite surprised at just how good it is), but my FZ28 broke last week, so I had to get a new camera. I would have probably waited for the FZ150, had I known then what I know now.

Still, they'll be something better still soon, there always is
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Just looked at your gallery, you have some excellent results with your FZ45 already.
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A quick mention is that pressing the "q menu" button in spite of it not having a burst setting legend will still give you access to a perfectly useable 5 fps burst menu.
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Thanks, I did not know this site. Good to have more than one source. They have a few examples that show parts of the review were just copied from earlier camera reviews. Like when FZ100 or even an earlier model is mentioned instead of FZ150. Thus, the lingering doubt remains, just how carefully done the actual review is.
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I thought myself that there were a lot of mistakes in the review referring to previous and different models. I thought it was typo mistakes but not so sure now. I suppose it will take a few weeks for better reviews to filter through. Ger.
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Old Sunday 11th September 2011, 06:17   #8
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New review

Here's, what looks like, a more accurate review. The other one I posted looks suspiciously like it was made up.

http://www.trustedreviews.com/panaso...-Camera_review
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Here's, what looks like, a more accurate review. The other one I posted looks suspiciously like it was made up.

http://www.trustedreviews.com/panaso...-Camera_review
I don't think it was made up, but they may have taken several shortcuts.

Meanwhile, it has become clear that those early reviews were done with a firmware that was not optimized. dpreview has published some samples showing the difference between the (too) early software and what is now apparently the updated one for the production: http://www.dpreview.com/news/1109/11...sonicfz150.asp

I think there is quite a difference for jpeg pictures. But I may just stick to my FZ35, though some video improvements would be great. I have yet to see detailed video reviews. My present camera has problems showing smooth movements like of a train or car passing by.
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