It’s great to see Panasonic are using their initiative and adding a metal bush to their cameras. Soft skin mode smoothes out problem areas of the skin and removes blemishes. It takes crystal sharp pictures. I still have yet to use the last one. Build and handling A metal construction ensures jolts and knocks won’t adversely affect the camera. It’s a more simplified version of that camera, with a four-way directional pad, menu buttons and playback switch situated next to the 2.

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Distorting the subject to terrible proportions. Sony’s follow-up to its NEX-6 laps the field with its 11fps burst and comfortable design.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS7: Digital Photography Review

Camera penalizes early shutter press? The High Angle mode makes the LCD screen extremely easy to view when the camera is held high, such as when shooting over a crowd. The technology works seamlessly with or without a flash. Panasonic has long focused on making photography more enjoyable, such as by letting people view their images easily on a Panasonic Viera TV with Viera Image Viewer internal SD card slot. Both image stabilising technologies have been further advanced in detection accuracy and correction effect thanks to the new image-processing LSI, Venus Engine IV.

All cameras are set to 4: Create a free account to like this page. Couldn’t be happier with the pictures and this camera is fast with very little if any shutter drag! Detail and noise invasion starts mildly at a low setting of ISO Depending on your current camera manufacturer, these will have different names such as “function” on Canon.


I’m also amazed at all the scene options it has, such as food, fireworks and even baby 1 and 2. I also like to photograph fine art. Starry Sky mode has the capability of pushing to ISO By using the central part of the CCD, this powerful zooming function allows you to easily capture and magnify distant subjects.

The FS7 starts up in a smidgen under two seconds which makes it about average for a camera of its class. The usual suspects are there such as portrait, sports, landscape, night, beach and snow modes but it also offers variations to these prime modes such as soft skin, fireworks and transform along with completely new options such as film grain, aerial photography and sunset modes. The one thing that I have found a little discouraging is that the flash is a little slow.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS7

I didn’t want to include these awful scene options but you need to see what you’re getting for your money. It features Face Recognition function that recognizes the faces in the picture pxnasonic in your PC to sort the photos by faces.

The Bottom Line If you pick up the Lumix DMC-FS7 you won’t be disappointed as it’s a great camera for someone who is not too fussy about having all the bells and whistles, and simply panaslnic great pictures.

Up to 15 faces can be recognized simultaneously. Basic Specifications Full model name: In program mode, ISO, exposure compensation and macro are available, whereas intelligent auto takes care of everything for you.


From landscapes to lumic, this optic ensures first-class image quality in a convenient 35mm focal equivalent of mm. The FS7 lets you enjoy making great photographs without any complicated set-ups! No Flash Built-in Flash: I should be ashamed that I’m so concerned over this issue but it’s a part of the camera that has a rough life and plastic ones simply don’t measure up.

Brighter colours such as yellow are punchier than primary blue or red. In addition to these two paramount anti-blurring technologies, the Face Detection system helps the camera to recognize human faces and to focus and set the exposure automatically. Below the pad is a mode button which replaces a command dial and gives pxnasonic to changing the mode of the camera between intelligent auto, normal auto, scenes, favourite and video modes.

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At the front sits a 33mmmm or 4x optical zoom lens, with little decoration apart from the Leica badge it wears proudly on the surrounds, and the image stabilisation denoted with “Mega OIS”.

The low ISO results always look so nice until you zoom into full magnification and all the noise or noise reduction is shown. The landscape image has come out really nicely.