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Old Aug 19, 2009, 6:00 PM   #1
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Hi, i have a new TZ7 and am delighted with it, the question i have is that i bought it as i have seen pictures from one of these with a very wide angle setting used which can have the effect of curving edges of pictures of objects like cars for instance. I would like to know what settings i should use to achieve this effect??
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Old Aug 19, 2009, 8:49 PM   #2
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You have 25 mm wide angle in the ZS3. Zoom out (zoom wheel totally to the left) and try different modes and scenes until you get the desired effect.
Remember: the closest to the subject you are, the more distortion you'll get.
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Hi Ordo, the camera is TZ7, is this the same as you are suggesting with the wheel to the left?
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Old Aug 20, 2009, 9:59 AM   #4
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It's the same camera.

Europe: TZ7
USA: ZS3
Asia: ZS3GK

My advice is that you try with different modes and sceneries. Take a couple hours outside and shot a hundred picks or so. Be methodic. It's fun. Latter you can chose the best and you can see the settings in PhotofunStudio or other software. Good luck.
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Thanks Ordo, do you think using macro zoom might give some distortion used in normal pics?
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You bet it. But you'll get blurred backgrounds.

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Old Aug 20, 2009, 11:32 AM   #7
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Thanks Ordo!
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