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Old Apr 9, 2010, 9:33 PM   #1
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Default So I didnt take my FZ35 this weekend.....

And wish I had! I went backpacking at Bandelier National Monument, which I try and do every year. I was worried about carrying the FZ35 so I took my old Sony DC-w70 since it is light, small and somewhat expendable (now). Man, the photos are sooooo much worse than I got used to using my new FZ35! I uploaded some of them just so you guys could remember life with standard P&S cameras

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Old Apr 9, 2010, 9:35 PM   #2
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Maybe you should get a ZS3/TZ7 while you can...I'm seriously considering it...
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Old Apr 10, 2010, 3:00 AM   #3
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Yes this "do I go with size vs quality" thing is always a difficult choice.
I still often take my Sony W55 out at night when I feel the FZ38/35
is not appropriate or going to be too bulky.
On long trips I take both cameras with me.
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Old Apr 10, 2010, 3:51 AM   #4
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Yes this "do I go with size vs quality" thing is always a difficult choice.
I still often take my Sony W55 out at night when I feel the FZ38/35
is not appropriate or going to be too bulky.
On long trips I take both cameras with me.
uh-uh. Please see the last 5 posts at this thread:

http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/re...4933405&page=3
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Old Apr 10, 2010, 5:53 AM   #5
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Horses for Courses: My FZ38/35 takes up 5 or 6x as much space as my W55. I've had the W55 since 2007, and think it is a supurb ultra small camera. Each camera has its pros and cons, but there are always going to be times when one wants to travel ultra light. The FZ38/35 has the great zoom and reach... you can't compare that to most compacts. Without the reach, I cannot get that same quality with a smaller camera.

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Old Apr 11, 2010, 1:14 PM   #6
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I cant justify getting another camera, but I may just take the FZ35 from now on, just to have some good photos to remember my trip by. I need to find a good case that will slide onto my backpack hipbelt, so the search is on!
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