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Old Jun 17, 2011, 2:00 PM   #1
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Hello guys, Hope you all doing good. I've atlast got Panasonic ZS7. Thanks to @FiveO for helping me alot in making up my mind and decision. Its a great camera IMO. I am very happy with it. I got it yesterday so didnt fiddled with the settings. In future i'll post pictures from it. I have set the sat and sharpness to +1, contrast 0 and NR -1 as @LZT suggested. Any more suggestion or tips and tricks. I've also printed its manual and fabri's blog tips and tricks. Thanks to Steve-Digicams.
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Old Jun 20, 2011, 10:59 AM   #2
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Cap the ISO to 800 (increase only when needed). Images above ISO 800 will have a lot of noise and show a significant drop in resolution. Set file size to L. Personally, I prefer to shoot at 8MP instead of 12. Images look a lot sharper OOC.
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Cap the ISO to 800 (increase only when needed). Images above ISO 800 will have a lot of noise and show a significant drop in resolution. Set file size to L. Personally, I prefer to shoot at 8MP instead of 12. Images look a lot sharper OOC.
Thanks for suggestions but ISO 800 set, and i am shooting in daylight wouldnt it effect the highlights?
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Can anyone guide me how to take long exposure shots in ZS7??
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Old Jun 21, 2011, 10:41 AM   #7
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Capping the ISO means that the camera will not go over that value when using AUTO ISO or iISO. If there is plenty of light, then the camera will choose low ISO values.
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Capping the ISO means that the camera will not go over that value when using AUTO ISO or iISO. If there is plenty of light, then the camera will choose low ISO values.
Thanks very much. One more question: When i shoot in aperture mode and set the aperture to minimum value and then zoom to get DOF but camera misses focus. i have to zoom out to focus. Can you explain what is happening or there's any fault with the camera.
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My guess is that you are closer to the subject than the minimum FL for the amount of zoom applied. Try to zoom out little by little attempting to pre-focus each time. The closer you are to the subject, the more you'll have to zoom out before the camera can actually focus. If you are too close, you won't be able to zoom in at all.
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Old Jun 21, 2011, 5:04 PM   #10
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@tullio thanks for explaining
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