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Old Apr 6, 2005, 11:40 AM   #1
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Panasonic is a highly reputable company that makes great eletronic devices; their digital cameras are considered one of the best out there, I guess. If you ask me, after reading numerous reviews of the Panasonic line of cameras, namely the popular DMC series cameras, they are no better than, say Canon cameras. I have yet to find a Panasonic camera which is capable of starting up and ready to shoot in under 3 seconds. Another issue is the often flimsy construction of the DMC cameras (i.e. FZ3-FZ5). If you're going to come out with a new camera, why not fix the most obvious problems such as noise level, zoom lens noise level when you zoom in and zoom out, poor indoor shots, so-so movie mode,and poorlow-light auto focusing? You'd think that in the year 2005, Panasonic would've addressed these simplistic problems by now. An online digital camera review on the DMC-FZ5 had mixed reviews, citing the aforementioned problems. Basically, you want to have the camera turned on and ready to go if you want to capture that 'once in a lifetime' shot because it takes 3.89 sec. to load up.

I don't know, but could it be that some of you guys think Panasonic cameras are like the "Gods of all digital cameras?" I say, open your horizons and take a gander at other digital cameras too because chances are, they are just as good, if not better, than the "Gods of all digital cameras."



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Old Apr 6, 2005, 11:52 AM   #2
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Guy's stirring up things. Look at this:arrow:

http://www.stevesforums.com/forums/v...263447#p263447

Oh yeah, he ended up with a Kodak:?

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Old Apr 6, 2005, 1:00 PM   #3
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Guy's stirring up things.
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on that which they know nothing about.. Want less than 3 second start up time?? Use a Manual Film SLR.. You won't get any faster than that.. I'd wager you still miss the once in a lifetime shot..

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Panasonic is a highly reputable company that makes great eletronic devices; their digital cameras are considered one of the best out there, I guess. If you ask me, after reading numerous reviews of the Panasonic line of cameras, namely the popular DMC series cameras, they are no better than, say Canon cameras. I have yet to find a Panasonic camera which is capable of starting up and ready to shoot in under 3 seconds.:evil:Another issue is the often flimsy construction of the DMC cameras (i.e. FZ3-FZ5). If you're going to come out with a new camera, why not fix the most obvious problems such as noise level, zoom lens noise level when you zoom in and zoom out, poor indoor shots, so-so movie mode,and poorlow-light auto focusing? You'd think that in the year 2005, Panasonic would've addressed these simplistic problems by now:?An online digital camera review on the DMC-FZ5 had mixed reviews, citing the aforementioned problems. Basically, you want to have the camera turned on and ready to go if you want to capture that 'once in a lifetime' shot because it takes 3.89 sec. to load up. :|

I don't know, but could it be that some of you guys think Panasonic cameras are like the "Gods of all digital cameras?" I say, open your horizons and take a gander at other digital cameras too because chances are, they are just as good, if not better, than the "Gods of all digital cameras."

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Old Apr 6, 2005, 2:43 PM   #5
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Looks like there may soon be similar statements about Nikon, Canon etc etc...

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Couldn't have said it better myself..:lol:

You have to go with the camera that has the features you desire most and for me, it was the FZ20. As far as one manufacturer having a better quality product then the other, in this day of mass production assembly lines, sooner or later, you will wind up with a "problem child".

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Troll go away!!
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Elphman wrote:
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Panasonic is a highly reputable company that makes great eletronic devices; their digital cameras are considered one of the best out there, I guess. If you ask me, after reading numerous reviews of the Panasonic line of cameras, namely the popular DMC series cameras, they are no better than, say Canon cameras. I have yet to find a Panasonic camera which is capable of starting up and ready to shoot in under 3 seconds. Another issue is the often flimsy construction of the DMC cameras (i.e. FZ3-FZ5). If you're going to come out with a new camera, why not fix the most obvious problems such as noise level, zoom lens noise level when you zoom in and zoom out, poor indoor shots, so-so movie mode,and poorlow-light auto focusing? You'd think that in the year 2005, Panasonic would've addressed these simplistic problems by now. An online digital camera review on the DMC-FZ5 had mixed reviews, citing the aforementioned problems. Basically, you want to have the camera turned on and ready to go if you want to capture that 'once in a lifetime' shot because it takes 3.89 sec. to load up.

I don't know, but could it be that some of you guys think Panasonic cameras are like the "Gods of all digital cameras?" I say, open your horizons and take a gander at other digital cameras too because chances are, they are just as good, if not better, than the "Gods of all digital cameras."



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:lol:

This guy's priceless. "Trolling" is so 90's AOL chatroom.
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This is best he/she/it can do? Not gonna bite either! Loser:?
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