You cannot record at the two highest resolutions to the built-in memory — a memory card preferably high speed is required. Have a look at our photo gallery , printing the photos if you can, and then decide if the TZ1’s photo quality meets your expectations. Do note that I did not test the ISO setting here. June 12, Last Updated: Here I’ve half-pressed the Shutter button to get focus confirmation the green square in the center and readouts on the shutter speed and aperture at the bottom of the LCD.

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Movies can be recorded up to the capacity of the memory card. The camera does not have an optical viewfinder. The most impressive aspect of the Panasonic TZ1’s design is the amount of glass its lens has.

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Did autofocus have trouble in the dim light? All the main colours show up well without any weaknesses. Wacom’s latest pro tablet can help take your editing workflow — and most importantly, the final image results — to the next level.

Buttons and dials on the camera are kept to a minimum and the menu system is one of the most straightforward you are likely to find.

Panasonic estimates around photos dnc be taken before the battery needs recharging. The 10x optical zoom lens moved quickly and smoothly throughout its range, allowing fine control over framing of your shot.


While the test chart shows some vignetting dark cornersI did not find this to be a problem in real world photos. The high-resolution LCD can also display your images in up to 25 thumbnails on a multi-split screen and allows you to date search an image with the Calender Display Mode.

Panasonic DMC-TZ1 Review

In terms of features Fuji have packed in just about everything they can think of. I want to talk about those options that appear when you press the “up” button on the four-way controller. Roger Cicala and his team at Lensrentals tore down Canon’s third-generation mm F2. Sensors in the TZ1 detect this shake, and a lens element is moved to compensate for it.

For such a d,c bargain, you’d expect average performance. Senior Editor Barney Britton’s pick this year is the camera that he describes as “close to perfect” for the kind of photography he does.

Dec 24, Battery performance was average to below average. Some would call it purple fringing, but the causes of that phenomenon are too vague and varied to explore here.

This turned out to be a rather extreme example CNET may get a commission from these offers. Dec 19, review. The TZ1 has a very good movie mode.

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ1 Digital Camera Review

When it comes to picture quality it has few weaknesses fmc its length of lens means it can cope with more or less any photo opportunity. Even carrying it was comfortable, my index finger hooked on the grip’s inside surface with the camera vertical. It’s worth mentioning that Panasonic’s accessories tend hard to find here in the US. The first of these is a high quality mode allowing you to capture up to three images at a maximum speed of three frames per second.

Above that, detail goes downhill rapidly, which is why I’d avoid both ISO and the high sensitivity mode. For weeks, dmmc been getting dmv with the question “Will Chris and Jordan continue their tradition of doing a Best and Worst year-end episode? The other is the menu you’re used to seeing on Panasonic’s other cameras. Black In stock Usually ships in 24 hours. One feature that I always appreciate is the TZ1’s ability to delete a group of photos, instead of just one or all.