Panasonic’s AF tracking is linked to the face detection system, allowing the camera to continue tracking a face even if it briefly turns to a side profile — although it should be noted that the face detection system does require the subject be looking toward the camera to achieve its initial detection. Overall, a good performance for a long zoom digital camera, and excellent performance at this price point. With many users creating very large albums using the new Live Album feature, Google has decided to double the image and video limit for albums in Photos. Handholding a lens at mm unassisted is next to impossible. You can experience the dynamic close-up of macro shots.

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In the place of the Playback icon is an additional Custom mode that allows you to save settings you’ll want to return to in a hurry in the future, say for your ebay product shots.

Prefocus shutter lag is 0. To this end, Panasonic has invested obvious resources this time around in the development of new AF technologies for its flagship cameras: Image Leveling is another function that improves post-shooting convenience.

The DMC-FZ28 also has a slideshow function that allows users to assemble slide shows in-camera complete with music and a variety of slide change effects for emotion-filled slideshows.

There is also a MF assist function that enlarges the center of the image to make focusing easier. Admittedly, things move somewhat slower in the world of ultrazoom camera design, with manufacturers preferring to hang onto what works for a bit longer than in the turbulent compact and ultracompact markets.

Like the FZ18 it has a Leica lens with an 18x optical zoom ratio.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ28 Digital Camera (Black) DMC-FZ28K B&H

I would buy this camera again, and would recommend it to others wanting a bridge camera. Three different aspect ratios are available: But we really don’t mind that either. The Panasonic DMC-FZ28 has a multi-area autofocus system which also includes a single-point “high speed” focusing mode. A five-mode flash strobe includes both red-eye reduction and slow-sync capabilities, and has a rated range of up to 8.


The function key can do that. The camera also provides a Zoom Resume function that lets you decide on your composition before you shoot, so you can be prepared for sudden opportunities. Overall I am very satisfied with the purchase. Up to 13 fps 2M – Unique Scene Modes Panasonic has made some very unique Scene modes available – such as the “Baby” mode which allows easy growth recording in which the baby’s age according to the preset birthday would be automatically recorded onto the image, A Pinhole mode to emulate the look of a classic Pinhole camera, and a film Grain mode that looks like you’ve been shooting onto monochrome high-sensitivity film.

By keeping the focus locked on a moving subject such as a child or pet, this function makes it a lot easier for users to capture clear, perfectly focused shots at the perfect moment. Focus on some flowers close up, and the FZ28 switches to i-Macro mode. dmf-fz28

The FZ28 offers a number of other functions that expand photographic possibilities, including dmc-gz28 stronger flash rmc-fz28 long-distance lighting and extended use, a colour temperature display that makes it easier to set the white balance more accurately, a colour bracket function, and new scene modes — Pin Hole and Film Grain — that create film-camera-like effects. No doubt, with the help of some clever processing. The viewfinder resolution has also been increased todots for easier viewing.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ28

The reviewers seem to like the fz better then the newest fz and the people who had the fz’s seem to like theres better. I know it is hard to get it all in one package, but this one comes really close. Using this function, the photographer can capture a colour photo and artistic monochrome photo at the same time while pressing the shutter button just once. Incandescent light — the typical trouble spot for automatic white balance systems — is only slightly better than average here, with a strong yellow skew.


ISO 1, shots are still surprisingly usable at 5×7. I’m very pleased with it so far, but am far from fully taking full advantage of all capabilities. The net result of too much default contrast and limited dynamic range?

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The lens gets revamped this time around, ulmix a 27mm focal length at the wide end. The fact that the camera feels quite robust, with basically no flex or creaking, should also help make a polycarbonate shell more palatable to those who obsess over camera construction details.

The telephoto test came out a little dim, dcm-fz28 it’s unusual that the camera didn’t raise the ISO further.

Drawing on its vast expertise in consumer electronics, Panasonic is committed to creating a new photographic culture by introducing innovative, high-performance cameras and other advanced digital imaging products. Would it really have been that much more difficult or cost-intensive to use actual grippy rubber instead?