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  • Panasonic Lumix GF5 review
    Cameras 4 out of 5

    Panasonic Lumix GF5 review

    By 21 May 2012

    As compact system cameras become more plentiful, there are splinter product groups forming. Panasonic’s latest compact system camera, the Lumix GF5, is all about being small and easy to use. Those after a pocketable system, but one that will deliver...

  • Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ7 review
    Cameras 3.5 out of 5

    Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ7 review

    By 8 May 2012

    The Panasonic Lumix SZ7 is the first in a new line of "stylish zoom" compacts. Its combination of a small body yet significant 10x optical zoom (25-250mm equivalent) lens sounds promising. Does the SZ7 balance up both style and substance? What’s new?...

  • Panasonic Lumix DMC-3D1 review
    Cameras 3.5 out of 5

    Panasonic Lumix DMC-3D1 review

    By 3 May 2012

    Two lenses and two sensors, haven’t we seen this somewhere before? Panasonic’s first stereoscopic pocket camera in the Lumix DMC-3D1 is taking on the Fujifilm Finepix W3 (and W1) before it. Capable of not only 3D stills like its rival, but also 3D...

  • Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150 review
    Cameras 4 out of 5

    Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150 review

    By 8 November 2011

    The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150 is the new flagship model in Panasonic’s FZ range of superzoom bridge cameras. It replaces the FZ100 and comes hot on the heels of the cheaper, but very similarly specified, FZ48. For £120 more than the latter we find...

  • Panasonic Lumix FX70: Wide angle wizardry
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    Panasonic Lumix FX70: Wide angle wizardry

    By 1 June 2010

    Panasonic has revealed the latest compact camera in its Lumix range - the Lumix FX70. The FX70 features a F2.2 super bright 24mm ultra wide angle Leica Lens meaning a wider range of composition possibilities with a viewing space over 200 per cent larger...

  • Panasonic gets touchy with Lumix DMC-FP3 compact
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    Panasonic gets touchy with Lumix DMC-FP3 compact

    By 8 January 2010

    While Panasonic was busy distracting us with all the 3D announcements, the company also quietly released two cameras to add to the Lumix range of compacts. The ultra-slim lifestyle Lumix FP series now has a 3-inch LCD touchscreen model in the shape of...

  • Panasonic launches Lumix DMC-FX500
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    Panasonic launches Lumix DMC-FX500

    By 18 March 2008

    The new DMC-FX500 features a 25mm ultra-wide angle Leica DC lens with 5x optical zoom and a 10.1-megapixel sensor. The 25mm ultra-wide-angle lens is claimed to record almost double the viewing space at the same shooting distance compared to ordinary 35mm...

  • Panasonic unveils entry-level Lumix
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    Panasonic unveils entry-level Lumix

    By 22 January 2008

    Panasonic has announced a new Lumix digital camera, the DMC-LS80, built around an 8.1 megapixel sensor and a newly developed Lumix DC VARIO lens system with 3x optical zoom. This lens delivers a focal range of the equivalent to 33-100mm on a 35mm film...

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    BBC launches annual photography competition

    By 19 July 2006

    The BBC has launched its BBC News Photographer of the Year 2006 competition and is ready to accept entries. The winner this year will receive the title and a chance to shoot a photo-essay of his or her choice to be posted on the Beeb website. A separate...

  • Panasonic rounds out the new range with three new compacts
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    Panasonic rounds out the new range with three new compacts

    By 19 July 2006

    Rounding out Panasonic's camera launch are three compacts: the DMC-FX3, the DMC-FX50, and the DMC-FX07. The FX3 is a basic model, features 6 megapixels and a very impressive lens that has a maximum aperture of f2.8 and a zoom range of 35mm to 105mm on...

  • Lumix DMC-LX1 gets an upgrade from Panasonic and becomes the 10Mp LX2
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    Lumix DMC-LX1 gets an upgrade from Panasonic and becomes the 10Mp LX2

    By 19 July 2006

    In addition to the DMC-FZ50, Panasonic also introduced the successor to the Lumix DMC-LX1, unsurprisingly called the DMC-LX2. This second model retains the 16:9 wide CCD and LCD, and is equipped with 28mm wide-angle Leica lens that achieves an aperture...

  • Panasonic releases the DMC-FZ50 successor to the FZ30
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    Panasonic releases the DMC-FZ50 successor to the FZ30

    By 19 July 2006

    Panasonic has unleashed another four cameras, all upgrades to previous models, including the top-of-the-range Lumix DMC-FZ50. The prosumer joins the ranks of the 10 megapixel cameras, and features Mega Optical Image Stabilizer to ensure crisp images taken...