“With excellent photo and video quality and a deep feature set, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 is the perfect mix if you want dSLR-like controls and better than point-and-shoot performance with the convenience of a single fixed lens.”
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“It’s been eight years since the FZ50 was introduced, so we can’t imagine too many people are still waiting, but in some respects it appears Panasonic has finally created a replacement for that much-missed model. Taken as a whole, the FZ1000 can almost be seen as a synthesis between the two cameras.”
“Although it’s large for a bridge camera the FZ1000 has lots going for it including a versatile focal length range, a 1-inch sensor, raw and JPEG image recording and the ability to produce high-quality images in many situations.”
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 comes with a large 1-inch 20.1MP MOS sensor that gives it an exceptional defocus control. The digital camera delivers a genuine Hybrid Photography experience by combining 4K QFHD 30p video with hybrid 8MP post capture.
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 also allows in-camera playback screen footages of 8MP equivalent hybrid photography photos from 4K video footage to shoot the spontaneous shots.
The Lumix DMC-FZ1000 has a high-quality audio recording that captures the realistic environment sound with the optional Stereo / Shotgun Microphone (DMW-MS2*) with the capacity to adjust sound gathering. For greater versatility, users can switch to slow motion in full-HD 120 fps video as well as manual operation in Creative Video mode.
The large 1-inch sensor and the new lens that the Lumix DMC-FZ1000 is equipped with completely express the minute details of the immediate ambiance. The 16x optical zoom of the digital camera captures the tiniest detail in the environment in 4K resolution.
The new LEICA DC VARIO-ELMARIT lens of the Lumix DMC-FZ1000 has F2.8-4.0 brightness and an angle of view that extends from 25mm wide-angle to 16x optical zoom. The digital camera consists of 15 elements in 11 groups, including five aspherical lenses and 4 ED lenses with eight aspherical surfaces.
The Lumix DMC-FZ1000 features HYBRID Optical Image Stabilizer with 5-axis correction that renders blur-free, effortless video shooting ability. It also perceives and compensates for Lumix DMC-FZ1000’s five types of movement – vertical, horizontal, axis of rotation, horizontal rotation, and vertical rotation.