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DuQues
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Re: Budget camera for landscapes and wildlife?

Unread post by DuQues » Tue Jul 17, 2012 4:47 pm

According to the latest rumours the Panasonic DMC-FZ200, which replaces the FZ150 will get a 25-600mm zoomlens.
Not only is that a perfect zoomrange, good for landscapes and far away birds, it seems that it will be f/2.8 over the whole zoomrange! :shock:

Rumour, but if true..... I might buy one!
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Re: Budget camera for landscapes and wildlife?

Unread post by arks » Tue Jul 17, 2012 7:51 pm

WoW, DQ, that sounds most tempting! Please keep us updated? :pray:
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Re: Budget camera for landscapes and wildlife?

Unread post by Graham_5000 » Tue Jul 17, 2012 8:20 pm

Sounds great.

Just to update you on my f48.. I have found the pictures excellent including starry night shots with 60 sec exposure and low ISO. Been practising taking pictures of animals in London ie photographing scavenging foxes!
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Re: Budget camera for landscapes and wildlife?

Unread post by bert » Tue Jul 17, 2012 8:41 pm

Hi Graham
sounds great

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Re: Budget camera for landscapes and wildlife?

Unread post by DuQues » Tue Jul 17, 2012 8:56 pm

arks wrote:WoW, DQ, that sounds most tempting! Please keep us updated? :pray:

I will, it still has to be released though. DPreview will probably have the firsthand experience and tests with it.
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Re: Budget camera for landscapes and wildlife?

Unread post by arks » Wed Jul 18, 2012 1:07 am

DuQues wrote:
arks wrote:WoW, DQ, that sounds most tempting! Please keep us updated? :pray:

I will, it still has to be released though. DPreview will probably have the firsthand experience and tests with it.

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Re: Budget camera for landscapes and wildlife?

Unread post by stephan groen » Wed Jul 18, 2012 7:40 am

Hi all

Can anyone comment on the Nikon Coolpix L810? Bought one last week for R2900 and thusfar I am very happy.

16.1 megapixels and 26x optical zoom.

It is not as good as the P510 but then it is also half the price. Can anyone comment?
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Re: Budget camera for landscapes and wildlife?

Unread post by DuQues » Wed Jul 18, 2012 8:09 am

Arks! :yaya:
It is confirmed, f/2.8 all the way. Now to see what the quality is like....
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Re: Budget camera for landscapes and wildlife?

Unread post by arks » Wed Jul 18, 2012 1:38 pm

DuQues wrote:Arks! :yaya:
It is confirmed, f/2.8 all the way. Now to see what the quality is like....

And the price ... but it does look impressive! Thanks for the link, DQ!
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