Panasonic Lumix FZ1000 review

A 1-inch sensor gives this bridge camera the edge over most models

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Taken at the 25mm end of the lens to capture the wide vista.

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Taken from the same position as the previous image, but at the 400mm end of the lens.

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There's plenty of sharp detail here.

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Chromatic aberration is kept well under control.

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I focussed manually here, using the focus peaking display to tell me when the top of the stamen was sharp.

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Despite the bright sky and subject the Multi metering system has delivered a well exposed image.

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The AF system is fast enough to get moving subjects sharp and keep them sharp as subject distance changes provided the active AF point is in the correct place.

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In Panorama mode the camera is panned to include the whole scene and the results generally look good.

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Using HDR mode has enabled every last bit of cloud detail to be retained and put more detail in the shadows, however, the green leaves in the field look a little too vibrant.

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Using the Vibrant Photo Style has over-saturated the grass in this shot.

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Using the Scenery Photo Style has produced a better result.

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The long reach of the lens is useful for candid photography.