Panasonic TZ20 Review: Photo samples

Panasonic tz20 review
Panasonic tz20 review

The Panasonic TZ20 is capable of picking up excellent textures and detail. View the full-size image

Panasonic tz20 review
Panasonic tz20 review

The Panasonic TZ20's sleek design and wide focal range made it perfect for street photography – particularly when shooting from the hip. View the full-size image

Panasonic tz20 review
Panasonic tz20 review

In mixed lighting, the Panasonic TZ20 still managed to reproduce colours accurately. View the full-size image

Panasonic tz20 review
Panasonic tz20 review

In high-contrast scenes the Panasonic TZ20 holds the highlights well and produces a nice range of tones. View the full-size image

Panasonic tz20 review
Panasonic tz20 review

The Panasonic TZ20's wide focal range let me stand at the back of a crowd hovered around this group of buskers and zoom in for a more intimate portrait of the guitar player. View the full-size image

Panasonic tz20 review
Panasonic tz20 review

Pinhole mode. Sometimes this effect worked well; other times it didn't at all. View full-size image

Panasonic tz20 review
Panasonic tz20 review

Stretch mode. This is the Stretch Tall effect, which makes an interesting picture with the right subject but it doesn't seem to be a mode one would use all that often. View full-size image

Panasonic tz20 review
Panasonic tz20 review

HDR mode. The Panasonic TZ20 HDR mode produces surprisingly subtle results compared to many other digital cameras with HDR functions. On one hand this is refreshing to see, but on the other the Panasonic TZ20's dynamic range is quite good already, and in many cases during this test the non-HDR version of a scene in tricky light conditions looked better. View full-size image

Panasonic tz20 review
Panasonic tz20 review

HDR turned off. The same scene as the image above, this time shot in Aperture Priority mode. View full-size image