A super-macro mode enables focusing as close as 3cm from your subject.
Images are sharp, with plenty of detail.
The 600mm equivalent telephoto is ideal for picking out distant scenes.
Plenty of fine detail is recorded at low ISO settings.
No manual control is provided for controlling shutter speeds or apertures, so it pays to select the appropriate scene mode.
The 25mm equivalent wide angle is ideal for capturing wide scenes.
The image stabilisation system does an excellent job of taming camera movement.
Colours can be quite muted using default settings.