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The macro function enables frame filling close-ups
Colours can be quite subdued using default settings
The 24x zoom lens is great for isolating distant subjects
A 25mm wide angle as found on the FZ48 is useful for landscapes and shooting in tight spaces
Distortion is very low, especially for a lens covering such a huge range of focal lengths
Levels of detail are maintained well throughout the zoom range
Balanced exposures are produced by the Intelligent Multiple Metering system
The AF system is just fast enough for adequate quick snatch shots like this
Shutter lag is minimal, even when using the flash, once the camera is correctly focused.
Creative Control Sepia.
Creative Control High Dynamic.
Creative Control Pinhole.
Creative Control Film Grain.
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