Panasonic Lumix DMC ZS7 12.1 MP Digital Camera - Overview
The Panasonic Lumix ZS7 digital camera was designed with absolute versatility in mind. For example, a separate "movie" button allows the photographer to make an instant switch from still frame photography to video recording functionality without fumbling through a bunch of unwieldy menus. This particular model of panasonic lumix digital camera features a 12x zoom and a 12.1 megapixel effective rating for unbelievable shot clarity and definition.
Panasonic Lumix ZS7 - Special Features
The panasonic lumix Zs7 sports a 25mm ultra wide angle lens designed to pack as much range of focal length as possible into its compact frame: the panasonic lumix zs7 achieves anywhere from 25mm to 300mm focal length. In fact, the ultra wide 25mm wide angle lens boasts almost twice the shooting area as a normal lens of 35mm.
The panasonic lumix zs7 is also capable of recording media in two distinct modes: in addition to the standard .jpeg format, this panasonic digital camera can also record motion pictures using a format known as AVCHD lite, which nets roughly double the high definition recording time as a usual .jpeg motion picture recording format.
Although situated like a normal point and shoot panasonic digital camera, the panasonic lumix zs7 also has a high quality recording microphone, so you can feel confident that the conversations and laughter you're shooting video of will also be preserved forever.
Perhaps most interesting of all is the fact that the panasonic lumix zs7 has a built-in GPS system, designed to automatically record additional data about your photographs. When you take a photo or video with the travel mode (GPS mode) enabled, your panasonic lumix zs7 will also record the place infomation and time for your data. This way, when you are back at your computer trying to import and work with your photos, you can sort or search them by the time and place they were taken.
For photographers with large and modern televisions, you can take advantage of the fact that the panasonic lumix zs7 has an HDMI port, allowing it to directly interface with a television that also has an HDMI slot - this will allow for professional quality slide shows and easy photo sharing right from your panasonic digital camera with guests.
Panasonic Lumix ZS7 - Who is it Ideal for?
Panasonic Lumix ZS7 is ideal for frequent travelers - the GPS mode makes it easier than ever to smartly organize massive amounts of photos and videos that are apt to become jumbled and therefore doomed to become ignored. Thanks to the FunStudio software that interfaces with this panasonic digital camera's GPS locational and date stamping functionality, you can get right to the photos and videos you took in any given place and thereby save yourself a lot of time fumbling through tiny thumbnails on the panasonic digital camera screen. All the same, if you're still on the go or if you don't have a compatible laptop or television, you can sort the photos and videos based on their location of origin even on the camera itself!