bridge (akak superzoom) camera, as the alternative between a compact and DSLR.
A few days ago I spent almost half of the sum I expect to get as tax refund any time soon on buying the Panasonic Lumix DMC FZ-1000, because all the reviews I read were full of praise and the higher price compared to other compact cameras seemed worth it.
I studied the most basic instructions last night and still have a lot to learn about using this camera and photography (exposure, aperture, lenses and such) and I’ve already ordered a recommended book which explains a lot about this camera but also photography in general.
But this evening I drove to the edge of the city to snap a few first photos and to try out the various features and settings. It was fun. And the quality of the photos is amazing. (Maybe not in the 800×600 resolution on here, but trust me on this… ;-)
I can’t wait to use this new gadget to snap pictures of the amazing landscapes of the Scottish Highlands and Coast in a few weeks.