Daily Archives: November 18, 2015

Reviews of Cameras I’ve owned- Mostly Pansaonic Lumix.

Cameras I’ve owned discussed here: Canon Powershot A720is, Samsung HZ30w, Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ100,  DMC-FZ200, DMC-FZ1000, DMC-FZ300 and Nikon D3500. I only owned the Panasonic DMC-GH1 for about a week when I got it for my 40th birthday but returned it when I realized it wasn’t the camera for me with its interchangeable lenses, when I thought it was too heavy to carry on a walk in the park within a few days of getting it.

I’ve always been the person with a camera at the holidays but I didn’t get serious about it until about 2004 or so. Before my Canon Powershot/Easyshare, I think my first digital camera was an Olympus D460z (C960z) 1.3MP that I really liked. Before that, I had a Pentax IQZoom60 35mm that you can still buy, but it’s listed as “vintage.” I actually still have but I gave all my film to a friend when she was going to do a 365 project with film. We got it after listening to a timeshare spiel. I remember wasting many rolls of film trying to capture lighting only to get back an envelope full of black images 🙂 Continue reading