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July 18, 2005

New toy - a Lumix FX8

Filed under: — lbobke @ 5:28 am

While I’m not going to really give up analogue photography any time soon, I also wanted to have a small digital camera to always carry with me.
So I got a Panasonic Lumix FX8.
Here are some shots I took with it:
Steiff Bear in Wiesbaden
A giant Steiff Bear (about 2 metres tall) in Wiesbaden

bumblebee shot with the macro function
I can get much closer to an object than with my current SLR and the image stabilizer of the tiny camera works quite well.
(No tripod used)


Luisenplatz, Wiesbaden
When it comes to dark objects in front of a bright sky, my SLR combined with Fuji Velvia works much better…

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