'On a freezing cold day I used my co-camera of the year with my firmware update of the year, the 4K Photo Mode. Once again the ability to pick the best frame from a series of 4K video clips proved invaluable. Rather than anticipate when the boats were in good positions or attempt to react quickly, I just let the camera record 4K video for various periods of time. As this was happening, with the camera both held horizontally and vertically, I could see various compositions come and go and know that I had captured them.'Read More
The soundimageplus blog has been going since 2007 and to date has over 12 million page views. Written by David Taylor-Hughes, a professional stock photographer, it includes photographic articles dealing with a wide range of themes including film and digital photography.
'It's rare that I use the same camera / lens combination two days running. Firstly because I have rather a lot to choose from and secondly because it's a good idea to 'mix it up' in terms of what I shoot with, so that I have a varied selection of images available for sale on the stock sites that sell my work. 'Read More
'This is genuinely innovative tech. and much more useful than lots of other camera 'gimmicks'. It expands our options and allows us to capture difficult subjects with ease. Our two dimensional rectangles will now be capable of recording those magic moments for posterity. And I really do believe that the FZ1000 is a breakthrough camera, because 1" sensors and the lens designs they make possible will get better, both in terms of low ISO quality and high ISO results that are less noisy than they are now.'Read More
"The FZ1000 has become my go to camera whenever I'm shooting somewhere that has extensive viewpoints that would benefit from that 400mm (35mm film equivalent) zoom. It's just so useful to be able to move from wide angle to extreme telephoto very quickly. "Read More
"I still think the Panasonic FZ1000 is a fantastic camera and for a stock / travel / landscape / location photographer who works mostly in good light, it's hard to think of a more useful option. "Read More
"At various times in my life I've wanted to be a train driver, a rock star and a novelist but I can't really think of anything better than waking up in the morning, looking out the window and thinking "This is a good day to go out and take some pictures.'"Read More