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PanasonicLumix FZ60 Digital Camera
 
4.6

(based on 31 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (19)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (11)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (30)
  • Zoom range/performance (29)
  • Good image quality (28)
  • Image stabilization (23)
  • Fast / accurate auto-focus (21)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Travel (22)
  • Landscape/scenery (20)
  • Family photos (18)
  • Low light (15)
  • Wildlife (14)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual photographer (13), Photo enthusiast (13), Semi-pro photographer (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (26), Yes (4)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Great cam

I'm not a professional photografer and I use this cam in travels around the world.

I'm not a professional photografer and I use this cam in travels around the world.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Neat Little Camera

I've had it for two days now. At first I wanted to send it back but the more I used it the better I liked it. Its not comparable to my DSLRs but once...Read complete review

I've had it for two days now. At first I wanted to send it back but the more I used it the better I liked it. Its not comparable to my DSLRs but once it began to learn the controls it grew on me. It is fun to use and so convenient to carry.

The image quality won't nock your socks off but its good enough for candid's.

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5.0

Very Happy

By Bearded Joe

from Santa Clara, CA

About Me Photo Enthusiast

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Fast/accurate auto-focus
  • Good Image Quality
  • Good Image Stabilization
  • Good in Low Light
  • Great Zoom
  • Large Clear LCD
  • Short Lag Time

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Family Photos
    • Indoors/Low Light
    • Landscape/Scenery
    • Video
    • Wildlife photos

    Comments about Panasonic Lumix FZ60 Digital Camera:

    This camera is just about all I wanted. Been a while since I used my SLR film cameras. Wanted a camera with both wide angle and long lense so I wouldn't have to pack all the equipment when I take hikes. The electronic image stabilization allows long shots with little image motion. The movie mode and the panoramic functions are fun.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

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    5.0

    After 2 months, still two thumbs up

    By alex

    from Annapolis

    About Me Photography Student

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Fast/accurate auto-focus
    • Good Image Quality
    • Good Image Stabilization
    • Good in Low Light
    • Great Zoom
    • Large Clear LCD
    • Short Lag Time
    • Small / Compact

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Sports/Action
      • Travel
      • Video
      • Wildlife photos

      Comments about Panasonic Lumix FZ60 Digital Camera:

      My son and I have extensively used this camera at in outdoor activities and summer travel. I am very happy with the balance of features and capabilities. My son has a whole lot of pictures of air show pilots during their routines. The focus and shutter lag are both very fast which is why we chose this camera over comparable Nikon and Canons. For us it was the right mix of being smaller, lighter and cheaper than an SLR, and much more capable than a pocket camera. The eye piece is valuable for shooting outdoors.

      • Ease of Operation:
      • 10
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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      5.0

      Great Camera

      By Jerry

      from Melbourne, FL

      About Me Casual Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Good Image Quality
      • Good Image Stabilization
      • Great Zoom
      • Nice Body Color

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Family Photos
        • Landscape/Scenery

        Comments about Panasonic Lumix FZ60 Digital Camera:

        We bought this camera for a friend that had previously used only film (very old Nikon point-and-shoot). She also has arthritis and has trouble holding small digital cameras. She LOVES this camera. She has only had it a week but is taking wonderful pictures and she could not be happier. The specific things that 1) she likes is that the full auto iA allows her to take good pictures without having to do anything special. 2) she likes the larger size so it is easier for her to hold. 3) she likes the zoom lens that gives her good control without being too long of a zoom. 4) she likes that she can use the electronic viewfinder if the sunlight is too bright for the LCD.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes

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        5.0

        So light weight yet so much fun inside.

        By Picturelady

        from New Jersey

        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Fast/accurate auto-focus
        • Good Image Quality
        • Good Image Stabilization
        • Great Zoom
        • Large Clear LCD
        • Nice Body Color
        • Small / Compact

        Cons

        • Have Not Found A Con Yet

        Best Uses

        • Landscape/Scenery
        • Sports/Action
        • Travel
        • Video
        • Wildlife photos

        Comments about Panasonic Lumix FZ60 Digital Camera:

        I bought this because of how light weight it is and for the fact that it has video capabilities. I no longer have to change the lenses and miss a photo opportunity. There is still so much for me to learn, but I am so eager to do so.

        • Ease of Operation:
        • 8
        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes

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        3.0

        Neat Little Camera

        By joer

        from Chicagoland

        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Good Image Stabilization
        • Great Zoom
        • Powerful flash
        • Small / Compact

        Cons

        • Lag / Shutter Delay
        • Poor Image Quality

        Best Uses

        • Family Photos
        • Fun Times
        • Travel

        Comments about Panasonic Lumix FZ60 Digital Camera:

        I've had it for two days now. At first I wanted to send it back but the more I used it the better I liked it. Its not comparable to my DSLRs but once it began to learn the controls it grew on me. It is fun to use and so convenient to carry.

        The image quality won't nock your socks off but its good enough for candid's.

        • Ease of Operation:
        • 8
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        5.0

        Great camera

        By Stargazer

        from Long Island, New York

        About Me Casual Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Fast/accurate auto-focus
        • Good Image Quality
        • Great Zoom
        • Short Lag Time

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Family Photos
          • Indoors/Low Light
          • Landscape/Scenery
          • Travel

          Comments about Panasonic Lumix FZ60 Digital Camera:

          Terrific telephoto lens. The camera is pretty fast, with little shutter lag. However, to access full operator manual, you need to load a CD onto your computer and use a password. Panasonic does not provide the password, so catch-22!

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          5.0

          I love it!

          By Happy Birthday to me.

          from Riverside

          About Me Photo Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Good in Low Light
          • Great Zoom
          • Small / Compact

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Family Photos
            • Indoors/Low Light
            • Landscape/Scenery
            • Travel

            Comments about Panasonic Lumix FZ60 Digital Camera:

            I love my new camera. I have used my Nikon for years and I was looking for a lighter camera. My other camera got to be so heavy after a while I found that I would leave it at home just so I would not have to lug it everywhere. This camera is so light and the zoom lens is great. I love that you can still use the viewfinder instead of the screen, I'm a bit old school. I have not had time to play with all the features, but so far it is light and easy to use. Great price too.

            • Ease of Operation:
            • 8
            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            4.0

            great camera

            By Doctor Howard

            from Santa Monica, CA

            About Me Photo Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Fast/accurate auto-focus
            • Good Image Quality
            • Good Image Stabilization
            • Good in Low Light
            • Great Zoom
            • Large Clear LCD
            • Nice Body Color
            • Short Lag Time
            • Small / Compact

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Family Photos
              • Indoors/Low Light
              • Travel

              Comments about Panasonic Lumix FZ60 Digital Camera:

              I use this camera in my cosmetic medical practise for before and after photos. The images are sharp and detailed which is very important to me. It is easy to use and has the built in flash that I wanted . Overall it is quite a good camera especially for the price.

              • Ease of Operation:
              • 9
              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

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              5.0

              A true

              By aberzombie

              from Columbia, SC

              About Me Photo Enthusiast

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Fast/accurate auto-focus
              • Good Image Quality
              • Good Image Stabilization
              • Good in Low Light
              • Great Zoom
              • Large Clear LCD
              • Small / Compact

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Family Photos
                • Indoors/Low Light
                • Landscape/Scenery
                • Sports/Action
                • Travel
                • Wildlife photos

                Comments about Panasonic Lumix FZ60 Digital Camera:

                Second Lumix super-zoom I've purchased. Prior model FZ18 was great, and provided wonderful learning experience. All this to make me appreciate the FZ60 more. 16 MP reduces the need to ZOOM totally in on subject. I can shoot the same scene from "farther out" and crop with software to do proper framing---no loss of clarity. Also, I've noticed much improved low-light performance w/o need to use flash. Very happy with my purchase; best balance of value for the $. Just for kicks, I hoisted my old film SLR outfit, and it felt like a barbell. Technology is a wonderful thing! Will submit an image at a later date.

                • Ease of Operation:
                • 8
                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

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                4.0

                As advertised!

                By the artist

                from MI

                About Me Casual Photographer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Good Image Quality
                • Great Zoom

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Indoors/Low Light
                  • Landscape/Scenery

                  Comments about Panasonic Lumix FZ60 Digital Camera:

                  I bought this camera so that I could more accurately photograph my art work. The zoom is terrific and I appreciate the view finder. This camera has everything I had wanted in a camera.

                  • Ease of Operation:
                  • 9
                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

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                  4.0

                  Great Camera Value

                  By dasierr

                  from Bronx, NY

                  About Me Casual Photographer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Fast/accurate auto-focus
                  • Good Image Quality
                  • Good Image Stabilization
                  • Good in Low Light
                  • Great Zoom
                  • Nice Body Color

                  Cons

                  • Lag / Shutter Delay

                  Best Uses

                  • Family Photos
                  • Indoors/Low Light
                  • Landscape/Scenery
                  • Sports/Action
                  • Travel
                  • Video
                  • Weddings/Events
                  • Wildlife photos

                  Comments about Panasonic Lumix FZ60 Digital Camera:

                  I use my camera while at the beach, park and special occasions. I love the 24 optical zoom, auto focus, 16 mp camera.

                  • Ease of Operation:
                  • 8
                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

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                  5.0

                  Great Value

                  By Mason

                  from Faairfax, VA

                  About Me Casual Photographer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Fast/accurate auto-focus
                  • Good Image Quality
                  • Good Image Stabilization
                  • Great Zoom
                  • Large Clear LCD
                  • Small / Compact

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Family Photos
                    • Indoors/Low Light
                    • Sports/Action
                    • Travel
                    • Wildlife photos

                    Comments about Panasonic Lumix FZ60 Digital Camera:

                    This is a nice digital point and shoot camera. It has a lot of features for a very reasonable price. I have had it only for a short time so have not come close to using all of the features. However, anyone can operate it out of the box when used in automatic mode. I like the 24x zoom range.

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                    5.0

                    Great camera, great zooming capability

                    By none

                    from Providence RI

                    About Me Pro Photographer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use
                    • Good Image Quality
                    • Good Image Stabilization
                    • Good in Low Light

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Indoors/Low Light
                      • Landscape/Scenery
                      • Sports/Action
                      • Travel

                      Comments about Panasonic Lumix FZ60 Digital Camera:

                      I have not had this camera long but we did purchase one for work also that I use. I am empressed with the length of the zoom and how easily this is to use.

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No

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                      5.0

                      Great for point and shoot

                      By SandyFromCalif

                      from Grass Valley, CA

                      About Me Photo Enthusiast

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Use
                      • Fast/accurate auto-focus
                      • Good Image Quality
                      • Good Image Stabilization
                      • Great Zoom

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Travel

                        Comments about Panasonic Lumix FZ60 Digital Camera:

                        I have an expensive camera with multiple lens which takes great photos BUT it is hard to carry and hard to switch lens when traveling with a group. The Lumix FZ60 takes great pictures and there is no switching lens. I can be shooting a flower and move quickly to a distant object. It is light weight and my photos have been very good. It is a fun camera to own.

                        • Ease of Operation:
                        • 10
                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No

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                        4.0

                        Excellent Upgrade

                        By Mike

                        from va, 20158

                        About Me Casual Photographer

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Compact
                        • Good in Low Light
                        • Great Zoom

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Video

                          Comments about Panasonic Lumix FZ60 Digital Camera:

                          My previous camera was the FZ5.
                          Wonderful to experience the techno leap without paying a premium.
                          Excellent go anywhere take any photo camera.

                          • Ease of Operation:
                          • 8
                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • No

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                          4.0

                          a satisfied customer

                          By cm

                          from sag harbor, ny

                          About Me Photo Enthusiast

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Easy To Use
                          • Fast/accurate auto-focus
                          • Good Image Quality
                          • Good Image Stabilization
                          • Good in Low Light
                          • Great Zoom
                          • Large Clear LCD
                          • Nice Body Color
                          • Short Lag Time

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Landscape/Scenery
                            • Travel
                            • Wildlife photos

                            Comments about Panasonic Lumix FZ60 Digital Camera:

                            Though only a week old I am getting very good results w. the panasonic lumix fz60. It is much lighter than I thought. The quality of the images is excellent. thank you b & h for all of your helpful service

                            • Ease of Operation:
                            • 8
                            • Was this a gift?:
                            • No

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                            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            5.0

                            Love this camera

                            By Resalution

                            from Manton, MI

                            About Me Casual Photographer

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Easy To Use
                            • Good Image Quality
                            • Good Image Stabilization
                            • Great Zoom

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Family Photos
                              • Landscape/Scenery
                              • Travel

                              Comments about Panasonic Lumix FZ60 Digital Camera:

                              I purchased this as an upgrade to my Lumix DMC-FZ8. Lots of good features, love the bulk compared to most point n shoots, and it takes beautiful photos.

                              • Ease of Operation:
                              • 9
                              • Was this a gift?:
                              • No

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                              5.0

                              Best Camera For The Price

                              By L.L.

                              from Salt Lake City, UT

                              About Me Photo Enthusiast

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Easy To Use
                              • Fast/accurate auto-focus
                              • Good Image Quality
                              • Good Image Stabilization
                              • Great Zoom
                              • Large Clear LCD
                              • Short Lag Time

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Landscape/Scenery
                                • Sports/Action

                                Comments about Panasonic Lumix FZ60 Digital Camera:

                                This is the second Panasonic camera I have bought in this price range. We thought the older one was great until using this one. The new one has more zoom, higher quality photos and takes photos a little quicker. The photos with these Panasonic Cameras are very stunning and vivid. The camera is easy to use. Absolutely no complaints what so ever.

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                                • No

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                                4.0

                                Easy camera good price

                                By John Peter

                                from Sydney Australia

                                About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Easy To Use
                                • Fast/accurate auto-focus
                                • Good Image Quality
                                • Great Zoom

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                    Comments about Panasonic Lumix FZ60 Digital Camera:

                                    Intuitive use a breeze. Started as soon as battery was charged. Clear photos taken by amateurs just picking up the camera. More features available for more expert use. Best since my last digital SLR. Very pleased with this camera.

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                                    • No

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                                    5.0

                                    Great Camera

                                    By sta

                                    from Michigan

                                    About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • Easy To Use
                                    • Fast/accurate auto-focus
                                    • Good Image Quality
                                    • Good Image Stabilization
                                    • Good in Low Light
                                    • Great Zoom
                                    • Large Clear LCD
                                    • Nice Body Color
                                    • Short Lag Time
                                    • Small / Compact

                                    Cons

                                    • None

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Family Photos
                                    • Indoors/Low Light
                                    • Landscape/Scenery
                                    • Sports/Action
                                    • Travel
                                    • Video
                                    • Weddings/Events
                                    • Wildlife photos

                                    Comments about Panasonic Lumix FZ60 Digital Camera:

                                    This is my second Lumix camera and its great. Pictures are very clear, its so easy to use, And it has all the settings you could want.

                                    • Ease of Operation:
                                    • 10
                                    • Was this a gift?:
                                    • No

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