Panasonic's Lumix DMC-ZS8 Digital Camera (Black) has pretty much all you need in a digital camera--a high resolution 14.1MP CCD sensor, a super zoom 16x ultra wide-angle 24-384mm (equivalent in 35mm format) Leica lens and 1280 x 720 high definition (HD) video.
This compact (4.1 x 2.2 x 1.3"/10.4 x 5.7 x 3.3 cm) and lightweight (6.6 oz/188 g) camera also has Power O.I.S. image stabilization that keeps everything sharp and clear, and Intelligent ISO control/motion detection, and AF tracking for moving subjects, making this one of the easiest cameras ever to use.
There's also Sonic Speed AF and Short Release Time Lag for stunningly fast operation, advanced Face Recognition mode for great pictures of your friends and family, Intelligent Resolution for superb image quality every time, and a panorama assist that puts together photos in-camera for an impressive, ultra wide panoramic photo--even without a tripod! The large, bright 3" 230K-dot LCD makes composing and viewing your images a treat. The ZS8 is ready to serve.