My new TOY – Panasonic Lumix DMC-Fz35

Darling bought me a new toy several days ago – the Panasonic Lumix DMC-Fz35. A super-zoom camera sporting a wide-angle 18x zoom lens.
Currently retailing at RM1699, we got it at RM1399 during the recently concluded MATTA / Camera Fair. Not only that, we got a free tripod and an extra 8 gig memory card to come with the already included 4gig card, not to mention many other freebies such as the camera bag, shoe bag, travel tag and more that you always get purchasing from a Fair.
The camera feels solid and rugged in the palm, while at once portably lightweight. I likey!

It is a 3 section tripod and stands at 1350mm at its tallest. That picture above is the tripod NOT at its tallest. It is set up midway for shorties like me  :P
I have yet to play with it much but I did manage to get these two shots last night. 
Pic 1
Pic 2
Now can anybody tell me what is the difference between Pic 1 and Pic 2?
It’s the FOCUS. Exactly! I can now play around with the focus and have the choice to focus either the subject or the background. Yeay! I’m so loving my new toy at the moment but there’s nothing much to write YET as I’ve not got the opportunity to fully explore it.
Let me get cosy to my new baby first and I’ll let you know more… later! Till then, Happy Holidays to you guys whose last day of working before the long break is TODAY!
As for me, EVERYDAY is a holiday! Enjoying life, blogging, tweeting and now I shall enjoy photography!
Thank you very much Darling. A BIG and sloppy MUAKS to ya! :P

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    Chop for Caroline…LMAO

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    wah sei….so envy of your new toy…bila only i can get one dslr….T3T

  • // new toy! Have fun exploring your new toy. :)

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    War…you call this a toy? Damn rich o. :D

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    Wah! New toy! So you are joining the league of people like Witch and Saucer… Looking forward to great pics from you.

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    Fuiyoh! The camera looks so canggih and huge! :P And has such nice depth of field somemore.. So lucky la you! :P

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    wah!!! You got a super good deal!!I love this model too…still consider to buy after my boy rosakkan my FZ7….aiyo..miss my camera la!!!

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    Bravo gal. So snap more photos ya! Practice make perfect. Happy Holiday.

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    So.. from today onwards, your pictures will all be more "canggih" than before! :)

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    wow..nice camera…So sweet of your hubby..

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    Wah.. so sweet… Got new baby, Don't forget ur baby Ethan wo… lolz.. =D

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    WOW! Now, there's NO WAY that our cameras can get mixed up anymore haha! You are also a fan of Lumix? ;)

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    U got a very good life ^^

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    Congrats on the new toy. Enjoy shooting :)

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    Have fun playing with your new toy! I am sure you will pick up the skill fast ;)

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    Wow, welcome to the circle of DSLR users, darling!^^ You definitely got yourself a good deal out of it through the fair~ So jealous… xP Hehe…I wonder if my Olympus PEN EPL1 camera qualifies me to be in league with you and the other DSLR users? It's smaller in size though… xD

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    Eric – NOT fair! Chop for Caroline… Tsk Tsk! :P U can get ur slr from ur 3rd salary :DMummy Gwen – :DTekkaus – 'Toy'… :P not toy as in Ethan's toys… i mean 'toy' :DSuituapui – NO lah.. mine is semi-pro SAHAJA. Me know nuts bout photography… need to brush up now :)Witch – If only I understand what u r saying.. lol.. me need to go buy photography buku now :PThe Lil' Prince – Oh poor thing.. :(

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    Angeline – Happy holidays to you too :)Claire – U won't see much difference in this blog ler.. This is more for my personal enjoyment ni :)Mery – Yeah.. ants all over :DJune – How could I? lol.. :PChloe – YEAH! hahaha… no mixing up NOW! :PKelvin – Thank you :DMei Teng – Sure will :) ThanxAgnes – The thing is, we wont bring this with us EVERYWHERE rite? Unlike our compact camera last time, always in the bag! :(Erika – Haiya.. Of coz ur PEN better lah … saya punya Semi-Pro sahaja :D

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    This is not a cheap toy! Use it properly oh hehehee

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    lucky you.. you'll be busy for a loong time.. toying w yr new camera

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    Thanks my dear Eric! ;pwow very nice n cool! gonna see nice nice pic from now onward it seem! ;)

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    wow, so nice! My husband should hv gotten me a camera instead of a watch.

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    Wow new gadget to explore, so envy. I'm waiting for my turn.

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    nice toy~

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    wah.. cool toy! happy exploring and happy holiday!!

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    I m waiting for my hub to buy also…LONG neck awaiting…sigh!!Fun to explore with new toy…take more canggih pics.

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    yeah, pls bring this new toy whenever you go and take good looking pics ok!

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    Wow! Your camera looks better than my LX3 oredy. *Jealous*

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    So once you learn more about photography teach me ah, cos I only point and auto-shoot! Haha!!

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