Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ28K
Release date: August 31, 2008
This camera superseded the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ18K. This is also a bridge-type camera in Panasonic's Lumix line. It fits between the point & shoot and DSLR category. Its small CCD sensor and lack of hot shoe belie its P&S origins. However, it does have an electronic viewfinder, optional conversion lenses & filters, RAW capture and fully manual aperture control.
As with all of my Panasonic's Lumix cameras, it has an excellent Leica DC Vario-Elmarit lens. However, it has also 18X optical zoom. I think it is the perfect step up from a P&S style camera.
I purchased mine used on eBay on 7 November 2010 for a total of $175.73.
After using the camera's excellent lens, I decided to expand the camera's capabilities with some accessories.
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