A good choice for someone looking to explore the manual controls this camera offers
ZS15 features a 16x Leica zoom lens, 1080i HD video, optical image stabilization, and built-in HDR and panorama shooting.
The ZS15 has an ultra wide-angle 24mm (35mm equivalent) lens with a 16x super zoom range that reaches ou to 384mm (35mm equivalent) telephoto lens. And that 24-384mm lens is made by Leica. There's a high res 12.1MP MOS sensor, full 1920 x 1080 60i high definition video with Dolby sound, and it focuses in a lightning-fast 0.1 second. There's even 32x Intelligent Zoom that extends your lens to an astounding 768mm ultra telephoto.
POWER O.I.S. image stabilization keeps your images sharp and clear, whether you're shooting in dim light, taking extreme close-up macro shots, or using the longest telephoto setting. There's even an Active Mode that helps to keep your videos from jumping around. The Venus Engine processor and Intelligent Noise Reduction System deliver the best image quality possible. A host of creative functions and modes like Intelligent HDR (High Dynamic Range), Panorama Shot, burst shooting of 10 frames per second at full 12.1PM resolution, and color modes galore will help you make every photo and every video you create an inspiration.
Intelligent ISO control/motion detection and AF tracking for moving subjects make this one of the easiest cameras ever to use. A 3D photo mode lets you explore the 3D world with your photos and the Handheld Night Shot mode allows you to take gorgeous photos at night--without a tripod! The large, bright 3" 460K-dot LCD makes composing and viewing your images a treat.
All of this comes in a compact package that measures just 4.1 x 2.2 x 1.3" and weighs only 6.5 oz! Your Lumix DMC-ZS15 is ready when you are. June 29, 2012
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