Beautiful Underwater Shots
The Compact Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS30 Digital "tough" camera can acquire images and HD video in severe cold temperatures both underwater and on dry land. The TS30 is waterproof, shockproof, dustproof and freezeproof. Its 16.1MP CCD sensor delivers clear, well-defined images even in poor light whole a Lumix DC Vario lens provides equivalent 35mm focal lengths from
telephoto at 25-100mm. An 8x Intelligent Zoom provides even longer digital zoom reach when required. 23-area Autofocus and Quick AF fuse to provide fast and precise autofocus.
The camera can capture 720p HD video and features a one-touch dedicated video button. Capturing a still photo while acquiring video is supported while MEGA O.I.S. (Optical Image Stabilization) adjusts for camera shake in both photo and video, providing clear images in poor light or when shooting at longer telephoto lengths. Intelligent Auto Mode is possible for point and shoot capability with all assistive functions engaged and Scene Mode offers predefined settings to capture certain
scene types (Sunset, Sky, Starry Night Scenery, etc.) with the optimal camera adjustments. The camera also can acquire up to 8 FPS in High-speed Burst Mode, acquire time-lapse images and delivers Creative Control Mode in both standard and panorama depth allowing you to add specialized effects to your pictures. A 2.7" TFT
LCD monitor with 230k-dot resolution provides viewing for composition and playback.
The TS30's "tough" features allow it to go underwater to 26' deep. Also it's shockproof from a 5' drop height, freezeproof to 14°F, and sand and dust proof. When dirty, the camera can be simply washed off using water. The TS30 features Advanced Underwater Mode which atones for the red colors often lacking when shooting underwater delivering more natural appearing underwater photos. The camera also provides a continuous torch light when capturing underwater video or at night, it can be easily used as a flashlight when you are not photographing.