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Panasonic DMC-FT4 compact camera

In early-2012, we were looking for a rugged, pocket size camera with good image quality for shooting on MTB trails. At that time, we considered several alternatives that we had found potentially interesting. We finally decided to go for Panasonic DMC-FT4, which turned out to be a big disappointment in terms of image quality.

Pointing and shooting on MTB trails

While I have been quite comfortable with carrying my heavy SLR when traveling, my trail riding plans call for something substantially smaller and lighter. Riding light on multi-day trails also means a compact camera. Therefore, I began to search for the best possible pocket camera to accompany me on MTB trails. I was looking for decent picture quality in a compact closure with rugged design. Read more…