A compact camera just wouldn't be the same without some creative modes, and the FZ70's Creative Control and Creative Retouch features offer 15 filter effects for both stills and video. Creative Retouch lets you apply filter effects after shooting.
The Creative Panorama function lets you shoot horizontal or vertical panoramic images and use filter effects such as Retro, Expressive, High Key, Low Key, Sepia, Dynamic Monochrome, Impressive Art, High Dynamic, Old Days, Cross Process, and One Point Color. There's no built-in GPS or Wi-Fi, however.
The new Panasonic Lumix FZ70 is priced at $400 and will be available on September 1. You can also pre-order from Panasonic's website.
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