Build complex toys and simple tools
by Tony Karp
Some thoughts about my Panasonic DMC-FZ150 - Part 1
 - A leaf on gravel - Panasonic DMC-FZ150 <br>--- Click to see ORIGINAL --- -  Panasonic DMC-FZ150 - - art  - photography - by Tony Karp - A leaf on gravel - Panasonic DMC-FZ150 <br>--- Click to see ORIGINAL --- -  Panasonic DMC-FZ150 - - art  - photography - by Tony Karp
A leaf on gravel - Panasonic DMC-FZ150
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Just a note before we begin. I'm an artist, not a photographer. I will work on a picture, post processing it, until I'm happy with the image. It may not be 100% accurate from a photographic standpoint, but my goal is producing art, not photographs. That said, I still want a camera that will produce images that help me in achieving this goal. The Panasonic DMC-FZ150 is a terrific camera, and it comes the closest to my requirements of any camera I've ever owned.

I see the camera as a tool, much the same way that a writer sees a pencil or a word processor as a tool. Modern digital cameras can take some effort, practice, experimentation, and just playing before they stop acting as a barrier between you and what you see. With just a few tweaks, the FZ150 delivers a very high percentage of excellent images straight from the camera. But for most pictures, you can squeeze a little more out of them with some minor adjustments in almost any photo editing program.

Here's a sampling.
 - Orange lily <br>--- Click to see ORIGINAL --- -  Panasonic DMC-FZ150 - - art  - photography - by Tony Karp - Orange lily <br>--- Click to see ORIGINAL --- -  Panasonic DMC-FZ150 - - art  - photography - by Tony Karp
Orange lily
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 - A vulture at sunset <br>--- Click to see ORIGINAL --- -  Panasonic DMC-FZ150 - - art  - photography - by Tony Karp - A vulture at sunset <br>--- Click to see ORIGINAL --- -  Panasonic DMC-FZ150 - - art  - photography - by Tony Karp
A vulture at sunset
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 - A hole in the clouds <br>--- Click to see ORIGINAL --- -  Panasonic DMC-FZ150 - - art  - photography - by Tony Karp - A hole in the clouds <br>--- Click to see ORIGINAL --- -  Panasonic DMC-FZ150 - - art  - photography - by Tony Karp
A hole in the clouds
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 - Weathervane race horse - Panasonic DMC-FZ150 <br>--- Click to see ORIGINAL --- -  Panasonic DMC-FZ150 - - art  - photography - by Tony Karp - Weathervane race horse - Panasonic DMC-FZ150 <br>--- Click to see ORIGINAL --- -  Panasonic DMC-FZ150 - - art  - photography - by Tony Karp
Weathervane race horse - Panasonic DMC-FZ150
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 - Frozen clover - Panasonic DMC-FZ150 <br>--- Click to see ORIGINAL --- -  Panasonic DMC-FZ150 - - art  - photography - by Tony Karp - Frozen clover - Panasonic DMC-FZ150 <br>--- Click to see ORIGINAL --- -  Panasonic DMC-FZ150 - - art  - photography - by Tony Karp
Frozen clover - Panasonic DMC-FZ150
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 - The moon hides behind the trees - Panasonic DMC-FZ150 <br>--- Click to see ORIGINAL --- -  Panasonic DMC-FZ150 - - art  - photography - by Tony Karp - The moon hides behind the trees - Panasonic DMC-FZ150 <br>--- Click to see ORIGINAL --- -  Panasonic DMC-FZ150 - - art  - photography - by Tony Karp
The moon hides behind the trees - Panasonic DMC-FZ150
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 - Vultures nesting - Panasonic DMC-FZ150 <br>--- Click to see ORIGINAL --- -  Panasonic DMC-FZ150 - - art  - photography - by Tony Karp - Vultures nesting - Panasonic DMC-FZ150 <br>--- Click to see ORIGINAL --- -  Panasonic DMC-FZ150 - - art  - photography - by Tony Karp
Vultures nesting - Panasonic DMC-FZ150
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 - Hawk feather - Panasonic DMC-FZ150 <br>--- Click to see ORIGINAL --- -  Panasonic DMC-FZ150 - - art  - photography - by Tony Karp - Hawk feather - Panasonic DMC-FZ150 <br>--- Click to see ORIGINAL --- -  Panasonic DMC-FZ150 - - art  - photography - by Tony Karp
Hawk feather - Panasonic DMC-FZ150
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 - Across the river - Panasonic DMC-FZ150 <br>--- Click to see ORIGINAL --- -  Panasonic DMC-FZ150 - - art  - photography - by Tony Karp - Across the river - Panasonic DMC-FZ150 <br>--- Click to see ORIGINAL --- -  Panasonic DMC-FZ150 - - art  - photography - by Tony Karp
Across the river - Panasonic DMC-FZ150
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Some technical notes: The pictures were shot with my Panasonic DMC-FZ150, in JPEG "Fine" mode, and the magic was added with LightZone 3.

Stay tuned for more.
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