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I have a Panasonic Lumix camera that was given to me a while ago and it has really got me into photography. I really enjoy photography now and would like to get into it more. I believe what most of you guys use is called a DSLR? I don't know anything about the camera market, but I do know that I love to do large panorama shots if that means anything. Can someone help?

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The first thing I'll ask you is this: Is there something that you camera can't do that you would like to do?

Panoramas can be done with almost any camera; you usually just have to have the correct software (and ideally a tripod).
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The first thing I'll ask you is this: Is there something that you camera can't do that you would like to do?

Panoramas can be done with almost any camera; you usually just have to have the correct software (and ideally a tripod).

Yes. I really want to have higher resolution panoramas for extra detail. So I need something that can give me 20mp+ or I need a lender that can zoom in really far. Sorry if that sounds stupid, I really don't know much about cameras. tongue.gif

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well, your final resolution in a panoramic is determined by the sum of all the images together. So, if you want a larger panoramic, take more photos. smile.gif

In honesty, I dont think we have enough information to make you a decent recommendation at this point. I dont personally think you need a DSLR to take decent panoramic photos; you can do it with a quality point and shoot, it really just depends on how you stitch it together after the fact.
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I zoom in all the way and take about 40 pictures for a 120 degree view currently.

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