"David J Taylor"\n[QUOTE]\nimbsysop wrote:\n[QUOTE]\ninteresting .. there must be illimited hords of FZ5 users then that\nhave no clue on how to use their camera for "best" results ?\nor is the camera aimed at the casual auto-P&S shooter ?[/QUOTE]\n\nLike many cameras today, the FZ5 offers both a simple point-and-shoot\nmode, and full control with aperture-priority, shutter priority, and full\nmanual control. Its shape and image stabilised long zoom would suggest\nthat it's pointed towards the more serious photographer, though,[/QUOTE]\n\nSo would you recommend it over the new Canon S2 IS ? and if so an what\narguments ... I'm interested :-)\nThe latest review for the S2 (at dpreview) and the comparison with the FZ5\nis not very conclusive IMHO ..