In addition to the new FZ Super-Zoom Camera, Panasonic also recently announced its new LUMIX DMC-LS5 series which in an entry-level digital camera. The new LUMIX DMC-LS5 is a compact 14.1-megapixel camera that comes equipped with a F2.8 26mm wide angle lens with 5x optical zoom which should be able to capture good images for your album, it packs Panasonic’s Intelligent Auto (iA) mode that ensures Optical Image Stabilization, Face Detection, Intelligent Scene Selector functions as well.
Other than capturing images, the LUMIX DMC-LS5 Digital Camera is also capable of recording 720p HD videos at 30fps or if you wish to get lower quality videos then it can do VGA and QVGA videos too but who wants low quality videos? The sad thing is that if you own the LUMIX DMC-LS5 you will have to constantly feed it with AA batteries unless you buy the re-chargables. No pricing information has been announced for the LUMIX DMC-LS5 Digital Camera but it is expected to hit shelves this November.