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Panasonic DMC-LX1 point and shoot

Panasonic DMC-LX1 point and shoot – ok, what’s the word on this camera? anyone use one? seems pretty dope, but i’ve been fooled by the panasonic/leica combo before. appreciate any tried and tested opinions.

by [a former member] at 2006-05-31 20:51:39 UTC (ed. Mar 12 2008 ) Washington D.C. , United States | Bookmark | | Report spam→

Goes down hill after 80 iso, useless in low light situations but a great little cam in daylight in raw mode

by Imants | 31 May 2006 21:05 | 7 Hills, Australia | | Report spam→
Hi

Since purchasing the camera in February I’ve been very pleased with the results. Small, compact, plenty of manual features, strong build and very good quality images. Drawbacks… none that I’ve encoutered.

See below link for a sample of images that I’ve taken.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/garethidavies/sets/72157594208918667/show/

Best,
Gareth

by Gareth Ioan Davies | 23 Jul 2006 21:07 | Cardiff, United Kingdom | | Report spam→
Just so you know…
http://www.livingroom.org.au/photolog/reviews/panasonic/panasonic_lumix_dmclx2.php

by [former member] | 23 Jul 2006 23:07 | Columbus, OH, United States | | Report spam→
The newest Panasonic models can be viewed here:
http://digital_camera_reviews.protechltd.com

by Zoe Hellar | 10 Jan 2009 07:01 | Sydney, Australia | | Report spam→
Hey J, you might consider the Canon G10. One of my students got it, it’s pretty nice in many ways. And of course, you know I love my little Ricoh GR Digital II.

by Bill Crandall | 11 Jan 2009 02:01 | Washington DC, United States | | Report spam→
LX1 is an old model, I think LX2 and LX3 are current. LX3 lens goes wide to 24mm equivalent, the widest angle lens on a point&shoot; it’s also the fastest lens on such a camera (2.0 – 2.8). Try this detailed comparative review: http://www.bythom.com/compactchallenge.htm. Thom’s site is a good reference for Nikons, but this review covers the Canon G10, Lumix LX3, and Nikon P6000. The upshot is none of the cameras with tiny sensors can do much good at higher ISOs. The word is the LX3 is identical except for branding to the Leica D-Lux 4 (which costs $300 more), but I’d like to know if there’s any substantive differences at all, like different menus, filter over the sensor, anything.

by Frank Revi | 11 Jan 2009 09:01 | San Francisco, CA, United States | | Report spam→
The LX3 seems better than the G10 (micro contrast very good, sharper image), you can also shoot in RAW,
take a look at this http://www.dpreview.com/reviews/panasonicdmclx3/

I can’t wait to have one!

by Gerald Holubowicz | 11 Jan 2009 23:01 | New York, United States | | Report spam→
My work has bought a G10 for underwater photography at the same time that I got a LX3 for myself. I am shooting both and both are very good. I like LX3 more after three days with both cameras. With a external viewfinder mounted its almost zen like. The G10 looks better on paper but I like the LX3.

by Richard Lui | 12 Jan 2009 08:01 | Los Angeles, United States | | Report spam→

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