Compact camera recommendations

Started Sep 8, 2012 | Discussions thread
solsang
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Re: Compact camera recommendations
In reply to shutterbud, Sep 9, 2012

shutterbud wrote:

Having a DSLR has its own advantages

Yet would be uncomfortable to wear while hiking in mountains, and also prone to stealing while in a lodge as they look expensive and cannot be hidden, thus you have to watch over them all the time

But if you simply must have a compact, either a Panasonic LX5 or LX7

I wholeheartedly agree, they have the 24mm which is great for the vistas and temples in nepal, the aspect switch is amazing for framing differently, i use it constantly

The lx7 will have a stop better light and manual aperture setting, which is nice, plus making panoramas and some kind of hdr, works well up to iso 800 (at f1.4 thats good!)

http://www.pocket-lint.com/review/5958/panasonic-lumix-lx7-dmc-lx7-high-end-compact-camera-review
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