LX7 - I gave in

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James Pilcher
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LX7 - I gave in
Jun 6, 2014

My LX7 died. Many of you here know that. I decided to wait until the July announcement of the LX8/9 to see what Panasonic comes up with. I'm still planning to do that, but...

My local camera store got in a pristine used LX7 just the other day. No box, no other goodies, just the camera, lens cap, battery and charger. The glass is perfect. I talked them out of this beauty for $139. Of course, I have a box. I have all the goodies, including the filter adapter and electronic viewfinder. The camera, so far, seems to be in factory fresh condition. I'm a happy camper once again.

I still await with interest the announcement in July. A 1-inch sensor and built-in EVF, ala RX100 III, will be hard to ignore. I sure hope it will take filters. One important reason I was drawn to the LX7 is its ability to conveniently use a polarizer.

I also have my eyes on a Leica X Vario. Sigh. Is there a pill that gets rid of G.A.S. ?

Jim Pilcher
Summit County, Colorado, USA

 James Pilcher's gear list:James Pilcher's gear list
Panasonic Leica Summilux DG 25mm F1.4 Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 12mm 1:2 Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 75mm F1.8 Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7 Olympus PEN E-P5 +7 more
Leica X Vario Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7 Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III
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