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Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3

Announced Jul 21, 2008 •
10 megapixels | 3 screen | 24 – 60 mm (2.5×)
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Since the Coolpix A prices dropped to a reasonable price range I'm thinking of buying one. 28mm Is handy for my work as a photo-journalist. 1/2000 flash sync is nice as well. Question; Does anyone ever tried to attach a wide angle converter lens? Like 0,8, 0,7x? I had a blast in the past with a Panasonic Lumix LX3 + wide angle converter lens. Those images were pretty sharp and I got many of them published. The Coolpix A adapter/fliter thread = 46mm if I'm right, os it must be possible I...
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I just acquired a new DMC-ZS50, and I'm trying to figure out what all this thing does ... does anyone with this camera know if it can be set to show blinking highlights for overexposure in review mode?  I've always found them very useful to avoid blown-out areas, and I'm not finding it in the manual ...    --Rogerhttp://www.tinius-photo.com/Roger
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Hi, I'm finally replacing my trusty old LX3 with a LX100. I want to buy a UV filter for the LX100 to portect the lens. I was wondering if all UV filters will do or if some will cause vignetting and I have to buy a "wide angle" version? Cheers,Peter --http://images-2.redbubble.net/img/art/cropped/size:small/view:main/2569847-4-forgotten.jpghttp://zgallery.redbubble.com - Nostalgic still life photography
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Hi, everyone! I'm new in this forum :). I have a quick question: I love using a small compact camera (dmc-lx3), but sometimes I miss having a speedlight (indoor night). The built in flash is horrible in this situations, because it cannot be tilted to bounce. This camera has a hotshoe. I don't want to use my speedlights because they are heavier and bigger than the camera istelf! :P. And it will miss the point of being something compact to take everywhere. Do you guys know something like...
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Got my new LX100 about a week ago to continue my LX3/LX5/LX7.  Really do love it.  I have a question for any of you who may have experienced this.  I noticed a funny thing today as I was shooting on full Manual Mode, outside, on a clear day.  I later tested the same thing indoors, with the same results.  I set the Aperture for f/2.8 initially, Shutter Speed to 1/2000, ISO was on Auto (ISO Limiting disabled) and field width was 24mm.  I was also shooting in Manual Shutter Mode.  When I...
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By: guydr (8 months ago)
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I saw many threads in the past where they say that the colors ware off and dull with the LX3, but when you use natural colors in the menu, the colors came out quit good. I must say I'm very happy with that camera,  and I find that the images with my LX3 look better and sharper of with my LX5.
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I recently purchased the Panasonic GM1 and am loving the images I get compared to my LX3. One question I have is about the HDR mode:  I took several pictures in HDR and many of them came out as double images.  I assume it is because I turned the camera off before it had finished processing the image.  Is there any way I can salvage these photos through editing or is all lost? These were shot in jpeg, not RAW.
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I got a LX7 after an LX3 and have a question about exposure compensation in iA mode. On the LX3 there was a button for Exposure compensation and a scale -3 +3. I used to have it on -2/3 all of the time. The setting was kept after shutdown. On the LX7 there is a scale with no references at all (why ? Hard to see where you are).But worse: that seeting does not seem to be kept after switching the camera off/on. There is also an exposure compensation option under the Q.Menu, but that seems...
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I'm ready to pull the trigger on a MFT camera.  I currently have a Panasonic LX3 and, being an avid backpacker/hiker/skier, have always loved it's light weight yet great picture quality.  I mostly use the wide angle 24mm equivalent since I shoot landscapes alot.  The LX3 does take great macros but, without an EVF, it's a matter of luck whether the photo will be focused or not. So, the question is what to upgrade to?  It has to be light enough for backpacking (I am a small woman) yet have a...
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By: johnho2008 (May 14, 2014)
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I have had this camera for a few years now and I shoot with the original kit lens as well as the 25mm Panasonic Summilux. The images of flowers are washed out, no matter what saturation setting I use. This is not in direct sunlight - I took the latest test at 7:45 PM today. The LX3 is somewhat better - same film settings. There are different options on the LX3 as you already know. The Summilux is absolutely sharp and is wonderful lens for the most part, but when I shoot flowers, the images...
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