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  • My two roommates went to Expo 67 in Montreal. One guy was a real camera buff and lugged his Nikon with a bunch of lenses. The other guy took his Diana which he got at a gas station giveaway.


  • 1957—Brownie Hawkeye
    1968—Canon rangefinder (first 35mm camera)
    1969—Asahi Pentax Spotmatic (first interchangeable lens)

    When I bought the Pentax, I gave the Canon rangefinder to my father who...

  • USB charging is a deal-breaker, regardless of a camera's capabililties.

    Don't know why Sony continues to travel down that road.

  • Follow-up.  Panasonic (Panacare) fixed my camera; it now seems to be fine. Time from shipping to Panacare to receipt of repaired camera was about three weeks.
  • Thank you to all who responded. I was in denial for a while, but finally bit the bullet and shipped the camera to Panacare in McAllen, Texas. We'll see.
  • Thanks for replying, Cyril. I don't video at all. Today I bit the bullet and shipped it to Panasonic for warranty repair. I hate to be without it, but you're right—the camera has a problem. Best ...
  • I'm having DMC-LX100 battery problems too. I have four batteries—two LUMIX brand, two third party. After I charge any of these batteries, I can shoot a reasonable number of images without a problem. ...
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