Update…  Amazon have now lowered the price even more and the LX7 is now only $298 USD! Amazon now has the Panasonic Lumix LX7 on special for $329 $298USD.  This is an incredible deal on one of the best compact cameras around.  This little guy is packed with performance and features that let it easy trade shots with more expensive cameras like the Sony RX100, and it’s 24-90mm 1.7-2.3 Leica Summilux lens is the best, fastest and brightest that you’ll find on any compact in it’s class, hands down.  In fact, this lens performs so well in macro mode that [More]
Amazon is running some HUGE DEALS right now on 2 of our favorite cameras. First up, the Panasonic Lumix LX7 is on sale for only $298 USD.  The LX7 is equipped with a great 10mp sensor, but where the LX7 really shines is the bright, fast Leica branded lens attached to the front.  This is one of, if not THE best lens ever attached to a compact camera.  It’s f/1.4 at it’s widest and it’s macro capabilities are so good that some of my colleagues are actually purchasing LX7s instead of getting an actual macro lens, which costs several hundred [More]
DPReview conducted an interview with Panasonic’s Michiharu Uematsu, Special Adviser, Imaging Business Group, and Yoshiyuki Inoue, Senior Engineering Planner, Marketing Team, Imaging Business Group.  The following is some highlights from that interview. The GH3 has been well received… In reference to Panasonic’s new flagship micro 4/3 camera, Mr. Uematsu said the following… ‘the GH3 has been well received, especially for motion pictures. As you know we interviewed many people in the industry in Europe and North America, so it would offer what they needed – broadcasters needed bitrates above 50Mbps so we offer 50 and 72Mbps. In Europe they needed 25p, [More]
(Via 43Rumors)  Here’s a great set up tutorial video for users of the Panasonic Lumix LX7 Compact Camera, courtesy of mpgxsvcd on YouTube.  This video is pretty thorough, so I’d recommend watching it all the way through once to get an idea of what’s being covered, then go back and watch it again, this time pausing while playing around with your camera’s settings. mpgxsvcd writes The Panasonic LX7 is one of the greatest compact cameras ever created, and yet it has been on sale for as little as $270 [prior to Christmas]. This video will attempt to show you how [More]
Update:  OK gang…  The deals listed below were one day only, but Amazon now has the G5 for only $499 Body Only, or $599 with a Kit Lens, and the Panasonic Lumix GH2 is also only $499 Body Only, also on Amazon.  These are both GREAT DEALS and you can’t go wrong either way.  If you’re having trouble choosing between these two phenomenal cameras >>Click Here<< —————————————————————————————————— OK Gang, it looks like the deals are coming fast and furious, just in time for Christmas! You can now get the Panasonic G5 with Lens for only $499 USD, and the Panasonic LX7 [More]
(Video above shot entirely with the Sony RX 100 Compact Digital Camera – courtesy of EOSHD) The quality of compact cameras is progressing by leaps and bounds, and 2012 marked the launch of several exciting achievements in the compact division.  Witness the Panasonic Lumix LX7 and the Sony RX 100, which was just named as one of Time Magazine’s Best Inventions of 2012. Gordon Laing of CameraLabs.com recently posted a review of the RX 100 and compared it to 2 of it’s contemporary rivals, one of which is the Panasonic Lumix LX7 – a breakout compact camera that was released [More]
With camera manufacturers making their mirrorless cameras smaller and smaller these days, it leads one to wonder why people would consider a compact camera. In this video, Kai and Alamby of DigitalRevTV compare the two cameras while taking their “model” dog out for a walk, and then make some photography wishes at a wishing tree… Check out the links for the featured cameras, plus their new updated versions below:
An interview with Sebastian Drawert, European Manager for Panasonic Lumix, about the new Lumix G5, FZ200 and LX7 cameras announced in July 2012. In the video, we discuss all three models, along with some hints about the soon to be released Panasonic Lumix GH3.
The Panasonic LX-7 represents a huge jump and improvement over its predecessor, the LX5. The videocobra takes you on a tour of the new Panasonic LX7. 80-12,800 with 100fps high speed video in HD as well as interval shooting mode. 1/1.7inch CMOS Sensor 11 fps Burst Mode 23 point Auto Focus Contrast Detection
The Panasonic LX7 is the company’s latest premium camera to sit right at the top of its Lumix compact range. Here Amy Davies takes a look at what the replacement from the Panasonic LX-5 has to offer.