Panasonic Lumix LX3: the best rated compact digital camera

The below post is a guest post taken from ezines. I feel that it raises a number of interesting points about a very useful piece of kit. Let me know what you think!

Online Camera Warehouse overview: The Panasonic DMCLX3 Digital Camera – Black (10MP, 2.5x Optical Zoom) 3.0 inch LCD camera boasts 10.1 MPs and a 3″ LCD screen. Interestingly, it offers a full range of manual settings (to the extent that it is comparable to an entry level SLR. On top of the manual settings, it offers a 24mm f-2.0 lens with a 2.5x optical zoom. All in all this is definitely a great compact digital, but it is unmistakingly a top end compact.

People love compact everything especially in gadgets. From mobile phones, music players, to cameras, the smaller it is the more appealing it would be to most of the people around the world. The reason perhaps is that we simply want smaller things since it is easier and lighter to carry and humans as we are, we always want everything done in easier fashion.

Well no matter what the real reason could be if you want a top of the line camera which is easier to carry, then you should consider buying the Panasonic Lumix LX3 model. This model is considered to be one of the very best rated digital compact cameras you can find these days and is recommended for avid picture taking enthusiasts and semi-professional photographers.

Best Rated Digital Camera Features

The Lumix LX3 is the top model in Panasonic’s compact camera line which features a 10.1 Megapixel sensor, Engine IV image processing, a 3 inch monitor and a lot more that would practically produce photographs that look like they were taken by a professional even when the user is a novice.

Best Rated Digital Camera Design

The LX3 is not a compact camera that would be very small but considering its specifications, one can really say it is small since some of its features belong to larger type cameras. The camera weighs around 264 grams which would include the battery and the memory card and measures around 109x62x45mm with the lens retracted.

Most people appreciates its body style since it makes it easier to hold especially with its very nice finger grip found in front of it. Aside from that the Panasonic Lumix also has a small textured thumb grip at its rear part making it very comfortable to hold as well as prevents slipping out from someone’s hand. Like most compact cameras, it will easily fit inside a jacket pocket. It also has a good quality neck strap as well as an optional retro-looking leather case that would make it a very fashionable accessory.

Best Rated Digital Camera – A Small Learning Curve

Just try to hold one of these LX3s and you will find it hard not to be impressed by its clever design. Aside from that, it also has solid built quality and when you use it, you will definitely feel very competent in the picture taking business. A lot of people find it very enjoyable to use and while it is a bit more complex than some of the cheaper digital cameras around, using its features or adjusting its settings is not too complicated at all once you have started playing with it. You may find the little joystick a bit difficult to use but once you get the hang of it, you will realize that it was purposely placed there to aid you in faster navigation of its menu.

Its main menu is very comprehensive where you would find the main picture control as the film mode. It offers a number of preset settings and all of which you can customized to your choice of contrast, sharpness, saturation, and even noise control. Like most top of the line cameras, you can save such settings to your liking especially if you want to just point and shoot without having to change them all the time.

The Panasonic Lumix LX3 is simply very impressive. Tthat is why most people see it as the best rated digital compact camera today. If you are interested in a compact digital camera, but do not want to compromise on quality, then this is an excellent choice for you.

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Interested to learn more about this best rated digital compact camera? Or interested in other top rated digital cameras? Then check out the reviews of high-end top rated digital cameras on your-digital-photography.com, your source for anything digital photography.

Article Source: http://EzineArticles.com/?expert=Dominique_Vangheel

I hope you found Dominiques article informative. I couldn’t resist posting this up, as I love this camera. It isn’t for the faint-hearted though!

~ by onlinecamerawarehouse on June 8, 2010.

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