Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX1 ReviewPosted on 2006-01-31 01:18:49 by LSDsmurf
However, the unique features of the $599 Panasonic's DMC-LX1, an 8.4-megapixel point-and-shoot, make it a good point-and-shoot for some photographers whose regular camera is an SLR. Though it's as small as many point-and-shoot cameras, the LX1 includes a few features that most point-and-shoots don't have. In addition to an image-stabilized lens, the LX1 lets you shoot raw files, and it has a wider aspect ratio. Most point-and-shoots use the same 4:3 aspect ratio as your TV. If you're used to the 3:2 aspect ratio of a digital SLR (or of 35mm film), shooting with a 4:3 camera can feel downright claustrophobic..
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