Conclusion: When you first handle the Digilux 2 you can't help but be impressed by its build quality and logical control layout. I'm quite comfortable stating that the Digilux 2 has the easiest to use manual controls of any current digital camera.
Pros: Good resolution, clean images with few processing artifacts, Contrasty tone balance (black is almost always black), Natural yet appealing color balance, Noise reduction works fairly well at higher ISO's although should be user controllable, Superb build quality, very tactile and ergonomic design,...
Cons: Poor macro performance, No ISO 50, could have delivered silky smooth images with this option, EVF leaves a lot to be desired, purists will expect a quality finder, Camera locked while writing RAW images, Poor supplied RAW conversion software, Metering mode lever location troublesome, easy to knoc...
E-Book DOP2101 with new Concept: "The Digital Workflow
Sample Sessions #1"We
are pleased to announce a new companion e-book. This time we demonstrate
in 10 workflow sessions how we "drive" images from their
initial state to the result we like/want.