Excerpt: As I've gotten older, hauling around a heavy DSLR and multiple lenses has gotten to be a chore. This compact camera, with its 24X super zoom and constant F2.8 lens is ideal for much of my photography, macro to street. It's photos are sharp, bokeh is good when needed, ISO at 6400 is noise-free, although, with the F2.8 lens, I seldom need to go that high. I shoot in raw which gives me added flexibility in editing.
Excerpt: i have used many a camera in various formats and this Leica V-Lux is one of the best. The lens is stunning. Color rendition and sharpness are superb. The camera is easy to use and well thought out. My friends are gathering their bucks to place their orders too. B&H gave me top of the line service when I placed the order.
Pros: Easy to Use, Fast Shutter Speed, Good Battery Life, Good in Low Light, Great Resolution, Great Zoom, Large Clear LCD, Small / Compact
Excerpt: I own several Nikon DSLRs along with a host of macro, wide, normal and super telephoto lenses. I always keep a point and shoot camera with me for that time when you happen upon a great shot and don't have all of your gear ready or available. I have used Canon P&S cameras for this purpose. <br /><br />If I'm shooting for an enlarged display shot, the DSLRs are the tools.
Pros: Easy to Use, Fast Shutter Speed, Good Battery Life, Good in Low Light, Great Resolution, Great Zoom, Large Clear LCD, Lightweight, Small / Compact
Cons: No Bulb Setting, No Electronic Cable Relea, No Gps
Summary: This camera has tons of options and of course it has a leica lens, Im a beginner but wanted to invest in something I can grow with. I decided with V lux 4 because its a crossbreed between DSLR and compact. I wanted a DSLR but figured it was too expensive for me to even buy a nice lens from Leica. It also comes with Lightroom 5 ($80.00), it was delivered in 2 days. I will update more once I know how to use it. So far so good.
Excerpt: Easy to create excellent photos from 40 ft. away.<br /><br />Light and fast. Easy to handle.<br /><br />Telephoto is awesome!<br /><br />I'll, probably use this camera more than my other cameras.
Pros: Easy to Use, Fast Shutter Speed, Good in Low Light, Great Resolution, Great Zoom, Large Clear LCD, Small / Compact