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8.9 out of 10

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LF1

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Reviews and Problems with Panasonic Lumix DMC-LF1

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Overall 10
10

Love this camera

Marshwatcher, B&H Photo
2 weeks ago
  • Excerpt: It's small enough to carry easily. Takes very sharp crisp photos with good color. One problem is that the ON button can easily be pressed by mistake when taking it out of one's pocket, thus extending the lens - I'm afraid it will get hurt. Feels well-made.
  • Pros: Easy To Use, Fast/accurate auto-focus, Good Image Quality, Good Image Stabilization, Good in Low Light, Large Clear LCD, Small / Compact, Viewfinder
  • Cons: Limited Zoom
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Overall 8
8.0

Fine little camera for the money

Fourflush, B&H Photo
2 weeks ago
  • Excerpt: I carry a camera everywhere I go. Used to be big Nikons. Switched to a V2 with 10/100 for trip to Alaska. Saw a guy using the LF1 and was surprized by the viewfinder. Can't live w/out veiwfinder. I'm still learning about it, but the pictures (snapshots mainly) are really good. It's a little troublesome to suppress the flash. Very handy. How much did Panasonic pay for the Leica name?
  • Pros: Fast/accurate auto-focus, Good Image Stabilization, Small / Compact
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Overall 10
10

Easy to use-excellent results

Francefan, B&H Photo
3 weeks ago
  • Excerpt: I am happy with my new Panasonic Lumix. I got it to take on a European vacation when I didn't want to tote my Canon EOS 50D and large tripod. My Canon S 100 was being repaired and I wanted to make sure I had a top point and shoot, with manual controls, and an excellent sensor. Had fun trying out the creative settings, though I doubt I will be using them: Toy, HDR,etc.etc. And it has a viewfinder!
  • Pros: Easy To Use, Good Image Quality, Small / Compact
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Overall 10
10

Appears to be a good camera

Bike Rider, B&H Photo
21 July 2014
  • Excerpt: The LF1K is a small camera that fits in a shirt pocket very well. In the little time that I have used it, the pictures and movies look very good. I did not use it in low light indoors or at night at this time. Movies in IA mode can zoom to 14x, but, if you use P mode you can zoom until the movies get too grainy(i.e. lots of zoom). Great little camera. The view finder id great in bright sun light, much better then no viewfinder.
  • Pros: Easy To Use, Good Image Quality, Great Zoom, Small / Compact
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Overall 8
8.0

Almost perfect pocket sized point and shoot.

R. Mcclymond, Amazon
18 July 2014
  • Summary: It's better than the average point and shoot camera but more expensive too. You generally get what you pay for. The sensor is bigger and the optics better than the average point and shoot so you can control depth of field better. It's not as good as a full sized SLR as far as depth of field control goes but it's definitely better than an average point and shoot. The image quality is also much better.
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Overall 2
2.0

worst ergonomic design - power button beside the shutter ends up turning the camera off instead of taking the picture...

Chito P, Amazon
6 July 2014
  • Summary: i have purchased 6 lumix cameras over a period of 9 years. so far this is the model with the worst ergonomic design. i bought this camera because of the viewfinder. it's not perfect but it serves my need for a viewfinder in a compact camera. but i don't understand why panasonic design engineers placed power button beside the shutter... as a result, i always turn the camera off instead of taking a picture.
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Overall 2
2.0
Value for money 4
4.0
Features 4
4.0
Ease of use 2
2.0
Overall quality 8
8.0

worst ergonomic design

chito, Panasonic
6 July 2014
  • Summary: i have purchased 6 lumix cameras over a period of 9 years. so far this is the model with the worst ergonomic design. i bought this camera because of the viewfinder. it's not perfect but it serves my need for a viewfinder in a compact camera. but i don't understand why panasonic design engineers placed power button beside the shutter... as a result, i always turn the camera off instead of taking a picture.
  • Pros: Compact, viewfinder
  • Cons: Expensive, Difficult to use, easy to mistake the power button for shutter
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Overall 10
10

Great camera

Mike, B&H Photo
6 July 2014
  • Excerpt: If you are looking for a good backup camera (backup to your SLR) or want to have a simple point&shoot since is the camera to go with. Just bought it for a vacation in very challenging environmental conditions and I am stunned by the quality of the pictures.
  • Pros: Fast/accurate auto-focus, Good Image Quality, Large Clear LCD, Short Lag Time, Small / Compact
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Overall 10
10

Great Camera. Love it! But read my review before you purchase.

Spencer Gibb, Amazon
2 July 2014
  • Summary: LF1 Review for Amazon First of all, I am a professional photographer. I could easily write a long, detailed review and get technical but I'm going to keep it short as this is a relatively simple camera, and other pro websites have already gone into enough detail. Google it. My review is more about "in the field" performance and why I bought and love this camera. My pro rig is mostly Olympus based, and I shoot manually, including manual focus 99% of the time.
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Overall 10
10

Five Stars

Lori, Amazon
2 July 2014
  • Summary: Love it though I'm still learning all of it;s quirks.
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