Pros: If you use this camera how and what it's meant for, it is an amazing camera........... I had a Canon g10 and the LX5 produced much cleaner and clearer pictures than the canon. This is one capable camera once you know how to use it
Cons: white balance / purple streaks are a nuisance under certain conditions
Excerpt: Je suis très heureux de posséder cet appareil photo. Petit, je l'ai toujours avec moi, il fait de superbe photo. I am very happy to own this camera. Small, I always have with me, it makes great photo.
Excerpt: This is an excellent compact camera. The only camera to directly compete (for my attention) with it is the Fujifilm X10. Let it be known, as great as it is, you have to work for the great shots. You gotta know how to use the camera. You can't put it on auto and expect amazing shots to happen....
Excerpt: This is a very good camera that produces a very good image in RAW. As a pro photographer, I have actually used images for fine art work. The video recording at 30 fps is output as a 60 fps when it's not, so it often plays the sound at the correct speed, but the video is at half speed. Most...
Excerpt: Panasonic has some of the best point and shoot offerings, LX-5 is a gem in their line-up. Takes excellent pictures and is extremely compact without compromising in any way. I have been a DSLR user for few decades and wanted a second camera for those casual shooting sessions without having to carry the bag around and this camera fit the bill perfectly. My criteria for the decision to go for this one was.
Excerpt: This is the 4th Panasonic in my experience and follows the quality and performance of the other albiet on a higher level. It has a quality feel to it and produces very accurate images. I wanted a camera with easier access to manual exp and meter controls and this camera does these easier than so The large aperature is great for available light and I find it so bright I hav to consciously think about adding flash more for proper highlights than adequate lighting.