Getting the Most from Panasonic's Advanced Compact Camera
Author: Alexander S. White
Publisher: White Knight Press
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With the release of this guide book for the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 camera, White Knight Press has provided users with a complete guide to all operations of this advanced compact camera. Using a tutorial-like approach, the book provides guidance to beginning and intermediate photographers about how to accomplish things with the LX100, with tips about when and why to use the camera’s many controls, menus options, and other features. The book provides details about the camera’s controls for autofocus, manual focus, aperture, shutter speed, exposure compensation, white balance, and ISO sensitivity, as well as many other settings. The book also provides details about the camera’s numerous options for playback, setup, and customizing the operation of the various buttons and other controls. The book contains more than 350 photographs, almost all in full color, illustrating the LX100’s controls, display screens, and menus. The images also provide examples of the photographs that can be taken using the many creative settings of the camera, including the Photo Style settings, which let the photographer alter the color processing as well as contrast, sharpness and noise reduction for images; the Intelligent Auto shooting mode, with scene detection optimized for various subjects, including landscapes, portraits, and sunsets; the Filter button picture effects, which provide the ability to customize the appearance of images in dramatic ways; and the camera’s strong array of features for continuous shooting and shooting in high-contrast lighting conditions. The book also includes a full discussion of the video recording abilities of the LX100, which offers manual control of exposure and focus during movie recording, and which provides ultra-high definition 4K recording of motion pictures. In three appendices, the book provides information about accessories for the LX100, including cases, external flash units, and other items, and includes a list of web sites and other resources for further information. The book includes an appendix with helpful Quick Tips that explain how to take advantage of the camera’s features in the most efficient ways possible.