Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100
Designed to Inspire Creativity
The LX100 combines a Micro 4/3" Sensor with a fast 24mm Leica DC Vario-Summilux lens and manual operation. It offers a level of creative control usually only found on more complex camera systems.
Incredible Dynamic Range, improved image clarity
At the heart of the LX100 is a 12.8-megapixel Micro 4/3”MOS sensor – the same type found in more complex camera systems. With a surface area that’s seven times greater than a conventional compact camera, the LX100 has improved low light performance, saturation and defocussed bokeh capture. The larger sensor and dedicated ratio switch let you quickly select different aspect ratios – including 16:9 for wide-angle composition.
Fast, Wide Leica Lens
With one of the widest lens in a large sensor camera, the LX100’s 24-75mm Leica DC Vario-Summilux offers improved creative flexibility. The F1.7-2.8 range allows for improved low light capture and blur reduction. The unique optical design offers the same performance as a system camera lens, but with half the focal length. Nine diaphragm blades ensure smoother background defocus gradation.
High definition LVF for precise details
The LX100 features a 2.764K high-resolution viewfinder. This allows you a greater degree of control when framing shots and integrates manual focus aids and autofocus feedback in an instinctive and responsive fashion. The viewfinder offers a 35mm equivalent magnification.
Instinctive Focus Controls
For shooting in different environments, the LX100 is equipped with a number of tools to help you capture high quality, rich imagery. Using micro contrast detection, focus peaking provides a real-time and intuitive graphic display of focal areas. MF Assist offers up to 10 times image magnification for assured crispness, while Pinpoint AF lets you easily designate specific focal points in low light conditions.
Manual Controls inspired by classic camera design
With an analogue control environment routed in established camera design, the LX100 has a dedicated aperture ring, focus ring, shutter speed and exposure compensation dial. There’s a comfortable, instinctive and tactile familiarity to the feel of these controls. With the LX100, you’re given greater freedom to make quick, flexible creative decisions with even greater accuracy.
Enjoy rich detail with 4K Video
The LX100 shoots video at 4K. With this resolution, greater clarity, depth of detail and colour is captured at source, and allows for improved flexibility when editing. Techniques such as stabilisation and pans can be applied to footage without loss of quality when exporting to full HD. Videos shot at 30fps in 4k allows each individual frame to be extracted as an 8MP image, so you’ll never miss a moment.
RAW: as rich as a negative
The LX100 can capture images in RAW format, preserving them with the minimum of processing. Colour and light information, as well as metadata, is taken directly from the Micro 4/3”MOS sensor, to allow for greater flexibility when reproducing and editing your images.
Manual Focus Ring
Use focus to add emphasis to images. The manual focus ring is placed to allow you to easily make creative decisions. Manual assist lets you quickly gauge focal crispness by enlarging a section of your composition by up to 10x.
Experimenting with depth of field can add character and expression to your imagery. The LX100 offers a number of different settings – including analogue program mode (both shutter & aperture set to A), aperture and shutter priority, as well as full manual control.
Shutter Speed Dial
Add a dynamic quality to your images by experimenting with the shutter speed. The LX100 offers automatic mode (both shutter & aperture set to A), shutter priority as well as full manual control.
Exposure Compensation Dial
By using exposure control, you can make fine adjustments to accommodate unusual lighting conditions, lens filters and even to over or underexpose images intentionally for effect.
Live View Finder
The LX100 has a high definition Live View Finder with a resolution of 2.764k. This allows for precise composition in strong sunlight with 100% field of view. The refresh rate is 60fps, making it perfect
for action photography.