Designed as the perfect pocket digital camera, the Leica D-lux 7 is an extremely compact, sleek camera characterized by its large high-sensitivity sensor, flexible lens, and cool styling. The 16MP Four Thirds APS Sensor provides excellent performance with a high sensitivity range up to ISOs 25600 and an 11-fps shooting speed and has an excellent resolution range. It also features a tilting LCD screen and optical image stabilization for smooth video shooting.
Featuring many of the features that make a digital SLR more advanced, the D-lux features a large, bright viewfinder with an integrated electronic shutter. An image sensor readout dial offers easy, even manual operation. The compact size allows for easy travel and portability, while its compact weight makes it perfect for taking to locations where heavy-duty SLRs would not be practical.
The compact design and low power consumption make it ideal for use on any type of camera, including point and shoot, digital SLRs, compact, professional cameras and so on. The D-lux 7 is not suitable for use in underwater settings or for video shooting. For those who plan to shoot footage using the camera underwater, the camera’s body should be kept dry by means of an external body strap.
The small size and weight of the camera make it ideal for taking into and out of pockets. The camera is equipped with a large, five-inch, clear, high-resolution LCD display. The viewfinder has an adjustable focus assist lamp that reduces glare during the focus process. The camera comes equipped with a two-button self-timer and a dedicated shutter release button, which can be programmed for any shooting mode.
The D-lux has an external USB port for connection to a computer and an SD card for data storage. When using the USB port for data storage, the user can connect the camera to a computer for downloading photos from the memory card. and shooting videos and editing them on a computer, or uploading them to a video sharing site. using software.
The camera also includes a rechargeable lithium polymer battery pack, a carrying case, an adapter plate, a USB cable, and a special photo cleaning cloth. to ensure that the camera’s body is free from dust.
A wide range of accessories are available for the D-lux including a USB flash drive, which is designed to be used with digital SLRs, and the user manual and lens cleaning cloth for cleaning and maintaining the lens. A protective memory card storage bag is included in the package, as is a battery charger. Other accessories are available separately, such as a USB adaptor, charging cable, and tripod collar, a special lens cleaner and lens cleaning cloth.
The manufacturer of the D-lux, Leica Camera, makes a comprehensive, illustrated user’s guide to the camera, complete with tips and advice for the best performance of the camera. It also includes a short and complete set of instructions on the operation of the camera. The manual also includes troubleshooting information.
The D-lux is a highly compact camera that makes it suitable for the average photography enthusiast. The small size of the camera is another reason for its popularity among many consumers. It can fit easily into a pocket or purse, making it a favorite with those on a tight budget.
The user manual also includes information on taking pictures with the D-lux. Although the manual does not go into detail about the various options available on the D-lux, it does provide some insight into what features are most important to the photographer.
The D-lux has a number of additional features available on newer models of the camera including flash sync, which allows for automatic flash synchronization. with a digital SLR camera; automatic zoom, which enables the camera to automatically adjust the lens when the lens is too wide for the subject; auto focus, which adjust the focusing power to get the best picture; panning effect and flash support, which enables the camera to use the flash unit instead of the internal light source.
Many photographers who own digital SLR cameras prefer to mount the camera on a tripod while taking photos because it provides greater flexibility. It allows for easier access to the shutter release button.