|silver LEICA D LUX 3 digital camera 10mp w/ BOX + 2 BATTERIES|
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|Every picture taken with the LEICA D-LUX 3 has a story to tell. The unique manual setting options give you the freedom to create images that express your own style. Use the high-quality Leica lens to take stunning shots from the wide-angle to the telephoto range. With O.I.S. optical stabilization technology and ultra fast processing, the LEICA D-LUX 3 sets new standards in its class. Choose between 3 picture formats, achieve first-class image quality with the camera's 10-million megapixel sensor and assess your shots on the wide-screen display. Small and elegant, the LEICA D-LUX 3 is always ready to make your personal view of the world reality.|
|Camera Type||Point & Shoot|
|Sensor Resolution||10.0 MP|
|Macro Focus Range||5cm|
|Focus Adjustment||Automatic, Manual|
|Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera||28 - 112mm|
|Max Shutter Speed||1/2000 sec|
|Min Shutter Speed||60 sec|
|Exposure compensation||±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps|
|Exposure Metering||Center-Weighted, Multi-Segment, Spot|
|Exposure Modes||Aperture-Priority, Automatic, Manual, Program, Shutter-Priority|
|Light Sensitivity||ISO 100, ISO 200, ISO 400, ISO 80, ISO auto|
|Light Sensitivity Max||400|
|Flash Type||Pop-up Flash|
|Red Eye Reduction||Yes|
|Effective Flash Range||0.6 m - 4.1 m|
|Camera Flash Features||AF Illuminator, Flash +/- Compensation|
|Flash Modes||Auto Mode, Fill-in Mode, OFF mode, Red-eye Reduction, Slow Synchro|
|Memory / Storage|
|Supported Flash Memory||MultiMediaCard, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card|
|Screen Details||LCD display - TFT active matrix - 2.8" - color|
|Microphone Type||Microphone - built-in|
|Connector Types||1 x DC power input, 1 x USB, 1 x composite video/audio output|
|Expansion Slot||1 x SD Memory Card|
|Battery Form Factor||Manufacturer specific|
|Digital Video Format||QuickTime|
|Still Image Format||JPEG, RAW|
|Additional Features||16:9 Widescreen Mode, Audio Recording, Auto Power Save, Built-In Speaker, Color Control, Contrast Control, DPOF Support, Digital Noise Reduction, Direct Print, PictBridge Support, RGB Primary Color Filter, Saturation Control|
|Shooting Modes||Frame Movie Mode|
|Shooting Programs||Baby1, Baby2, Candle, Fireworks, Food, High sensitivity, Landscape, Night portrait, Night scene, Party/indoor, Portrait mode, Self-portrait, Snow, Soft skin, Sports mode, Starry sky|
|Special Effects||Black & White, Cool, Sepia, Warm|
Average review score based on 11 user reviews
of customers recommend this product
Yes, Leica is expensive. However, for the size and the year this camera was made, the quality of the camera, the features and the quality of the images are all superb. Note that there are newer models of this same camera, the D-Lux 4 and 5, each incrementally better.
First, the images. The lens is Leica. The lens has some chromatic aberrations, or color fringing on the edges of highlights. However, the amount is much less than other cameras of the same age and size. This is part of the higher price and the aberrations can be fixed moderately well in photo software. The images can be printed to sizes as large as 13 x 19 (I have not printed larger). The images can be taken in RAW and JPEG formats. As the price indicates, the RAW format is also what sets this camera apart from similar sizes of the same age.
The case is metal with some plastic parts, which contributors to sturdiness. The lens is large with a large f/stop allowing for more light and better low light photography without a flash. The controls are intuitive and the key changes are easy to use when taking photos.
The camera is slow to focus by today's standards and the JPEG processing in the camera in not as good as others in its class. However, Leica does adjust JPEGs for the specific lens. This camera is meant for shooting in RAW and post processing in computer software which it still does very well even at the time of this writing. The format used is Adobe RAW, the same as the newer models and a standard in the photo industry.
If you are looking for a compact RAW camera on a budget, this used model is well worth checking out. The most important part of any digital camera is the quality of the lens and the quality of the sensor recording the light. This fits both bills.
It is a nice camera, but does not justify the price even for the low price you pay on e-bay, My newer sony which I bought cheaper brand new takes better pictures in the low light. Leica is definitely better in day light use. Also the battery drains out so fast that you need to carry extra 1 or two with you, as without warning the low battery light starts blinking, especially if you are using the flash, even a little bit. You are paying for the name as I did.
Big camera feature and quality in small camera,
I had panasonic version but it's different,
Leica have far more quality picture ability..
Must buy for early adopters.
I like the concern. Because I like the brand Leica and I have the lens R. I could used with Leica Digi 3. I dislike the R I could not shut yet not function. I will call Leica United States in New Jersey.
This is the king of toy camera.
I bought used one. But it's like new.
Many people buy expensive and big DSLRs with rapid decision.
But most of them regret buying them because they are not convenient to carry anywhere.
I recommend this.