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Photographer's Guide to the Panasonic Lumix LX5: Getting the Most from Panasonic's Advanced Digital Camera Paperback – November 1, 2010
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I discovered "Photographer's Guide to the Panasonic Lumix LX5", by Alexander S. White. It has a narrative description of the camera's features. The author does a good job of covering everything you need to know in 269 pages, and has an excellent index at the end of the book. It can by purchased from Amazon, either as a paperback edition or as a kindle edition. It is also available from the publisher; whiteknightpress.com, as a PDF file.
It is primarily aimed at the beginner and intermediate user and not so much at the experienced user. They however may find it good to use as a reminder of features they have forgotten about or never found in the official literature.
I see it as a very useful book and is recommended for new users.
It's easy reading - and I suggest reading it with the camera hanging on it's strap around your neck so you can follow along with the examples of menu use in the book. This is a how-to-use-it book, not how to take photos, so if you're looking for general photographic theory, look elsewhere. If you own an LX5 you really should get the book - it will raise your horizons on knowing just what great things the LX5 can do.
Only suggestion - while the "Quick Menu" is covered - it should be covered in a bit more depth - perhaps with examples of how to use it for some of the buried menu selections if you use the standard menu.. the Quick Menu makes it much easier to make the adjustments you need to make for everyday use. The in-depth menu is one I wander into when I want to preset something in the camera, or change a more obscure setting.
Good book - should be shipped with the camera!
In this situation the "Missing Manual" series and the "For Dummies" series have enabled me to keep my job.
This Photographer's Guide for the Lumix LX5 is almost as basic as those books and alot better. It assumes you know something about basic photography,(if you don't have this knowledge, you wasted alot of money when a cheaper camera would do the job for you, or you need to spend alot of time at a local community college taaking courses in photography) and then explains the operations and possibilities of this camera to get the pictures you want. It does it in a logical format with illustrations that are understandable
I really wish there were similar, cover the basics, books for Photoshop.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
A great little guide. Everything one needs to understand and work with this little camera. Well presented and prepared.Published 4 months ago by Yvonne I Brodkin
The Lumix LXS is an excellent camera. This book is well written an indispensable to get the most out of the camera.Published 12 months ago by Rodolfo Rodriguez
Kudos to the author! I can now finally upgrade my skills an d en joy my cam.era.. Absolutely a great book . It really is needed to explore this camera and all its options. Read morePublished 14 months ago by moondog
This is beautiful and comprehensive manual for Lumix LX5 owners who want to explore and use possibitilies offered by this small and powerful camera. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Dr. Eliot Skriny
Fantastic book for anyone owning any Lumix or Leica digital point and shoot camera's. I do not believe I am the only one bewildered by the modern Digital Camera. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Carlos A. Martinez
Great book to have around if you own an LX5. Make sit easy to find the setting you need. I recommend itPublished 22 months ago by Peter Zouboulakis