Leica C-Lux 2 Digital Camera Release

From the Press Release Ive found out that the digital camera branded with the Leica name, the 7.2-megapixel C-Lux 2, with Leica D Vario-Elmarit lens (7 elements in 6 groups,’ 5 aspherical lens elemens and 6 aspherical surfaces, is shown online at a retail price of $499.95. It will be available in May. This point and shoot comes with Mega Optical Image Stabilization and is capable of standard JPEG shooting but has no RAW shooting capabilities like its big brother the Leica D-Lux 3. The Leica C-Lux 2 has 20 scene modes and includes built-in toning effecting for black and white or sepia photos. Users can also record movies in Motion JPEG video at 320 x 240 pixel resolution at 30fps.
Leica C-Lux 2
• Shooting Modes: Portrait, Soft Skin, Landscape, Sport, Night Portrait, Night Landscape, Starry Sky, Fireworks, Food, Party, Candlelight, Baby 1, Baby 2, Pets, Sunset, High Sensitivity, Beach, Snow, Aerial, Underwater
• Flash Modes: Auto, Red-eye Pre-flash, Fill, Off, Slow pre-flash
• Metering Mode: multi-pattern
• Focus Modes: center, spot
• White Balance: Auto, Daylight, Overcast, Halogen, Manual
Leica C-Lux 2 Leica C-Lux 2
Technical Data:
• 2.5 inch LCD
• 7.2 megapixel
• 3.6x optical zoom
• Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0 EV in 1/3 steps
• ISO Range: auto, manual 100-800, 3200 in high sensitivity mode
• Focus Range:
Normal: 20 in. – infinity;
Macro: 2 in – infinity;
Tele: 12 in. – infinity
• Flash Range:
Auto Wide: 1.96 ft. – 16.4 ft.;
Auto Tele: 11.81 in. – 16.4 ft.;
High Sensitivity Wide: 2.62 ft. – 18.7 ft.;
High Tele: 2.62 ft. x 9.18 ft.
• Self Timer: 2 or 10 sec
• Shutter Speed: up to 8 sec
• File Format: JPEG
• SD, SDHC, and MMC memory card + 64MB internal memory
• Li-ion battery Leica BP-D6

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By Laura

I started photography as a hobby in 2005, during college. My passion slowly became a more important part of my life since 2008. Because of using a combination of my photographic knowledge, with those of internet marketing, I like to call myself a "photomarketer".

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