Leica is a German brand known to be in the line of precision optics. They have Leica Microsystems that produce microscopes, Leica Geosystems that produce geosurvey equipments, and Leica AG that produce cameras and camera peripherals. The first camera that they produced was in 1913 and was a compact type where it seeks to address the need for landscape photography particularly during mountain trips. To this day, Leica continues to deliver quality that can match even the most demanding professionals.
The V-Lux 20 isn’t your mainstream camera that provides performance within most budgets. It has been designed with quality, precision, and the German passion in making such electronic masterpiece. It has a large focal range of 25-300mm that can fit the different needs of still photography and even video shoots. The camera has a 14.5 megapixel sensor which combined with the 25-300mm focal length produce perfect images even at different aspect ratios of 4:3, 3:2 or 16:9.
Amateur and experienced photographers can enjoy the performance of the V-Lux 20. There are a lot of automated functions that can greatly benefit amateurs since they don’t have to deal with adjusting values such as the aperture and shutter speed. For more versed users, a manual shooting mode is available where you can play with different options to create the effect that you want. This camera can also shoot 720p movies with a simple press of a button. This means that you can immediately take videos whenever the moment strikes and not miss anything by moving the dial such as on other cameras.