Introduction

There is a lot of buzz these days about mirrorless cameras. Mirrorless cameras are generally much smaller than traditional DSLR cameras, but the camera body is only part of the equation. The Lumix GX7 and GM1 use a smaller image sensor than most DSLRs, which allows the lenses to be smaller and lighter as well. It’s the combination of outstanding image quality and smaller gear that attracted me to Lumix cameras in the first place. You obviously see the same advantages in the GX7/GM1, because you’re reading this book! There are hardly any resources like this for Lumix camera owners, and I’m really excited to write the first Lumix book for Peachpit Press. This book is not a rehash of the owner’s manual, but rather a resource to teach ...

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