My Canon S95 focus blows away my x100!

Started Jul 1, 2011 | Discussions thread
bdcolen
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Re: x100 struggles in low light, either af or mf
In reply to Mauro.B, Jul 1, 2011

"But it's not "Summicron grade" as some (probably on payroll) bloggers would subtly suggest. "

Have you priced a Summicron lately? Of course it's not "Summicron grade," but given that the entire camera is about half the price of a Summicron, it comes shockingly close in terms of rendering fine detail, contrast, etc. But if you want a Summicron, and want to shoot digital, take your $10K and buy a Leica M9 body and a Summicron - but remember that the M9 is, in terms of size and weight, the Leica equivalent of a VW Beetle, and it is virtually useless above 640 iso - and if a Leica can't be used in low light, why buy it?

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