Canon G1X - Macro features

Started Jan 11, 2012 | Discussions thread
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Re: Large sensor - macro features
In reply to iso rivolta, Jan 13, 2012

iso rivolta wrote:

The contrast detection focus would be then very slow ...

I have never used Autofocus in Macro. Things move so fast, so the only way is really to use manual facus.
Powershot cameras have the PIP tool that allows you to precisely focus.

And don't forget that older Powershots were not good at "macro", for example all G cameras up to and including G6.

Humm, depends what good means 2u! WD is 5cm (from lens) at maximum magnification.
Here is an example from my G6: (open in full)

Each "Grain of rice" has 3Mpx. Bigger than our screens. (but I cant share the original yet)

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