High-End compact camera - wait for the Canon G1X?

Started Jan 22, 2012 | Discussions thread
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Re: High-End compact camera - wait for the Canon G1X?
In reply to AT0MAC, Jan 23, 2012

It sounds like you want the Canon, and the other options are compromises.

Is the "macro" measurement the minimum focusing distance? Or the distance to get 1:1?

What kinds of objects or creatures are you shooting? You may find the Canon is perfect . That looks like your only negative.

At 1cm you'd have a shadow on whatever object you were shooting anyway. I don't see that as a bonus at all.

I want to get a macro lens for a dslr. But I don't want a 40mm lens because I'd have to be so close. I am hoping to get something higher so I can have some distance.

Wait for the Canon! It looks like a great machine

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