why did the guy @ B&H tell me not to bother with the GX 4/3?

Started Feb 5, 2012 | Discussions thread
Grzesiek Maj
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Re: because now, even a Powershot G1 X can surpass most formats... including dSLRs
In reply to Sdaniella, Feb 6, 2012

sdyue wrote:

lucksp wrote:

dont want a full DSLR.
love size of some of these newer cameras:

Sony NEX3/5
Nikon V/J
Panny GX1/2/3.

guy at b&h said "don't bother" with the Panasonic
said i should just get an entry DSLR because the results will be better.

well, compare the following:

Canon POWERSHOT G1 X... vs
Panasonic GH2, NEX-5N, Nikon V1 shot at ISO 6400

http://www.dpreview.com/reviews/studiocomparefullscreen.asp#baseDir=%2Freviews_data&cameraDataSubdir=boxshot&indexFileName=boxshotindex.xml&presetsFileName=boxshotpresets.xml&showDescriptions=false&headerTitle=Studio%20scene&headerSubTitle=Standard%20studio%20scene%20comparison&masterCamera=canon_eos60d&masterSample=img_0241&slotsCount=4&slot0Camera=canon_eos60d&slot0Sample=img_0241&slot0DisableCameraSelection=true&slot0DisableSampleSelection=true&slot0LinkWithMaster=true&slot1Camera=sony_nex5n&slot1Sample=dsc00791&slot2Camera=panasonic_dmcgh2&slot2Sample=p1010472-gh2-iso6400&slot3Camera=nikon_v1&slot3Sample=dsc_0336&x=-0.3416648170123419&y=1.2660925841359174

try RAW:

http://www.dpreview.com/reviews/studiocomparefullscreen.asp#baseDir=%2Freviews_data&cameraDataSubdir=boxshot&indexFileName=boxshotindex.xml&presetsFileName=boxshotpresets.xml&showDescriptions=false&headerTitle=Studio%20scene&headerSubTitle=Standard%20studio%20scene%20comparison&masterCamera=canon_eos60d&masterSample=img_0243.acr&slotsCount=4&slot0Camera=canon_eos60d&slot0Sample=img_0243.acr&slot0DisableCameraSelection=true&slot0DisableSampleSelection=true&slot0LinkWithMaster=true&slot1Camera=sony_nex5n&slot1Sample=dsc00790.acr&slot2Camera=panasonic_dmcgh2&slot2Sample=p1010469-gh2-iso3200.acr&slot3Camera=nikon_v1&slot3Sample=dsc_0331.acr&x=-0.8554190702409233&y=1.3153990175513242

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