PIX 2015

Owners - G1X Vs G12

Started Aug 4, 2012 | Discussions thread
Shop cameras & lenses ▾
Senior MemberPosts: 1,129Gear list
Re: Owners - G1X Vs G12
In reply to AusPhil, Aug 6, 2012

I own both G1X and G12 - but I won't use the viewfinder on either. If you want a really usable viewfinder and IQ equivalent (IMO) to the G12 and a bit smaller than the G12, then consider the Panasonic LX5 with the optional EVF that fits in the hotshoe. The resolution of the EVF is not the greatest but it does show all of the camera settings and I found it quite useful. The LX5 also has is a bit wider at the wide end (I think 24mm) if that's important to you and is very fast focusing.

I loved the photos I was getting with the G12 but as soon as I learned about the LX5 + EVF I jumped on that (I have closeup vision problems so using an LCD screen is a challenge for me).

Of course when I learned about the G1X I jumped on that for the IQ and I'm very pleased with that. But the G1X will probably take up a large chunk of space in your glove box.

Here are links to photos with all 3 cameras - many similar types of shots with each




 nycfonephreak's gear list:nycfonephreak's gear list
Sony Alpha 7 II Sony FE 35mm F2.8 Sony FE 55mm F1.8 Sony FE 24-70mm F4 OSS Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 +4 more
Reply   Reply with quote   Complain
Post (hide subjects)Posted by
Keyboard shortcuts:
FForum PPrevious NNext WNext unread UUpvote SSubscribe RReply QQuote BBookmark post MMy threads
Color scheme? Blue / Yellow