RX1, 1/80, Ken Rockwell

Started Dec 17, 2012 | Discussions thread
harry cannoli
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Re: RX1, 1/80, Ken Rockwell
In reply to sroute, Dec 17, 2012

sroute wrote:

tashley wrote:

Ken's point (and it is a good one) is that all grown-up auto ISO systems allow you to set a minimum shutter speed and that 1/80th is not fast enough for critical results when holding the RX1 at arms' length. At the price Sony are charging, and given the two radically different ways in which it will be held, I would 100% expect to be able to specify the minimum.

+1 - agreed.

This sort of customization is a fairly basic need.

+1 - agreed, as well.

At the very least, the camera should take a look at distance to subject and ambient light level. The processor already has this data from the AF and metering systems. This data should be used to come up with a more applicable combination of aperture, shutter speed, and ISO. The RX-1 auto mode is so simplistic, it's almost childish. $3000 should get you better.

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