Is a DP right for me?

Started 9 months ago | Discussions thread
Kendall Helmstetter Gelner
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In reply to WT21, 9 months ago

WT21 wrote:

<..>Looking through the DP series images, the shots look gorgeous. BUT a slow camera gets me frustrated. Slow operations especially, and slow AF secondarily.

I think the answer depends on what you mean by operation.

Operation to adjust parameters is great.  I really like how the controls are arranged, the customization you can do, the way the quickset menus work.

I also find operation between shots (changing settings) to be quick.

The aspects of operation that are slow - waiting for the buffer to clear when full, waiting to review a shot after taking.

I don't think focus is that much slower than any other contrast based AF camera, and is fairly configurable to offer smaller and larger focus points, with quick re-adjustment of where the focus points are (just nine of them though).

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