DPR GX7 review is up! Locked

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GeorgianBay1939
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Re: Agreed (subjectively)
In reply to Elemental Photography, Nov 7, 2013

Elemental Photography wrote:

"That said, the limitations on the in-body IS system, the tendency to close down the aperture in Program mode, and lack of in-camera Raw processing keep the GX7 from earning our highest recommendation."

The only one of these that is even remotely a concern for me is the IBIS piece, and I don't shoot video so it's essentially as irrelevant as the latter points. I never use P and I can't imagine trying to process raw files in camera, especially when I can use the built in wifi to transfer them to my iPad.

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Your post makes sense to me.

The IBIS seems to work fine on my WA lenses (that don't have OIS).

I don't use P mode. If I did I would keep track of what both f/ and ss are doing. BUT does this issue affect flash photography? I don't know as that dimension is also new to me.

And I don't understand the "lack of in-camera RAW processing". What is that? Which cameras have that feature? Is it a new feature factor that justifies keeping "the GX7 from earning our highest recommendation"?

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