Still like the form factor of X-E2 over X-T1

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John Gellings
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Re: Disagree on terminology...
In reply to Jim Radcliffe, 9 months ago

Jim Radcliffe wrote:

John Gellings wrote:

Stealth has nothing to do with camera shape... nobody out on the street is thinking, wow, that faux-dslr shape is so easy to see but that RF shape is invisible.

Stealth may not be the proper word... Perception maybe should have been used. Often when using a DSLR people seem a bit on edge.. store owners wonder what you are doing, so do security goons, people tend to shy away once you are spotted, etc.

When I have used any small boxy style camera, whether it be a D-Lux 4, GF1 or the X-E2, the perception seems to change from me possibly being a pro, reporter, terrorist, lawyer or some other "type" one needs to wary of to some spare tourist guy with a point and shoot.. and they ignore me.... in a sense that might be considered stealth.

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Jim Radcliffe
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The ability to 'see' the shot is more important than the gear used to capture it.

So, you really think that people are going to realize the difference between the X-E2 and the X-T1?  Do you think the hump magically makes them see the camera?

With DSLRs, it is mostly the zoom lenses that people are conscious of due to them being huge.

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