Canon G1X M2 pics....?

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Re: Why the loss of the Flip LCD is a disaster...
In reply to Marco Nero, Feb 11, 2014

Marco Nero wrote:

papillon_65 wrote:

Most definitely, if the IQ was as good or better, I wouldn't buy any if it wasn't as least as good. I prefer the tilt out waist finder type lcd but I don't mind this type of fully articulating model, both are better than a fixed lcd for me.

Same here. I used that twist LCD to capture shots of the Night Sky, to shoot objects, plants and animals where I had to twist the camera into some odd places... and especially Macro Shots where I had to hold the camnera close to the ground. It was always a big winner on this camera. I remember when the G7 came out and the LCD was only a fixed screen - boy, were people annoyed!!!! Tilt is better than nothing at all... but that Vari-Angle LCD from Canon is one of their top selling points and something other manufacturers were often keen to emulate. I suspect that there was a patent in place that gave Canon and Nikon a lead with this LCD.
Word around here is that the new Mk2 has a 5cm minimum focus distance. This is when you really have a need for the Vari-Angle LCD.


Marco Nero.

I shoot a lot of wide angle stuff and I have a very good UWA converter for my G1X (which I really hope will fit the G1X Mk2!) so a fixed LCD is a real pain, thankfully the new model hasn't got one.

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