Why I want a G1X, and hesitate

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Because You Really Want The Newer Mark II Model?
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But you don't want to spend that much?

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I hit the wrong key, or button. As I was going to say, a lot is written on the forums about cameras and  lenses but rarely does anyone talk of their inability to buy new cameras and lenses due to cost. I realize that most here are younger and working, or older and have a good pension and buying on a whim is nothing to them. Some, like me, are old and money is scarce when you have to consider possible expenses later in your life. So, to get to the point, I am in the house daily at this time and by myself. My children help me with nutrition and shopping of course. Time is what I have to consider when it comes to using it in a manner indoors that will keep me sane. I use this PC, a Kindle and watch a little TV and do some domestic chores. But I need a way to keep my mind stimulated and the G1X would be a nice learning tool indoors as well as a short time in the yard. Mainly I wish to learn it and get it set up first then practice indoors a while. By now you are tired of reading so I will ask any thoughts on a matter such as this one. Does it all boil down to " make your own decisions" type of thing? But I am serious and this is one way to spend time for me. Any decent comments are welcome. I am aware of the G1x and all its faults, or the couple I read about. My LX3 will take care of macros for me and a slow AF is no problem. Landscapes are a favorite, along with people on street.

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But you don't want to spend that much?

No, I want the first model. And the cost of the other is too much if I wanted it. Thanks

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I hit the wrong key, or button. As I was going to say, a lot is written on the forums about cameras and lenses but rarely does anyone talk of their inability to buy new cameras and lenses due to cost. I realize that most here are younger and working, or older and have a good pension and buying on a whim is nothing to them. Some, like me, are old and money is scarce when you have to consider possible expenses later in your life. So, to get to the point, I am in the house daily at this time and by myself. My children help me with nutrition and shopping of course. Time is what I have to consider when it comes to using it in a manner indoors that will keep me sane. I use this PC, a Kindle and watch a little TV and do some domestic chores. But I need a way to keep my mind stimulated and the G1X would be a nice learning tool indoors as well as a short time in the yard. Mainly I wish to learn it and get it set up first then practice indoors a while. By now you are tired of reading so I will ask any thoughts on a matter such as this one. Does it all boil down to " make your own decisions" type of thing? But I am serious and this is one way to spend time for me. Any decent comments are welcome. I am aware of the G1x and all its faults, or the couple I read about. My LX3 will take care of macros for me and a slow AF is no problem. Landscapes are a favorite, along with people on street.

Thanks so much for reading this.

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Russell, if it's within your budget and it will give you something to pass the time that you will enjoy where's the dilemma? Life's too short for indecision, seize the day and enjoy it

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. . . and you had $500 in your bank account, would you say "I'm glad I didn't buy that camera in 2014 and that I saved the money for my old age?"

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rkhndjr wrote:

rkhndjr wrote:

I hit the wrong key, or button. As I was going to say, a lot is written on the forums about cameras and lenses but rarely does anyone talk of their inability to buy new cameras and lenses due to cost. I realize that most here are younger and working, or older and have a good pension and buying on a whim is nothing to them. Some, like me, are old and money is scarce when you have to consider possible expenses later in your life. So, to get to the point, I am in the house daily at this time and by myself. My children help me with nutrition and shopping of course. Time is what I have to consider when it comes to using it in a manner indoors that will keep me sane. I use this PC, a Kindle and watch a little TV and do some domestic chores. But I need a way to keep my mind stimulated and the G1X would be a nice learning tool indoors as well as a short time in the yard. Mainly I wish to learn it and get it set up first then practice indoors a while. By now you are tired of reading so I will ask any thoughts on a matter such as this one. Does it all boil down to " make your own decisions" type of thing? But I am serious and this is one way to spend time for me. Any decent comments are welcome. I am aware of the G1x and all its faults, or the couple I read about. My LX3 will take care of macros for me and a slow AF is no problem. Landscapes are a favorite, along with people on street.

Thanks so much for reading this.

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Russell, if it's within your budget and it will give you something to pass the time that you will enjoy where's the dilemma? Life's too short for indecision, seize the day and enjoy it

Hi Russ,

I understand your situation and feel great empathy for you.  But I have to agree with the above poster.   Your remaining days and years are ticking away rapidly, and you are losing the few precious moments that you have left to learn and enjoy the camera and live.  Sacrifice some and do it as quickly as possible and "seize the day".  There are not a lot of them left.

The cost of the camera has pretty much bottomed out and after the new one becomes available, the prices will often rise again as supplies become less, and it becomes more scarce.  I have seen this happen with almost every G camera.  This will be a classic and a collectors item.  If you want it you should get it now and start learning and using it.

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. . . and you had $500 in your bank account, would you say "I'm glad I didn't buy that camera in 2014 and that I saved the money for my old age?"

Ha. I have bought so many now I lost count. Had to sell quickly due to guilt.

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rkhndjr wrote:

I hit the wrong key, or button. As I was going to say, a lot is written on the forums about cameras and lenses but rarely does anyone talk of their inability to buy new cameras and lenses due to cost. I realize that most here are younger and working, or older and have a good pension and buying on a whim is nothing to them. Some, like me, are old and money is scarce when you have to consider possible expenses later in your life. So, to get to the point, I am in the house daily at this time and by myself. My children help me with nutrition and shopping of course. Time is what I have to consider when it comes to using it in a manner indoors that will keep me sane. I use this PC, a Kindle and watch a little TV and do some domestic chores. But I need a way to keep my mind stimulated and the G1X would be a nice learning tool indoors as well as a short time in the yard. Mainly I wish to learn it and get it set up first then practice indoors a while. By now you are tired of reading so I will ask any thoughts on a matter such as this one. Does it all boil down to " make your own decisions" type of thing? But I am serious and this is one way to spend time for me. Any decent comments are welcome. I am aware of the G1x and all its faults, or the couple I read about. My LX3 will take care of macros for me and a slow AF is no problem. Landscapes are a favorite, along with people on street.

Thanks so much for reading this.

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Russell, if it's within your budget and it will give you something to pass the time that you will enjoy where's the dilemma? Life's too short for indecision, seize the day and enjoy it

Thanks, Tony. That has always been the way I thought, too.

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papillon_65 wrote:

rkhndjr wrote:

rkhndjr wrote:

I hit the wrong key, or button. As I was going to say, a lot is written on the forums about cameras and lenses but rarely does anyone talk of their inability to buy new cameras and lenses due to cost. I realize that most here are younger and working, or older and have a good pension and buying on a whim is nothing to them. Some, like me, are old and money is scarce when you have to consider possible expenses later in your life. So, to get to the point, I am in the house daily at this time and by myself. My children help me with nutrition and shopping of course. Time is what I have to consider when it comes to using it in a manner indoors that will keep me sane. I use this PC, a Kindle and watch a little TV and do some domestic chores. But I need a way to keep my mind stimulated and the G1X would be a nice learning tool indoors as well as a short time in the yard. Mainly I wish to learn it and get it set up first then practice indoors a while. By now you are tired of reading so I will ask any thoughts on a matter such as this one. Does it all boil down to " make your own decisions" type of thing? But I am serious and this is one way to spend time for me. Any decent comments are welcome. I am aware of the G1x and all its faults, or the couple I read about. My LX3 will take care of macros for me and a slow AF is no problem. Landscapes are a favorite, along with people on street.

Thanks so much for reading this.

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Russell, if it's within your budget and it will give you something to pass the time that you will enjoy where's the dilemma? Life's too short for indecision, seize the day and enjoy it

Hi Russ,

I understand your situation and feel great empathy for you. But I have to agree with the above poster. Your remaining days and years are ticking away rapidly, and you are losing the few precious moments that you have left to learn and enjoy the camera and live. Sacrifice some and do it as quickly as possible and "seize the day". There are not a lot of them left.

The cost of the camera has pretty much bottomed out and after the new one becomes available, the prices will often rise again as supplies become less, and it becomes more scarce. I have seen this happen with almost every G camera. This will be a classic and a collectors item. If you want it you should get it now and start learning and using it.

Dale, you helped me decide. I will just get it and get started. Many thanks. And the same to Tony and all who encouraged me.

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Russell,

I have been into photography as a hobby for 40 years, since I was a teenager. On a professional level, I also have a strong background in electronic imaging, image editing, etc. I can only attempt to empathize with you in your situation, not fully understand it. But, what I can do is tell you the following about my G1X experience:

  • I have owned a G1X since the first group was sold in early 2012. The G1X has exceeded my expectations in many ways
  • It is versatile, capable of producing very beautiful images, with excellent clarity and sharp detail in many varied situations
  • The JPEG color is outstanding to my eye without shooting RAW, however, the RAW files are 14-bit, giving you more control over the final output than less capable RAW cameras
  • It has enough controls and settings to give you fine control over your image capture and keep you engaged in learning both the camera and more about photography
  • I have shot good quality video with it due to the excellent lens, sensor, and processor, although it does not have manual exposure control in video

In the past few weeks I have been trying to acquire another camera to expand on the G1X or even replace it. I have tested Panasonic, Olympus, and Sony - all of which are very capable, none of which I decided to purchase. My G1X stays for now - I will have to add a new DSLR to get where I want to go. Bottom line - If you value image quality, control, reliability and using a well-designed tool to take pictures, you should be very happy with the G1X!

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rkhndjr wrote:

Dale Buhanan wrote:

Hi Russ,

I understand your situation and feel great empathy for you. But I have to agree with the above poster. Your remaining days and years are ticking away rapidly, and you are losing the few precious moments that you have left to learn and enjoy the camera and live. Sacrifice some and do it as quickly as possible and "seize the day". There are not a lot of them left.

The cost of the camera has pretty much bottomed out and after the new one becomes available, the prices will often rise again as supplies become less, and it becomes more scarce. I have seen this happen with almost every G camera. This will be a classic and a collectors item. If you want it you should get it now and start learning and using it.

Dale, you helped me decide. I will just get it and get started. Many thanks. And the same to Tony and all who encouraged me.

Russell, I believe you will be happy with your purchase. One suggestion, David Busch wrote a comprehensive guide to the G1X, I would encourage you to purchase it. It is one of the best guidebooks I have ever used. It will help you get the most out of the camera. You can find it on Amazon, of course. Happy Shooting!!!

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rkhndjr wrote:

Dale Buhanan wrote:

Hi Russ,

I understand your situation and feel great empathy for you. But I have to agree with the above poster. Your remaining days and years are ticking away rapidly, and you are losing the few precious moments that you have left to learn and enjoy the camera and live. Sacrifice some and do it as quickly as possible and "seize the day". There are not a lot of them left.

The cost of the camera has pretty much bottomed out and after the new one becomes available, the prices will often rise again as supplies become less, and it becomes more scarce. I have seen this happen with almost every G camera. This will be a classic and a collectors item. If you want it you should get it now and start learning and using it.

Dale, you helped me decide. I will just get it and get started. Many thanks. And the same to Tony and all who encouraged me.

Russell, I believe you will be happy with your purchase. One suggestion, David Busch wrote a comprehensive guide to the G1X, I would encourage you to purchase it. It is one of the best guidebooks I have ever used. It will help you get the most out of the camera. You can find it on Amazon, of course. Happy Shooting!!!

Wow! I will sure get it. That is a real plus. Thanks so much.

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Russell,

I have been into photography as a hobby for 40 years, since I was a teenager. On a professional level, I also have a strong background in electronic imaging, image editing, etc. I can only attempt to empathize with you in your situation, not fully understand it. But, what I can do is tell you the following about my G1X experience:

  • I have owned a G1X since the first group was sold in early 2012. The G1X has exceeded my expectations in many ways
  • It is versatile, capable of producing very beautiful images, with excellent clarity and sharp detail in many varied situations
  • The JPEG color is outstanding to my eye without shooting RAW, however, the RAW files are 14-bit, giving you more control over the final output than less capable RAW cameras
  • It has enough controls and settings to give you fine control over your image capture and keep you engaged in learning both the camera and more about photography
  • I have shot good quality video with it due to the excellent lens, sensor, and processor, although it does not have manual exposure control in video

In the past few weeks I have been trying to acquire another camera to expand on the G1X or even replace it. I have tested Panasonic, Olympus, and Sony - all of which are very capable, none of which I decided to purchase. My G1X stays for now - I will have to add a new DSLR to get where I want to go. Bottom line - If you value image quality, control, reliability and using a well-designed tool to take pictures, you should be very happy with the G1X!

Thank you for these very encouraging words. I am truly convinced. It will keep me busy for a long time.

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I would also encourage you to purchase the book and you will find it will help learn the camera quickly and find features that most users do not know exist. Like self timer activation with a wink, or preseting focal lengths, and many other ways to speed focus times.

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papillon_65 wrote:

rkhndjr wrote:

rkhndjr wrote:

I hit the wrong key, or button. As I was going to say, a lot is written on the forums about cameras and lenses but rarely does anyone talk of their inability to buy new cameras and lenses due to cost. I realize that most here are younger and working, or older and have a good pension and buying on a whim is nothing to them. Some, like me, are old and money is scarce when you have to consider possible expenses later in your life. So, to get to the point, I am in the house daily at this time and by myself. My children help me with nutrition and shopping of course. Time is what I have to consider when it comes to using it in a manner indoors that will keep me sane. I use this PC, a Kindle and watch a little TV and do some domestic chores. But I need a way to keep my mind stimulated and the G1X would be a nice learning tool indoors as well as a short time in the yard. Mainly I wish to learn it and get it set up first then practice indoors a while. By now you are tired of reading so I will ask any thoughts on a matter such as this one. Does it all boil down to " make your own decisions" type of thing? But I am serious and this is one way to spend time for me. Any decent comments are welcome. I am aware of the G1x and all its faults, or the couple I read about. My LX3 will take care of macros for me and a slow AF is no problem. Landscapes are a favorite, along with people on street.

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Russell, if it's within your budget and it will give you something to pass the time that you will enjoy where's the dilemma? Life's too short for indecision, seize the day and enjoy it

Thanks, Tony. That has always been the way I thought, too.

No problem Russell, enjoy your camera and be sure to post back here about it

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rkhndjr wrote:

I hit the wrong key, or button. As I was going to say, a lot is written on the forums about cameras and lenses but rarely does anyone talk of their inability to buy new cameras and lenses due to cost. I realize that most here are younger and working, or older and have a good pension and buying on a whim is nothing to them. Some, like me, are old and money is scarce when you have to consider possible expenses later in your life. So, to get to the point, I am in the house daily at this time and by myself. My children help me with nutrition and shopping of course. Time is what I have to consider when it comes to using it in a manner indoors that will keep me sane. I use this PC, a Kindle and watch a little TV and do some domestic chores. But I need a way to keep my mind stimulated and the G1X would be a nice learning tool indoors as well as a short time in the yard. Mainly I wish to learn it and get it set up first then practice indoors a while. By now you are tired of reading so I will ask any thoughts on a matter such as this one. Does it all boil down to " make your own decisions" type of thing? But I am serious and this is one way to spend time for me. Any decent comments are welcome. I am aware of the G1x and all its faults, or the couple I read about. My LX3 will take care of macros for me and a slow AF is no problem. Landscapes are a favorite, along with people on street.

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I have the money. But I will pass the Mark II. I don't think the mark II is good enough for the worth of $800 based on the current real world samples from Japan. Will probably acquire the G1X when Mark II comes out and G1X has the fire sale! IN Japan, G1x in new is only selling about $350-400 now:).

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imabel wrote:

I would also encourage you to purchase the book and you will find it will help learn the camera quickly and find features that most users do not know exist. Like self timer activation with a wink, or preseting focal lengths, and many other ways to speed focus times.

Thank you, Mike. I have the book in my cart right now, along with the G1X...

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rkhndjr wrote:

rkhndjr wrote:

I hit the wrong key, or button. As I was going to say, a lot is written on the forums about cameras and lenses but rarely does anyone talk of their inability to buy new cameras and lenses due to cost. I realize that most here are younger and working, or older and have a good pension and buying on a whim is nothing to them. Some, like me, are old and money is scarce when you have to consider possible expenses later in your life. So, to get to the point, I am in the house daily at this time and by myself. My children help me with nutrition and shopping of course. Time is what I have to consider when it comes to using it in a manner indoors that will keep me sane. I use this PC, a Kindle and watch a little TV and do some domestic chores. But I need a way to keep my mind stimulated and the G1X would be a nice learning tool indoors as well as a short time in the yard. Mainly I wish to learn it and get it set up first then practice indoors a while. By now you are tired of reading so I will ask any thoughts on a matter such as this one. Does it all boil down to " make your own decisions" type of thing? But I am serious and this is one way to spend time for me. Any decent comments are welcome. I am aware of the G1x and all its faults, or the couple I read about. My LX3 will take care of macros for me and a slow AF is no problem. Landscapes are a favorite, along with people on street.

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I have the money. But I will pass the Mark II. I don't think the mark II is good enough for the worth of $800 based on the current real world samples from Japan. Will probably acquire the G1X when Mark II comes out and G1X has the fire sale! IN Japan, G1x in new is only selling about $350-400 now:).

Good luck. Time is of the essence with me and my age, so I have it all ready to ship.

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These are photos samples site from the Japanese website, it will add more day by day.

http://kakaku.com/item/K0000623024/photo/#tab

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