Bike riding and swimming.
Great pictures capturing some of the forefathers of the blues venue.
Almost exactly what I would expect viewing the scenes live. Makes me feel as if I'm there. Some of the best night time pictures I've seen from any camera. Of course the person taking the picture did a good job in composing the pictures too.
Picture quality looks excellent. The tonal quality might be a touch softer but they look very realistic.
Canon needs to bring their line up to date. For a viewfinder camera, its big and heavy. I would opt for one of their (or Nikon) DSLR, or get something like the Sony RX100 or Fuji for a top shelf small camera.
I also own the RX100 and have been very pleased with the pictures. The number of pixels and general RAW quality allows for easy cropping and just very good pictures. If I wished for anything it would be a slightly lighter weight body but there may be too many compromises to lighten it any more.
The capture of the starts is really great. It reminds me of some better astrophotography pictures. Of course the rest of the picture is equally good.
Excellent compositions and subject matter. l would like to see them do this in other cities....regardless of the camera used. Off-the-cuff about daily life, there pictures seemingly paint a more realistic picture of daily life in Harlem than that which I often garnered from reading stories in newspapers and magazines.
My compliments to the two photographers.
Looks to me like the Fuji is the overall best one here. Nikon is very good too. But the truth of the matter, they are all pretty close. No one is vastly better than the other.
Mighty good. Whew! Too bad this camera cost so much.
Very good picture capturing the moment well.
Yes, I also meant to compliment the reviewer. Very well written and communicated.
No camera is perfect but this one seems to put the compromises in the best places thus yielding a versatile and user friendly DSLR (functionality, size, menu structure, etc) that can make an image competitive with the best out there. For the average type user (like me), its the ticket.
Schonbeck: I have a long history of photography. Fron 35mm film to digital starting with the D70, moving to the D200 and lastly the D7000. All great cameras in their moments in time. Ihave 27 000 digial photos in my iMAC. Last week I bought the RX1. Since then i have taken approx 200 photos. And i can honestly say i have produced several of the top 10 photos of my life in that week. That is simply fantastic. One week. 200 photos. And several would move into my top 10 spots. I would even say the top 1 spot. You can say what you want about this camera. But above is in my world beyond value for money. One week. 200 photos. Several top 10 of my life.
I think for the more amateurs like me, the smaller camera is just easier to handle when taking pictures. So I end up having the camera on me, and getting a shot off quicker than if I had to take the larger DSLR out of the case, lift it and compose the picture. The off-the-cuff shots are easier to execute (for me) and therefore am able to take advantage of opportunities a bit better. But I like the DSLR's too so this is not meant to denigrate them. Just that the Sony RX1 (and 100) is relatively quick and easy, and it brings home the bacon with regards to picture quality.
Very nicely spec'ed camera. They just seem to stay a step ahead of every other vendor.
Great pictures that paint a world of contradiction.
Pictures look uniformly very good. Good detail and sharpness to the edges.
I also think its a special effect that's not so special. Other than maybe astro photography, multiple image capture just does't capture much except perhaps making the picture look busy. A single image should tell the story.
Excellent summary review and well communicated. It makes me apprehensive for the full review.
Are these samples being supplied by Canon or are they being procured through normal distribution outlets? Certainly strange, being a high end Canon model.
My compliments for going ahead and publishing this preview as an update on the review - which we've all been waiting for. Being up front and transparent is something we don't always see these days. Very commendable.
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