AdamT

AdamT

Lives in United Kingdom Northwest, United Kingdom
Works as a Commercial / Wedding / Event / Press Photographer
Joined on May 23, 2002

AdamT's current gear

Canon PowerShot G1 X
Canon PowerShot SX210 IS
Nikon Coolpix P330
Work gear is not included here but I DO use this for leisure as well , a top camera with a far better zoom than any Mirrorless option. .............. Still a unique camera 2 years on . no other APS-area fixed zoom compact out there . it`s getting brassed corners on the body and has been around the clock nearly twice but lens/sensor is still clean and working beautifully
Still not found a pocket zoomer to make me part with this, SX220/230 are too NR heavy & Soft, the Fujis are Awful and nothing from Panny has tempted me......... Update, tried SX260 and 280 which Cure the noise and CA but the lens took a turn for the worst (poor edges) meaning the SX210 is still the best overall compromise . use CHDK and RAW with these cameras ..
An S90 replacement which wins where the others like the S120 and RX100 fail - lens *quality* no wide end blurry edges, heavy CA or soft full zoom issues with the P330 - you just need to be patient while it writes its D3X sized RAW files.. the sensor backs it up with amazing sharpness as well as excellent DR and high ISOs for a small sensor. I wish the RX100 had a lens of this range and quaity, though if it did , it`d be bigger than an Oly OMD .... if it was Faster to AF and had fast writing RAWs it`d get 5 stars , Get tweaking Nikon
Sigma DP1
Samsung NX20
Slow is the best word to describe the DP1 thesedays but alongside the DP2 held on to the classic Foveon look to images which sadly departed to a degree with the AFE powered X models and the SD15 and is like Bayer now with the SD1 and Merrill models ... I still keep the Original DP1 (had one since 2008) for my Foveon-Fix now the SD9 has finally gone . Stars are for image and lens quality alone, the rest is inferior to a cam of over 10 years ago (it makes a Sony 707 look like a Nikon D4 handling and speed wise)
Hidden Gem mirrorless with even more hidden and Gemlike 20-50 lens (rather than the supplied 18-55) , In RAW it shame cams costing far more (and the lens shames far more expensive zooms and a few primes) . Decent handling, fast AF, totally superb sensor and decent build let only down by High pricing & lacklustre JPG engine .. 5 Stars for the Lens, the AF speed / accuracy, Superb EVF and LCD and the amazing RAW IQ which can be squeezed from it up to ISO3200