Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II: A travel photographer's perspective
A Traveler's Review of the Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II
Like many traveling photographers, I sometimes find myself burdened with more gear than I ultimately use. I love to lighten my load to be as agile, spontaneous and unobtrusive as possible when the expansive versatility of my full-frame Canon SLR kit isn't required. I like to have a sturdy compact camera along for travel adventures, and for spontaneous video recording of events, interviews and teaching. Just before leaving to lead a small-ship photography workshop in southeast Alaska, I was kindly loaned a Canon Powershot G1 X Mark II to test and review from a traveler's perspective.
The G1 X Mark II is the latest release in the much-loved Canon 'G' series, and it boasts many features I enjoyed using. Overall, I found it versatile and a joy to use, and what follows details some of my shooting experiences in Alaska, Washington's Olympic Coast and in Seattle. I mention the features that I used the most, though there are many more to explore and benefit from. Unless otherwise noted, all images were shot as Raw with some post-processing, intended for attractive results from a travel blogger's perspective - i.e., at screen resolution.
Editor's note: After review, three images in this article did not meet dpreview's standards for image quality and have been removed.
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