Close ups & macros using MX-1

Started Mar 28, 2013 | Discussions thread
OP britcam Senior Member • Posts: 2,452
Re: I'll be checking that (DOF) out - just got home with my new MX-1.

Corkcampbell wrote:

It's sunset and I won't get any outdoor shots today...there's still light, but I have to allow for the usual 1.5 hours it takes me to attach a strap...

You're right .... attaching the very fiddly strap is the most challenging part of MX-1 ownership! I find the big swinging lens cap equally annoying when the cam is meant to be discrete ...

Battery life is only reasonable I find, unless power saving is switched on to max, so yesterday I ordered a spare from Amazon, which is claimed to be the equivalent. By the way the battery from the Ricoh GRD / GX200 series doesn't fit, as it has a different notch, which is a pity, as I have loads of those sitting around.

I'd be very interested to hear how you find your LX5 compares with the MX-1 ...

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Kind regards

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