G9 week 2 random thoughts

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Trevor Carpenter
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G9 week 2 random thoughts

Battery life remarkable compared to my previous Pannys.
Economy power save, restores quickly but you still need to have that SCP as the default screen,

On off switch, great position, very natural and easy to operate. On off switch bad position, keep turning it off when my brain thinks I'm changing EC.

Shutter button no major issues surprising considering other comments and I have bad sensitivity in my hands. I have taken a few pictures of my feet by accident.

Focusing speed. I always think this cannot get any quicker but I'm wrong. I've been trying all the different focus areas , very fond of custom multi diamond and surprisingly single point which seems much better than on my previous Pannys. AFC appears better but I still think AFS has the edge for me.

Haven't used two card slots but plan to use as a replacement if one fills. I don't care much about the top lcd

PRESH2, love it, love it, love it. Won't be using 6K photo although it is a big step up from 4K on G80.

Rolling Shutter with electronic shutter. Definite improvement but can still show in certain circumstances.

Might be my imagination but I in my previous Gs I have pretty much ignored exposure but I feel the G9 has a tendency to under and over expose slightly depending on circumstance. No big issue but something I shall keep an eye in.

Still haven't done any customisation. I think it is very well set up as is but I have to do something to make my EC more intuitive.

IQ, I'm not sure. I have got some great pictures but I've also had some where there is something that doesn't look quite right and I can't put my finger on it. I thought It was NR so reduced to lowest level -5 but I couldn't see any difference so it's gone back to 0. It's almost as if rendering is different on the G9 and I'm just seeing pictures differently to what I saw them on the G80. Not worse just different. On the other hand IQ must be better because I am cropping way beyond what I was previously with some remarkably good results.

Overall a joy to use.

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