Canon G9 First Impressions

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Canon G9 First Impressions

Postby ozimax on Thu Apr 17, 2008 11:29 pm

Took my new G9 to South West Rocks for the day, t'was raining until lunch, then some nice weather followed. Following are some observations which may be of interest:

Positives:
1. Great image colour and sharpness (with good light)
2. Lightweight
3. Beautiful build quality
4. RAW capabilities if needed, although I usually shoot in jpg
5. Playback function is brilliant
6. Screen is huge and bright

Negatives:
1. Processing time between shots is certainly different than that of a DSLR. Then again, it is a compact.
2. Lens could be a tad wider eg I'd rather width than length
3. Viewfinder is completely unusable
4. RAW + jpg files are huge eg 20MB each - I would much prefer around 6mb for a photo file

Here's a few shots taken with the G9:

Gaol wall + dragonfly
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Handheld + heavily cropped
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South West Rocks vista
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Re: Canon G9 First Impressions

Postby TonyT on Fri Apr 18, 2008 8:08 am

Nice shots seems you have the hang of it agree with you on your comments
Have a good time in the us
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