Re: [OM] OT: the Nykon "compact" won the competition

Subject: Re: [OM] OT: the Nykon "compact" won the competition
From: Chuck Norcutt <chucknorcutt@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 02 Nov 2010 11:14:16 -0400
Well that explains it.  I would not have guessed the light level low 
enough to call for 1/17 second.  Might not be too bad for the short 
focal length of the IS lens but plenty of time for the wind to interfere.

Chuck Norcutt

On 11/2/2010 3:28 AM, Chris Barker wrote:
> Thanks, Chuck.  Yes, it does.  The shutter speed was pretty low
> (1/17s) and there was a breeze moving the grass and the branches.
> Add to that my hand movement and I think that that explains the
> softness.
> I have no excuses . . .
> Chris
> On 1 Nov 2010, at 21:48, Chuck Norcutt wrote:
>> I love the composition but the image strikes me as pretty soft.
>> Does the original look like that?
>> Chuck Norcutt
>> On 11/1/2010 2:11 PM, Chris Barker wrote:
>>> I plumped for the "compact" Nykon, in the end.  I looked at the
>>> G12, the LX5 (to replace my LX3) and the P7000.  I decided that I
>>> didn't want an articulated screen and that it was worth going for
>>> a camera that had the right shape (the P7000 is taller and
>>> shallower than the G12) and which had a good lens range combined
>>> with a decent zoom action.  I decided not to worry about the
>>> reported slowness of RAW save, since my LX3 is not much quicker
>>> and it doesn't bother me.
>>> But it makes me a little sad that Olympus doesn't have a
>>> contender for the all-in-one serious camera.
>>> A sample of my first day's shooting is at:
>>> http://threeshoes-photo.blogspot.com/2010/11/nikon-coolpix-p7000.html
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