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Re: [OM] OT: the Nykon "compact" won the competition -- a re-think

Subject: Re: [OM] OT: the Nykon "compact" won the competition -- a re-think
From: Jez Cunningham <jez@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 5 Nov 2010 19:40:36 +0100
What ruled out the S95?
Jez


On 05/11/2010, usher99@xxxxxxx <usher99@xxxxxxx> wrote:
>> So I paid the extra for the G12 and it feels like the right decision
>> :-)
>>
>> Chris
>
>
> That would have been my decision FWIW.  I will play with a G12 on Sat
> at the Hunt Photo show.
> DXO will likely support it soon as they have the other G-series.  The
> raw file noise reduction algorithm seems to work well,
> The converter seems fine (for the G9) and it fixes the linear
> distortion on the wide end like PT lens all in one action. The
> deconvolution
> adds a tad of something.  It does an 80% job on 80% of the images for
> me.  Layered Neat image and PT lens in PS
> may be very very close but is a little more work.  Still export a Tiff
> into PS if I have time for many.
> The CHDK hackers will undoubted port the hack  within a few months.  I
> like the half press zebra mode and one can set the colors/pattern/
> threshold
> to signal blown highlights or lost shadows.  I have the hyperfocal
> distance calculator set to show as well.  The intervalometer scripts
> are very elegantly
> written.   Have now clue how well the in cam HDR works.   The
> exposure/dof choices with these little sensor guys seem really more
> limited than first appears (sheep in wolf's clothing?) due to the
> diffraction limit at smaller apertures and the slowish lens as well as
> the large dof wide open.
> Still pretty nice IQ within the limitations.  Wish they had an APS-C
> version.
>
> Mike
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