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Forum: Panasonic Wednesday 28th February 2018, 00:34
Replies: 104
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Posted By njlarsen
I have seen something like that on both this and...

I have seen something like that on both this and the previous camera. The exception is the shot in a very dark area of a forest falcon I have alluded to above, where even a manually focused shot...
Forum: Panasonic Saturday 24th February 2018, 16:47
Replies: 104
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Posted By njlarsen
On the G85 I have single central AF point on C1...

On the G85 I have single central AF point on C1 and a diamond shaped area of several on C2, so switching for me is about turning the wheel. There is a button to turn for SAF to CAF or back. I find...
Forum: Panasonic Friday 23rd February 2018, 15:09
Replies: 104
Views: 9,781
Posted By njlarsen
The one big problem I have had with the G85 was a...

The one big problem I have had with the G85 was a forest falcon where only the head was in view, it was behind leaves and in front of tree trunks, and it was damn dark at the spot. I could manually...
Forum: Panasonic Friday 23rd February 2018, 00:34
Replies: 104
Views: 9,781
Posted By njlarsen
Regarding iso performance: have you considered...

Regarding iso performance: have you considered using jpg + raw for saving stills? if the iso6400 images you are talking about are OOC, then I expect you could get good results from RAW with iso12800....
Forum: Panasonic Tuesday 20th February 2018, 21:15
Replies: 104
Views: 9,781
Posted By njlarsen
With my G85 and PL lens there is a little bit of...

With my G85 and PL lens there is a little bit of play. In practical terms it has not mattered so far - the setup has received light rain several times.

Niels
Forum: Panasonic Friday 9th February 2018, 15:51
Replies: 104
Views: 9,781
Posted By njlarsen
I am also curious how you will be getting along....

I am also curious how you will be getting along. Having used the G85 extensively, I have had a few cases were the AF was less than stellar: the main thing was a dark bird in dark environs surrounded...
Forum: Panasonic Tuesday 16th January 2018, 14:54
Replies: 104
Views: 9,781
Posted By njlarsen
On a positive note, look at which level of Nikon...

On a positive note, look at which level of Nikon camera they now have to reach for to say the AF is better. 5000 series and 7000 series cameras are no longer mentioned, it is now the actual top...
Forum: Panasonic Sunday 7th January 2018, 15:23
Replies: 104
Views: 9,781
Posted By njlarsen
https://www.43rumors.com/gh5s-high-iso-clips/ Nie...

https://www.43rumors.com/gh5s-high-iso-clips/

Niels
Forum: Panasonic Saturday 6th January 2018, 21:26
Replies: 104
Views: 9,781
Posted By njlarsen
This is the latest I have seen...

This is the latest I have seen (https://www.43rumors.com/ft5-first-images-new-panasonic-gh5s-leaked/). Due to be officially announced within a week I think?

Niels
Forum: Panasonic Saturday 6th January 2018, 17:54
Replies: 104
Views: 9,781
Posted By njlarsen
If you are that video centric and with birds...

If you are that video centric and with birds never showing where light is plentyfull, maybe your target should be the GH5s?

Niels
Forum: Panasonic Monday 1st January 2018, 23:31
Replies: 104
Views: 9,781
Posted By njlarsen
Another one from the rumor site:...

Another one from the rumor site: https://www.43rumors.com/panasonic-g9-test-trustedreviews-panasonics-best-stills-camera-date/


That is probably the most significant AF statement to date. I am...
Forum: Panasonic Saturday 30th December 2017, 20:12
Replies: 104
Views: 9,781
Posted By njlarsen
several links to tests at the rumor site:...

several links to tests at the rumor site: https://www.43rumors.com/new-panasonic-g9-tests/
quote from one of them:

Niels
Forum: Panasonic Saturday 16th December 2017, 14:01
Replies: 104
Views: 9,781
Posted By njlarsen
The rumor site has a link to this site:...

The rumor site has a link to this site: https://camerajabber.com/photographing-wildlife-panasonic-lumix-g9/

Niels
Forum: Panasonic Friday 1st December 2017, 17:10
Replies: 104
Views: 9,781
Posted By njlarsen
https://www.43rumors.com/panasonic-g9-review-photo...

https://www.43rumors.com/panasonic-g9-review-photographyblog-rounder-new-g9-hard-beat/

Niels
Forum: Panasonic Sunday 19th November 2017, 00:50
Replies: 104
Views: 9,781
Posted By njlarsen
Sounds weird. Either you set the shutter and the...

Sounds weird. Either you set the shutter and the aperture, or you set shutter and the camera chooses aperture -- and then you add auto iso and and compensation. It seems to me that it should be less...
Forum: Panasonic Saturday 11th November 2017, 01:27
Replies: 104
Views: 9,781
Posted By njlarsen
This rumors story has the AF of the G9 as the...

This rumors story has the AF of the G9 as the worlds fastest: https://www.43rumors.com/g9-better-gh5-less-money-worlds-fastest-af-new-jpg-engine-6-5-stop-stabilization/

Might be the usual...
Forum: Panasonic Thursday 9th November 2017, 23:42
Replies: 104
Views: 9,781
Posted By njlarsen
John, the other option is that the...

John,
the other option is that the non-compatibility is a demand from Leica: they did expect the MC to reduce the quality of the 100-400 too much, and therefore, they would not lend their name to the...
Forum: Panasonic Thursday 9th November 2017, 18:04
Replies: 104
Views: 9,781
Posted By njlarsen
scroll down a little on this one to see a photo...

scroll down a little on this one to see a photo of the back end of the 100-400. I do not think it will work...
Forum: Panasonic Wednesday 8th November 2017, 23:19
Replies: 104
Views: 9,781
Posted By njlarsen
Clarification: I probably should have written...

Clarification: I probably should have written "PDAF usually struggle or go on strike"

Niels
Forum: Panasonic Wednesday 8th November 2017, 21:08
Replies: 104
Views: 9,781
Posted By njlarsen
I am not sure the influence on speed is as large...

I am not sure the influence on speed is as large for CDAF as it would be for PDAF. Remember that CDAF has been used on lens combinations far below (numerically above) F8 while PDAF usually struggle...
Forum: Panasonic Wednesday 8th November 2017, 12:59
Replies: 104
Views: 9,781
Posted By njlarsen
Mike, welcome back to the fold. I wonder how much...

Mike, welcome back to the fold. I wonder how much of the pricing is introduction hype or in other words how soon we will start seeing rebates.

Niels
Forum: Panasonic Tuesday 7th November 2017, 23:57
Replies: 104
Views: 9,781
Posted By njlarsen
A non-IS lens is a very old lens. A newly...

A non-IS lens is a very old lens. A newly designed lens is probably sharper and the difference of the IS will definitely cost some money. So a guesstimate on the 200/2.8 of $500-600 probably does...
Forum: Panasonic Monday 6th November 2017, 13:16
Replies: 104
Views: 9,781
Posted By njlarsen
• 20 Megapixel • Up to 20bps with full AF and...

• 20 Megapixel
• Up to 20bps with full AF and 60bps with locked AF
• 6.5-speed, 5-axis image stabilizer (in conjunction with lens stabilizer)
• New EVF with no blackout and 0.83x magnification
•...
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