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Canon G10 thoughts?

billionaireboy

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Debating on whether I want to purchase a G10 soon as a more portable alternative to my DSLR.

Anybody own one, have any thoughts/ sample pictures/ comments on picture quality/ criticisms?

I read the reviews and all the professional reviews think its a pretty good camera but I just wanted to see what everyone else had to say.

thanks
 

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It looks pretty.


But personally, I'd opt for a portable DSLR combo like Olympus E-420 w/ pancake lens.
 

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Originally Posted by whacked
It looks pretty. But personally, I'd opt for a portable DSLR combo like Olympus E-420 w/ pancake lens.
I have been totally drooling over this. I really wish it had IS though. I know the E-5xx is going to have it, but the small body is sweet!
 

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Love my G9, can't wait to buy the G10. I don't even use a DSLR or video camera anymore. Take my G9 everywhere. Can't beat it for the price or size. A perfect small camera.
 

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Originally Posted by billionaireboy
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How does it shoot in low light / High ISO? your G9 that is


it's somewhat meh in low light, it's fine but grainy, but I think the G10 is better. Just buy it, I have a lot of friends that are pro photographers and they all swear by it. I do too. I use it for web pics and vids no problem.
 

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I'd go for something smaller like the Panasonic LX3, both received excellent reviews.
 

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Originally Posted by pabloj
I'd go for something smaller like the Panasonic LX3, both received excellent reviews.
+1 either the LX3 or the E420.
 

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Ken Rockwell recommends the Canon SD880 IS:

No compact camera, at any price, is fast enough for photos of people, pets, news and sports. If your friends are willing to pose for photos, these cameras are great, but if they're moving, you really want a true SLR like the NIkon D40 above.

I always have a compact camera in my pocket to catch whatever happens around me. I use compact cameras for scenic photos, travel and landscapes, which hold still.

As of November 2008, my very favorite compact camera at any price is the $260 Canon SD880.
Not that he dislikes the G10:

The Canon G10 is the best compact digital camera I've ever used, along with the much smaller Canon SD880.

I prefer the G10 over carrying an SLR for landscape shots for which the G10's 28-135mm (35mm film equivalent) lens applies. I prefer the SD880 if size matters, and prefer the G10 if I'm using it on a tripod, which is a little weird for a compact camera.

The reason you want a Canon G10 is to ride along in a large pocket for travel and landscape photos.
 

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My photographer father loves his G9/G10 (probably a 9 but he may have upgraded).

Upgraded from the 7 for raw files and seems to use it all the time instead of trying to have an SLR (I'm referring only to non-work situations here like vacation and event photography).

The bit I have used it, it seemed like a great camera. Lots of features, great photos, and a pretty compact form.
 

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Originally Posted by Tokyo Slim
I have been totally drooling over this. I really wish it had IS though. I know the E-5xx is going to have it, but the small body is sweet!

I thought the E-520 was the one that had it and it was slightly bigger. I have been thinking either that, the Panasonic G1, or the Sigma DP2 when it comes out. I don't know much about cameras but I want something small that gets me nice pics since the camera I have now is so old.
 

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other options that are more portable:

a rangefinder

or the leica d-lux 4 which takes pretty damn nice pictures
 

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Originally Posted by ghulkhan
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or the leica d-lux 4 which takes pretty damn nice pictures

which, BTW, is a rebranded Panasonic LX 3
 

ghulkhan

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Originally Posted by pabloj
which, BTW, is a rebranded Panasonic LX 3

there are a few differences but probably not really worth the price difference

but yea essentially its the same camera
 

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