Subject: Re: Saw the new Panasonic G9 at the ProFusion show today
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From: PeterN <"peter,newdelete">
Subject: Re: Saw the new Panasonic G9 at the ProFusion show today
Date: Fri, 10 Nov 2017 10:22:24 -0500
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On 11/9/2017 11:35 PM, android wrote:
> In article<>,
>   Rich A<> wrote:
>> On Thursday, November 9, 2017 at 4:08:53 PM UTC-5, Alfred Molon wrote:
>>> In article<>, Rich
>>> A says...
>>>> The body is around $2000.00.
>>> You mean Canadian dollars? Should be 1700 USD/Euro.
>>> The body is indeed big & heavy.
>> It's magnesium (to its credit) and like a DSLR so yes, heavy.  IMO, this
>> divergence from the original promise of the m4/3rds system (compactness) is
>> probably a mistake.  Sony has even kept their FF bodies compact.
> The sensor size of the m4/3 is inherited from the 4/3 that made the same
> promise... I had an Olympus Evolt-E300 and it was not compact at all! I
> turned out that if yu wanted the same brightness, noise and DOF as
> achieved by larger sensor cams then you had to make and use big lenses
> with a lot of glass. Lot's of pain but no gain...

One of my friends went to Fuji. When he puts his 100-400 on it, the feel 
of weight difference is not all that much different from the D500, with 
the 80-400. I will add that with the Fuji 100-400, is a great lens.