Subject: Re: Saw the new Panasonic G9 at the ProFusion show today
On 11/9/2017 11:35 PM, android wrote:
> In article<email@example.com>,
> Rich A<firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> On Thursday, November 9, 2017 at 4:08:53 PM UTC-5, Alfred Molon wrote:
>>> In article<email@example.com>, 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.