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Subject: Re: Panasonic GX9 - FAIL (a cheapened GX8)
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On Saturday, 17 February 2018 11:43:14 UTC-5, android  wrote:
> On 2018-02-17 01:38:35 +0000, RichA said:
> 
> > On Friday, 16 February 2018 00:56:47 UTC-5, android  wrote:
> >> On 2018-02-16 00:51:52 +0000, RichA said:
> >> 
> >>> On Wednesday, 14 February 2018 23:57:37 UTC-5, android  wrote:
> >>>> On 2018-02-15 04:29:48 +0000, RichA said:
> >>>> 
> >>>>> On Wednesday, 14 February 2018 00:47:15 UTC-5, android  wrote:
> >>>>>> On 2018-02-14 03:39:42 +0000, RichA said:
> >>>>>> 
> >>>>>>> I had the GX8.  It's stabilization for non-stabilized Panasonic lenses
> >>>>>>> was poor, way below that of my Olympus.  But the EVF was superb like
> >>>>>>> looking out a window.  So they "updated" it with the GX9.  What did
> >>>>>>> they do?  Dropped the price $200.  Cut out weather resistance.  The EVF
> >>>>>>> isn't as good.  The stabilization was upgraded to 5-axis.  But what a
> >>>>>>> let-down.  They've essentially dropped the camera into the lower class
> >>>>>>> tier.  This was the only non-DSLR-styled body that was in a high tier
> >>>>>>> as the Gx8.  There were changes to video, but I'm not concerned about
> >>>>>>> that.
> >>>>>> 
> >>>>>> I still think that those tiny sensors makes mFT fraudulent...
> >>>>>> --
> >>>>>> teleportation kills
> >>>>> 
> >>>>> Spare me.  If you can't take a decent picture with one, the fault lies
> >>>>> with you.
> >>>> 
> >>>> No, I won't spare you 'cause you are dooomed! Besides the ugly look of
> >>>> mFT and FT photos because of the small format itself they just don't
> >>>> produce good files since the sensors are tooo small to gather photons
> >>>> properly compared to larger sensor with similar tech... :-ppp
> >>>> --
> >>>> teleportation kills
> >>> 
> >>> Put up, or...
> >> 
> >> You can go to the gallery on my blog to compare pictures captures where
> >> FT, APS-C, APS-H and 35mm FF is used... And an Xperia smartphone...
> >> Unfortunately the negs from my 6x6 Zeiss Nettar seem to have got lost
> >> somehow and all i have is a couple of prints. I might post scans on the
> >> blog at a later date. This link takes you to the Gallery:
> >> 
> >> <https://wp.me/P3strj-2m>
> >> --
> >> teleportation kills
> > 
> > Some interesting shots, but none really illustrates superiority to m4/3rds.
> > 
> > http://www.pbase.com/andersonrm/image/159650750
> 
> Nice figurin but I think that you should go bigger in sensor size!
> 
> mFT and FT sensors are the same. The tiny sensors takes the umph out of 
> the captures. An EOS-M is as compact as a mFT cam and has almost twice 
> the umph! Smartphones are the way to go on the go!
> :-ppp
> -- 
> teleportation kills

Why stop there?  Maybe medium format should be the minimum size acceptable?