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...should image stabilization be turned on or off?
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Nice shot Joseph, Animal Kingdom if I am not mistaken.Correct! Shot taken from the balcony of our room at Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge.
I assume it's better than my S95 at least?
Not sure, but I wouldn't care about stuffing a camera in my pocket. Given the smaller sensor, lack of EVF, lack of Hotshoe, lack of 4K, etc. I wouldn't know or care as the Four Thirds camera offers superior IQ.Once again, too late to the game as the field has already changed. LX100 is the new authority...anything less than Four Thirds sensor, no thanks
If the G7 X has the S120 form factor, it will fit in a jeans pocket. Is that true of the LX100?
well, no winner. too late. Should have come out with that thing 2 years ago instead of stupid Powershot S 100/110/120 and instead of also stupid G1 X/II
G1X II is not stupid. It is let down by poor sensor. It is incomprehensible how a small RX100 MK3 sensor can perform better.
Let us hope the G7X has a better sensor
The G1 X I and II are stupid. Because Canon did not stick the best APS-C sensor available at production time into them, but chose a weirdo 4:3 format sensor instead. Or otherwise use a 1" sensor and make the damn thing smaller, rather than waiting more than 2 years until they finally come up with a response to the Sony RX-100.
Just a heads up - the Surface Pro 2 in my opinion is a lot better for photography and video than the Surface Pro 3. The Surface Pro 3 throttles like crazy and I think the SP2 would just be a lot better suited for field work - FYI.
You control this with the standard Windows power plans. The default plan on the SP3 is probably aggressively power-saving. Switch it to a less aggressive plan (Balanced should do it), or the high performance plan. Just keep in mind, if you limit the power saving, your battery life will suffer.
I don't have the Surface Pro 3. But my main job daily is developing modified software for the SME based on the Microsoft Dynamics platform.
All the models of the Surface Pro, here available in Belgium, have 4Gb internal memory with the exception for version the 512Gb i7 version which has 8Gb internal memory.
I would never advice you to run LR on only 4Gb memory. I use a HP elitebook 8770w, dual i7 QM with 24Gb internal memory and 2 internal SSD harddisks. Does this laptop run smoothly? Mostly yes, but not that I never have to wait.
So the only advice I can give you is to think first again if you really want the Surface Pro as your post processing unit? If you decide to go on with the Surface Pro then please do take the 512Gb i7 with 8Gb internal memory. I know, its 1949€ over here, but only 4 Gb for LR is not enough !!
For shooting, even the basic version might be OK. But post processing asks for more power.
To be fair, on a cosmic time scale the entirety of human existence has been 'for a very limited time'...
The S120 is too big. Size and shape wise, my Elph 500HS is just perfect. The rounded and beveled corners really make a difference as far as comfort in your pocket goes. Now, if I could get an S120, even with a 1/1.7" sensor in that size and shape, that would be something I'd buy.