Hi Martin,Currently seriously thinking of trading my Panny G7 to get a G80, for the IBIS, bigger EVF and Focus Stacking. And then some decent primes and a wide angle zoom. I think the camera and one prime might be doable in time for my son’s wedding next July.
If I had more funds I’d get a Contax G1 and 45mm planar lens.
Got one of these - love it; I chose the smallest model and can still pack two FF bodies with lenses attached (one in the pouch, one in the main compartment). Ideal for short exploration hikes. If you use the main compartment for provisions, the pouch will still take a smaller body and a couple of lenses (or a couple of smaller bodies with lenses attached). Very practical, and very comfortable, too.Thinking about getting me a Mindshift Rotation Panorama bag. It's a backpack type with an integrated beltpack in order to get access to your gear without having to put down the backpack. Seems ideal for those days when I want to carry more than just a camera and a few lenses. But it's quite expensive, especially when you add the optional photo insert and rain cover, and according to the review on phillipreeve.net your back will get wet in warmer weather as ventilation is not optimal. Decisions, decisions... So far I'm holding my breath for a used one.
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Ouch, your answers are going to hurt my wallet . But seriously, thanks, that bag seems to fit the bill perfectly then.Got one of these - love it; I chose the smallest model and can still pack two FF bodies with lenses attached (one in the pouch, one in the main compartment). Ideal for short exploration hikes. If you use the main compartment for provisions, the pouch will still take a smaller body and a couple of lenses (or a couple of smaller bodies with lenses attached). Very practical, and very comfortable, too.
I've been shooting Fuji over the weekend and it's been a week since I shot Leica M last. So my financial inner me is raising hopes about maybe coming to senses and downgrading to Fuji from Leica. This means I would complete the holes of my Fuji lens selection.
It is a sound idea. But I came from that place -- shot a Leica Q and the Olympus PEN-F on the side. Life was good.I don't know how much Leica gear you have. But if you find it difficult to walk away from the brand, would selling off all of your current Leica gear fund the purchase of a Q2? That way, you'd still be able to shoot Leica without having to purchase any more stupid expen -- erh, valuable -- lenses. And with 47mp, you'd be able to crop well into the frame. That could clear the way for future purchases to be Fuji.
An X-H1 in 9+ condition. Member who has one listed on the Classifieds must have fallen off the planet! Guess I must keep looking........
I guess you mean this video. I watched the whole of it and found it very inspiring; he likes to show "the grit of the city", which thoroughly appeals to me . Fortunately, it didn't cause GAS with me, don't see myself walking around with something like a Nikon D4. Now if Zeiss would make a 28mm Loxia, that would most likely put a dent in my photogear savings.Having this irrational desire for Nikon D4. Luckily it's so irrational it's not going to happen!
I guess I saw a video where a man shot night street with the D4 and a 28/1.4 and I'm like, whoah.
But yeah, it's a big hulking mass and weight, totally not my style. And not that cheap either, especially for an older body. You can score a Leica Q for less than a D4+28/1.4 and Q is guaranteed satisfaction. But I know Q and I don't know D4, that's part of the appeal. I guess I have a thing for flagship models.
How difficult would it be to build an ultrafast 18mm for APS-C image circle? A Fujinon 18/1.0 could be great. Nobody ever goes wider than certain threshold around 50mm equivalent. I guess it gets impossible after that to improve.