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  1. Thread: Sony RX100

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    Now that is amazing.

    Now that is amazing.
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    Thanks Skip. As for upgrading, it was an easy...

    Thanks Skip. As for upgrading, it was an easy decision because we needed a new camera. I'm not sure that I would have purchased the Mk3 otherwise. The added value over the Mk1 for me has been the...
  3. Thread: Sony RX100

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    RX100 M3

    It appears that winter is finally done with us in Central Texas, so I took a long drive today and shot a couple of pics when I returned home. I handed off my RX100 M1 to my wife a few months ago...
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    Last shots from RX100 M1

    We visited family in Canberra and took a side trip to Sydney, a city that I very much enjoy. These are my last shots from the RX100 M1 as it has been replaced with an RX100 M3. I'll try to report...
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    Beautiful shots, Jerry, from an amazing little...

    Beautiful shots, Jerry, from an amazing little camera.

    My sister has been sending me a few pics from her RX100 II, which she really enjoys. The tilting view screen is apparently very useful when...
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    We are getting close to the end of a spectacular...

    We are getting close to the end of a spectacular wildflower season in central Texas. Here are some quick point and shoot pics from the RX100 taken on the back road to the grocery store.

    On a...
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    Jerry, the wifi functionality appears limited,...

    Jerry, the wifi functionality appears limited, but I haven't thoroughly researched it. Also, RX100 II has a hot shoe that can accept a viewfinder. I might just have to upgrade. Cyber-shot Digital...
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    Thanks very much to all for the advice and to...

    Thanks very much to all for the advice and to Jerry for the sample shots. I ordered the latest version of the RX100. It has some interesting new features including a tiltable LCD and wifi hookup to...
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    I'm shopping for a compact camera as a gift to my...

    I'm shopping for a compact camera as a gift to my sister. Her needs are similar to mine, and I have been very pleased with the RX100. However, she enjoys gardening and will be doing quite a bit of...
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    Hello Richard, I enjoyed your pics. I should have...

    Hello Richard, I enjoyed your pics. I should have done a better job of linking up with you and Norcal, but I had the family thing going on. If BMW is the featured marque next year, I think I'll have...
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    In summary, this is a great little camera for...

    In summary, this is a great little camera for someone like me. Many thanks to Jerry, Andrew, and the Z8 board for educating me.

    Regards, Bob
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    Finally, a bit of HD video. YouTube processing...

    Finally, a bit of HD video. YouTube processing has compromised the video quality a fair amount - the .MTS video out of the camera is pretty darned impressive on a 27" monitor. Even the microphone...
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    The panorama setting is extremely cool - first...

    The panorama setting is extremely cool - first time I've seen this feature. The images below don't do it justice as the unedited image height is 1856 pixels.
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    Here are a few landscape shots at Point Lobos...

    Here are a few landscape shots at Point Lobos Park, my favorite nature walk in the immediate area. The fog had just lifted. Again, the camera setting was auto.
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    Here is a photo of me (left) and my brother shot...

    Here is a photo of me (left) and my brother shot by my niece at Rio Grill. Still in auto mode, but the flash was turned off. I'd guess you'd call this a low light portrait although friends and family...
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    Here are a few action shots taken either at the...

    Here are a few action shots taken either at the exit of turn 11 or through the corkscrew. Each pic is followed by a cropped version so as to enlarge the subject. I've never been able to shoot action...
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    Here are more pics. Each unedited pic is followed...

    Here are more pics. Each unedited pic is followed by a cropped pic showing a portion of the original pic. The resolution and detail are amazing, and these were shot in jpeg, not raw.
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    Monterey weekend

    After reading Jerry's outstanding review of the RX100, I had Amazon overnight one to me. I left the house for Monterey with no time on the camera and just a cursory review of the manual (although...
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