Sony’s RX10, possibly the best hybrid for the serious documentarist: a few things to consider

Last night, I met a couple of friends-film aficionados- for a beer, a discussion developed and we talked about the pros and cons shooting with DSLR’s, full frame vs APSC’s, the DSLR form factor and the ridiculousness of building up insanely complex rigs around them, which, we all agreed, look great in photos on advertising pages, but are rather awkward in use because of their complexity and bulkiness. We mostly agreed that we prefer shooting with a Canon C300 or Sony FS700. Professional control without having to resort to add-ons. more after the break

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Snow In The City: a real world shooting experience with the Sony RX1

shot raw (converted in ACR) with the Sony RX1 at 1/640, f4.0, ISO 1000

I finally got my hands on the Sony RX1. Excellent timing since I also have the Fuji X100s here. You might remember I was totally blown away by the RX100, a great street camera (click here for my Paris street shots) AND video camera (click here for the Sandy Hurricane video). Needless to say my expectations for the RX1 were very high. OK, let’s get right to it, my impressions about image quality, handling, responsiveness from my time with the RX1 so far, after the break

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