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03-31-2019, 10:01 AM   #16
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QuoteOriginally posted by chickentender Quote
1/8000 | f/2.8 | ISO200
My first reaction was "wow, that's quick for a leaf shutter, and at f2.8!" - but I guess that's with the electronic shutter?

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QuoteOriginally posted by savoche Quote
My first reaction was "wow, that's quick for a leaf shutter, and at f2.8!" - but I guess that's with the electronic shutter?
Oops! Hahah - no, that was a typo. Shutter was 1/800 not 1/8000. I've edited it, thanks! (Max shutter is 1/4000 which is pretty damn good)
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QuoteOriginally posted by chickentender Quote
(Max shutter is 1/4000 which is pretty damn good)
And just in case, it also has a built in two stop nd filter. What I like the most about it is that it has an auto-enable mode.

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Just got my GRIII, not time for any really interesting photos so here's my car: The only processing done on this shot was enabling the lens profile in Lightroom.
!/30 sec f 5.6.


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03-31-2019, 06:45 PM   #21
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QuoteOriginally posted by juristkostya Quote
You see, here in the forum we see greatly reduced pictures. Therefore, visual sharpness is primarily the result of processing.
As I wrote above, the shot is slightly processed - including the "unsharp mask".
Nice set of images juristkostya. What -stop are you using? Any thing above 5.6? This makes a tremendous difference in how "sharp" the images can be.

From the images posted by aaacb starting from 5.6 it looks like things are sharp from close focus to infinity.

Most of the early images from the Review sites 95% of the images seem to be taken only at 2.8 which isn't really were this type of "street" camera should be used.
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QuoteOriginally posted by Rico Quote
From the images posted by aaacb starting from ƒ5.6 it looks like things are sharp from close focus to infinity.
I've been shooting with snap focus set at 2.5m. At infinity it's not pin sharp, maybe with a lower resolution sensor or softer lens it'd look comparatively sharper still plenty sharp for a "deep focus" background. I'll give 2m a try for the next few outings as I get used to shooting at closer distances. It's more or less how I was using with my k3 and da 21, but the fact that I always can half press for regular af is pretty great.
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Nice set of images juristkostya. What ƒ-stop are you using? Any thing above ƒ5.6? This makes a tremendous difference in how "sharp" the images can be.
from f4 to f5,6, rarely f8

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QuoteOriginally posted by aaacb Quote
I've been shooting with snap focus set at 2.5m. At infinity it's not pin sharp, maybe with a lower resolution sensor or softer lens it'd look comparatively sharper still plenty sharp for a "deep focus" background. I'll give 2m a try for the next few outings as I get used to shooting at closer distances. It's more or less how I was using with my k3 and da 21, but the fact that I always can half press for regular af is pretty great.
aaacb your vertical image of the mountain range at 11 really shows how nice the lens renders like the eye sees. Was this image a crop also? Your image of the Man on the street is what people are looking for in a "street" camera. I would love to see the full image.

Using the GRII I am 85% of the time shooting between 8-11. I set the focus manually. Two or three clicks down from infinity focus. The GRIII easily covers this from the images people are posting. Thanks for contributing.

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from f4 to f5,6, rarely f8
Thanks for the real world ISO images you posted. The files show they are a leap forward from the GRII.
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All photos except the last one needed minor exposure and contrast adjustments due to consistent underexposure of about 1 stop. Finally, I just set it on fully automatic and results immediately improved. I’d been playing around with the settings last night, so probably something got messed up. Anyway, definitely impressed with the results.

The biggest problem I’m having is that the screen is pretty much useless outside in bright light; mostly I just point in the general direction and hope for the best. I’m wondering if anyone has tried the optical view finder and if it’s worth blowing $250 on one.
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I’m wondering if anyone has tried the optical view finder and if it’s worth blowing $250 on one.
I received an optical viewfinder 21/28 мм as a gift to the camera. It was given to the first orders.

It is useful, especially considering that I also have a 21 mm converter.but clearly not at its price of 250 dollars...

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The biggest problem Im having is that the screen is pretty much useless outside in bright light
This is strange. Try the maximum screen brightness, it is adjustable through the lever "adj".
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QuoteOriginally posted by juristkostya Quote
I received an optical viewfinder 21/28 мм as a gift to the camera. It was given to the first orders.

It is useful, especially considering that I also have a 21 mm converter.but clearly not at its price of 250 dollars...

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This is strange. Try the maximum screen brightness, it is adjustable through the lever "adj".
Thanks for the advice; I'll give that a try. Still working my way through the manual, so lots to learn.

I'm not too impressed with the battery life: after a full charge, shot about 200 frames, battery was down to 3/4 full. I have an external recharger + extra batteries on order. On the plus side, they do seem to recharge quickly.

Also, the ring cap doesn't snap on securely and frequently falls off when the camera is removed from its case. I don't plan to get a lens adapter so not too worried, but still, it's annoying.

Anyway, loving my new toy.
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I just ordered mine with an extra battery. Looking forward to finally owning a GR.
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QuoteOriginally posted by Rico Quote
aaacb your vertical image of the mountain range at ƒ11 really shows how nice the lens renders like the eye sees. Was this image a crop also? Your image of the Man on the street is what people are looking for in a "street" camera. I would love to see the full image.
Thanks The vertical bw landscape isn't cropped. The one with the man walking is only cropped at the bottom, it has the full width; I didn't upload the full image because I like it better like this.
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I'm just starting to get a handle on mine. The menus are dense and the features are many.

Nothing wrong with the lens though



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