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  • Ken Warner
    I m incorrect. The G1 and GH1 are dslr s. They just don t have a mirror.
    Message 1 of 57 , Nov 1, 2009
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      I'm incorrect. The G1 and GH1 are dslr's. They just don't
      have a mirror.

      Ken Warner wrote:
      > The G1 GH1 have viewfinders that you use as you describe and are not
      > dslr's. True their viewfinders are said to be less satisfactory than
      > a pentaprism or pentamirror but they will get better.
      >
      > And I understand that a lot of people like rangefinder cameras.
      >
      > PnS cameras are just one possible mirrorless design.
      >
      >> The big problem with PnS cameras is their physical size and LCD viewing
      >> screen vs. a dedicated viewing system. In practical use you have to
      >> hold an LCD screen viewing system camera in front of you to frame the
      >> shot which means that the camera is "floating" in front of you. Compare
      >> that to a dedicated viewing system camera that you "bolt" onto your face
      >> and becomes one with you thereby forming a much more rigid system than a
      >> camera that's held in front of you. Hold a PnS in front of you and try
      >> to keep the shot framed when you're shooting high speed action and
      >> you'll readily see the superiority of having a camera "bolted" to your
      >> face during the same shooting situation.
      >>
      >> IMHO for that reason alone no matter how good PnS cameras are they will
      >> *always* be a mass-market cameras and DLSRs will continue to be
      >> pro-level cameras.
      >>
      >>> jimbo
      >>
      >>
      >>
      >> Pat Swovelin
      >> Cool Guy @ Large
      >>
      >
    • luca vascon
      So maybe you met my father Mario Vascon somewhere in CERN, in the accelerator in Geneve, between 70ies or 80ies....??? Depending on how old are you! ... --
      Message 57 of 57 , Nov 5, 2009
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        So maybe you met my father Mario Vascon somewhere in CERN, in the
        accelerator in Geneve, between 70ies or 80ies....??? Depending on how
        old are you!

        2009/11/3 luca vascon <luca.vascon@...>:
        > ,-D
        >
        > 2009/11/3 John Riley <johnriley@...>:
        >> Not now; I did my graduate work there.  I did get romantically
        >> involved with an italian woman one at a NATO nuclear physics summer
        >> school in the Netherlands.  They are definitely different from our
        >> home-grown variety (in some very good ways!)
        >>
        >> John
        >>
        >> John Riley
        >> johnriley@...
        >> (h)864-461-3504
        >> (c)864-431-7075
        >> (w)864-503-5775
        >>
        >> On Nov 3, 2009, at 2:47 AM, luca vascon wrote:
        >>
        >>> John!!!
        >>> Are you at Duke?!
        >>> Do you know a very attractive italian friend of mine who is teaching
        >>> there?! I think italian arts and architecture...
        >>> It is impossible not to notice her ;-)
        >>
        >>
        >>
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        > --
        > Luca Vascon.
        >
        > www.canalview.it
        > www.officinepanottiche.com
        >



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        Luca Vascon.

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