23 Oct Some (interesting?) things to Share

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If you’ve been reading this blog for the past couple of weeks you will know that I became frustrated by the quality of my Fuji images. The result was that I purchased a micro 43 camera. A Panasonic G9 to be precise.

I’ve now been out a couple of times with the G9 now and I’m pleased with the results. More importantly, I’m finding it a pleasure to carry and work with. The lenses are smaller and the accessory equipment lighter. Photography when walking is a more enjoyable experience, and the image quality is good. Here’s an example from a walk yesterday over near Ladybower where I was shooting some stock Autumn images.

Ascent to Win Hill, the Peak District. Panasonic G9 with Leica 12-60 lens at 15mm. Handheld exposure of 1/400″ at ISO400 and f/8.0Now for the Fuji XTrans

When I was making my decision to purchase the G9 I said that I wasn’t abandoning the Fuji system. Having spent a lot of time trying to extract the best image quality from the Fuji XTrans RAW files I was certain the problem was software related. There is a clear difference in image quality between different RAW converters. Some seem to turn the fine image detail to mush whilst others create an odd, cartoon effect.

Then someone mentioned they didn’t have any problems with the “wiggle worm” effect when responding to last week’s post. They

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