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SlowSong

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I like documentary and street photography, but a bit of anything else on the side. I tend not to use Photoshop too much, just sticking to the basic adjustments, but sometimes break free to try something "arty".

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Cheapo G3

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Thanks to a tip off from KingBee I got myself a Panasonic G3 as it was so cheap. Having been used to a G5 there are a few things on the older model I'm not keen on but it's a bit of fun and is fine as a back-up. Using the kit lens that came with it, which is the standard 14-42mm non IOS, I've been trying it out. I can't believe it was over 600 when new though!!!

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The annoying things are there's no eye recognition so you need to press the button each time you want to change to live view or viewfinder.
To use Manual you have to go into the menu and choose MF rather than just turn the top dial to M.
No silent shutter mode as it's not electronic.
Slow continuous drive. Only 4fps if using RAW.

Still, it's very lightweight and the snaps are OK, if a little noisy. Just a bit of fun.

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