Well done, Nathan – finding yourself one. Perhaps I should have sold you mine,
but that was a couple of years ago.
> On 29 Jun 2019, at 07:09, Nathan Wajsman <photo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Inspired by Moose, I have been looking around for a second-hand Panasonic GM5
> to serve as my cycling camera. There is nothing wrong with the GF1 I have
> been using for this purpose lately, but it is 11 years old and the sensor is
> long in the tooth, something that is particularly evident as soon the ISO
> goes above 200. The GM5 is about 5 years younger, has a much better sensor
> and is tiny in comparison. They are hard to find, as apparently people hang
> on to them. And I can understand why. Last week I finally found one on eBay,
> in Norway, and on Wednesday it arrived in my office. I immediately unpacked
> the little gem and went about testing it, of course at high ISO. My test
> subject were as you might expect. Here are four test images.
> My Greek colleague Eri, at ISO 1250:
> My usual victim Carolina, at ISO 500:
> The decorations in my office, at ISO 3200:
> One of the baby cacti in my garden, at ISO 2000:
> I think the GM5 will serve me well.
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