January 17, 2012
So, what camera would you take to Guatemala?
I usually shoot with a Canon 5D plus a 24-70mm lens. Given the size & weight of that setup, I’m looking for an alternative. I also have a Canon S95, but I don’t love its shutter lag, and I wish I could get closer to the quality offered by a large sensor. Considerations:
- I don’t want to look like an ostentatious jerk.
- I don’t want to hang a “rob me” sign around my neck.
- I’d like great low-light performance for shooting people indoors.
- Zoom is fairly unimportant.
The Photoshop QE team has quite a few cameras to choose from, including a new Nikon 1. A friend seems quite enamored of his Fuji X100, and the local camera store guys like the Lumix DMC-GX1. I’m open to suggestions, especially if there’s something really solid I should consider renting. Thanks in advance for any ideas.