Compact camera or pancake lens?


posted on 30th of january, 2013
Lately I realized that I wasn't using my Canon 5D II as much as I should. I also realized that about 70 percent of my uploads were done with my compact camera Canon G1X. Well the reason was quite obvious - I had my Canon G1X most of the time with me when I went travelling, day trips or business trips.
This made me think: Shall I sell my 5D?
Well, to make it short - I didn't. I sold the G1X - it nearly broke my heart but I had to be tough on myself to get rid of the temptation - and bought myself the 2.8/40mm STM from Canon. The idea was that it had to fit into the same compact bag I was using for my G1X and the only way to do that was the pancake solution. Now someone might come up and say that I have no IS anymore, no zoom, no flash. Yes, that's correct but I now have my fullframe...

[ Read more... ]
Comments (12)

Posted by Martingraf on February 16, 2013
Thank you Ekaterina!
Posted by Cathconvey on February 16, 2013
Hello! Thank you for sharing your experience, it's very interesting! Wishing you many wonderful photos! Kate
Posted by Martingraf on February 01, 2013
40mm handhold at 1/40 f4 ISO800 with CANON 5DII --- took this shot while strolling through the city - I suddenly can do handhold up to 1/25 with avoiding shaken pics - with the 50mm I couldn't - there it was usually 1/60 -- this was also one of the typical situations where I usually used the G1X -  Australian Handcraft store window display   



Comments (12)

This article has been read 715 times. 2 readers have found this article useful.
 
About Me

confidential info
Archive
2014
January (2)
2013
2012
2011
Exclusive user Blogs
    Search the blogs!
Latest articles (RSS 2.0 )
  3 Years with Dreamstime
  What was your first sale in 2014?
  500 images online - time to celebrate!
  Compact camera or pancake lens?
  Sales Number 200
  Upload number 200 - what a journey!
  My first level 2 - one real milestone for me!

Create your own blog in seconds...
My favourite articles
None
More favorite articles

Related image searches

canon pancake compact camera 40mm

Pancake related stock images