Sony RX-100

Saturday, January 16, 2016

Sony RX-100

Things I love about the Sony RX-100 IV — the camera that is almost always in my pocket:

  • The size. I love that the telephoto lens collapses compactly. Plus? no large buttons sticking out to get snagged on things.
  • Articulating screen. Goes all sorts of directions for low, high shots and self-facing shots.
  • WiFi connection to smartphone. It’s a little fuddy, and I don’t use it terribly often, but it’s a great feature when you’re out and about and want to share.
  • Image quality. I had the first generation and it was very, very, very good. This one is just a bit better.

Room for improvement:

  • Focus adjustment. I don’t like the focusing system and prefer to use the Olympus OM-D for more intentional photography because it’s so much better at selecting a focus point.

I figure having a separate device for shooting photos has numbered days, but it’s still a part of my desire to capture a moment. For now? This Sony scratches the itch quite nicely.

* This photo was taken with an iPhone 6 ;-)

 

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