Test-driving the Lumix GF1
Last week, my cousin hit me up about a good deal on a [Lumix GF1] camera his friend was selling. I finally went over to see it and he ended up lending it to me for the week to give it a proper test-drive. Here's what I pointed it at today:
|Near my aunt's home in Chorrillos - Lima, Peru|
|Sunset in the Plaza, Barranco|
|I found my white kitty, Picasso, a few weeks ago abandoned underneath this old train-turned-restaurant near the plaza.|
|I adopted Dalí after seeing her sweet face on a pet adoptions website|
|Having a Lion King moment|
|Pizza and jazz at Dedalo in Barranco|
|La Lindsay trying my big-face glasses on her little noggin.|
So far, the GF1 seems to be a great value for the price. The quality of the 20mm F/1.7 pancake lens is pretty impressive. I'm just trying to figure out if the amount of noise at high ISOs will prove to be distracting. It's size is a definitely a huge plus-- relatively light and easy to tote around under a light jacket; something that will be extremely useful when I want to take shots in sketchy neighborhoods that I could never whip out my huge DSLR in.
Even though it came out in late 2009, the camera's mirror-less technology is completely new to me -- and pretty sweet! I'm seriously considering adding on the GF1 as my newest travel companion...