Hello from Watford in the UK

Discussion in 'Welcomes and Introductions' started by mta1963, Sep 12, 2012.

  1. mta1963

    mta1963 SC Rookie

    Sep 12, 2012
    Hello - I came across your site while spending time on line looking at my next "compact" purchase, I have had a G12 for some time which has been great and is now due to be a "hand me down" to my daughter.
    When i found this great site i was amazed at the variation and quality of pics taken by members, its very inspiring!
    At the Mo i am chewing over the options of Canon GX1 v Fuju X100 v Canon 650d (with my 38mm 1.8 lens) as my next "compact" to supersede my G12, decissions decisions....

    Just reading through the posts on your great site have made me think about other alternatives,

    Best Regards Mike
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  2. olli

    olli Super Moderator Emeritus

    Sep 28, 2010
    Metro Manila
    Hello and welcome Mike
  3. christilou

    christilou SC Hall of Famer

    Jul 13, 2010
    Sunny Frimley
    Hello :)
  4. Lightmancer

    Lightmancer Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Aug 13, 2011
    Sunny Frimley
    Bill Palmer
    Mike, where have you been!? :smile:

    We do London meets occasionally - would be great to have you along!
  5. Helooo and welcome from another UKer.

    The list above is pretty good. The Canon G1x has great IQ but is pipped to the post by the X100 which has fairy dust sprinkled in every camera!!!! I love mine but it does have a fixed 35mm equiv lens!
  6. mta1963

    mta1963 SC Rookie

    Sep 12, 2012
    Thanks to you all for the warm welcome

    Thank you for the welcome and valued input. The G1X sounds cool as its a Canon and feels like a follow on to my G12 HOWEVER i have heard so much about the X100 that is also really tweaking my interest, the fixed lens is not an issue for me, Cheers Mike
  7. Isoterica

    Isoterica SC Hall of Famer

    Dec 6, 2011
    Hi Mike, welcome to SC! When in doubt I always say try them out, rent.. you'll figure it out pretty quickly. :)
  8. Have a look at some image examples here> Flickr: Finepix X100 and also on my flickr. Flickr: andywest1's Photostream Scroll down to pics. They will say what camera they were taken with.
  9. BruPri

    BruPri SC Top Veteran

    May 11, 2011
    Seattle, Washington USA
    Bruce J. Pritchard
    Hello from Seattle Washington USA Mike, where the Sony RX100 shines even in the rain!
  10. mta1963

    mta1963 SC Rookie

    Sep 12, 2012
    Great Pics

    Great Pics there! I loved the ones taken in Rye, Winchelsea Beach etc. I spent all my holidays from the age of 8-17 down there and the area gets into your blood. I was down there 2 months back for my daughters birthday.

    Great Piccs which are really inspiring, Many Thanks. Mike
  11. No worries, glad you like them.
  12. BBW

    BBW Administrator Emeritus

    Jul 7, 2010
    betwixt and between
    Mike, just said hello on another thread so here's another more "focussed" welcome from an old member here at SC.

    Glad to have you aboard.:drinks: