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Haha, najibs, I like the one of the very sad looking pylon. So where do you see this fitting in with your X1 and other gear?
Tough to say, Ron. I'm more of a gear head than a photog
It's tough to compare to the X1 so far because I haven't seen what the Raws can do. I do feel the lack of DOF wide open versus the X1 wide open right away. It tough tgehrig bokeh on the RX100 unless you're Really close to something. It's much easier with the X1 even with the slower lens. At larger apertures both cameras image quality has that special 3d pop to it. Jpegs are better processed on the Rx100 straight out of cam. I like the simplicity of the X1 better as its more of a photography tool. The Rx100 is all bells and whistles but the bells and whistles are great and very usable. The user interface is decent but not as intuitive and simple as the X1. The rx100 makes it easy for anyone to get great shots right out of camera with some of the best auto modes I've ever seen. The X1 you definitely have to work for the shot especially in post processing but once you do the result is excellent. Again I'll reserve final judgement for when there's LR4 raw support but the bottom line is that the RX100 is definitely one of those revolutionary gems that come out once every while. It doesn't try to mimic another camera, it aims to reset the bar against which all other point and shoots are measured it seems. It's a camera that anyone from a complete noob to a seasoned pro can use to get great shots. It's one of the few times I recall ever saying that. The rest of the industry will now have to figure out how to compete against this thing.
Oh, and one more thing, in order to get that classic Zeiss Sonnar look, the lens HAS to be shot wide open or at f/2 max, otherwise it loses the effect.
And here's a few more from breakfast this morning...