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Anthony, as far as where to post, I think we've established (unofficially, de facto) that the "Canon-mount SLR" forum is the place for discussion about all Canon digital cameras. I jumped from G1 to G10, but haven't gone any further with compact cameras, so I can't say anything about maximizing quality with a G1X. However, I've noticed that the G10 in program exposure and auto ISO makes very good decisions for aperture and ISO to yield best quality, provided I'm shooting hand held (and with a pocket camera I virtually always am). On a tripod, of course, I would always go for base ISO. Optimum apertures seem to be about a stop down from wide open, or it may be that the camera "knows" that a balance of minimizing camera shake (with IS engaged) vs greatest lens resolution and ISO quality impact works out to that region.
So, I wonder if the G1X does similarly well when left to its own decisions. What have you found in your own shooting? I'm definitely interested in getting a larger sensor compact at some point.