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Old 08-07-2019, 01:15 PM   #1
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Hey guys & gals - Looking for recs on a nice point & shoot that can fit in your pocket (even if a little snug). There are times I don't want to lug around my DSLR and lenses, but still want the opportunity to get some good shots.

Video quality doesn't matter - I have a dedicated video camera, if I need it. Needs to shoot RAW, and a decent sensor size. Would be used for a little of everything, nature, landscapes, family vacation, etc.

I've read online until my head explodes, so I thought I would ask around and see what you suggest. Fire away!
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Old 08-07-2019, 03:54 PM   #2
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A Sony A6000 or one of Fuji's multitude of small mirrorless won't be much larger than an point and shoot and you can still use good lenses
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Old 08-07-2019, 04:26 PM   #3
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Hey guys & gals - Looking for recs on a nice point & shoot that can fit in your pocket (even if a little snug). There are times I don't want to lug around my DSLR and lenses, but still want the opportunity to get some good shots.

Video quality doesn't matter - I have a dedicated video camera, if I need it. Needs to shoot RAW, and a decent sensor size. Would be used for a little of everything, nature, landscapes, family vacation, etc.

I've read online until my head explodes, so I thought I would ask around and see what you suggest. Fire away!
All of these will shoot RAW.


https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/searc...Sony+Cybershot
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Old 08-07-2019, 04:32 PM   #4
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Canon EOS M50

https://discussions.texasbowhunter.c...d.php?t=738454

Honestly had forgotten I listed it until i saw this. I should quit drinking at work
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Been looking at the new RX-100 VII but that price tag!!!
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Old 08-07-2019, 08:19 PM   #6
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Question, Bill - as a longtime Canon user, how difficult is it to manage the Sony controls? I've heard they're a little more complex than others.
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Sonys are super customizable, will take a little getting used to be they all work pretty much the same.
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Question, Bill - as a longtime Canon user, how difficult is it to manage the Sony controls? I've heard they're a little more complex than others.
Once you get into the menu system it is pretty intuitive. This has improved with each generation as well. As stated by Josh, they are really customizable. I don't use near the features on my two that are available. I believe that Michael has a generation of the RX100. You might seek some advise from him. Good luck with it.


Hoping the 200-600 ships to me tomorrow. Been pre-ordered for 2 months now.
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Canon EOS M50

https://discussions.texasbowhunter.c...d.php?t=738454

Honestly had forgotten I listed it until i saw this. I should quit drinking at work
My pockets aren't that big! lol Nice camera, though.
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Old 08-09-2019, 10:33 PM   #10
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I've been eyeing the panasonic lumix micro 4/3 cameras. Tiny and lots of features. Some are good for video too which is nice too.
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If you wanna go cheap those Fuji XE series cameras are around $200 for the first 2 generations all over ebay

I would really recommend something like that with interchangeable lenses over any point and shoot
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I may have pre-ordered the Sony RX100 VII. Had a ton of B&H gift cards burning a hole in my pocket. Only covered about half of it, though! lol
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I may have pre-ordered the Sony RX100 VII. Had a ton of B&H gift cards burning a hole in my pocket. Only covered about half of it, though! lol

I believe you will really enjoy that camera.



I got some Sony from B&H today.
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Old 08-12-2019, 05:12 PM   #14
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Ooooh Nice!!!
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Old 08-12-2019, 06:27 PM   #15
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Ooooh Nice!!!
Thanks. Look out Woodlands eagles. They are seeing one of the adults there almost daily. It comes and hangs around at the nest.
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Thanks. Look out Woodlands eagles. They are seeing one of the adults there almost daily. It comes and hangs around at the nest.
Good to know. I haven't been out there in a few months.
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Old 08-23-2019, 10:31 AM   #17
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Hows that new glass, Bill?
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Hows that new glass, Bill?
It's ok.


Sony ILCE-9, FE 200-600mm F5.6-6.3 G OSS, ISO 1250, 600 mm, f/6.3, 1/2000s





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Holy crap Bill those are amazing shots!! I need a new body sooooo bad....


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Old 08-24-2019, 03:17 PM   #20
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Wow!
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Beautiful shots!
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Old 08-26-2019, 02:27 PM   #22
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Holy crap Bill those are amazing shots!! I need a new body sooooo bad....


Sierracharlie outů
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