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Contax G2
7.2 out of 10

Contax G2

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Contax G2

21 July 2006
  • Excerpt: The Contax G2 is one of just two cameras that formed the basis of the G System, which also comprises lenses and accessories. Christopher Webb takes a look at this classic camera.
  • Pros: The ancestors of the G-System cameras, such as the first Leicas and Contaxes, revolutionised photography by making it possible to take high-quality images with a small, hand-held camera, and rangefinders were mainstream until largely superseded by the much more versatile SLR., The classic uses of...
  • Cons: A rangefinder camera does not come anywhere near to being the almost universally general-purpose camera in the way an SLR does. It is not a specialist tool but you need to be aware of its restrictions., The range of lenses is relatively small, in the case of the G-System going from 16mm to 90mm.,...
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