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  1. Michael Little

    Michael Little

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    Im just curious to what people are using as a second camera to their main DSLR/Mirrorless setup for those times when you don't want/need a big body and big lenses?
     
  2. BBR

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    I usually use my old D80 with 2 kit lenses when I don't want to take full (and heavy) kit. Not exactly compact but compared to the 15kgs of the AW450+ contents it is.
     
  3. kendo1

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    A Sony Nex 6 for digital or a Contax 139 for film...
     
  4. JohnX

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    Panasonic LX100 if I anticipate video (4k).

    Fuji X20 for convenience.

    Pentax K-S1 + Pentax Ltd's for lightness and high IQ.
     
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  5. Alastair

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    Stick a pancake 27mm on the X-E2 and it's nice and compact, not that it's a massive body to start with. My main cameras are already compact - X-E2, DP2M, DP3M - any bulk is down to how many of them I'm carrying at the same time.
     
  6. Nod

    Nod Ethel Prescott

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    X30 as a compact, Nikon P900 as a bridge.
     
  7. Kiwi Paul

    Kiwi Paul

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    A7R2 is my ff body and A6300 my ASP-C body.
     
  8. lookmore

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    Olympus XZ-10. In the shirt pocket. Or PEN with body cap lens. In vest pocket.
     
  9. Sassafras

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    Ricoh GR II.
     
  10. Jim_Tod

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    Om-d em5
     
  11. Osmo

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    RX 100 M3 and iphone 6s+
     
  12. woof woof

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    My "main" camera is my Sony A7 which is already small when fitted with a 35 or 55mm lens but although this is the best camera I've ever had I use MFT more and my most compact MFT camera is my Panasonic GX7 which when fitted with a 17 or 25 or even 45mm lens or the tiny 14-42mm kit zoom is winter coat pocketable.
     
  13. tdodd

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    Canon G7 X (1st gen) or mobile phone, currently Galaxy Note 3.
     
  14. JJ!

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    I usually just stick my 50mm on my D750 and take a smaller bag. Would like something smaller sometimes but for the amount of use it would get I can't justify it right now.
     
  15. Toxic

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    X100S, TCL, WCL, hitech filters packed and ready for Vietnam next week.
     
  16. woof woof

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    Hope you enjoy. It's a place I'd like to visit but GF (she's Thai) refuses to go due to their treatment of animals.
     
  17. Peter123

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  18. odd jim

    odd jim Flimsiest Lambresta

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    Sony RX100, awesome little thing :)
     
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  19. sbowler579

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    RX 100 M3
     
  20. odd jim

    odd jim Flimsiest Lambresta

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  21. damianmkv

    damianmkv Uh oh, a fruit basket!

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    RX100 m2 for me
     
  22. huffy

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    Canon s120 for me.
     
  23. Adamsk1

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    iPhone 7

    MIGHT pick up one of the RX100's now the mark V has been announced. Hoping for a nice price drop of the IV
     
  24. SoDoSoPa

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    Canon G5X
     
  25. macvisual

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    S100 here, it is good enough in decent light that it often seems pointless lugging a 5Dii, plus I aren't happy unless at least one alternative lens is with it!

    [​IMG]Coneysthorpe Chapel by Colin Grice, on Flickr
     
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  27. gad-westy

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    Another one who uses an em5 when travelling light. Actually nearly all the time. The D3 is for special occasions only.
     
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  28. Ed Sutton

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    Coolpix A
     
  29. Nawty

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    m43 is my big kit so for a small camera I use my iPhone 6s, it is remarkably capable.
     
  30. ManVan

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    Fuji X30 for me.
     
  31. john.margetts

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    Panasonic Lumix TZ80. I bought for when I don't want to carry heavy kit - it fits nicely in my trousers pocket.
     
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  32. Faldrax

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    A6000 is my travel camera - though my inability to properly 'travel light' means I usually have the 16-50, 55-210 and 50 f/1.8 lenses with it...

    Still fairly compact set-up though :)
     
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  33. Eltheza

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    Same - except for the trousers;)!
     
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  34. Michael Little

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    Thank you for your answers! Im thinking about what camera to get as a second camera, weather to go for a compact like the RX100 or a small interchangeable lens camera like the Olympus OM-D series! Olympus have the Test and Wow so i may try one out for a couple days and see how i get on with one!
     
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  35. desf

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    Digital - Ricoh GR
    Film - Olympus Trip
     
  36. StephenM

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    I don't own a DSLR! My second camera for travelling light is a Sony a7rii; my main camera is a 5x4 Walker Titan SF.
     
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  37. Phiggys

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    Canon eos-m with 22mm f2.0 or Fuji XA -XA2 or XM with XF 27mm f2.8 or XF18mm f2.0
    in all honesty I'm spoilt for choice when it come to a compact camera :runaway:
     
  38. SsSsSsSsSnake

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    Exact same setup here
     
  39. GaryS70

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  40. Lemaildetom

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    LX100 too, i just find it's pretty good and all the buttons are in the right place! I love the layout of the buttons which i have slightly adapted, and i love the instant access to aperture/shutter speed/image ratio. I got some picture at iso 1600 and iso 2500 that are really pretty good and some video at iso 3200 too!
     

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