Canon G1X Mark II Sample Images

Here are the Canon G1X Mark II sample images that go along with the review of the Mark II camera.  I only had a few days to play with my new Mark II before I set out on a land and sea photo adventure in Alaska.

Photo of airplane wing with Powershot G1X Mark II Camera

The first still image taken with the G1X Mark II from my photo excursion to Alaska.  I wore the camera on a very small belt bag while on the plane during all 5 flights to get to our various destinations.

This image was taken with camera set at ISO 500, f/9 at 1/640 second.  I was very pleased with the sharpness and color saturation in the jpg straight out of the camera.

Also surprisingly enough, despite shooting through the airplane window, there were no significantly distracting reflections and I did absolutely no retouching to this photograph.


Nature photo taken with Canon G1X Mark II camera

Near the University of Alaska - Fairbanks, our first morning in Alaska involved a 3 mile hike from our cabin.  It was chilly and cloudy, a good situation to test the G1X at a higher ISO setting.  Taken at ISO 640, f/6.3 at 1/125 second.  

The lighting was a bit too flat but the Digic 6 processor did a good job with accurate color reproduction.


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Canon Powershot G1X Mark II photo of Reflection Pond in Denali National Park

We were so lucky to be able to see Mt. McKinley, known locally as "The Mountain" during our bus drive into Denali, during our brief stay at the Kantishna RoadHouse, and on our journey leaving the park.  G1X Mark II settings: ISO 160 at f/7.1 for 1/400th second.

For the large majority of the photos take with the G1X, I used the EVF, Electronic Viewfinder.  I've never been a fan of  having to hold the camera out, away from my eyes and composing my photos using an LCD screen.


Photo of Banana Slug - taken with G1X Mark II

We did some serious bushwhacking into the Tongass National Forest, the largest rain forest in the United States. This image of a banana slug was not done in macro mode, but the Mark II did a good job of keeping it sharp.  

The camera settings were ISO 800 at f/8 for 1/40 second.  Exposure was right on for the subject matter, although you can see that the light colored  skin on my wife's thumb was over-exposed.


Lillies and Ferns - Tongass National Forest

"Lillies and Ferns"

Canon g1X Mark II   ISO 800  F/5/6 for 1/500 second



Glacier Bay Alaska reflection taken with Canon Powershot G1x Mark II

Glacier Bay. Canon G1X Mark II set at ISO 200 at f/8 for 1/1000 second. After our land tour of the interior, we cruised Southeast Alaska for a week in a small ship.  I was very happy with the color saturation levels with the G1X Mark II.


I narrowed down to these Canon g1x Mark II images from several hundred that I took with my new camera.  It was very easy to carry and use under a variety of changing weather conditions in southeast Alaska.




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