Samsung NX30 Shooter’s Report Part III: Final user thoughts on this high quality camera


posted Thursday, August 7, 2014 at 3:34 PM EST


We've just published the third installment of our Samsung NX30 Shooter's Report. Our reviewer, John Shafer has spent over a month getting to know the Samsung NX30, and while it has a few quirks, overall John's walked away with a positive take on Samsung's latest flagship mirrorless camera

In his own words: "I took nearly 3500 pictures with it, and I pushed it hard -- probably harder than most people ever will. It's a solid all-purpose enthusiast camera with great features, a travel-friendly body, and for the most part, the performance is great. Overall, I was very pleased with what I was able to do with it. I shot high-speed action, landscapes, food porn, people photos, low light photos, and video; and the NX30 handled most everything very well."

NX30 + 50-200mm f/4-5.6 ED OIS Lens: 113mm, f/5.6, 1/250s, ISO 200, +1EV.
(Note: This image has been re-touched and edited. ©2014 John Shafer - all rights reserved)

In this installment, John gives a nice overview of his time with the NX30, as well as investigates a strange lockup problem he experienced with the camera and certain memory cards. He also gives his final assessment on image quality plus does some video shooting with it, as well as compares how the NX30 stacks up against competing cameras. 

Head on over to John's Samsung NX30 Shooter's Report Part III, and read all about the performance, image quality and the few quirks of Samsung's latest high-end mirrorless camera.

NX30 + 18-55mm Kit Lens: 37mm, f/4.5, 1/800s, ISO 800.
(Note: This image has been re-touched and edited. ©2014 John Shafer - all rights reserved)
NX30 + 18-55mm Kit Lens: 40mm, f/11, 1/125s, ISO 100, +1EV.
(Note: This image has been re-touched and edited. ©2014 John Shafer - all rights reserved)

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