Going Compact

I never thought that I would abandon shooting with a pro sized digital SLR in favor of shooting with a compact camera. But it has happened. The main reason for me to stay away from compact cameras was the image quality. When I go out, e.g. on holidays, and make photographs, I want to do it right or not do it at all. So I would either carry my heavily loaded backpack or leave my camera at home. Often a difficult choice to make.

Until recently, when I read an article about the Sony RX1 compact camera. This little monster contains a 24 megapixel full frame sensor, combined with a very sharp 35 mm f/2.0 Carl Zeiss lens. Could this be a compact camera that would give me the high image quality that I am used to from my heavy equipment?

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