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Re: Useful article regarding the sense or non-sense of a full frame camera
« Reply #1 on: October 24, 2008, 08:37:18 PM »
Very interesting stuff.
Particularly like the bit where he mentions the Beercan as a gem of the past !



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Re: Useful article regarding the sense or non-sense of a full frame camera
« Reply #2 on: October 24, 2008, 08:49:36 PM »
Extremely intersting stuff, definately food for thought...

Gonna avoid looking through the viewfinder of the a900 for a while and now happier to do so...:)

I have lots of the lenses he mentions unfortunately...so I still hanker for the full frame and no doubt will some time in the future but now not in any hurry...maybe I'll get a few batteries for the 7000i and a few rolls of film to keep the urge at bay...lol!
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Re: Useful article regarding the sense or non-sense of a full frame camera
« Reply #3 on: October 24, 2008, 10:45:36 PM »

Excellent article (as you'd expect from David). thanks for pointing it out

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Re: Useful article regarding the sense or non-sense of a full frame camera
« Reply #4 on: October 24, 2008, 11:41:11 PM »
The most interesting part for me is the one about the depth of field and that you have to stop down much more to get the same depth of field than with the A700. I knew that but had forgotten and this has obviously consequences on the light and speed which are not to underestimate.
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Re: Useful article regarding the sense or non-sense of a full frame camera
« Reply #5 on: October 25, 2008, 09:56:10 AM »
I didn't realise the effect on dof. Nice find, thanks.
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