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10-16-2008, 04:51 PM   #1
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interesting article both for and against FF

I really dont want to start another apcsc vs ff thread but this is an article that discusses both sides of the argument that I thought some people may find interesting (its for sony a900 but still interesting)

Do you really need an Alpha 900? | Photoclub Alpha

(how about we keep it nice and civil and not comment one or the other )

(oh and if your not interested, just ignore the whole thread )

10-16-2008, 05:38 PM   #2
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Nice dose of perspective. Something all photographers need now and then.
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mmmm...

Full frame goodness.

I want one. Maybe not my next camera, but at least the one after the next. Maybe Pentax will be in the FF game also by then.

If not, I have other options. And like the author states, "its a whole new system".

So a whole new system with Pentax or Canikon, unless Pentax can deliver.

...Where is that fire exit now?...
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Good read. Nice to see all the pros and cons of both formats layed out in an objective manner without all the punditry and vitriol.

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Thanks for posting. It feeds the thought process and makes you appreciate what you have.
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Thanks for the link.

An oversized reflex mirror for maximum brightness and coverage, would be a sweet thing for APS-C also.


He is good at mentioning the Pro's and Cons. I had not thought of this one :
"You will lose the great benefit of APS-C, a top grade general purpose zoom offering a far more useful long end than the 24-70mm does on full frame. Don’t imagine the 24-105mm can do this job; I have one, and there is no comparison. The 16-80mm CZ on APS-C is a much better lens all round than the Sony SAL 24-105mm on full frame."

My computer is not fast, even with the K10 files. No FF without a new faster computer. I do think the A900 brings some interesting features to the table though. Looking forward to more full reviews.

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