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Old 23rd March 2018
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Re: Why M4/3rds is gaining popularity

Originally Posted by Ricoh View Post
The Foveon v Bayer sounds a familiar one, similar to Betamax v VHS.
Mmmmmm, more like Philips v.s. VHS

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Re: Why M4/3rds is gaining popularity

Well that's generated a bit of discussion......looking at it from a non-technical perspective, given the choice if you knew nothing about the market and you went into a shop to look at whats on offer without any input from from sales staff and just wanted something that is light and portable, would you choose a large and cumbersome Canon or Nikon? (Talking about like for like EM1 Mk2)

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Re: Why M4/3rds is gaining popularity

It seems to be quite likely that both Canon and Nikon will introduce full frame mirrorless cameras soon. As a natural history photographer, however, I like the advantages of MFT in providing long-reach lenses in a reasonable size, weight, cost envelope. If Olympus had the resources, I would like to see them push a range of lenses aimed at Wildlife and Sports photographers. It could win quite a few people over from those huge white lenses.
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