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  • And another argument for smaller sensor

    And also a more general discussion of trade offs, by Ming Thein:

    https://blog.mingthein.com/2019/02/2...always-better/

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    Re: And another argument for smaller sensor

    Why is it so important to keep on trying to justify the small m4/3 sensor?
    Seems to be a big inferiority complex thing going on.

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      Re: And another argument for smaller sensor

      Originally posted by Tram View Post
      Why is it so important to keep on trying to justify the small m4/3 sensor?
      Seems to be a big inferiority complex thing going on.
      I assumed shutter bugs would like to read a well written, cogent and relatively unbiased essay on the trade offs of format. Clearly I was wrong.

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        Re: And another argument for smaller sensor

        Originally posted by Internaut View Post
        I assumed shutter bugs would like to read a well written, cogent and relatively unbiased essay on the trade offs of format. Clearly I was wrong.
        Don't take it so personally, it was a rhetorical question and not aimed at anyone in particular.

        Just seems to be a big or actually smaller thing to keep defending.
        Don't notice it from those with APS-C format cameras, as a new'ish user just seems a bit strange

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          Re: And another argument for smaller sensor

          I judge lots of photographic competitions and in response to this:

          https://www.duford.com/2019/02/the-p...-qdiIx0N1W3FQY

          I wrote the following:



          I was quite pleased with the reply it got from one person on FaceBook:

          ""

          We seem to have become more interested in all the peripheral aspects of photography at the expense of the picture itself.
          Graham

          We often repeat the mistakes we most enjoy...

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            Re: And another argument for smaller sensor

            That was true in the film and darkroom days too. Camera Club members were always more obsessed with the equipment than the images. I remember one visiting FRPS saying in a lecture that his photography really improved when he started aiming for the lowest marks from the judge!
            Regards
            Richard

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            • #7
              Re: And another argument for smaller sensor

              Originally posted by Otto View Post
              That was true in the film and darkroom days too. Camera Club members were always more obsessed with the equipment than the images. I remember one visiting FRPS saying in a lecture that his photography really improved when he started aiming for the lowest marks from the judge!
              Although film and darkroom camera clubs are all but gone, there's is an online community on Twitter, fortunately. It is exceedingly rare for anyone to comment on camera gear, apart from how a particular lens renders, but that's only occasionally. The focus (pun) primarily is on the image and secondary on the emulsion / processing. It's refreshing not to read about MPs, image stacking etc etc.
              Steve

              on flickr

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