Canon says: more EF-S lenses

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Re: Canon says: more EF-S lenses
In reply to mfurman, Oct 6, 2004

You're making the assumption that full frame 35mm (format) is the future? Then why have we had developments like APS and more recently digital standards like 4/3 with smaller formats? The general trend for technology is to get smaller - look at mobile phones. In a few years your full frame 35mm DSLRs may be looked at as medium format is today, i.e. niche. and be priced accordingly.

mfurman wrote:

In this interview

Canon's representative seems to see a bright future for EF-S
lenses. It does not make me too happy - I use my film camera quite
a bit (intend to buy full frame DSLR as soon as the cost becomes
reasonable) and will buy only "full frame lenses". I am afraid that
there will be fewer new, "normal" lenses available.

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