Why m4/3 is better for serious photographers?

Started Feb 22, 2010 | Discussions thread
MadsR
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In reply to klopus, Feb 26, 2010

Apparently not...

Well sure, some photographers need those big cameras for their work, that is not the question here... If you are to shoot commercial stuff for a glitted magazine you are not going to be very happy with a small sensor d3x or even smaller camera, because the customer want's another quality... If you are a pro sports photographer shooting ice-hokey from front row, you won't be very happy with a hasselblad or anything but a super fast action camera...

If you are NOT on an assignment however, or not a pro with those above jobs, having a small camera that you can have with you will beat a hasselblad hands down!

Now these small cameras are again a matter of taste. Which compromise do you like better... ยต4/3 have slightly lower IQ, noticeable if you regularly print large posters, or enjoy looking at a small portion of your photo on screen in pixel level zoom... The E-P1 (and GF1) does have a different way of framing... The E-Px cameras have slower AF than the DSLRs... They are however less than half size and half weight... If you are out walking much, that may be a very good reason to get one... If you have other stuff with you and don't want to carry a photobag over your shoulder aswell as your laptop bag what not, this difference is immensely important, as it is the difference between getting a picture or not getting any!

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