full frame cameras mean big lenses?

Started Nov 18, 2011 | Discussions thread
JackM
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Re: full frame cameras mean big lenses?
In reply to GoldenSpark, Nov 18, 2011

GoldenSpark wrote:

The size of a lens is decided fundamentally by the focal length, the image circle presented to the sensor and the aperture.
As these three parameters get larger the lens must also get larger.

Since large sensors will always give you better performance than small ones, large lenses for full frame sensors are inevitable.

This is a Full Frame camera:

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