Why are DSLR bodies bigger than film era SLR?

Started Jan 7, 2012 | Discussions thread
stuntmonkey
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Re: Why can't they be even bigger than they are?
In reply to marcio_napoli, Jan 7, 2012

marcio_napoli wrote:

Professional cameras are not meant to be light in any possible way, they must survive a lot of beating.

There is such a thing as carbon composites nowadays. I appreciate the toughness and the durability, but strong doesn't have to mean weighty.

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