Don't call 135 format "FF" ANY MORE!!!

Started May 25, 2012 | Discussions thread
tgutgu
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Re: Don't call 135 format "FF" ANY MORE!!!
In reply to dark goob, May 25, 2012

You better calm down. Why bother?

This forum should return to more useful things to discuss than this.

I am totally fine if the 135mm is referenced to as FF.

dark goob wrote:

EVER!!!

Please for the love of God. I am so sick and tired of hearing people refer to 135-format as "FF" or "full-frame" etc. It's so much BS.

135-format is in fact the ONLY format of camera that has crop-sensor modes. The Nikon FX cameras have a "crop mode" where they shoot at a reduced resolution for faster speeds, or when a smaller-format lens like DX is attached. THAT'S A CROP SENSOR FOLKS. THE SENSOR CROPS.

Meanwhile Four Thirds is a specifically full-frame format . All the lenses made for Four Thirds and Micro Four Thirds are full-frame relative to the Four Thirds sensors that they were designed for.

So please... never again say "FF" referring to 135 format. EVER! It's just misleading and wrong.

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