For serious travel photography, would you rather use an xe-1/xpro1 or a canon or nikon full frame?

Started Feb 7, 2013 | Questions thread
love_them_all
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Why not both - in some cases
In reply to JamiePen, Feb 27, 2013

JamiePen wrote:

In your opinion, what are the advantages and disadvantages?

Additionally, if you do not feel that this is a valid comparison, please do not respond.

Short walking trip (a few hours and then back to the hotel) or driving trips - I would bring both.

If you are serious enough to take the images as part of your portfolio, I would bring the DSLR as my main gear and then a mirrorless as a back up or side arm. However, if your DSLR is an entry level type I suspect the difference between the two is small. It all depends on what lenses to use.

If it is street / snap type photography a mirrorless would be more handy. If you don't know the local culture and the crime rate, the mirrorless is also a better choice.

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