New Canon Rebel closing the gap on M4/3s

Started Mar 27, 2013 | Discussions thread
MichaelKJ
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Re: A brave and interesting post.
In reply to CollBaxter, Mar 28, 2013

CollBaxter wrote:

Actually a lot of people are thinking that at the moment. As an Olympus user who has not bought into m4/3 for a lot of reasons  the release of the D100 is very interesting. Its also interesting  to people outside this forum and a few others  who want to go smaller but not tiny and retain the full functionality of a fully fledged DSLR system. Some users prefer a camera with a bit of meat behind it. The OMD is a great camera but it's not cheap and if you are such a user (Who likes a bit of feel to the camera)  by the time you have dressed it up to go out and get a job ( Added  grip and battery) it actually becomes an  expensive camera. (My personal felling)

And before there are comparisons of weight etc , etc  getting dug up there are a few reasons for my thoughts.  The D100 is the first real  small DSLR camera from the big boys with full DSLR systems and is now an alternative to people who want to go smaller and still have the backup of a fully fledged professional system. This is not knocking m4/3 all I am saying is that there is now an alternative for a lighter,  smaller camera with out have to start over .  As to lenses well they might be a bit bigger but you can mix and match form the many available right up a 800mm big white tube.

My opinion is that the GH3 is about the right size.

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Nice to see you lurking here, Collin.  Imo, the fact that a long time 4/3 user is considering this camera is noteworthy.

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