Thinking of swapping from MFT to full DSLR - Advice?

Started Mar 29, 2013 | Discussions thread
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Re: Good advice
In reply to ultimitsu, Mar 29, 2013

ultimitsu wrote:

papillon_65 wrote:

Canon just announced 100D. Being 17 grams lighter and a friction bigger than OMD, one may say there is almost no compromise.

That is until you try to match the longer telephoto's on m4/3's. The compromise is still size and weight of many of the lenses. If you shoot only primes then it isn't much of a big deal.

My take is if you have to use telephoto lens, you are serious about what you are shooting, the "size and weight" benefit of m43 drops to the bottom of priority list. YMMV

This is on top of the fact that when you shoot action PDAF is always better than CDAF.

Depends on what you class as "serious". Some people only have one system, shoot telephoto occasionally and want that capability when they need it. M4/3's fills that need pretty well. Any m4/3's camera is capable of capturing telephoto action shots if the user knows what they are doing. If you want a camera specifically for telephoto then there are better options.
M4/3's is a pretty good one size fits all option, not perfect but it fills that need for plenty of people.

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