Is Full frame still the most versatile?

Started Mar 31, 2013 | Discussions thread
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Biggs23 MOD Veteran Member • Posts: 4,071
Re: Is Full frame still the most versatile?
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zenpmd wrote:

Yes, they are big cameras, but with the constant apeture pro zoom lens they are (probably) the only lenses you will ever need. The DOF equivalent on, say, the new Tamron 2.8 24-70 will never happen on m4/3, since it would require an aperture of 1.4 throughout the zoom range, thats never going to happen!

I suppose its just a shame there is no a 2.8 constant zoom lens that extends to around 85mm on FF that allows for good portraits. 70 is too short.

IMO, absolutely. In terms of image alone, a FF dSLR can provide you virtually anything you want photographically, making it the most versatile by default. If you're speaking in non-image terms (size, weight, cost, etc.) than that may be a different story.

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