Contituation of the Versatility thread

Started Apr 5, 2013 | Discussions thread
Richard
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In reply to danijel973, Apr 6, 2013

danijel973 wrote:

I looked at your gallery. There's not a single image in there that couldn't have been captured with a cellphone, and in better quality. You don't need a superior camera system. You need to read books on photography and practice, because you lack basic skills.

Says the man who has 4 cameras one of the FF the other medium format and fast f2.8 glass or better and has a gallery full of narrow DOF images.

The OP has an old entry level nikon camera with a kit lens.

You already know the advantages of FF and fast glass and you can get pictures that the OP could never get with his system whether he read books or not

One thing I know is that if he had your 50 1.7 or 85 1.8 he would be able to make shallow dof flowers shots like in gallery all day without reading a book.

Maybe if you explained how fast glass can help you overcome limitations in mirrorless of noise, narrow DOF, better AF in low light, that he might find his entry level or a mirrorless camera good enough or versatile enough that you may not need a FF depending on what you shoot. But that still does not nullify his argument that FF is more versatile in almost every way.

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