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Continuation: Sensor Size, Present & Possibilities

Started Apr 10, 2013 | Discussions thread
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In reply to Biggs23, Apr 11, 2013

Biggs23 wrote:

Mjankor wrote:

Biggs23 wrote:

To be fair, you may not have actually understood the purpose of my challenge. It wasn't to create or show an image that couldn't have been duplicated EXACTLY but rather to show an image that couldn't be duplicated in general. So same aperture, shutter speed, ISO, and focal length, and accessories if needed (lighting, for example). Not necessarily identical framing, composition, or location.

Sorry if I wasn't clear.

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Ahhh ok.

Would a succint way of putting your argument be

"If we ignore any situations where a small sensor camera will be able to get photos that a FF camera wont, then an FF camera is more versatile"?

Begging the question, methinks.

No, I'm not saying that at all. Your image, in general, could have been recreated by a FF camera by moving your position. Or, if you're alright with getting even more general, by using a longer lens on a FF body, or just a longer lens on any body for that matter.

I cannot think of any scenario where a FF camera couldn't capture an image extremely similar to a MILC. I can think of MANY scenarios where the reverse is not true.

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If wishes were horses.....

So, if we are never constrained by location, size, weight, etc, then FF are more versatile.

Or, as I like to put it "FF is more versatile as far as the front door."


If I changed location then it wouldn't be the same photo, duh.

I take it you've never photographed in places where you're constrained by location.

I can't decide whether its a case of moving the goalposts, special pleading, or just plain stupid.

So now your going to post a photo of a person in the dark. I think I'll just change location to the well lit side of the person and take the photo from here. There you go, same photo, by your criteria. Or, if we can change the location, perhaps we can change the light, or time and wait till midday. That will be the same photo tool apparently.

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