In Defense of the DSLR

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stevo23
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Re: In Defense of the DSLR
In reply to paulkienitz, 11 months ago

paulkienitz wrote:

stevo23 wrote:

I don't understand why people have to get so egregious in either direction. I've owned several cameras over the years including an old Contax, a few classic Kodaks, Speed Graphic, some TLRs, a studio 4x5, several compacts including the old "baby rollei" which I still have, a few Nikons and a couple of mirrorless enthusiast zooms. I've enjoyed them all for their strengths and weaknesses and find the history of every camera company fascinating and fun to learn about.

Exactly. There's no reason whatever to pick a side and spew hate and bile at the other. I own one of each type, and if I had enough money to buy whatever cameras I wanted, I'd probably still go for one of each type... like for instance pairing a Nikon D800 and V3, or an Oly EM-1 and a medium format.

All thinks being equal, I miss going out with the SpeedGraphic on a snowy day and coming back with a dozen film backs to develop. Wait, what's stopping me? Digital is so easy.

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