OMD E-M1 vs Sony A-7, What's the Difference?

Started Oct 23, 2013 | Discussions thread
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Re: Really?
In reply to Art_P, Oct 27, 2013

Art_P wrote:

And I suppose a Range Rover HSE is in direct competition w a Porsche 911, since they are very close in price. Or maybe Porsche has to worry about something like this?

Hey, it's got four wheels and in the same price range.

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Art P
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of light and shadow.
I live where the two play together,
I thrive on the conflict"

I agree with you Art. However, just accept the fact that sensor size and price are the only ways some people compare cameras. Maybe AF speed for some (which, given the rep for Sony's hybrid AF on the NEX cameras, and no apparent, substantial improvement demonstrated yet on the A7, that factor alone would give some people cause to prefer the EM1).

 FF camera over not only m4/3, but APS-C, don't really need FF because they probably aren't getting the most out of the sensor they are currently using. That attitude simply isn't going to change, no matter how much one offers alternative ways of thinking. The reality is, and has been for the entire time I've been involved in photography (over 35 years) that there will always be a segment of people whose self-assessment of their abilities and needs exceeds reality, and some of these people tend to be the most vocal in justifying their decisions by proclaiming anything besides their preferred gear to be inferior.anyConsider too that probably 90% of the people hawking about 
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