I think the notion of FF = heavier lens may not be true

Started Nov 8, 2013 | Discussions thread
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Re: I think the notion of FF = heavier lens may not be true
In reply to EinsteinsGhost, Nov 8, 2013

EinsteinsGhost wrote:


Then there is the reach aspect. I use 200mm/2.8 on APS-c whereas the same reach on FF would require 300/2.8. Whole both are FF lens, the 200/2.8 is considerably smaller with same metal build and weighs only a third (about 750g).

No, you would need 300mm f/1.8 on 35mm to compare to 200 f/2.8 on aps-c.  That 300mm lens doesn't exist and would be very big, very heavy, and very, very expensive!

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