Prepare yourselves for a new landscape

Started Nov 10, 2013 | Discussions thread
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Re: Prepare yourselves for a new landscape
In reply to meland, Nov 10, 2013

meland wrote:

In ten or fifteen years (the exact time span is not the main point of this prediction) mainstream enthusiast photography may have gone small format. Forget full frame. Forget APS-C. Forget M4/3. These may all be then regarded as medium format and as such only the province of a few professionals and quality fetishists.

So how do you think this current trend toward full frame that we're seeing will play out? First Sony, now Olympus and Fuji are making noises about it. Do you think this is just a short and passing fad?

I wonder myself although I don't think 135 will go away. When a Nikon D800 is only $2700 - as far as I'm concerned, it can stop there and I would be happy for a long time.

We should have a vault with all our predictions in it and every so often, we pull them out and review them and those who are correct should get a free camera. (How about a vintage Kodak Brownie?) We could call it the Brownie Awards.

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