Prepare yourselves for a new landscape

Started Nov 10, 2013 | Discussions thread
quadrox
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Re: Nothing to see here, move along.
In reply to meland, Nov 11, 2013

meland wrote:

quadrox wrote:

Sorry, but I think you forgot to specify what part of your description is different than todays reality. Millions of people make do with smartphone cameras as it is. So called professional photographers participate in advertisement where they praise this phone or that instead of a DSRL. Anything larger than a point and shoot will only be used by enthusiasts, and enthusiasts will always exists.

In other words, nothing to see here, move along.

"Nothing to see here, move along." That's such a cliché isn't it.

But that's what makes it fun

Of course enthusiasts will always exist.

Glad we agree on something.

The difference from today's reality is that the enthusiast's format probably won't be FF, APS-C or M4/3 but something with a sensor (of whatever technology/design that exists then) that is very much smaller.

Unless we get lenses that provide the same amount of light (would be huge), image quality, and shallow DOF capabilities that's just not going to happen.

As for the rest of your original post, as was said before, the changes you foresee have already happened. But there will always be enthusiasts and gear heads that want more. There are still people who use MF (would if I could) or shoot film, and there will always be people who want a DSLR or MFT or what have you.

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