D7100 crop - what is it?

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FujicaST605
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Re: Really :)
In reply to Mako2011, 9 months ago

Mako2011 wrote:

FujicaST605 wrote:

Mako2011 wrote:

But nothing really changes...you could get the same framing advantage by taking a Sharpie marker to the viewfinder of any DSLR. Only difference with the 1.3x crop mode is the marking can be turned off so easier to erase than a grid drawn with a Sharpie

D5200 1.3x Crop mode firmware update

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Seriously?

Yes. That really is what 1.3x crop mode is. Same as drawing a box on your viewfinder with a Sharpie and only recording what's in the box. With the sharpie method though, if you change your mind you still have the entire scene recorded...but the file is bigger and fps went down

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I know exactly  what 1.3x crop mode is.  I just found your response to my valid comment about what I ( and Jimoyer) find is an advantage (being able to see what's coming into frame before it does) as completely snarky and not up to your usual helpful standard.

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