What's the big deal with the retro thing?

Started Mar 5, 2014 | Discussions thread
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Re: Why people like restro styles....
In reply to Marty4650, Mar 11, 2014

Marty4650 wrote:

Sometimes... it is because this modern crap is so damn ugly...

What's funny is that I consider this to be retro. It has a strong 80s vibe, like something done by Frog Design. Personally, I think any SLR-shaped camera looks weird with a pancake lens, the T1 included.

The clashing colors don't make anything look good, just think of the black/hot pink conversion Fuji will sell you for your X camera.

While still a modern design, if you dial back the colors and put on a larger lens its not bad. That being said, I much prefer the style of the Fuji rangefinders. Even if the EOS-M had the same dials as the X-Pro, I would still prefer the latter.

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