Renzokuken: Looking at how technology trickle down the line. Is it safe to say that 5DIV will be yet another camera with higher FPS, slightly higher megapixels, some DPAF
and.............. no significant changes to sensor and stills IQ?
May be they will see a market of a high res camera and make it 40mp or more? After all the 1 series doesn't go high res any time soon.
love_them_all: Sounds tempting. The 2X crop factor is very unfriendly to canon wide lenses. However, the cost of a decent m4/3 body + the speed booster is not cheap. May be it is more like for video people who already own both m4/3 bodies and Canon lenses.
I know. I was saying before the speedbooster. But any how 1.42x is still cropped like APS-c with FF lenses. Not 100% worth it for me.
pfzt: So far i'm not disappointed with the typical dpreview discussion about a new lens for a camera system that nobody here actually owns. It's like discussing a Bugatti Veyron: it's a car and everybody has a car, so he assumes he could say anything about it.
Only the fanboys and the trolls usually frequent the forums on gears they do not own. Once in while you see a real owner who end up being a fanboy or troll anyway...
Sounds tempting. The 2X crop factor is very unfriendly to canon wide lenses. However, the cost of a decent m4/3 body + the speed booster is not cheap. May be it is more like for video people who already own both m4/3 bodies and Canon lenses.
Just a Photographer: Do you guys that spit on Leica also spit on Mercedes, Audi and BMW because you can only afford a Ford, GM or Fiat?
These camera's are just not meant for you they are focussing on the wealthy.
Who cares that it ain't the best camera around. It still does look sexy and you can still make photo's with it. Just like your Sony's, Nikons and Canon Rebels.
LOL so everybody who may not like this camera has to be "the poor"? And "jealous"? hahaha.
Boerseuntjie: So is CMOSIS buying Sony sensors? ;)
NO, because the Sony is better.
Welcome back, touch screen.
rondhamalam: euw.. the bokeh.. yuck
A lot of the older and cheaper lens got this bokeh. It was actually a design achievement for the engineers to get rid of it. I had a Seagull TLR that cost about $50 back in the days and it got the same kind of bokeh.
Just another Canon shooter: Can you move the camera around and stitch to get the whole FOV?
It won't be good because the light cannot hit every inch of the sensor when it is sitting behind the native mount, especially on the edges.
Thanks to the F- stoppers for digging this up! Now I know how to remove the water mark off my grad photos. I won't know how to do that if it weren't for you guys! Who would go into such depth on the net to dig up a blog post that won't even show up on the first few pages of google search!
peevee1: $1500 seems expensive for a off-brand 70-200/4.
No way the street price is $1500. Yen prices are known to be much higher. You will see this lens be selling lower than the Canon eq.
So everything that is not OOC JPEG is potentially altered? I thought this service can detect if an image is a composite of several images or if the model in the photo has been altered to look slimmer or something like that.
Nothing new. The M240 does in camera corrections as well
Mike99999: Doesn't really look better than a "cheap" Nikon 85mm 1.8G, whether you use it on APS-C or full frame.
Fuji for Fuji, Nikon for Nikon. And Fuji is not yet mainstream like Nikon, the lower quantity, the higher the price. And even though it is an APS-C lens, being 1.2 and have such decent CA control it won't be low cost. Not sure which one is a "better buy".
The Name is Bond: More clueless bokeh shots.
Foliage and flowers are the best case scenarios for bokeh; even a bad bokeh lens can do alright with that.
You need plenty of specular hghlights and lines: a bicycle shop is a tough test. Also OOF faces.
I know what you are saying. A tree shot with a lot of branches OOF would also be a good test to see how line objects goes OOF. And you can also see if it has the spinning effect (most modern lens won't anyway). The one is the sample is not enough (shot at f/2.2). The Bokeh seems not the best but quite good, CA control seems very good to excellent.
Serickmetz: Sexy! Hands down will blow away pathetic m4/3 and all current Aps-c cameras. Unfortunately you have to pay the price for perfection.
Who cares if this is a camera or not. It's a solid block of shiny metal that you can hang around your neck. I already asked if they can do a solid gold ver for me. 18k of course. My buddy from dubai is thinking of doing a solid platinum one. He is low profile.
Just put the cap in your back/shirt pocket. I never lost one.
RichRMA: This is not a sports camera. Time for Pentax to go mirror-less here.
But a mamiya 7 style mirroless mf would make the body much smaller. The tech issue for Sony is the battery drain for LV and the refresh rate. If they can make it just as good as the A7's LV, a true compact MF mirrorless would be amazing. Don't forget when that happens you can use pretty much every single mf slr lens out there with an adaptor.
Brigcam: Might be better call this 55mm, the term medium format is getting a bit to nebulous
If Leica S can be called a medium format, and this sensor is the same size as the one used in the H5D and Phase One Cmos models, then it is medium format. MF has been the most liberal format. There was 4x4. 127 format film, used in the baby Rollieflex. And even in 120, using 67 or 69 format is considerable larger than 645.