50D has leapfrogged D300, not to mention D90

Started Sep 2, 2008 | Discussions thread
Sal Baker Forum Pro • Posts: 11,402
Re: 50D has leapfrogged D300, not to mention D90

Fearless_Photog wrote:

Rob Ashton wrote:

Fearless_Photog wrote:

I guess that's true if you car about on paper specs more than AF
performance, build quality, image quality, FPS, or lens system
quality. Which seems to be the case with a lot of people.

We'll wait to see the AF performance.

We know how both the 40D and D300 perform AF wise, this will be the
same.

You don't "know" squat. How fast does the 50D AF acquire focus? How well does the center AF point perform with an f/1.4 wide open lens? How accurate and consistant within DOF is the AF? How quickly do the perimeter AF points achieve AF vs. the center AF point at f/2.8? How well does the 50D AF work for wedding shoots? You don't know any of this do you?

You've never seen a 50D let alone evaluated one. Oh that's right you don't even own a 40D but you're an expert on it's AF performance.

Wait to see the 50D AF performance, or try it yourself when production cameras are available (if you dare.)

Sal

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