Will DPReview admit they need to eat some crow?

Started Sep 15, 2009 | Discussions thread
rhlpetrus Forum Pro • Posts: 25,705
Please explain

Peter 13 wrote:

rhlpetrus wrote:

Peter 13 wrote:

rwbaron wrote:

"Don't doubt Nikon's strategy of sticking to a cropped sensor. The advantage of only using the 'sweet spot' area of the lens is clear, full size 35 mm sensors may have long been the dream of the digital photographer but they do place much bigger demands on the lens."

He wrote that, too? Does DPR get something - or anything, right?

From the point of view of vignetting, CA and corner resolution, that's absolutely right.

Vignetting only. You forget the 1.6 factor.

And how does it enter the equation? Lenses for FF need to have better design and cost more to built to avoid loss of detail (resolution) along edges of frame, compared to APS-C.

If you use equivalent FL, even if you gain in the WA in terms of cost for FF (but not all cost is compensated if design is dedicated to each sensor size), you loose even more in teles. A 400mm f/4 for APS-C is much less expensive and easier to design than a 600 f/4 for FF.

CA, well, again corners show more, so FF should have more problems with that.
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