Canon 5D/100-400L IS vs. Panasonic GF1/45-200

Started Jan 16, 2010 | Discussions thread
millsart Senior Member • Posts: 2,771
Thats idotic to compare features that don't interest you

Sorry but thats one of the dumbest arguments I've seen a while

Your testing two lens that provide a similar range, feature set, and IQ and you test them under the context of how you'll use them.

If your only shooting landscapes who cares about high ISO ?

If I work from a tripod exclusively why would I care about shooting at 1600 ??

Why not test the video mode of the m4/3 camera then that the 5D can't do ?

You test like features that interest you for like features that interest you. If your reason for owning a 100-400 is for taking pictures at the zoo on sunny days (main thing I used to do with mine) then its perfectly valid to test the 45-200 as a much lower cost/ lighter weight alternative for that type of purpose.

Hansplast26 wrote:

because when you compare two things you need to compare the full scope of features.

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