Why are DSLR bodies bigger than film era SLR?

Started Jan 7, 2012 | Discussions thread
Event_shooter Senior Member • Posts: 1,083
Re: One of the reasons I am still shooting film

Nikon & Canon figured out a long time ago that when hey build BIGGER cameras people go WOW, HEY YOU MUST BE A PRO, SHEESH LOOK AT THAT THING, WHOA THAT THING IS HUGE, etc.etc.etc. when you walk into a shoot.

They could make them smaller, after all look at the postage stamp size ipod compared to the walkman of decades ago.

It's all about the squeal not the pig.

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