New D600 FX This Summer

Started Apr 25, 2012 | Discussions thread
wy2lam Veteran Member • Posts: 3,122
Re: People are getting way too obsessed with FPS.

I had no f/2.8 zooms, no ISO 6400, no VR, no AF when I was using my Pentax film gears - all I can say is, in the hands of a good photographer all of the above will improve their images.

No to rain on your parade, but if the your results are honestly better without them, you either rely on them too much or not using them properly.

marco1974 wrote:

wy2lam wrote:

By your logic, AF, VR, ISO 6400, f/2.8 zooms etc. are all overrated.

In fact, yes, I believe all those are overrated, except the last one.

By reading these forums it sounds as if most photography can't be done with MF, no VR, ISO 100-1600 and prime lenses. Well, in my experience, it can (and often the results are even better).

But I see I'm in the minority, and I don't want to rain on anyone's parade, so I'll just leave it at that.
Marco

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