Do Fast Lenses Matter Anymore?

Started Feb 23, 2013 | Discussions thread
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Lee Jay Forum Pro • Posts: 50,885
Re: Right answers, wrong question

Yes - totally agree.  Looking to break out of the ISO performance of my T1i, but it's less about crop vs. FF, and more about what leaps in ISO improvement mean - regardless of format.  My premise - right or wrong, is that it will be bodies and not lenses that offer value for speed moving forward.  I think the progression on ISO is fulfilling one of the biggest promises of digital - that light capture is going to get better and better and many limitations will go away.

Sensors haven't become meaningfully better at high ISO in at least 3 years. We're topping out on available improvements there.

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