Compact DSLR vs. OM-D

Started Mar 30, 2013 | Discussions thread
Dawindyk Regular Member • Posts: 146
Re: Compact DSLR vs. OM-D

richarddd wrote:

Mjankor wrote:

Hey, Forpetessake

Couple of questions. Why are you so perturbed by people's lack of understanding (or interest) in equivalence? You do realise it really doesn't matter much in practice.

Given that you are such a proponent of equivalence, DSLRs, optical viewfinders, etc, why are you using a small sensor mirrorless?

I haven't been following the forepetessake saga, but if you care about DOF, then you should be comparing a m43 35-100/2.8 to a FF 70-200/5.6. Similar issues with noise.

There's no good reason to multiply the focal length by two, but leave the f-stop unchanged.

Well - I'd disagree. If You care only about f-stop then it doesn't change no matter what sensor size is and a lot of people don't care about DOF. Sensors are not linear and just because mathematically it may be right it doesn't mean in reality it will be true as well. Things get even more complicated when You talk about APSC because in most cases there's pretty poor choice of APSC specific lenses - in most of cases one has to pick FF lenses anyway and then such lens becomes, automagically, slower

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