Nikon and Sony to show Medium Format Cameras at Expo

Started Oct 3, 2013 | Discussions thread
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Stacey_K
Stacey_K Veteran Member • Posts: 7,960
Size matters?
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Ron Innocencio wrote:

"Pro's" will most likely be extinct in 10 years. At least for still photojournalism.

That might be true but for things like product photography, weddings and portraits, I think they will still exist. Most "wanna'bes" don't have a grasp on lighting etc enough to duplicate the pros results. For sports, when there were only manual cameras, it took a lot of skill to get a great action shot with a manual focus 300mm f2.8 on slide film. The modern AF systems are so good and the DR is so wide now, this isn't a requirement anymore.

The above scenarios are why pros might be using med format digital in the future. And having a "large camera" does impress clients no less today than an RB67 did 10 years ago. People think "I don't have a camera -that- good". Sometimes size does matter

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