Comparing Olympus 4/3lenses to FX "Full Frame" offerings

Started Jan 25, 2014 | Discussions thread
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bobn2
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Re: Tired of hearing this fallacy about fstop equivalence.
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Doctor Lecter wrote:

"So larger formats gain their noise advantage over smaller formats by using a more shallow DOF for a given shutter speed."

???

Did you just make that one up? You did, didn't you. Larger formats gain a noise advantage because they are larger. Period. End of story. There is a larger surface area that produces more information, be it film or digital.

How does the larger surface get more information?

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