Mirrorless & DSLR Weight Comparison

Started Jul 9, 2014 | Discussions thread
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Jim Salvas
Jim Salvas Veteran Member • Posts: 4,572
Re: Full Frame absolutely demolishes M43 at a small additional cost

You know what: I don't care about the low light scores. I picked the E-M1 because I wanted a camera I would carry more and thus take more photos. I had a D300 and the decision I faced was to go up to full frame, with the attendant costs in size and weight or down to M43. Staying at APS-C was not an option, as Nikon had no pro-quality APS-C on the horizon and it made little sense to me to get a lesser quality body with the same size sensor as I already had.

If I had a D610, I know I could get more DR and certainly better low light performance, but would that matter at all if the camera stayed home or in the car? Nope.

So, yes, I am carrying my camera more and I am taking more photos.

You do what you want. I'm doing what I want.

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Jim Salvas
"You miss 100% of the shots you never take." - Wayne Gretsky

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Olympus PEN E-PM2 Olympus E-M1 Olympus PEN-F Olympus M.Zuiko Digital 14-42mm 1:3.5-5.6 II R Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 40-150mm 1:4-5.6 R +10 more
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