Do we still "need" fast lenses ?

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A Owens Veteran Member • Posts: 3,360
Re: Do we still "need" fast lenses ?

Sergio Subrizi wrote:

Considering we have:

sensors with incredible iso performances compared to films

in camera +- 5 stop VR

Auto gain viewfinder

I can only see a shallower depht of field when used wide open as great advantage

at the expense of weight and $$$ ( for the same level of quality)

Do I miss something ?

Computational factors also need to be considered. It will only be a matter of time before the rendering qualities of most lenses will be available through software. Running on a phone.

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