Optical vs Software Photography ?

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kiwi2
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Re: Optical vs Software Photography ?

Antti Roine wrote:

Some 16 years ago I wrote directly to Canon and Nikon R&D that "please replace mechanical mirror, pentaprism and shutter with the digital solutions". They gave polite answers that they will make the inventions by them selves. Now they have finally made these inventions in Canon EOS R and Nikon Z7.

I was also knocked out in these forums:

https://www.dpreview.com/forums/post/10760390

https://www.dpreview.com/forums/post/10970000

My wishes have finally came true. However, Canon and Nikon bet on the wrong horses again: They are investing on the optical photography instead of the software photography. This is not wise because:

I loved reading some of those posts from 15 years ago.

Like this one...

www.dpreview.com/forums/post/10970120

... "Imaging being able to drive a car where the engine doesn't make a sound. Nice, but its not going to happen, so why worry about it"

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