Re: Recommendations for medium format camera
- From: "RSD99" <rsdwla.NOSPAM@xxxxxxx>
- Date: Sun, 17 Jul 2005 03:14:53 GMT
Buy a Canon EOS 1Ds II (or Kodak SLR/C or SLR/N) body
The sensor is about the same size
Not true ... not by a long shot.
"dj_nme" <dj_nme@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
> Matti Vuori wrote:
> > b.ingraham@xxxxxxx wrote in news:1121521911.880181.163210
> > @g49g2000cwa.googlegroups.com:
> >>Given the speed of technological advances in digital photography, I
> >>wouldn't buy a new camera. Who knows how long it will be before digital
> >>medium format is affordable by ordinary mortals? Sooner rather than
> >>later, I suspect.
> > It already is, for those who are professional photographers and have
> > kind of revenue. From this point of view, going directly to digital
> > medium format might be the best choice, and a Hasselblad H1D or the new
> > digital Mamiya (it may not be in stores yet) might be worthy of serious
> > consideration.
> > A Mamiya 67 on the other hand might not be a good choice from the
> > viewpoint of going to digital in the near future.
> A better idea in my way of thinking is don't bother going to digital mf.
> Buy a Canon EOS 1Ds II (or Kodak SLR/C or SLR/N) body and a few lenses
> for the price of just the price of a digital back for a medium format
> The sensor is about the same size and the camera is smaller, lighter
> more portable than most of the digital mf solutions.
> I am not any-ones spokesperson, I just don't see the point of throwing
> vast sums of money at a problem that can be solved with slightly less
> A added bonus is that a vast line-up of 35mm SLR lenses can be used.
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