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In short, current sensors and lens-systems are very close to being up to the task of replacing the film-era mirror & prism, but have a few remaining limitations that, for some shooting conditions, make the SLR worth the extra size of both the body and the lenses. I'll add that I thought up-to-the-eye viewfinders were a film-era throwback, until my eyes ...


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When you look at technology you can not decide better by just taking into account what is newer. New != Better What you need to do is take a look at the overall architecture. In the case of the SSD versus the harddrive its undeniable that a SSD has a better overal architectural design. Its not a question of mechanical versus electronic components per se ...


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Also consider low light and long exposure scenarios - at ISO 100 f8, the live preview is going to show you a pitch black screen - which makes it pretty difficult to frame and focus! Your eye through a viewfinder of a SLR or SLT is still going to be able to see the scene, even if you are relying on distant street-lights to accurately focus


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Perhaps it's that I wear specs and can only see the end of my nose, but isn't one of the most obvious advantages of an optical view finder that you can actually see the image in daylight? I'm a D80 user, and I've stood behind others with their smart phones and point & press cameras and looked at their screens. It's just a black shiny square. You ...


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Also there is problem, that the LCD on the back of camera does not have the resolution of main chip. So it shows you inaccurate image in much lower resolution, than would be then taken. Also the range of LCD values (from totally dark to totally light) is lower than the chip have - so another source of inaccuracy - naked eye is much better then cameras/LCDs ...


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Another disadvantage of using the sensor to generate a near real time preview in lieu of an optical viewfinder is the requirement to keep the sensor energized continuously. In addition to the increased battery usage, over extended periods of time this tends to build up heat which, as we all should already know, can affect read noise and thus the ...


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Don't forget a major drawback that EVF's require power to compose, and are much harder on batteries if you spend a lot of time with the screen on. Also, as previously mentioned, because of delays, it is harder to follow moving objects with an EVF.


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And with a digital camera, you don't need a hinged mirror as you can show the user exactly what light will be captured by just routing the sensor output to an LCD display. This is the reason for the rise in popularity of mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras (MILC). Without the mirror box, the camera can be smaller, lighter, less expensive, etc. ...


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Is there any significant benefit to having an SLR mechanism in a digital camera? Particularly in terms of a benefit that's large enough to make up for the liability of adding a mechanical part into a design where a solid-state alternative is available? Yes. Response speed for both autofocus and shutter release. The mirrorbox has a number of side ...


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No one publishes standardized camera specs online based strictly on ISO standards. The basic problem is that many of these standards were originally written to be applied to categories specific to the nature of photographic film. Even though they have been updated to apply to digital imaging, there are enough differences between how film images are captured ...


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Nearly all cameras allow you to change those settings, to Neutral, or '0,0,0' or whatever they call it. Note that the results will look bland to you, because we are all used to see photos sharpened and saturation/contrast-enhanced. But they are pretty near to the original. if you use the RAW file that better cameras produce, you will always get it ...


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Camera Raw filter only works with 8/16-bit RGB images. Even if you're intending to print the image, I suggest you do your edits in RGB, then convert to CMYK in the final stages of editing. CMYK has a smaller colour space than RGB, so you'll have more colours out of gamut and shadows can be rather blocky. Switch the image to RGB with Image > Mode > ...


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A few thoughts : Thinking of buying a compact camera that can make good quality shots. There's an old saying ( which is true ) that good photographers take good photos, cameras don't. Learning technique is very important. Does the Sony A5000 represent a good value ? This rather depends on you. It's wasted if you just expect the camera to take ...


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Ok, looked at the work of Carlo Cafferini and Andreas Gursky you linked to, and did a bit of googling. Gurksy's work is mainly done with large format Linhof cameras, so whatever lens choice you go with, it's not going to look the same with an ASP-C format sensor that has no access to movements--at least not with a single shot. And Cafferini may be using ...


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It depends on what exactly it is that you want to do. A long-focus lens (telephoto, large focal length) will compress distances between objects along the line you're shooting and make things look flat. Wide-angle lenses (small focal length) exaggerate perspective and make things look deeper than they really are. They also give you a wide field of view which ...



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