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Paul Morgan Plus
14 16.9k 6 England
24 Feb 2013 2:06PM
lol You do go on Smile


Quote:As for APSc and 4/3 being good enough for Pro use, it depends on the application


In most cases no, it depends on the individual.

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ChrisV 8 1.1k 26 United Kingdom
24 Feb 2013 3:09PM
This is an extremely silly argument. To follow your logic, the most well equipped of professionals are merely compensating for incompetence.
Carabosse Plus
12 39.8k 269 England
24 Feb 2013 3:14PM
Pros are usually about the last togs to change their ways! Wink

However this pro , amongst others, has shown that M4/3 cameras such as the Olympus OM-D can be used commercially.

Sensor-size is gradually becoming a bit of a non-issue: the quality of the pixels (so to speak) is more important. By way of example, the early digital Hasselblads were rather noisy, despite the MF-sized sensor.
Paul Morgan Plus
14 16.9k 6 England
24 Feb 2013 3:18PM

Quote:This is an extremely silly argument. To follow your logic, the most well equipped of professionals are merely compensating for incompetence


Stop waffling crap and wake up, its about having kit fit for purpose, there are more than a few pro`s using kit that is not full frame Smile
Paul Morgan Plus
14 16.9k 6 England
24 Feb 2013 3:28PM

Quote:There's less difference in size between the two [snesors] you were discussing and 4/3 vs 35mm format


No, if anything there is a far greater difference.

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Paul Morgan Plus
14 16.9k 6 England
24 Feb 2013 3:44PM

Quote:However this pro, amongst others, has shown that M4/3 cameras such as the Olympus OM-D can be used commercially


Yes and another here, but its more about vision not gear Smile

http://www.thenoisecast.com/2012/05/award-winning-photographer-giulio-sciorio-talks-micro-43-and-the-future-of-photography/

http://giuliosciorio.com/about/
ChrisV 8 1.1k 26 United Kingdom
24 Feb 2013 5:36PM
I don't know what McGuilicuddy's arrangement is with Olympus, but the only surprise here is that it's taken so many posts to invoke his name. It's very, very predictable and it really proves no more than the YouTube clip that shows you can get reasonable looking studio shots (at resolutions that look OK for web use) with an iPhone and a mere several grands worth of lighting and a just a small team of stylists, makeup people and lighting assistants.

I like m4/3 gear - it's very convenient for carrying around and it is adequate for a lot of the work I do - it rarely makes a difference to the to what can be envisioned, content wise. But let's not get carried away. To insist that people spend a fortune on larger formats because of gullibility or inadequate technique just isn't plausible to anyone but the most self-deceiving.
Paul Morgan Plus
14 16.9k 6 England
24 Feb 2013 5:46PM

Quote:I like m4/3 gear - it's very convenient for carrying around and it is adequate for a lot of the work I do - it rarely makes a difference to the to what can be envisioned, content wise. But let's not get carried away. To insist that people spend a fortune on larger formats because of gullibility or inadequate technique just isn't plausible to anyone but the most self-deceiving


Chris, what's all this about gullibility and inadequate technique, these are your words nobody else's, your must be living in some sort of fantasy world.
ChrisV 8 1.1k 26 United Kingdom
24 Feb 2013 6:57PM
Perhaps you'd like to tell us then Paul why you think most professionals use larger format cameras if they don't offer any advantage over 4/3 format?
Carabosse Plus
12 39.8k 269 England
24 Feb 2013 7:05PM
Why did most professionals start using 35mm film instead of medium format film? Wink

Give it a bit of time. Top pros like McGillicuddy are in the vanguard, that's all.
ChrisV 8 1.1k 26 United Kingdom
24 Feb 2013 7:07PM

Quote:Why did most professionals start using 35mm film instead of medium format film?


Convenience.
Carabosse Plus
12 39.8k 269 England
24 Feb 2013 7:08PM
Absolutely........... and that will apply to smaller sensors too as they are developed.

Fair to say that the likes of M4/3 can easily match, and indeed exceed, the quality of 35mm film on which pros earned their bread and butter, not so many years ago.
Paul Morgan Plus
14 16.9k 6 England
24 Feb 2013 7:35PM

Quote:Perhaps you'd like to tell us then Paul why you think most professionals use larger format cameras if they don't offer any advantage over 4/3 format?


Perhaps you should explain your reasons for miss quoting, grow up.
ChrisV 8 1.1k 26 United Kingdom
24 Feb 2013 11:29PM
Is Miss Quoting a Bond girl?

Paul, I know how to use the quotation facility here, if I didn't, there are these handy little marks on my keyboard and you'll know when I'm quoting something because it will have these "," before and afterward.

Now would you like to answer the question or can you think of some other way of avoiding it?
keithh Plus
11 24.0k 33 Wallis And Futuna
24 Feb 2013 11:40PM
4/3 cameras are just another form of a generic image capture device. End of.

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