Dilemma over upgrading camera body and or equipment
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04-08-11, 04:08 PM
Join Date: Jul 2009
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If it's the viewfinder on crop cameras that miff you, and definitely EVF's did for me, then the only answer is full-frame. I went the 5d classic route 5 years ago and have now upgraded to the MKII. Now I'm sure many cameras will give you stunning images, but if you really do like and prefer to compose via the viewfinder, as we once did and got used to with film, then there is really no choice. The luxury of a full-frame viewfinder is worth all the downsides of full-frame shooting; like having to pay out extra for quality lenses, dealing with larger files, more storage etc. It is a scary move to pay out all that money, but once you take the plunge (assuming you can) you won't look back.
That's interesting Keith, because the research I've done so far on viewfinders would suggest that the Canon 5D MKII has only a 98% field of view. I think the main difference is to get one with a proper pentaprism as these tend to make them brighter as a rule.
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