Upgrade your kit! Switching up from APS-C to a full frame camera: what to consider

(Image credit: Rafael Barros)

The switch from an APS-C format or Micro 4/3 camera – essentially any ‘crop-frame’ sensor – to a full frame model is often seen as the standard upgrade path for enthusiasts and professionals to take. The physically larger sensor area enables pixels with a greater light capacity, enabling both improved low light performance and a wider dynamic range over an APS-C body, or dramatically increased resolution. These improvements might not be fully appreciated by casual photographers, but in the professional arena these are qualities which come into play regularly. 

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