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Canon working on a 75Mp camera

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Re: Canon working on a 75Mp camera

Post by iano » Tue 23 Jul, 2013 8:35 pm

Yeah shait, that's 5 short of Phase One territory. (Peter Lik's camera of choice.....got $60k no didn't think so, oh and he usually shoots with a pair of them).

Ha....I knew 36megs in the Nikon D800 wouldn't be considered massive res for very long.

I'd be interested in seeing what the ISO specs at 75mp would be like, as this is something Canon's always been fairly shit at. Why you think so many pro wedding photographers shoot Nikon - hint, it isn't because the gear looks pretty for the clients.
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Re: Canon working on a 75Mp camera

Post by daBOODA » Tue 23 Jul, 2013 9:41 pm

See I believe that a larger sensor (as in surface area) is better than more resolution. I'm not talking about noise either.

Medium/Large format is still relevant for a reason. The larger the sensor the more interesting the photography that results (for me, anyway).

The reason why Canon or Nikon won't make larger format sensors is because their current lenses won't work with anything larger than 35mm sized sensors. The image the lenses project onto the sensor *just* covers 35mm (hence why all my EF lenses have vignetting at their widest). Put a larger sensor behind them and you get a circle in the middle of the photo and black outside of the circle.

Bollocks to 75mb RAWs with not difference in visual perspective.
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Re: Canon working on a 75Mp camera

Post by cGr » Tue 23 Jul, 2013 9:48 pm

Geez iano, you evangelise a lot for a camera with a sensor made by sony.

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Re: Canon working on a 75Mp camera

Post by daBOODA » Tue 23 Jul, 2013 9:59 pm

iano wrote:I'd be interested in seeing what the ISO specs at 75mp would be like, as this is something Canon's always been fairly shit at. Why you think so many pro wedding photographers shoot Nikon - hint, it isn't because the gear looks pretty for the clients.
While I admit there a lot of pros switching to Nikon for iso and af, I don't think the modern canons are shit at iso. I bet their entire current line beats your nikon at iso performance.
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Re: Canon working on a 75Mp camera

Post by iano » Tue 23 Jul, 2013 10:21 pm

Made by Sony? I really don't see the issue. Most electronics these days are a mutt breed of different branded primary components, why should cameras be any different? The D800 for now at least has one of the best dynamic ranges of any 35mm DSLR, so that Sony sensor obviously works rather well.
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Re: Canon working on a 75Mp camera

Post by cGr » Tue 23 Jul, 2013 10:30 pm

No, just curious as to why people would shoot Nikon, when they could go straight to the source and buy a Sony Alpha instead (other than to say they own a brand with history, as opposed to a generic electronics manufacturer like Sony). Maybe its because all the artsy fartsy types like hanging shit on canon for no other good reason than herd mentality, and because they like to think that their Nikon is superior when its actually Sony which is what they are using to champion their argument?

So (serious question) why don't you buy a Sony Alpha iano?

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Re: Canon working on a 75Mp camera

Post by iano » Tue 23 Jul, 2013 10:34 pm

Same reason you wouldn't buy a Nikon - different lens mount. Far too expensive to convert.
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Whoa relax a little!
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Re: Canon working on a 75Mp camera

Post by iano » Tue 23 Jul, 2013 10:39 pm

cGr wrote:Maybe its because all the artsy fartsy types like hanging shit on canon for no other good reason than herd mentality, and because they like to think that their Nikon is superior when its actually Sony which is what they are using to champion their argument?
That's a pretty weak call dude. It ain't just the sensor working away inside a plastic and/or mag alloy box.
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Re: Canon working on a 75Mp camera

Post by cGr » Wed 24 Jul, 2013 12:52 pm

iano wrote:Same reason you wouldn't buy a Nikon - different lens mount. Far too expensive to convert.
No, I wouldn't buy a Nikon because I like my Canon, and have no problem with the sensor in it (or any other component of it for that matter). And that includes the fact that my 40D is coming up to its 6th birthday.
iano wrote:That's a pretty weak call dude. It ain't just the sensor working away inside a plastic and/or mag alloy box.
No, but you're making it out that it is: ISO specs on the 75mp, how the Nikon isn't king of the megapixel wars anymore, and the fact Canon's aren't up to scratch in ISO performance.

And before you drag out some test which shows how your sony sensor outperforms such and such other sensor, think about your last comment about how its not just the sensor working away in a box.

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Re: Canon working on a 75Mp camera

Post by iano » Wed 24 Jul, 2013 5:25 pm

Argh...really cbf dragging this argument out any further. Apologies if you took my comment the wrong way, but as far as track records go, Nikon's usually faired slightly better than Canon for low ISO performance. I haven't read about or used the latest Canons, and fwiw they might actually have a better product these days.

We good now? Lets go take pretty pants photos of city skylines :)
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