The 'Big Boys' - Canon 5Ds compared to Sony A7rII - Introduction

The 'Big Boys' - Canon 5Ds compared to Sony A7rII - Introduction
'The Canon 5Ds (with and without 'anti AA filter filter) and the Sony A7r II are currently the highest resolution non-MF cameras available to photographers. Since I own and use both, I thought I would relate my experiences of using both, in terms of how they work for shooting stock. '
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Full Frame DSLR images - More thoughts on Sony FE and professional mirrorless.

Full Frame DSLR images - More thoughts on Sony FE and professional mirrorless.
'And it strikes me that Sony still don't really know who the FE system is for. They cannot imagine that professional photographers will dump their Canon and Nikon gear and go to Sony can they? Sure some may make the switch, but most won't.'
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And people wonder why professionals still use DSLR's

And people wonder why professionals still use DSLR's
'So not only does this Canon have more pixels, better dynamic range, faster AF, better battery life, higher specs., a full frame sensor and better lens range than any mirrorless camera, it also has IS every bit as good as the much talked up cameras mentioned above.'
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Pixels and Power - The Canon 5Ds - What mirrorless could / should do.

Pixels and Power - The Canon 5Ds - What mirrorless could / should do.
'So is this another article in praise of the DSLR? Well yes and no. Because, in terms of what I think are the benefits of those cameras, why can't they be applied to the smaller, lighter and more technologically inventive CSC's?'
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Using Adapted lenses - an overview

Using Adapted lenses - an overview
'Now the camera manufacturers, the fanboys and the brand besotted don't like this at all, but then if that isn't a great reason to champion adapting lenses I don't know what is!!!'
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Not sure whether some people have noticed, but bespoke cameras don't exist!

Not sure whether some people have noticed, but bespoke cameras don't exist!
'It's supreme arrogance to imagine what you want is what everybody else wants, it's also supreme arrogance to pretend to know what is going to happen and to assume the mantle of being some kind of photographic soothsayer and be able to know what will happen and who is going to buy what. '
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The Canon 5Ds - what does it offer?

The Canon 5Ds - what does it offer?
'Decent sharpness, decent dynamic range, decent colour. In many ways nothing remarkable, until you look at the bottom of the image in Photoshop and notice that the files are a staggering 144 MB in size. 8688 X 5793 pixels. At 300 dpi this is 73.56 x 49.04cm, or 28.96 x 19.31 inches. These files are bigger than those created by the Pentax 645D and Leica S2 medium format cameras.
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Back to the Future - The enduring lure of the DSLR - Me and Sony - Lens mounts - NIkon Lenses

Back to the Future - The enduring lure of the DSLR - Me and Sony - Lens mounts - NIkon Lenses
'Sony also decided to enter the mirrorless market, which again has reduced their DSLR / DSLT range to the level of 'specialist' (i.e. not a lot of people want to buy into it!) with a different mount. They seem to have also forgotten about APS-C currently and it seems obvious that all their concentration is on their FE range.
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