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RE: filmscanners: NIKON LS 4000 AND D1X



As a people and street photographer, I'm somewhat less than enthusiastic.  I 
live in the 24 to 50mm range.  To get the equivalent of my 28/2.0 lens I'd need 
a 20/2.0 - anyone know where I can find one?  I'll look at digital cameras when 
they have full-size sensors, and not a moment before.

Until then, Provia 400F and an LS-4000 rule.

Paul

-----Original Message-----
From: Pat Perez [mailto:patdperez@yahoo.com]
Sent: Monday, September 17, 2001 8:06 AM
To: filmscanners@halftone.co.uk
Subject: Re: filmscanners: NIKON LS 4000 AND D1X


Keep in mind that just because a sensor is smaller
than 24x36mm doesn't make your lenses obsolete. It
makes them telephoto, and comparatively high speed at
that. The 200 f2.8 might end up a 300 2.8, which can
costs thousands of dollars. It is all in how one lloks
at it. If I were a sports or nature photographer, I
think I'd be in hog heaven with the magnification
factor.


Pat

--- Anthony Atkielski <atkielski.anthony@wanadoo.fr>
wrote:
> John writes:
> 
> > The REAL point of getting a 24x36 chip is to
> > make your 35mm lenses be what they're supposed
> > to be. Not some inbetween angle of view as the
> > digital cameras of today are.
> 
> Yes, and until I see that chip, I don't have much
> motivation to move to digital.
> Not when it makes all my existing lenses obsolete.
> 
> Besides, a surface that large would allow for
> extraordinarily high resolution
> with very low noise.
> 


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