Size Matters

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People want small light cameras.  They want zoom ranges from 24-300mm and a aperture starting at f/1.8.  They also want high quality images, high iso performance and the ability to use shallow depth of field.  All of this should fit in a man’s shirt pocket.

I have to admit I would like this to, unfortunately I also understand the laws of physic and modern optics and understand why all cameras are compromises.

Image quality is generally linked to sensor size as is depth of field.  Small fast lens cannot cover a large sensor area, thus we have the conflict and its thus we have to make compromises.

What would your compromise be?

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