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What are today's state-of-the-art cameras?


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#1 John Bantin

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Posted 01 February 2013 - 03:15 PM

In your opinion, which are today's state-of-the-art cameras in each of the following categories:
Compact
System Compact
DX
FX

Only one suggestion for each please!

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Posted 01 February 2013 - 03:43 PM

Compact Sony nex 7
DX Nikon D7000
FX Nikon D800




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Posted 02 February 2013 - 12:19 PM

Compact G15
System Compact OMD
DX ? I think they are mostly all fungible
FF Sony A99
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#4 John Bantin

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Posted 04 February 2013 - 08:44 AM

Got the answers elswhere. Thanks anyway.

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Posted 05 February 2013 - 12:37 AM

Oh, so there's a "right" answer to an "in your opinion..." question?

Current rig: Sony SLT-alpha55 in Ikelite housing, Sigma 105mm f2.8 DC Macro w/ Ike 5505.58 flat port or Sigma 8-16mm f/4.5-5.6 DC HSM behind UWCamStuff custom 5" mini-dome. Dual INON z240 Type IVs triggered with DS51 for TTL mimicry, or DS51 alone with home-made ringflash assy for macro.

 

Topside, unhoused: Sony SLT-alpha99, Sigma 150-500mm + 1.4TC (Saving for Sony 70-400 G2), Sigma 15mm diagonal fish, Sony 24-70mm f2.8 CZ, Tamron 180mm f2.8 Macro...all the gear and nary a clue...