I'd SO buy this! A Canon mirrorless full frame imagined.

Discussion in 'Computers' started by Boid, Mar 22, 2012.

  1. Boid

    Boid SC All-Pro

    Dec 15, 2011
    Bangalore, India
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    Rajiv
  2. Isoterica

    Isoterica SC Hall of Famer

    Dec 6, 2011
    You know it would be even better if you could use current canon lenses on it as well as whatever its kit is
     
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  3. Boid

    Boid SC All-Pro

    Dec 15, 2011
    Bangalore, India
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    Yep! Just like the K01.
     
  4. Armanius

    Armanius Bring Jack back!

    Jan 11, 2011
    Houston, Texas
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    Wow. That's a nice looking design! Looks awfully like the OMD though. But with a full frame ... that'd be AWESOME!
     
  5. adanac

    adanac SC Veteran

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    Sep 30, 2011
    Vancouver, BC
    Once upon a time Canon - heck, all the major makers - made nice rangefinders.

    The SLR was born to solve some problems rangefinders had. Today with electronics, one can build a compact that will do macro or somewhat long telephoto work well, where the film rangefinder has issues with this.

    Time for full circle, or almost full circle. I doubt we'll see a resurgence of RF cameras but small compacts with EVFs taking small lenses.... sure!
     
  6. chromatin64

    chromatin64 SC Veteran

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    Apr 26, 2011
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    It is interesting - I still have a couple of (no longer used but working) film rangefinders and traded in an almost complete Contax G2 kit for my D300 4 years ago.

    I now find myself with a Panny G2 building an RF-like kit again (28mm - 50mm - 90mm EFL primes). I just need someone to produce a 21mm EFL Biogon-like lens now...
     
  7. Luke

    Luke Super Moderator Moderator Subscribing Member Affiliate Patron

    Nov 11, 2011
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    I think some people just associate good-looking retro design with rangefinder, but this is really like a copy of the Canon AE-1....a classic 35mm SLR
     
  8. madmaxmedia

    madmaxmedia SC Veteran

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    Nov 10, 2010
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    Just buy the Olympus version, it exists and is available now with a family of compatible lenses. :tongue:
     
  9. Boid

    Boid SC All-Pro

    Dec 15, 2011
    Bangalore, India
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    Rajiv
    Never been a micro 4/3 fan.