A Photographer's Review of the Canon EOS 10D Digital SLR
Subject:   Wide Angle shooter is disappointed -- I know
Date:   2003-04-29 07:51:30
From:   anonymous2
Response to: Wide Angle shooter is disappointed -- I know

the market might go in two ways. Nikon's way is "this will be the standard sensor array size for digitals, and the lens family will adept itself". for that they introduced a lens that goes down to 12mm I think

the other hope is that the manufacturing procedure becomes cheaper and we'll see an EOS 3D or 5D at the price of the 10D or slightly lower around mid 2004. wild speculations of mine, it's not a rumor I heard anywhere, so don't quote this :)

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  • Wide Angle shooter is disappointed -- I know
    2003-07-08 09:55:56  anonymous2 [View]

    Wide-angle shooting is also my priority, however with digital cameras we have a way out of the smaller sensor size dilemma:

    Instead of shooting a single wide-angle frame, take a number of overlapping frames and stitch them together on your computer. Then resize them to a normal image size (or even leave it as a large imge) and voila, a nice super-wide-angle picture taken using whatever lens(es) you have available at the time.

    Remember to think outside the camera with digital!

    Granted, it's not an ideal solution, but until we get affordable full-size sensors it's at least a way to achieve the desired results.

    Personally I'm chomping at the bit to get myself my first digital SLR, and the 10D sounds like it fits the bill. It helps that I already have a Canon EOS with accessories.