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Planetogo
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Sony aps-c or full frame

Sun Apr 18, 2021 3:25 pm

Hi Folks,

Getting a upgrade from Canon sx-70hs, been thinking about a preowned Sony aps-c or full frame, an amateur for aviation photographing of military and commercial aircrafts.
Would you recommend a a6600 or a7r2/3 given mostly day time shoot for future travel after Covid for landscapes and milkyway.

Thanks
 
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Re: Sony aps-c or full frame

Sun Apr 18, 2021 5:05 pm

If it's mostly for daytime, APS-C is fine. The crop sensor should help you get a bit more reach from your lenses, plus there are a lot more entry-level budget lens options that cannot be used on full frame bodies.
 
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dvincent
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Re: Sony aps-c or full frame

Mon Apr 19, 2021 3:43 pm

Full Frame is where the weight of the market is going. The a6600 is a perfectly fine camera, but the a7 mark 4 is due pretty soo. The a7III is still good, but its replacement is likely to land around summertime.
 
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Re: Sony aps-c or full frame

Mon May 10, 2021 6:05 pm

It depends on your need I would say. As hoons90 mentions if you take daytime photos most of the time, APSC would be a nice choice for spotting aircraft, but FF do can provide much better quality photos. IMO, I would use Sony FF like A7 iii and its replacement A7 IV since I am also considering to record some videos as well, A7 iii can provide better and more comprehensive performance on videos, and it also can balance photo to some degree.
 
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Re: Sony aps-c or full frame

Tue Jul 20, 2021 2:35 pm

A6600, is fast, outstanding autofocus performance, big battery, and lighter than most ff cameras. At lower ISO the noise difference between them is not so high, as most people think.

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