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Hi everyone,

New to the forum here, but not to photography. I'm thinking about trying out Sony, ie. full frame mirrorless for my landscape needs. A bit of background first: I currently use a Fuji x100F (35mm FOV) for my versatile everyday and travel photography that includes many landscapes. I use m4/3 for wildlife and some landscape telephoto because I like the crop factor and size/weight combination. Of course, with these crop factors, the sacrifice is that wide angles and low light situations are more difficult. I'm perfectly satisfied with the 'image quality' from these sensors though. I first got into photography with APS-C canon/nikon but have left them because I like the EVF of the mirrorless world as well because they were too bulky for me.

 

So I'm wondering, for people that have gone from crop factors to FF sony, what differences have you noticed with regards to image quality for landscapes and/or increased size of your kit? I don't care too much about DoF advantages of full frame when it comes to portraits, etc.

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FF live view makes excellent use of my 

flock of decades-old FF lenses and I've 

been enjoying that for a few years now. 

  

Other than that aspect, I've not found 

any significant advantages of FF. I've 

really found more useful advantages in 

the APS and 4/3 format ... phenomenal  

DoF, fast lenses, 50MP stills, etc etc. 

   

Beware the "placebo effect" of FF. 

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FF live view makes excellent use of my 

flock of decades-old FF lenses and I've 

been enjoying that for a few years now. 

  

Other than that aspect, I've not found 

any significant advantages of FF. I've 

really found more useful advantages in 

the APS and 4/3 format ... phenomenal  

DoF, fast lenses, 50MP stills, etc etc. 

   

Beware the "placebo effect" of FF. 

Good to know, I've actually heard of that reason from others as well. I'm from a younger generation, so those manual legacy lenses are mysterious and unfamiliar to me. As of now, there isn't any native glass that would make me want to jump into the system, especially at the high cost of entry.

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