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canon to sony?

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Apr 23, 2017 22:08 |  #1

a friend and i have been discussing the switch from Canon DSLR to Sony mirrorless lately. any experiences or thoughts? pros cons?

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May 03, 2017 00:27 |  #2

You can get 763 thoughts (and counting) here: …/showthread.php​?t=1479651

1Dx, 5D2 and some lenses

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May 09, 2017 08:11 |  #3

Use the right tools, for the right job and have fun.

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May 22, 2017 11:48 |  #4

I have done a year and a half ago. No regrets. I feel more empowered by the equipment I got and even though I had to get new glass, I happy about it.
I found the AF works much better on my A6300 than on the Rebel I still own. Even under raw and more megapixels...

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Jun 13, 2017 06:58 |  #5

I use a Sony a6000 now with mostly a 30mm 1.4 Sigma up from a Canon 400d . It is just so much better that the Canon it isn't fair. I'd say a more recent Canon camera of the same price may be a bit closer but for $600au I can't see how ;-)a The lens range is better with Canon for sure so look at that. if you are looking at where cameras are evolving towards then for me Sony at the moment are way way out at the front.

"The poetry of photgraphy will always be more important than mechanics of the camera... you see the picture is taken with the eye,the heart.The most sophisticated camera in the world can never replace this." Jacques-Henri Lartigue
Peter:) canon400D 18-55 , 50mm 1.8,75-300,Sigma 17-50 F/2.8 EX OS HSM , 430EX II ,Lowepro slingshot 200AW. Sony a6000 , Sigma 30mm 1.4 e-mount, 17-50 kit and 55-200 kit.

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