14 Sep DSLR v Mirrorless: An open letter to my beloved Canon

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Andy Sands of Chiswick Camera Centre trying out the new medium format GFX, just one of the significant mirrorless competitors to the traditional DSLR (taken with the Leica M10)

Although I love cameras I don’t have a closed mind when it comes to which brand to use. Many people decide on a particular brand and then become messianic in their adherence, regarding anyone who does not agree with them as beyond the Pale. This can be boring, all that self-justification is unedifying at best. 

I see from Lightroom that over the past five years I have used over 100 different cameras (many of them variations on a particular model), some of which I own or have owned, others which I borrowed for test purposes or just out of interest. Conclusion? There are no really bad cameras these days and I see no reason to feel that my current choice is better than anyone else’s. Sure, I love my Leicas and my micro four-thirds cameras. I also have great respect for Fuji and Sony in particular. I could take any camera from any of these ranges and be happy. I would certainly never criticise anyone for choosing a different camera to me. But I have an enquiring mind and love to try something new. 

Debate

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