Originally Posted by danielrg
Isn't $3K (speaking MSRP) a lot to pay just to get a dynamic iris? Is the difference super noticeable?
The dynamic iris on the Sony is *super* noticeable. It essentially changes your contrast from around 15000:1 to 150000:1. I know Sony advertises 350000:1 but I think its probably less than that in practice. I returned my 285ES and went to a 675ES (was going for 385ES but got a good deal on 675ES) just for the iris. And it was worth it.
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