#91. "RE: Yeah.....but.....Low light shooters beware!" In response to In response to 18 Tue 14-Feb-12 02:56 AM by iamnotjerry
>The advertised ISO on the D700 is 200-6400. The advertised >ISO on the D800 is 100 to 6400. > >None of us have done a comparative test of the two in low >light conditions, certainly the first thing I will test when I >get mine. So, I don't see how anyone can logically conclude >that the low light performance of the D800 will be any worse >than the D700, which we all know is excellent. > >Before it was announced I had said (perhaps to myself) that if >the ISO performance remained the same, and it had the improved >pixel count, the improved focusing logarithms, and the video, >I was in. I am in. Maybe the actual performance will turn out >to be slightly worse than the D700, but to date, there is zero >evidence of that. > >Am I wrong?
I agree and will wait and see once the D800 is in my hands. Regardless of D700/D800 comparisons I wanted a new DSRL and opted for the D800 over an older D700.