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PeteD57 Registered since 26th Feb 2013Tue 14-May-13 11:19 PM
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"D7100 or used D300S?"


NZ
          

Just looking for advice, would you buy a used D300s (10k) shutter count for $1200NZ or a new D7100 for $1800NZ. I'm upgrading from a D80. I like the idea of the more rugged camera with the D300 control layout. How much of a performance difference is there for most practical purposes?

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mrwilson Silver Member Nikonian since 14th May 2013Wed 15-May-13 01:18 AM
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#1. "RE: D7100 or used D300S?"
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springfield, US
          

I use to have a d300 and now I have had the d7100 for a couple months. For me the d7100 is a much better image making camera because of the increased mega pixels and the much better auto focus. For action photography the d7100 has the 51 point dynamic af and acquires lock on af very quickly. The body of the d7100 is smaller than the d300 but the build is excellant. I would personally buy the d7100 for difference in price. The d300s is basically the same as the d300 with the exception of the video.

Larry

  

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billD80 Silver Member Nikonian since 22nd Jan 2007Wed 15-May-13 01:30 AM
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#2. "RE: D7100 or used D300S?"
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US
          

The D7100 will feel extremely solid in your hands, and if the D80 was satisfactory, the D7100 will be a dream.

I personally can't see getting a D300s over the D7100, UNLESS cost is the determining factor.

The D300s is a fine machine, and, truth be told, a well executed image can be had from any camera you've mentioned. The D7100 won't instantly produce images noticeably different from what you're getting with your D80. Neither will a D4...

But its AF is better, its sensor is better, so all things being equal, it may enable you to capture images you might not have before.

The D7100 is the best DX camera made by anyone, and if you get one, it should serve you very well for many years.

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km6xz Moderator Awarded for his in-depth knowledge in various areas, including Portraits and Urban Photography Nikonian since 22nd Jan 2009Wed 15-May-13 04:59 AM
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#3. "RE: D7100 or used D300S?"
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St Petersburg, RU
          

Hello Pete,
You mention build quality so there might be a specific question you are concerned with relating to conditions of use. Are you using it in extreme conditions or where it will suffer physical abuse that the D80 did not survive well? The D80 was not known for being a fragile camera, nor its successor, the D90. The D90 and D300 have essentially the same imaging performance although the D90 has a 1/2 stop advantage in dynamic range.
Have you used a D300 extensively to have become used to the control layout? It is really a matter of what you are used to as to what feels comfortable. There is really only one advantage in shooting controls with the D300, those who need both AF-On and AE-L/AF-L. That might be a misplaced concern however. By setting the functions of available buttons, a better more intuitive use of both of those functions can be achieved. I have both the D7000 and D800. I find little difference in actual use because both have the buttons and controls I need for control without removing my eye from the VF. Since I want both AF-On function and AE-L/AF-L functions, I use the single rear buttom for AF-On and the Fn button on the front of the grip assigned to AE-L/AF-L and find it more intuitive and useful than having the two buttons controlled by the thumb where they are so close together that missing the correct button occurs frequently.
Another often cited advantage is frame rate but that assumes shooting in the lower quality 12 bit mode. In the preferred 14 bit mode, the D7100 is considerable faster in frame rate, 2 1/2 times faster.

Both the D7100 and D300 have the same degree of elements seals, both use magnesium in the body but less of it in the D7100.

For me, the choice would never have even been thought of, the D7100 is on another level of features and performance the put it in the ranks of the top pro cameras and exceeds many specs of all other brands of top pro models.
Unless there is a compelling reason to get the D300 for nostalgia or unique requirement, the answer to the question of which is the better camera is obvious.
Given all this, is there some specific reason you are considering a 2 generation older design?
Stan
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NDGraham Silver Member Nikonian since 12th Jan 2007Mon 20-May-13 01:01 PM
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#4. "RE: D7100 or used D300S?"
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Dorval (Montreal), CA
          

No question: go with the D7100!
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Omaha Registered since 07th Jan 2012Mon 20-May-13 01:22 PM
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#5. "RE: D7100 or used D300S?"
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Omaha, US
          

It all comes down to how much $600 matters to you. If you can afford the difference comfortably, the D7100 is clearly the right choice. If you have better uses for the money (lights, lenses, shoes for the kids, etc) then the D300s is also a great camera.

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#6. "RE: D7100 or used D300S?"
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Monterey Bay, US
          

I would choose the D7100 just for the better LCD and High ISO performance.
The only problem I see with getting the D7100 over the D300s is in focus shots.
More MegaPixels show user error "Mo Beta".
However, once you have improved your Hand Held technique,
you will be a better photographer.
You may need to use a TriPod or MonoPod at first.

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PeteD57 Registered since 26th Feb 2013Tue 21-May-13 11:56 PM
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#7. "RE: D7100 or used D300S?"
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NZ
          

Thank you for all the replies, D7100 it is, however, I will be cross if Nikon bring out a D400 later this year!!

  

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#8. "RE: D7100 or used D300S?"
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>Thank you for all the replies, D7100 it is, however, I will
>be cross if Nikon bring out a D400 later this year!!

You'll get over it. Have fun until then. There will be competition selling the D7100 then, but there will still be a market for the D7100. I am addicted to mine. I've averaged over 150 shots a day since 3/30.

The lady hawk that lives in one of my trees will pose for as long as I keep shooting. If I turn my back, she flies back to the nest.

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EZRDRZ Registered since 20th Jan 2013Thu 23-May-13 04:38 PM
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#30. "RE: D7100 or used D300S?"
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GB
          

All things considered really, the D7000 is also a good option just been past a shop that had one going for £750.00 if budget it going to come into it Personally I always liked the D300s; D7100 is -better and all I am saying is the D7000 isn't far behind.

  

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Sixmileman Registered since 06th Mar 2013Wed 22-May-13 12:40 AM
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#9. "RE: D7100 or used D300S?"
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US
          

Another feature of the D7100 is the internal 1.3x crop factor which extends the length of long lenses (although image quality is reduced from 24 MP to 15 MP - to me, no big deal as it is still 25% more MP than my D90). Combined with the inherent 1.5x crop of a DX sensor, the added internal 1.3x crop function of the D7100 makes a 500 MM lens into a 975 MM lens (35 MM equivalent). As someone who shoots a lot of wildlife (especially birds), I find this feature a real plus. No need to change lenses or add a tele-converter, just push a button and turn the main command dial.

Good luck with your decision, but I'd go for the D7100 if money isn't the issue.

  

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#10. "RE: D7100 or used D300S?"
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HIXSON, US
          

Lawrence,

Just so that you will know. It has been discussed elsewhere ad nauseum, and ad nauseum. I gave an explanation that it was really 3/2 x 4/3 when you use the D7100 in 1.3x (Really 1.33333 x crop mode) a lens's focal length is effectively doubled.

I was roundly criticized, but the end effect is that the lens's focal length is doubled. So a 500mm lens would in effect be 1000mm not 975. Some EXIF readers confirm this. They do not get it right on the D7100 when not using the 1.3x crop mode. Perhaps a firmware update is needed?

The real math is a little boring to me even though I have a degree in Math.

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mklass Platinum Member As a semi-professional involved in all manner of photographic genres including portraiture, sports, commercial, and events coverage, Mick is always ready to help Nikonians by sharing his deep knowledge of photography and printing. Nikonian since 08th Dec 2006Wed 22-May-13 04:05 PM
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#12. "RE: D7100 or used D300S?"
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Tacoma, US
          

The field of view is what is affected by the crop factor, not the focal length. You are just cropping to a smaller image circle, not getting greater magnification.

This is even more apparent when you are using one sensor and just cropping the image size. You're getting a smaller image, the camera isn't magically increasing the FL of the lens.

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#13. "RE: D7100 or used D300S?"
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US
          

>The field of view is what is affected by the crop factor, not
>the focal length.

Yes, but could we say the lens' "apparent" focal length is affected?

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#14. "RE: D7100 or used D300S?"
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Tacoma, US
          

That might be a useful qualifier, but FOV is accurate.

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#16. "RE: D7100 or used D300S?"
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Paignton, GB
          

>Yes, but could we say the lens' "apparent" focal
>length is affected?

I think we should avoid using that phrase too, because there is no such thing as "apparent" focal length. Many people have already been confused by sloppy use of terminology, unfortunately

Focal length is an intrinsic property of a lens, and is unaffected by the format of the camera it's mounted on and by any internal crop modes. A 500mm lens is always a 500mm lens.

As Mick says, what changes is the angle (or field) of view. Engaging crop mode doesn't increase reach - if by "reach" we mean the number of pixels on the subject - it just narrows the angle of view and correspondingly reduces the total pixel count of the image.

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#18. "RE: D7100 or used D300S?"
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US
          

>I think we should avoid using that phrase too, because there
>is no such thing as "apparent" focal length. Many people have already been confused by sloppy use of terminology, unfortunately


No such thing as apparent focal length? Sure there is!

Every time I look through a DX camera with a 300mm lens it looks very much like a 450mm would on a FF. Is it really a 450mm? Of course not. It just behaves like one, which is why people like DX for its "reach" and those who like wide-angle shots will be disappointed when using FX wide-angle intended lenses in DX format cameras.

However "sloppy", one definition of "apparent" is: 2.Seemingly real or true, but not necessarily so.

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#19. "RE: D7100 or used D300S?"
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Paignton, GB
          

>Every time I look through a DX camera with a 300mm lens it
>looks very much like a 450mm would on a FF. Is it really a
>450mm? Of course not.

Glad we agree!

>...which is why people like DX for its "reach"

Well, that's another common fallacy which we try hard to educate people about.

The DX format doesn't automatically confer a "reach" advantage over FX. First we need to have a common understanding of the term "reach" - see my earlier post for one definition. In that sense, a (DX) D90 has pretty much the same reach as an (FX) D600 - both have around 10MP in the DX-size frame. And a (DX) D300 has less reach than an (FX) D800.

The way to avoid these problems is to use terms which are unambiguous. DX reduces the angle of view of a lens compared with FX, as does a crop mode. Simple as that

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#20. "RE: D7100 or used D300S?"
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US
          

>Well, that's another common fallacy which we try hard to
>educate people about.
>
>The way to avoid these problems is to use terms which are
>unambiguous. DX reduces the angle of view of a lens compared
>with FX, as does a crop mode. Simple as that


Simple? Perhaps. But one wonders where all the "common fallacies" came from...

Phrases like "angle of view" won't be as effective for some folks as the judicious use of the term "apparent" would be.

But since most people on these forums are conversant with phrases like "angle of view", keep educating along that line.

For me, I prefer the language used by one of the largest retailers intent on selling Nikon lenses: "When mounted on a DX-format DSLR, this 85mm prime delivers an apparent focal length of approximately 127mm."

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#21. "RE: D7100 or used D300S?"
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Tacoma, US
          


>For me, I prefer the language used by one of the largest
>retailers intent on selling Nikon lenses: "When mounted
>on a DX-format DSLR, this 85mm prime delivers an apparent
>focal length of approximately 127mm."
>
>
Advertising copy is rarely a good source of proper terminogy.

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#22. "RE: D7100 or used D300S?"
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Wed 22-May-13 09:37 PM by briantilley

Paignton, GB
          

>But one wonders where all the "common fallacies" came from...

In large part, from articles that aim to simplify but end up misleading the readers - who then repeat the same and so on...

I'm afraid retailers (some of them, anyway) and many printed magazines are amongst the worst offenders when it comes to poor use of words! Camera manufacturers - their marketing departments in particular - are not immune either. Having a job as a copywriter or journalist is no guarantee that a person will actually understand the underlying concepts

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#23. "RE: D7100 or used D300S?"
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Collinsville, US
          

I'm new to the forum, and am far from being a professional photographer. I recently upgraded to the D7100 from the D80. One of the features of the D7100 that influenced my decision to buy it rather than the D7000 was the 1.3 crop mode. I am getting into birding photography and believed the 1.3 crop would be useful. For example, I've read that the Nikon 300mm f4 is a great birding lens (for non-professionals) when used with a 1.4 multiplier. Since I did not yet have a quality birding lens, my thought was that I could buy the 300mm lens and achieve roughly 600mm through the crop mode rather than spending another $500 on a multiplier. Was there something wrong with my logic? Will the crop mode produce images that are equivalent to the 1.4 multiplier?
Very much enjoying the discussion from the experts on this forum.
Regardless of the response to my question, I have had no issues with the D7100 and have no regrets with the purchase.

  

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#24. "RE: D7100 or used D300S?"
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Paignton, GB
          

>Will the crop mode produce images that
>are equivalent to the 1.4 multiplier?

No, the two would be different.

A 300mm lens with a 1.4x TC on a D7100 will give you a 24MP image, with the same field of view that you would get from a 630mm lens on an FX camera.

A 300mm lens alone on a D7100 in Crop Mode will give you a 15MP image, with the field of view you would get from a 600mm lens on an FX camera.

Hoping I've got the numbers right...

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#27. "RE: D7100 or used D300S?"
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Collinsville, US
          

>>Will the crop mode produce images that
>>are equivalent to the 1.4 multiplier?
>
>No, the two would be different.
>
>A 300mm lens with a 1.4x TC on a D7100 will give you a 24MP
>image, with the same field of view that you would get from a
>630mm lens on an FX camera.
>
>A 300mm lens alone on a D7100 in Crop Mode will give you a
>15MP image, with the field of view you would get from a 600mm
>lens on an FX camera.
>
>Hoping I've got the numbers right... ;-)
>
>
Thanks for the analysis. Fortunately, this is consistent with what I was thinking. Having no intention of making poster-size prints of my birding images, I'm very comfortable with 16mp images, and am happy to not not have to spend another $500 to achieve a respectable field of view for birding photography.

  

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#31. "RE: D7100 or used D300S?"
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US
          

Having no intention of making
>poster-size prints of my birding images, I'm very comfortable
>with 16mp images, and am happy to not not have to spend
>another $500 to achieve a respectable field of view for
>birding photography.

I can attest to the quality of the 300/4 AF-S on a D7100. While you may not intend to make poster sized images, at 15mp, you'll be able to.

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#32. "RE: D7100 or used D300S?"
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>>"I'm very comfortable with 16mp images, and am happy to not not have to spend another $500 to achieve a respectable field of view for birding photography."<<

Frederick,

While you may not want to spend an additional $500 to achieve a respectable FOV for birding (It is your money), if you plan to have the camera for at least a couple of years, you may want to invest a little more in 1) the latest Expeed technology shared by the D600, D4, & D800, 2) the option to use the "1.3x" crop mode, 3) The extra megapixels when needed, 4) better low noise performance.

Learning the best techniques for using a particular camera takes a while. Personally, since I have the D80, D300, D5100, D7000, and the D7100; if I had the choice, I would definitely go with the D7100, but it is your money.

I have just about abandoned the use of my D7000. If I could sell all my other cameras, and get another D7100 for a backup camera, I would do it in a heartbeat. I still have a Canon S95 that I don't plan to part with.

Being "stuck with" a D7000 would not be the worst fate in the world. After Melville fixed the AF problems, & I got the sticky oil/dust off the sensor, it is now a pretty darn good camera.

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#34. "RE: D7100 or used D300S?"
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>>>"I'm very comfortable with 16mp images, and am
>happy to not not have to spend another $500 to achieve a
>respectable field of view for birding
>photography."<<
>
>Frederick,
>
>While you may not want to spend an additional $500 to achieve
>a respectable FOV for birding (It is your money), if you plan
>to have the camera for at least a couple of years, you may
>want to invest a little more in 1) the latest Expeed
>technology shared by the D600, D4, & D800, 2) the option
>to use the "1.3x" crop mode, 3) The extra megapixels
>when needed, 4) better low noise performance.
>
>Learning the best techniques for using a particular camera
>takes a while. Personally, since I have the D80, D300, D5100,
>D7000, and the D7100; if I had the choice, I would definitely
>go with the D7100, but it is your money.
>
>I have just about abandoned the use of my D7000. If I could
>sell all my other cameras, and get another D7100 for a backup
>camera, I would do it in a heartbeat. I still have a Canon
>S95 that I don't plan to part with.
>
>Being "stuck with" a D7000 would not be the worst
>fate in the world. After Melville fixed the AF problems,
>& I got the sticky oil/dust off the sensor, it is now a
>pretty darn good camera.
>
>Charlie
Charlie,
I agree with your analysis of the D7100. I have owned the camera for a couple of months now and have no regrets. Recently I picked up Nikon's new 80-400 lens and find the combination to be exceptional for wildlife/birding photography.

  

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Sixmileman Registered since 06th Mar 2013Thu 23-May-13 03:14 PM
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#26. "RE: D7100 or used D300S?"
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Well, as the one whose "apparent" math error precipitated this lengthy discussion of "reach" vs FOV, I must say I am happy to have made my comment regardless of its technical accuracy (or not - although I did point out that the 1.3x crop yields a 15MP image) primarily because the resulting back and forth is so amusing.

To paraphrase the old ad...its a silly <25> milimeters longer (but is it really?).

  

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#28. "RE: D7100 or used D300S?"
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Sixmillerman,

Thanks for falling on your sword on this one. I thought for sure that I would.

This discussion and a few others almost identical have helped me take much better photos. All these things run through my head as I'm composing & focusing & getting the correct exposure.

Okay, so it may help with a purchase decision. Maybe.

Sorry,

Charlie

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cwils02 Gold Member Nikonian since 19th Apr 2012Wed 22-May-13 04:55 PM
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#15. "RE: D7100 or used D300S?"
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>>"You're getting a smaller image, the camera isn't magically increasing the FL of the lens."<<

WHAT??? Mick, I am shocked that you don't/won't ascribe magical properties to my camera.

While there are some advantages to the D7100's "1.3x crop factor", it isn't magic. I was just trying to correct the math that Lawrence was using to calculate the effective or apparent focal length of the "1.3x crop factor" without challenging whether it was mythical or not. Plus, it is just so much easier to multiply the focal length by 2 than 1.5 x 1.3.

Instead of having you choose between a camera with a 1.5x crop factor, w/24mp, @6fps max, -- or -- one with a 2x crop factor, w/15+mp, @7fps max, Nikon has given us both in one camera albeit with a few other tradeoffs.

BTW, my magical D7100 just read your post dissing its abilities. It has put a hex on your camera. You will no longer be able to capture images of the tooth fairy.

Charlie


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#17. "RE: D7100 or used D300S?"
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Tacoma, US
          

Let see: I have a D3s, a D800e and s D7100 (acquired in that order). So if I use the appropriate calculation, I have a D17400000es. That's pretty cool! (And probably trumps your D7100's curse.)

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#11. "RE: D7100 or used D300S?"
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+1 for D7100

Best regards,
Vlad

  

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#25. "RE: D7100 or used D300S?"
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Monterey Bay, US
          

Seems to me that using a D7100 + 1/3 crop would decrease the image size
in the ViewFinder and LCD (especially if you magnified it).

Would not this make it extremely hard to shoot a little bird in flight?

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#29. "RE: D7100 or used D300S?"
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HIXSON, US
          

Roger,

Let me explain what you see when you are shooting in the "1.3x" Crop Mode on the D7100.

The only (well most important) change in the viewfinder is that there are lines that show the area that would be captured if you shoot while in the "1.3x" Crop Mode. This is one of my negatives. I would prefer if the area outside of those lines be darkened slightly. Sometimes when shooting in this mode, I think that something is wholly within the cropped area because I am focusing on something within that area. But, then I see that part of what I want to capture--while I see it on the viewfinder--it is out of the cropped/captured area.

It would be much better if the cropped area were magnified to fill the viewfinder when shooting in the "1.3x" Crop Mode.

There are benefits to the Crop Mode; 1) Smaller file size, 2) faster frame rate, and 3) more "reach". Just joking on 3).

Charlie

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#33. "RE: D7100 or used D300S?"
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Scotia, US
          

I have a D7100 and agree with Charlie's observations. Although the crop mode saves some time it may be safer to shoot without it and crop in post processing to cutting off part of the frame.

Chuck

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