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dankeny Gold Member Nikonian since 29th May 2006Sun 16-Jun-13 08:06 PM
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"Darn Nikon! Back to two bodies"


Roland, US
          

Like many of you, I shot with two bodies when I had the D700 and D7000. Pixel density wins when it comes to distance. Brian T said it best, it's pixels on the subject that matters. Enter the D800. The DX crop from the D800 has about the same pixel density as the 7000. Eureka! one body to carry. Then, along comes Nikon with the 7100. Resist I did, but eventually I had to take a look. Not convinced that the greater pixel density would improve the reach of the 80-400 all that much, and concerned about the IQ, I took one home to try it.

D7100 with 80-400 @ 400mm, f/5.6, 1/800, ISO 500 (Frame count on D7100 = 22, new!)

Full frame

1500x1000 pixel crop


Larger view by clicking image (do I really have to say that).

David

  

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Shy Talk Registered since 12th Jun 2010Mon 17-Jun-13 12:44 AM
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Port Glasgow, GB
          

So true

For cropping in, it's pixels every time.

Pixels, kilo pixels, megapixels!

Some folk squawk on here about how 'more Mp' make 'no difference'.

And, there's a sort of truth in that. Heck my first Oly E-1 made some beauty pix with its 5 MP sensor......but...

For telephoto users, all those MP can count though, can they not?

For cropping in hard, that awful 'pixellation' that makes your photo look like a pic of a 'Special Forces' Squaddie, is the last bloody thing you want.

Give me a 36mp DX cam ASAP please Nikon.

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Bushido7100 Registered since 03rd Jun 2013Fri 21-Jun-13 03:15 PM
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Absolutely! Since I have upgraded from the D80 to the D7100 I am able to substantially crop.

  

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