After almost a year of searching for what camera and lens to buy, I finally made a decision. A brand new d7100 to replace my borrowed 5000. Was it a difficult process? Yes, I also looked for the a-77 and the k-5 II. The Pentax is hard to get or awfully expensive over here and the a-77 offered features I do not care so much about.
Stan advised another new user to start with the 18-105 kit lens until you have made up your mind what to use next. This recommendation was very useful to me...(Spasibo Sta )
I probably buy the 70-300 mm next. A new flash has a higher priority. Probably the sb-700, otherwise the Metz 52/44.
The excitement of unpacking, testing and using the new d7100 so far is a stunning experience. What a jo
Explorer in the further region of experience. JPEG to some. RAW to others.
#4. "RE: finally, a d7100" In response to Reply # 3 Sun 11-Aug-13 08:15 PM by richardd300
Congratulations. When I swapped my D7000 for the D7100 the experience was I felt one of a great advance by the elimination of the AA filter and many other ways as well. The 70-300mm will make a fine pairing with the D7100 too.