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KnightPhoto

Alberta, CA
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"RE: D4 or D800?"

KnightPhoto Gold Member Nikonian since 18th Dec 2006
Thu 17-May-12 12:56 PM | edited Thu 17-May-12 12:57 PM by KnightPhoto

> If you could have only a D4 or only a D800 which would you choose?

That is the part that makes it HARD. If we were advising which FIRST, that is easier

> I'm strictly amateur.

TBH not being paid for photography means you don't HAVE TO get the shot. All too often a pro HAS TO and MUST return home with the goods, in which case a D4 could be advantageous.

> I do general work (as in, portraits, landscape, macro, wildlife, and whatever else that pops up).

I don't see you mentioning low light. You do mention Wildlife which in some cases definitely benefits from high fps.

On balance based on your own descriptions it sounds like 3/4 D800 1/4 D4. Do you agree, or maybe I got the fractions wrong?

Best regards, SteveK

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