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Which to buy? D3x or D3s?

PerroneFord

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"RE: Which to buy? D3x or D3s?"

PerroneFord Silver Member Nikonian since 07th Apr 2011
Sat 15-Dec-12 02:51 AM

Couldn't agree more. People rely on the drive WAY too much. There are times when it can be helpful, but as a general rule I shoot 1-3 frames at a time.

>>I would recommend the D3s. The D3x doesn't have nearly
>enough
>>frames per second to shoot sports with.
>
>Do you really need 10 fps to shoot sports with?
>
>I don't. I rarely take more than a single shot at a time, and
>I shoot a good amount of sports, including division 1 hockey.
>Hell, I even use a camera that's limited to 3 fps, sometimes,
>to do that.
>
>Anything 5 or higher is nice, but not actually a must-have.
>
>D3x hits 5 fps in FX easily. And it's just as responsive in
>terms of lag, blackout times, etc, as the D3/D3s. Those are
>the specs that matter more than fps.
>
>People did it just fine back when most cameras were 5 fps or
>below.
>
>Try shooting some sports with your D3x in good light...you
>might actually like it.

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