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.