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Which to buy? D3x or D3s?

ZoneV

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

ZoneV Silver Member Nikonian since 08th Jan 2005
Sat 15-Dec-12 02:17 PM | edited Sat 15-Dec-12 02:20 PM by ZoneV

>>Hi Jackie,
>>
>>For shooting sports in low light situations the D3s is
>the
>>tool of choice.
>
>It is quickly losing it's status as the tool of choice for me.
> Today will be the second time I do not take my D3s to shoot
>ambient light basketball. Choosing instead to shoot my
>D600/D800 combo. I am going to do some testing with the D7000
>today as well.
>
>I've shot the D600 back to back with the D3s for a couple
>months now. Without resizing, I would estimate the D600 to be
>maybe 1/3 to 1/2 stop behind the D3s. Normalizing output, the
>D600 is as good or better. At least out to ISO 6400 where my
>testing stopped.
>
>>The D3 or D700 while not quite as good as the D3s (about
>1
>>stop behind) are much more budget friendly options.
>>Good Luck and Enjoy your Nikons!


Hey Perrone,

Guess what I'm going to be shooting today?

T-Max P3200! Haven't done that in a while. In an N80, mind you. Not sports, but a ballet performance on stage.

D700, D600, D800, D3-series, and of course the D4 are great (I don't personally use any of them)...but sometimes you just want to do something different for the sake of having your results look different than everyone else's.

Nikon user since 2000

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