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An over fertile imagination perhaps, all about the D400...

grizzly200

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"RE: An over fertile imagination perhaps, all about the D400?"

grizzly200 Registered since 18th Dec 2011
Fri 27-Apr-12 02:15 AM | edited Fri 27-Apr-12 02:16 AM by grizzly200

Richard,
I think 16mp is plenty for a DX camera, and that there may never be a D400. I also think that many are in the trap brought on by the computer revolution that as soon as they get a camera, they are almost immediately looking to upgrade--many have to have the newest model with the most bells and whistles.

I think Nikon and Canon are in a Pixel War, and I wouldn't be surprised to see a D900 in a couple of years with 48 or 56 megapixels somehow crammed onto a sensor. And then probably a D1000 with 72 mp. After all, I remember buying a computer eight years ago with a HUGE 80mb hard disk drive. Photography is now on the Computer-Style Obsolescence Track, much to the delight of camera manufacturers, who will keep turning out newer and more desirable models as long as there are plenty of folks who don't mind dishing out thousands of dollars every couple years for a new camera.

I will happily keep making pictures with my D300 and watch the wheels go round and round.

James

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