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

HenkB

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

HenkB Silver Member Nikonian since 18th Dec 2004
Sun 29-Apr-12 03:07 PM

>Where that would leave the serious wildlife
>photographers and those availing themselves of the extra reach
>afforded by 35mm lenses, who knows. Perhaps the D300/s could
>be the last of the APS-C semi pro cameras, although Nikon
>counted them in the requirement for NPU,s (Nikon Professional
>User) membership.

Not that I'm on the list for a D800 (yet), but it struck me immediately that the D800 could be regarded exactly as a pro/semi-pro build D7000 with benefits. Put any lens on it and it will project the same image on just as many pixels you would cover with the same lens from the same spot on a D7000. It's pretty clearly two cameras in one and may very well be where the smart DX money will be forced to go in the future, although in my gut I rather doubt that. I'm still sitting this one out until the other shoe drops and/or a consensus develops around the D800's abilities. I guess I would be sad to see the semipro DX body be so out of reach for so many. On the other hand, it is still way less expensive to pay Nikon to make the best body they know how to do than to capitalize a company to make the exact body I want. Glass half-full, and all that.

Best,

Hendrik

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