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

dm1dave

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dm1dave Administrator Awarded for high level knowledge and skills in various areas, most notably in Wildlife and Landscape Writer Ribbon awarded for his excellent article contributions to the Nikonians community Donor Ribbon awarded for his very generous support to the Fundraising Campaign 2015 Nikonian since 12th Sep 2006
Thu 02-Aug-12 08:34 PM

You are correct, 300mm is 300mm and the magnification doesn’t change.

However, if an FX camera has the same number of pixels as a DX camera (D700 vs. D300 for example) and you shoot the same subject at the same distance with the same lens the DX camera will put more pixels across the subject than the FX camera. This records more detail and allows a greater degree of enlargement thus effectively giving the DX camera an advantage.

This advantage only applies when the DX camera have the same number or more pixels as the FX camera. The D800 for example will give you better resolution across your subject than the D300 and the D7000 just about matches the D800 pixel for pixel.

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