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Do I really want/need a pro level DX body?


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Chris Platt

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"RE: Do I really want/need a pro level DX body?"

Chris Platt Silver Member Nikonian since 30th Sep 2012
Mon 24-Dec-12 05:40 PM

>I want ( I'm not a pro so I won't say "need")
>better high ISO performance than my D200 can deliver. The D300
>is a step up but is not a huge step up in that department. I
>want better low light autofocus capability, again, not a big
>step up in the D300. I want a faster frame rate than the D300.
>I want this in a DX format with a pro level body that can take
>the abuse and be as durable and consistent as my D200 has
>been. In other words, a D7000 will not cut it.

I also wanted those things when I had my D200 and skipped the D300 for the same reasons you listed. For me, the D7000 delivered them (ok 5 FPS is good enough for me and it focuses way better than my D200 did). Less durable? Perhaps - I'll worry about that when and if I break it. I don't baby my gear and it is holding up fine. I DID need the dynamic range and lower noise high ISO for my bird photography.

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