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Another D400 Rumor........................................


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bannview Registered since 09th Oct 2013
Tue 15-Oct-13 09:50 PM

>>>You're right Mark I still shoot my 300s also. It is
>very
>>>capable. I too wanted the D400 to happen . . . but
>the
>>D7100
>>>offers more now than something that may be coming.
>>>
>>>Al
>>>
>>Hi there,
>>Seeing as you own both the D300s and the D7100 and have
>good
>>experience using both of them could I ask you which one
>would
>>you choose for all round photography if you were only
>allowed
>>to have one. My reason for asking you this is that I have
>an
>>opportunity to get a good D300s with very low shutter
>count
>>for the equivalent of $250 less than a D7100 and am
>dithering
>>as to which one to choose seeing the D300s is still
>costlier
>>to purchase new than the 7100 new. I`m currently
>shooting
>>with a D200.
>>Thanks,
>>Ian
>
>Ask yourself this:
> Do I NEED:
>
>1) 7 fps ( 8 with a battery grip ) vs. 6 fps for the D7100
>2) more than 8-9 frames in a continuous burst.
>3) exposure compensation: +-5 EV in increments of 1/3,1/2,1
>vs. 1/3,1/2 for the D7100
>4) Exposure Bracketing: 2-9 frames in steps of 1/3,1/2,2/3,1
>EV vs. 2-5 frames in steps of 1/3,1/2,2/3,1,2, or 3 EV for the
>D7100
>5) flash bracketing: 2-9 frames in steps of 1/3,1/2,1 EV vs.
>2-3 frames in steps of 1/3,1/2,1, or 2 EV for the D7100
>6) WB bracketing: 2-9 frames vs. 3 frames for D7100
>
>
>If you need any of the above D300s features, and you feel
>these features are more important than better image quality
>and low light performance, then get the D300s. Otherwise, get
>the D7100.
> Most of the features I listed above are usually not
>necessary for good all around photography. The difference in
>fps and frame buffer size usually become important for things
>like sports photography where things happen quickly and you
>find yourself shooting long bursts of frames to catch the
>action. However, I can say that in my own case, when
>photographing my school sports, I've never shot more that 4-5
>frames in a given burst.
>
> The differences in exposure bracketing may be important when
>producing HDR photographs. However, in most cases, being able
>to shoot 5 bracketing frames should be more than enough.
>
> Again, my advice would be to only get the D300s if one of
>the above differences is absolutely critical to you.
>Otherwise, you'll probably be much happier with the D7100

Hi there,
Thanks for that summation. I feel it has highlighted the way I should be analysing my real needs from a camera upgrade and as such this has helped me a lot in getting to that decision. Thanks,
Ian

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