>Nikon not offering a D400 may be a good thing for me. Money >I had set aside when I retired this year for a new camera is >still safely in the bank. Actually, I'm starting to think >that a D7100 would be good enough given how fast bodies become >outdated. My $1600 D300s is less than four years old and it >already feels out of date compared to newer sensor technology. > > >One of the best landscape photographers in our state uses >nothing but the D7000 and D7100. I'm just not sure it makes >sense to me to spend $2000-$3000 on a camera that in all >likelihood will be outdated in 5 years time. > >For now I'm just sticking with my D300s, and getting the most >out of it.
As many of us enter retirement, your statement rings true. As I contrast the D3x with the D600, I am still faced with the evolution of technology in my decision making. Somehow, I wish I could get excited about the V1! That one too has to evolve more more me to buy!