>It's interesting how different cameras suit different >people's needs. I have been waiting for a while, holding on >to my D70, for a camera EXACTLY like the D700. There are some >who want a 24 megapixel FX camera and don't want a 12 mp D700. > I'm the opposite. I would have no need for that much >resolution or print size. I don't have the computing power or >computer memory for files that big. I don't want to lose the >ISO performance or frame rate of the D700. The D700 is >perfect for me and I am glad that I waited past the D300 >release to see an FX camera that fits me perfectly. > >On the other hand, I have definitely outgrown my D70. The >viewfinder, the speed, the LCD, the image adjustments, the >white balance, the auto-focus, the jpeg quality all leave me >wanting much more and technically I am beyond that camera >now. > >
I couldn't agree more. This is exactly the situation that I am in, since I also have held on to my D70 pending something exactly like the D700.
Even the name seems perfect, just adding a "0" to the end of D70!