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"RE: Regarding ISO and Dynamic Range"
Thank you for the reference material.It's curious that the chart at:http://home.comcast.net/~nikond70/Investigations/Photographic_Dynamic_Range.htmshows a decrease in dynamic range when the D3 is in DX mode, but even then it's better than the D300's dynamic range.I wonder why a subset (DX) of the sensor's (FX) size would show a decrease?And finally, I understand that 12-bit vs 14-bit has no impact on dynamic range. Instead, 14-bit offers more accuracy.Here's a good article about that:http://www.earthboundlight.com/phototips/8bit-versus-16bit-difference.html?search=dynamic+range&bool=and