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Why not include a user select DX/FX feature?

Arkayem

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"RE: Why not include a user select DX/FX feature?"

Arkayem Moderator Awarded for his high level skills in flash photography Charter Member
Mon 07-Jul-08 06:39 PM

>Just to be clear, if your in the Auto DX crop mode, do you
>still have the advantage of the 1.5x crop factor with DX
>lenses. From the previous post it sounds like you can force
>the DX crop mode with a FX lens. If so then the only
>disadvantage is that you can't go above 5.1MP in that mode,
>but you can have most of the cake and eat it too.

Another way to look at this is that you can shoot with the D700 in FX mode, and later in post processing, crop the center DX area out, and you end up with exactly the same thing as if you used that lens on a DX camera; the same pixel count, the same resolution, the same perceived 'reach'.

Russ
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http://NikonCLSPracticalGuide.blogspot.com/

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