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I guess I need to get a D700!


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"RE: I guess I need to get a D700!"

lovemy8514 Registered since 05th Oct 2007
Sat 05-Jul-08 06:26 PM | edited Sat 05-Jul-08 06:28 PM by lovemy8514

They are two very different cameras. However, I am on the fence between the two for only two reasons.

I would loose the crop factor of DX bodies by moving from the D70 to the D700, so my 70-200mm VR will be 'seem' shorter unless I crop after the fact, which will yield slightly less resolution than I get with my current D70 (But probably better image quality.) One reason for me wanting to upgrade is because I already crop a lot of images, and the extra MP's would make the quality of my crops better. However, it would essentially be a wash with my longest lens on full-frame.

The other reason is the 70-200mm I own apparently isn't at it's best on a full frame sensor. I don't like the idea of vignetting at f/2.8 unless it proves easy to fix in Capture.

Other than the above, the D700 is calling me, if not quite as loudly as the D300!

I'll await reviews and flip a coin......

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