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D700 at Chicagoland

RebelPOW

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"D700 at Chicagoland"

RebelPOW Registered since 05th Aug 2002
Sun 13-Jul-08 03:39 PM | edited Sun 13-Jul-08 04:06 PM by RebelPOW

At last night's NASCAR race at Chicagoland Speedway, Nikon had a display booth in association with Central Camera of Chicago.

I was given the brief opportunity to hold a D700 with grip and a 70-200 f2.8 mounted to it.

The camera feels very much like a D300. Nice simplified controls on the back (as compared to my D200).

I've never been a fan of battery grips and this one was no different. With the 70-200 mounted, this was a heavy setup. I'd prefer it without the grip, but that's my preference.

Nikon rep said that availability would be limited until the first of the year. I thought that was interesting since it conflicts with what several dealers have told me.

Just thought that I'd share first opinions.

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A general, generic topic D700 at Chicagoland [View all] , RebelPOW , Sun 13-Jul-08 01:39 PM
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