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Nikon D7000 and a Leica M3


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"RE: Nikon D7000 and a Leica M3"

kshapero Gold Member Nikonian since 29th Jan 2006
Fri 04-Jan-13 03:06 PM

>Yes, there is a tendency to take less care with digital. I
>shot film for years and every shot ticked over a dollar
>counter in my head just before hitting the release.
>The freedom to waste shots generated a habit of taking more
>and thinking less, that is, until I got the D800 and my
>thoughts flash to downloading and processing a burdensome
>42-72mb file for every click. I have really slowed down, more
>film like as a result. When I first got that camera, after
>taking 1 cat shot and a couple backyard flower shots, I was on
>a plane heading to a beautiful area of Scotland where in a
>week I took only about 100 frame with the new camera but the
>keeper and suitable-to-print-large rate zoom to the best ever.
>I shoot a lot less but keep a lot more with that camera due to
>the thought that each frame should count if it is that big.
>When switching back the D7000, the return of the old habit
>from film of thinking a little longer about each shot, pays
>off with that camera just as much. Iwent out shooting with a
>friend who has a 5DIII and it really iratated me, every one of
>his shots was a burst of 10 or more even shots that were too
>casual and meaningless to waste a cell phone shot on. I took
>about 30 shots in 3 hours, he took 500 and had almost nothing
>to show for it.
>St Petersburg Russia

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Excellent rant. I also find that shooting in RAW slows me down, knowing all the PP work I will have to do.
Akiva S.

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