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dm1dave

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Fri 08-Feb-13 02:43 AM | edited Fri 08-Feb-13 03:37 AM by dm1dave

But, why a DX body?
If the dollars go north, why have a camera matched to consumer lenses?


Why not a DX body?
Who ever said that DX bodies are matched to consumer lenses? The D300 preforms wonderfully on my 400/f2.8VR.

Isn't a camera about getting the image?

For X number of dollars, the customer wants a certain image.


We have been able to “get the image” using the DX format for quite a few years now. Both formats have their strengths and weaknesses but either format is more than capable of creating top caliber image quality.

Read about the stock image sites. They have a search function that sorts out (eliminates) lower size images first. For that application, FX is a must.

You seem to be misunderstanding what they mean by “lower size images.” Once an image is on the computer it is impossible to tell how big the image sensor was that captured the image. This search function would tag a D3200 (a 24 megapixel, entry level DX body) image as being bigger than a D4 (a 16 megapixel, top pro FX body) image.

I am not promoting FX, I do not see my purchase ever of a FX, just because it would be an unnecessary excess.

I have always wondered if the D300 was Nikon's stepping stone to get customers to the D600/D800.

Once they step over, why go back?


DX is not a step back – it is just another format just like medium and large format cameras.

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