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D7000 or wait for D400??

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"RE: D7000 or wait for D400??"

Ramesses Registered since 29th Mar 2007
Fri 08-Oct-10 06:32 PM

Hi Steve:

I have no idea what the D400 would be like, but I do not agree with you for the following reasons. The D7K has a Magnesium alloy body with all the sealing of a D300, for example. It is even rated with the same number of shutter releases as the D700 (175,000.) The Leica M9, for example, is a much smaller and simpler camera than most Nikons and yet it is considered a “Pro” camera. In fact, Leica just put an APS-C sensor in the X1, which is slighter bigger than the D-lux 4/5.

The advances in technology are for faster, lighter and faster products. Remember the first cell, the Dyna:

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From my perspective, I see no reason why I should carry a DX camera of the same size and weight of an FX one. What is the advantage of that? If I opt for a smaller sensor, a compromise, then I should get the advantage of having a smaller camera.

Best regards,

Hektor

A Nikonian in Kemet

My Blog: Hektors Blog
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