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Upgrading from a D80

micro

walkertown, US
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"RE: Upgrading from a D80"

micro Registered since 30th Mar 2008
Tue 07-May-13 12:55 AM

>I've upgraded from a D80 to a D7100.
>
>I decided to stick with that level of camera as the reduction
>in controls on the lower end cameras (my wife has a D5200) was
>forcing me to play more with the camera than getting the shot.
>I also have a great range of DX glass and didn't want to make
>the jump to FX.
>
>As for using the D7100, there is a great improvement in the
>quality of the shots and the shots are much, much sharper to
>my eye.
>
>However, that sharpness is a double edged sword. The D7100 is
>quite unforgiving for sloppy camera technique and I find I
>need to take care in shooting to get a satisfactory result.
>This typically means a higher shutter speed and possibly a
>higher ISO for what I'd use on the D80. Luckily the ISO
>performance of the D7100 is a world away from the D80!
>
>I now refer to me D7100 as my scalpel, its razor sharp and
>will cut the user to shreds when used incorrectly
>
>--et


I agree 100%. the d-7000 has so much more resolution than the d-80 that even the slightest camera movement shows up big time.I'm having to work harder on my technique than learning the camera itself.fortunately,I still have my d-80's for the real important stuff until I feel more confident with my d-7000.but once I get to that level,its going to be so nice,so lovy dovy.lol

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