>I guess the hand-wringing comes from paying $3000 + for a >camera and hoping I make the right decision. I shoot little >league football and dance productions as well as portraits for >each, with an occasional wedding thrown in. So I am looking >for the tack sharpness for the sports and don't mind the >softness for the portraits. One question I have is that I was >all set on buying the D700 as this camera seemed to do >everything I wanted. Which camera, D800 or D800E is comparable >to the D700? Does the D700 have an anti-alias filter in it? If >so, I think my question will have been answered.
The D800 would be most comparable to the D800. And to my knowledge the D800E is the first and only Nikon to ever not have an AA filter.
If you have concerns, just get the D800. I'd bet $100 you couldn't tell the difference on a 20x30 print from the two cameras unless you had them side by side.