Sat 13-Apr-13 12:25 AM | edited Sat 13-Apr-13 12:25 AM by glennbp
>Hi guys, > >I've been a Canon shooter for awhile and currently shooting >with 5Dm2. Lately, I've started looking at Nikon cameras and I >like what I see. I've read numerous reviews, comparisons, >forums, etc., until my eyes bleed. >Currently, I'm trying to choose between D600 and D800. >Here are my considerations: >1. Since D600 is a consumer body, I'm afraid it's going to >feel small and not beefy enough, coming from a pro Canon body. > >2. I couldn't find much information on weather sealing, since >it's a very important requirement for me - sand, dust and >occasional drizzle. I usually take my camera everywhere. >3. I don't print huge posters, so I don't need 36 MP and those >huge files do fill up memory cards and hard drive fast. By the >way, can I just select to use smaller RAW files or shoot at ~ >20-24 MP? >4. Since 5Dm2 has only 9 focus points in the middle of the >matrix, and realistically, I mostly use center point, I >believe moving to 51 or even 39 points would be a huge >improvement. >5. I'm being a hobbyist, so the price is always a >consideration. Considering my requirements, is $800 worth the >difference? > >I shoot mostly people, kids, some events. Rarely landscapes, >never sports. >Any input from those who switched or familiar with both >systems? > >Thanks a bunch
Why not upgrade to the 5d MkIII? It's a superb camera and you already have a sizable investment in Canon lenses. I'm a D600 guy, but I would strongly consider the MkIII if I were you.