I NEED SOME INFORMATION PLEASE
My problem is that I was being a late holdout to switch to digital,giving up my F5s and going to the D2Xs.I have since moved to the D7000.Today I had my first experience with a full frame body,a D600 with a 14-24,and the new 80-400.Needless to say I was amazed.I shoot mostly landscapes but I am retiring in a couple of years and will include wildlife more.I am very experienced in this field for the last 30 or so years.My current inventory consists of 2 D7000's 2 D2xs.My lenses are Nikon 80-200 2.8 AFS ED,28-70 AFS ED. Nikon 200-400 f4 ED VR bought in 08.A Sigma 300-800 f 5.6 the same age.DX LENSES ARE THE 18-200 AND 12=24 nikon.I need to know whick FX body will work best with my older AFS ED lenses.Also I plan to return to weddings also.I have years of experience here clear back to an Olympus OM2s.I am considering selling the Sigma but it is so sharp it is a hard decision.Any help from the many great photographers here would be greatly appreciated.Thank You in advance this is truly a great site and the best collection od experts on the net.
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#1. "RE: I NEED SOME INFORMATION PLEASE" | In response to Reply # 0MEMcD Nikonian since 24th Dec 2007Mon 08-Apr-13 04:55 AM
All eight FX bodies (D3, D700, D3X, D3s, D800, D800E, D4, and D600) fully support All AF Nikon F mount lenses including AF-S type with the exception of the 80mm f/2.8 and 200mm f/3.5 made for the F3AF.
Even DX lenses are supported in DX mode and even FX mode though vignetting will be a problem.
#2. "RE: I NEED SOME INFORMATION PLEASE" | In response to Reply # 0blw Nikonian since 18th Jun 2004Mon 08-Apr-13 05:34 AM
You have top caliber lenses, so you won't have any trouble with any of the FX bodies, including the D800e. You definitely should not be selling the SigMonster as FX is effectively "shorter" in focal length due to the (lack of) crop factor. The only things that you need to consider are that the 18-200 and 12-24 don't cover the full FX frame. I'd guess that you use the 12-24 quite a bit, so you should replace that one with either a 14-24/f2.8 or 16-35/f4 VR. If you need an 18-200VR replacement, I'd suggest either the 24-120/f4 AFS VR or the more obvious 28-300/f3.5-5.6 AFS VR, although the latter is a pretty big jump in weight and bulk.
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