D300 v. D700 Dynamic Range

Started Oct 16, 2008 | Discussions thread
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jimkahnw
jimkahnw Regular Member • Posts: 104
D300 v. D700 Dynamic Range

I am comparing the dynamic range of the two cameras and it looks like the D300 has a higher dynamic range than the D700. See dpreview charts:

http://www.dpreview.com/reviews/nikond300/page20.asp
http://www.dpreview.com/reviews/nikond700/page20.asp

What gives? I thought the full frame sensor would out preform the APS size sensor. Or, am I miss reading the data. If I don't need the high ISO, do I need a full-frame camera and all the lenses. I'm quite happy with my D300.

JimK

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