What is the best digital camera for photographing fast moving objects? (sports, children, animals)

Started Apr 9, 2013 | Questions thread
manhattanboy
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Re: My suggestion
In reply to Lin Evans, Apr 12, 2013

Lin Evans wrote:

I would take a long look at the Nikon D7000. I have the D7000 and also the Nikon 1V1. The 1V is a dandy little camera, but only 10 megapixel and it gets "very hot" very quickly in hot weather.

The D7000 is an incredible value right now. It has a great 16 megapixel sensor, one of the best dynamic range cameras around, certainly for the money. It has excellent autofocus and is feature rich. It lets you have two SD cards which can be used in a variety of ways.

I also have Olympus E3, Canon EOS 1D, 1DS, D30, 10D, 40D, etc., but my pick for what you want to do is the Nikon D7000.

Best regards,

Lin

I second the post above (it's 100% correct!!) but add the caveat that you need to spend the money on a good lens that is reviewed to have a fast autofocus and, if you can afford it, a low aperture.  The fast autofocus will allow you to reel off shots with the D7000 and the low aperture will allow you to go out to 1000th's of a second in frame exposure to freeze your moving target.

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Nikon D7000 Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 35mm f/1.8G Nikon AF-S Nikkor 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6G VR Sigma 85mm F1.4 EX DG HSM +1 more
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