D600 vs d7100

Started Apr 26, 2013 | Discussions thread
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paulski66
paulski66 Senior Member • Posts: 2,753
Not true, especially if you consider 3rd party options...

Grevture wrote:

Combining lenses like the (new or fairly new) 18-35/3.5-4.5, 24-85/3.5-4.5, the 28/1.8, the 50/1.8, and the 85/1.8 with a D600 produces a (potential) kit which is hard to beat for any roughly equivalent DX kit, both in terms of actual price and in terms of photographic usefulness.

The only lens that you can;t replicate in the above list is the 28 1.8; wide angle primes is the one area DX will fall short on every time.

But considering that the 35 f/1.8 and 50 f/1.8 replace (roughly) the 50 & 85, and any (cheaper) DX kit lens will replace the 24-85, and that there are a number of very strong wide-to-ultra options for DX (Tokina 11-16 or 12-24, Nikon 12-24 and 10-24), with the Tokinas costing a good bit less than the new Nikkor wide angle, I think you can assemble a low-price DX kit for less money than you can an equivalent DX kit.

Assuming, of course, that you're willing to forgo the fast wide angle prime. And that's always been the sore spot now, hasn't it?

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