D7100 vs D600 do you see what I see ?

Started May 4, 2013 | Discussions thread
GraemeF
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Re: D7100 vs D600 do you see what I see ?
In reply to john Clinch, May 11, 2013

Having owned the D7100 for a couple of weeks, I can wholeheartedly say I love it. The AF blows the doors off my D7000, image quality is excellent and the new viewfinder is fantastic.

There are a couple of quirks - the Function and Preview buttons are reversed and the ISO/zoom- and QUAL/zoom+ buttons are reversed. The former is a bit of a nuisance - I can't get a finger on it easily in portrait orientation (I use the MB-D15). The latter is actually very logical - if like me you own or have owned a D7000, the ISO button is still second from bottom like the D7000, which means I can easily adjust the ISO in manual mode without taking my eye from the viewfinder.

As far as the FX has shallower depth of field argument, I really don't have an issue with DX. I honestly can't say I've found that I have too much depth of field, although mainly using fast primes probably helps somewhat.

Here are a couple of studio shots from the D7100 with the 50mm f1.4 D and the 85mm f1.8 G:

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Nikon D800 Nikon AF-S Nikkor 50mm f/1.8G Nikon AF-S Nikkor 85mm f/1.8G Nikon AF-S Nikkor 28mm f/1.8G Sigma 120-300mm F2.8 DG OS HSM +4 more
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