Renting FX camera as a trial run: D4s vs D800E vs Df?

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Wahrsager
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Re: Renting FX camera as a trial run: D4s vs D800E vs Df?
In reply to tlrfoto, 4 months ago

tlrfoto wrote:

As a hobbyist photographer my normal D5200 suits me just fine for 90% of what I like to shoot. I've had a couple recent opportunities to shoot some concerts and have realized that my D5200, while it does a passable job in low light (twilight etc.), it's sensor just isn't up to the task of holding the level of detail I'm looking for in the dynamic and often poor lighting conditions present at indoor concerts.

My question if I'm going to rent a FX camera for a weekend of concerts, which out of these three would be the best performance for the $$$, D4s (~$200), D800E (~$110), or Df (~$100)?

I realize the D4s is a powerhouse, but is the extra $100 worth it?

Any and all input would be greatly appreciated.

I think the D4s would be perfect for a concert and probably worth the money.  Try Group autofocus mode and set the Matrix Metering (Custom Settings Menu > b5 > turn Face detection on) and you'll nail those dimly-lit artists on stage.

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