What is your 2ndy body?

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Tim Bury
Tim Bury Senior Member • Posts: 2,190
What is your 2ndy body?

I posted this in the wrong forum, hope it's okay to repost here...

I own a D300, which I love. I just won a D3000. Quite the difference in features/functions. I think I'll keep it as a back-up and possibly for my wife to use. But wnated to see how others would view it.

I often do events, some low-light (ISO 1600-2500) with 2.8 leneses, nbut would also have use for it in other circumstances. I was thinking the D3000 might be an okay 2nd body for less lens switching, but I think the menu and button limitations would be frustrating.

However, I don't think I could realistically expect to get much for the camera were I to sell it. So I may be better off keeping it for the family use, or for travel ultra light for family gatherings. I think I just answered my own question there!

NOTE: I have two AF-S lenses (70-200, and 35mm) and one Tamron with builtin motor (17-50 2.8 VC) that would work on a motorless body.

Does anyone have a D300 and a D40X, D60 or D3000 as a second body? How's that working out for you?

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