D3 vs D5100

Started Feb 28, 2012 | Discussions thread
mosman Contributing Member • Posts: 877
Re: D3 vs D5100

The numbers quoted look about right, depending on the lighting in the arena.

IMHO it depends what and where you a planning to shoot. From experience (pro, paid) you'll be giving up shots due to lower FPS and focus point position. The extra reach can gain you some alternative options depending on what section of the floor you're working or have access to (higher up in the crowd for example rather than straight on the floor).

I thought about throwing one in the bag for fun, but decided against it. Standard kit for the game ( based on where I liked to shoot D3, D3X (if I had time during presentations/anthems) 85 1.4, 50 1.4, but then I worked a half court set and was within a foot or so of the base/sideline).

There are many more factors to consider apart from the apparent good iso on the 5100.



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