I love my 5d3, but...

Started Sep 13, 2012 | Discussions thread
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bobn2
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Re: I love my 5d3, but...

papparazzi wrote:

Tell me do the Nikon's D300s and D700 like this or only the D7000/D600..

Sorry, can't. Nikon's top line cameras use a unique 'monocoque' construction, where the 'shell' forms part of the 'chassis', quite unlike the traditional Canon construction of a structural mirror box with a shell applied to it. We can see this construction in the current line:
D4:

D800:

D700:

D300s:

However, you can console yourself with the though that most of the outer panels of any Nikon (the bits you can't see in these pictures) are plastic, including the D4.
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