To go full frame or not?

Started Apr 8, 2013 | Discussions thread
Nevada Landscapes
Nevada Landscapes Regular Member • Posts: 194
Perspective of someone that has a Nikon D600 and a NEX-7

I bought the Nikon D600 and have no regrets at all. In fact, my high expectations were exceeded! The dynamic range of this camera is amazing. BUT, it all comes down to your goals in photography. I primarily shoot landscape & travel so a full-frame sensor (FX) has much to offer for me; higher dynamic range, less noise, higher sensitivity, a brighter optical viewfinder, and higher quality ultra-wide lens. FX also comes with a higher price tag for bodies and lenses as well as addition weight. I'm at that point in my photography that when I travel to exotic lands and our great national parks, I want the best possible image. I don't mind some extra size and weight (although the D600 is lighter and smaller than most other FX cameras). I have shoot for two years now with my NEX-7 and have enjoyed this camera - which I still own. When I want the best possible quality I grab the D600, when I want good quality (I'm sure someone will be offended by me classifying the quality as good, but this is in fact the case when shooing landscapes at dawn or dusk - which is what I do) and portability I take the NEX-7. BTW, when I want great portability and decent quality, I take my Sony RX100. So bottom line, it all depends on what your focus in in photography and where you are at in your journey as a photographer.

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