Thinking about moving to Nikon and buying D7100

Started Aug 18, 2013 | Discussions thread
archrich Senior Member • Posts: 1,334
Re: Thinking about moving to Nikon and buying D7100

Scott,

I left Oly last December for Nikon when I purchased a D600 with the 24-85 lens. I bought a D7100 s a back-up, but I use it regularly on my 200-400 as I mainly photograph wildlife.

I'm impressed with the 7100. It's AF is excellent as is its IQ. I'm sorry I can't answer your lens questions as I don't have any experience with them.

The biggest difference I've found between the two systems is the "fit and finnish"; I really liked how my Oly gear was put together.  I had an E-3 & an E-5 with some SHG glass and I loved how it "felt".  That being said, there is nothing wrong with the build quality of my Nikon gear. I use it a lot and I've had no problems.

It was expensive to switch systems and for me it was the correct move. I haven't looked back and I have no regrets. I did keep my E-1 and 11-22mm.

Regards,

Archie

 archrich's gear list:archrich's gear list
Sigma 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | S Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3 Fujifilm X30 Fujifilm X100F Olympus E-1 +5 more
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