What to buy for shooting action that doesn't cost as much as a D4?

Started Nov 14, 2013 | Discussions thread
garykohs Veteran Member • Posts: 4,711
Re: Buy The D3

jfriend00 wrote:

I already own a grip that fits the D700 so that isn't any extra expense. Isn't the D3, the exact same sensor as the D700? So, the D3 would give me a couple more fps and (from what I hear) a little quicker AF. But, the noise performance isn't going to be different than a D700, right?

FYI, I shoot soccer with the 200-400 f/4. I do also own the 70-200 (older generation), but it's too short for full field soccer.

If I were going to shoot soccer under the lights with any 12MP FF sensor I'd want to pair it with a Sigma 120-300/2.8 HSM. You can find good used ones in the $1500 range.

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