D7100 and bracketing

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brucet
brucet Senior Member • Posts: 2,296
D7100 and bracketing

A question for those with D7100's.

I take a lot of photos in dark museums with my D7000. Using bracketing. -2,0,+2. I'm about to jump to a D7100 and want to get some feedback on the 5 shot bracketing of the D7100.

Is it best to shoot -4,-2,0,+2,+4 or -2,-1,0,+1,+2? I'm more interested in quality than capturing the full dynamic range. But if the -4 to +4 gives me great dynamic range and quality then great. I don't have to use all the dynamic range but it's nice to know it's there if I need it. (In theory the -2 to +2 in 5 1 stop steps should be the same as the D7000 -2 to +2 in 3 2 stop steps. But is it?) Does the jump from 16 meg to 24 meg make a great deal of difference when bracketing?

Comments!

regards

 brucet's gear list:brucet's gear list
Nikon D7100 Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 35mm F1.8G Tokina AT-X Pro 12-24mm f/4 DX II Nikon AF-S Nikkor 50mm f/1.8G
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