Thinking of getting into FX but have a few reservations

Started Jun 18, 2014 | Discussions thread
Nikonparrothead Veteran Member • Posts: 5,296
Re: Thinking of getting into FX but have a few reservations

In no particular order...

If you're still in contact with the friend with the D700, slap your 35 1.8 DX on it and see what you think of the vignetting. Personally I'd drop the $100 or so on a used 50 1.8 AFD instead of using a DX lens.

if you're worried about the 1/4000 shutter speed for bokeh purposes, don't. The D610 has a native ISO of 100 and can drop down to ISO 50 -- that puts it on a par with what you could get with a D700 or D3s which have native ISOs of 200 that can drop down to 100.

Don't buy a $2,000 camera based on a $50 battery.

Good luck with your choice.

-- hide signature --

'Nice pen, bet you write good stories with it.'

 Nikonparrothead's gear list:Nikonparrothead's gear list
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ1 Canon PowerShot S95 Fujifilm FinePix X100 Nikon Coolpix A Panasonic LX100 +13 more
Post (hide subjects) Posted by
Keyboard shortcuts:
FForum PPrevious NNext WNext unread UUpvote SSubscribe RReply QQuote BBookmark MMy threads
Color scheme? Blue / Yellow