D7100 in 2021?

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OP M_digicapt Senior Member • Posts: 3,087
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straitouttahell wrote:

M_digicapt wrote:

straitouttahell wrote:

IQ will be more or less on par with your Oly. The D7100 is still a very good camera, but so is the E-M1 too.

You'll miss IBIS (in-lens IS isn't even closely as effective) and you'll be mad at the AF, at least until you learn its quirks and fine-tune it.

You'll have a shallower DOF at the same framing, this may or may not be a good thing, depending on your taste.

The D7100 has a known issue of banding in the shadows when lifting blacks at or close to base ISO. For my kind of shooting this is rarely a problem, YMMV.

Thanks.

Have you used both cameras? Is the D7100 better for tracking birds?

Is banding a problem with both jpegs and raw? Can it be fix in post?

I haven't tried an E-M1 II, but I had an E-M5 and based my guesswork on the experience I have with that camera. I usually shoot static subjects and only shoot raw, so I'm afraid I won't be of much help.

Thanks

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