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For me, it's mostly the chance at going full frame for (relatively) cheap. I love the depth of field you can get, plus Canon has come out with some really interesting lenses recently that look really nice in reviews. However, the age of the body, the cost of switching systems, and the fact that I've generally been nonplussed by Canon ergonomics all keep from doing it.

I'm thinking that if I can find a buyer for my D5000, I'm gonna pick up a D7000 this summer. I can afford it right now, but I'm sure the parents would disapprove. I figure that for the price I get a good balance in body ergonomics and weight, one of Nikon's best AF systems, compatibility with the old MF lenses and AF/AF-D lenses, weather resistance, and very respectable video, all which I could really use at times. And then there's the high ISO performance...
Not that I don't believe you, but I think many are quick to dismiss one or the other camera's ergonomics without actually becoming accustomed to it first. And mean more than just borrowing someone's camera for a few hours. I've had a fair bit of hands on with some Nikon bodies (older Dxx series mostly) and I find their ergonomics just fine.
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I adjust to ergonomics stupid fast. I borrowed my dad's Canon for like.... 10 frames. Did a lens swap. Found myself reaching for the ISO button in the wrong place and twisting lenses on the wrong way when I went back.
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Not that I don't believe you, but I think many are quick to dismiss one or the other camera's ergonomics without actually becoming accustomed to it first. And mean more than just borrowing someone's camera for a few hours. I've had a fair bit of hands on with some Nikon bodies (older Dxx series mostly) and I find their ergonomics just fine.
I've tried a Rebel T2i and a 50D, and neither was that comfortable for me. I'm sure if I gave it a longer try it would be totally different, but I like how the minute I hold a Nikon it feels like it was custom-molded for my hands.
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Definitely going used if I can.

5Dmk2
17-40 f/4L OR Tokina 16-28 f/2.8
35mm f/2
50mm f/1.8 (Maybe 1.4 if I can swing it)
70-200 f/4L
85mm f/1.8 (Eventually)

What do you think?
you can have basically that exact same setup on nikon....and none of these lenses are really the exciting exotic stuff.

like gone said, it makes more sense to switch from pen-oly-sony to canon since there are holes in the lens setup.

the grass is always greener on teh other side. i was goin to switch from sony to canon a few months ago but ultimately decided to stay with my current system. was planning to go with a 7d cause of the AF, 17-55, 70-200/2.8is but realized that i have that exact range already on FF sony plus i couldnt give up inbody stabilization.
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I don't think Nikon has a competitive body to the 5Dmk2 in terms of what I'm looking for. Video is a feature I'm really interested in. A similar lens setup with Nikon is going to cost more as well.
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Canon has more megapickles. I don't think I could live without my megapickles anymore man.
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Phase One rep was at my college on Friday. Oh man, I want one now. Using a P65+ was tight. Now I want to try the IQ180.

Also, if any of you are interested in tethering, use Capture One. I've been using it for the past few weeks for tethering and it's legit.
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Awesome few days of shooting coming up. Rocky Mountain NP then Black Canyon of the Gunnison NP then Mesa Verde then Monument Valley. I am excited. And don't take that the wrong way.
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Awesome few days of shooting coming up. Rocky Mountain NP then Black Canyon of the Gunnison NP then Mesa Verde then Monument Valley. I am excited. And don't take that the wrong way.
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