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High MP, small sensor is Canon's thing
Currently this is true. I'm simply saying that if Sony or whoever Nikon buys their sensors from could engineer a sensor in such a way as to cram 24mp onto a DX sensor with reasonable signal to noise, I'd have to pony up. Probably will for the D700X if and when. I hope it doesn't have video!!
    
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I'm in Calistoga right now. Took a pretty cool landscape shot.
Biked up and down the Silverado trail from Calistoga into Rutherford many times. Stunning part of the country. I envy you Mr. Marin
    
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Currently this is true. I'm simply saying that if Sony or whoever Nikon buys their sensors from could engineer a sensor in such a way as to cram 24mp onto a DX sensor with reasonable signal to noise, I'd have to pony up. Probably will for the D700X if and when. I hope it doesn't have video!!
What's wrong with video? I want my video!

Btw, do you have a photography website? I'd love to see what you do with your nice toys!
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High MP, small sensor is Canon's thing

Ken is right though, all he needs (or is able to use) is a D40.
Canons sensor is barely smaller for crop and the FF (or FX, whatever) are the same size.

Anywho, what Ken is referring to is with the higher MP count you can supposedly see more flaws in the lens and lens shake is more obvious. So far, with my 50D I haven't noticed either. Probably something pixel peepers brought up over time.

Also what Ken isn't taking into account is sensor size, obviously with a large sensor they can cram more pixels onto it. And when compared to a crop sensor, the density can actually be less or on par due to the sensor being large. But whatever, he's spewing the same crap he always does.
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Currently this is true. I'm simply saying that if Sony or whoever Nikon buys their sensors from could engineer a sensor in such a way as to cram 24mp onto a DX sensor with reasonable signal to noise, I'd have to pony up. Probably will for the D700X if and when. I hope it doesn't have video!!
Well the D700 is FF, I'm guessing the D700X will be as well.
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ve got pics from delivery and step by step box opening, I'll post them next week when I get more time. Delivery of one of these lenses is almost like a religious experience....

Sorry 'bout the lousy flash pics, but I'm off to shoot birds this morning.

What do the last 2 switches do?


Oh guys this is too funny to pass up.
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What do the last 2 switches do?

    
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Well the D700 is FF, I'm guessing the D700X will be as well.
I'm sure it will be foxie. Again, hopefully no video nonsense.

Buy a frigg'n video camera for $300 if you need one.
    
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I'm sure it will be foxie. Again, hopefully no video nonsense.

Buy a frigg'n video camera for $300 if you need one.
I'm going to disagree.

The DoF that can be obtained with prime lenses is amazing. And is a lot cheaper than buying something like a Red One.

This was posted over on POTN since some people find video to be some marketing gimmick: http://www.vimeo.com/4685373
Edited by Marin - 7/5/09 at 11:07pm
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I'm going to the snow tomorrow and only have room to fit one lens with my D60, 18-55 Kit or 35mm 1.8. Please answer quickly

I've already asked Marin and he thinks the 35mm 1.8 cause he loves bokeh.

EDIT: Should I bring the SB-600?

EDIT2: What quick and dirty settings do you guys recommend, just approximate ISO settings etc..? I think I'll be shooting in aperture priority.
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