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Your shots have some issues with framing, composition, and focusing. A lot of these shots look OOF or have excessive motion blur
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i know, noob and all... Another thing is that i have CP, cerebal palsy, so it is hard for me to keep the camera still. Need a tripod.
     
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what, the D3100 wasn't enough for u?

what you have now?
D3100 was a great camera but was lacking some features that I wanted and the performance was just lacking during my ownership. I shoot with the D7000 now.

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Originally Posted by r31ncarnat3d View Post
As you get better in photography, you outgrow your lenses and bodies. The D3100 is a great body, but after a certain point you outgrow it and need something better to help you get more "in tune" with your photography.

Good thing is usually this point is about a year for some people, usually longer.

But like I said, the D3100 is still an excellent camera and will definitely serve you well.
Listen to this man. He only provides good advice
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that D7000 is like 2.2 times the price of mine, understandable it has more features...

What does it have?
     
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that D7000 is like 2.2 times the price of mine, understandable it has more features...

What does it have?
Probably the best low light performer in its class. Also the battery life is amazing. So far I never had to take out the battery to recharge it yet, only charged the one in the battery grip a few times. I'm guessing one full charge is about 1500 or so shots. The rest are just other small things such as the LCD screen resolution, weight of the camera, and etc.
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Probably the best low light performer in its class. Also the battery life is amazing. So far I never had to take out the battery to recharge it yet, only charged the one in the battery grip a few times. I'm guessing one full charge is about 1500 or so shots. The rest are just other small things such as the LCD screen resolution, weight of the camera, and etc.
For me one of the biggest features would be the second, front dial for aperture. Going from a single control to dedicated aperture and shutter controls was the biggest noticeable factor (aside from camera size) going to a semi-pro body from an entry-level.
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For me one of the biggest features would be the second, front dial for aperture. Going from a single control to dedicated aperture and shutter controls was the biggest noticeable factor (aside from camera size) going to a semi-pro body from an entry-level.
Oh yeah, I forgot the D3100 didn't have that lol. The screen on the top is also very helpful as well.
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