A&P Why do I want a D3?

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  1. Girth

    Girth ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ OT Supporter

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    asdfbunk A Member OT Supporter

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    Wait what?
     
  3. dmora

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    I'd like one too. :o
     
  4. Mutombo

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    You are out of control :rofl:
     
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    someonenew He's Dangerous

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    the better question should by why WOULD you want a D3.

    With a D700 you're already full frame and have all the capabilities of the D3, other than the weather sealed body (which I can't imagine you needing with your type of photography) what gains would you see?

    I'd so you don't want a D3, you do however want a D3x!!!!
     
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    ^^ I honestly see no reason to get a D3 if you have a gripped D700. Seems like more of a gear whore "look at what I have" upgrade.
     
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    The D700 has almost identical weather sealing to the D3. Definitely better than the D300.
     
  8. Climbing Cracker

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    bro, seriously...wtf?
     
  9. Girth

    Girth ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ OT Supporter

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    I don't want one for any other reason but just to say I have one! Well, maybe the dual slot CF cards. :dunno:
     
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    1st dibs on your d700.


    seriously.
     
  11. Girth

    Girth ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ OT Supporter

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    I want a D3x like I need a divorce, alimony, and a child support payment. :rofl:
     
  12. Mutombo

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    If you buy a D3x you'll probably get all 3!
     
  13. someonenew

    someonenew He's Dangerous

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    only because that's what is likely to happen if you bought one:o:rofl:

    it's like my buddy that has a Sony A700 and his desire for the 900, he knows it'll just lead to something very bad:rofl:
     
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    Won't happen, maybe the D300... but I doubt I'll be doing anything of this sort for a while. I'm still collecting badass glass. :noes:
     
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    i want a d3 too! i like the built in grip plus the look n feel
     
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    That's probably the main reason. Grips are nice, but the built in ones just 'look' more professional.
     
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    I played with a d3 this weekend. The easier question is why wouldn't you want one. I have 4500 reason$ why I don't have one, but I hope to change that sooner than later...
     
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    Fuck that noise. I prefer the 'look' of $4500 in my bank account.
     
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    Well since the D3x came out, the price of a new D3 is down to as low as $4000. Which means used ones are going for even cheaper than they were before. Like I said, I doubt its something I'm going to do anytime soon, I just would like to eventually have all FF cameras and 2 of the same ones aren't fun. Might as well have a 'variety' and keep your toy box full. :mamoru:
     
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    I actually like the idea of having one FF camera and one crop body. I don't see myself getting rid of my 40D when I upgrade to a 5D or 5D2. Sometimes the "extra reach" can come in handy.

    ibcropbodydoesntgiveyouextrareachnoob
     
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    I've talked with a couple of people who say that they probably would stick with a cropped body, providing it still had good qualities and wasn't really bad things like high ISO, just for the crop factor on their lenses. Sure a full frame is nice, but that 70-200 is really just that, no longer do you get that extra reach from a 1.5 or 1.6 crop and for someone shooting sports they seem to want that free extra zoom vs more megapixels.
     
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    Send me some money?
     
  24. Girth

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    :rofl:

    I've got this shit figured out, son. All I have to do is tell her it'll take better pictures of
    drool monster... SOLD!

    If you shot Nikon, I'd think about it. Wouldn't happen, but I'd think about it. :squint:
     
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    Send me money then:x:
     

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