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Old Oct 11, 2012, 5:11 PM   #31
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If I can use a fast enough shutter speed with the D600 at high ISO and get results I like, the camera has been worth the money.
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Old Oct 13, 2012, 8:45 AM   #32
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I am so far blown away by the high-iso capability of the D600. Especially if you overexpose slightly. No one would ever guess by looking at your photos that you were shooting at, say, ISO6400. The noise is really fine.

Here one test shot I took at ISO 6400, 140mm at 1/40, ambient light only, converted from raw to jpg in LR4 with no added processing or adjustments:



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Old Oct 13, 2012, 8:48 AM   #33
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Here's one at ISO 3200 with flash added:






Wowzers!

Once you add some flash then fuhgetaboudit - 3200 or 200 ISO almost look the same at typical viewing sizes.

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Hi Brad,

Thanks for posting. These are pretty impressive - straight out of the camera examples.
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Thanks for sharing. These are indeed impressive. And I think it's lost on a lot of people that get into these discussions how beneficial high ISO is for the family photographer with little kids.
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Important in just about any shooting involving movement of any kind!

Also check out my other thread with examples at 25,600 ISO

http://forums.steves-digicams.com/ni...5-600-iso.html

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For the money, it's impossible to beat the "FANTASTIC" image quality of the Nikon D7000. Great image sensor and processor. It can be beat somewhat but at a big $$$$$ cost.
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For the money, it's impossible to beat the "FANTASTIC" image quality of the Nikon D7000. Great image sensor and processor. It can be beat somewhat but at a big $$$$$ cost.
Everyone thinks their camera is the best until they try something better. No doubt the sony sensor used in the d7000 is a winner. But when it comes to high ISOs, aps-c sensors will always trail performance of same generation full frame sensors. Yes you have to pay for the difference - but if you regularly shoot at high ISOs it's often worth it to pay for the better sensor. if you DONT regularly shoot at higher ISOs then the IQ differences are much less noticeable.
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For the money, it's impossible to beat the "FANTASTIC" image quality of the Nikon D7000. Great image sensor and processor. It can be beat somewhat but at a big $$$$$ cost.
While I am very happy with the performance and output of the D7000 after owning one for a year. I can honestly say that there are times where I find myself wishing for a camera having a full frame sensor to better control depth of field as well as provide 'cleaner' high ISO images.

The art association I belong to has asked that I be the staff photographer at each of the receptions prior to an exhibit opening. It is a situation that calls for
no flash which makes it a challenge to get good clean images since the building we're in has rather poor lighting. A camera with better high ISO performance would be the ideal solution.
Additionally, I do a lot of low light landscape/nature photography. Again, a camera such as the D600 would answer my needs.

It just is another example of using the right tool for the application.

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D600 reviews are popping up on Youtube - most of them very impressed with the resolution and dynamic range, and low-light performance. There's always things to nit-pick about too.
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