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January 13, 2018 09:00AM avatar
KevinM Wrote:
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> Hi Rich,
>
> I believe that all of Nikon's full-frame cameras
> have that "DX-crop" mode....or at least the D4 and
> D750 do. The resulting DX image on even the 24
> MP D750 is really too small for regular use.
> Now, a 19 MP image on the D850 could definitely be
> a player, but I'm not all that crazy about the
> magnification effect on my lenses. A while back,
> I did a study in Lightroom to see the what was the
> average focal length of images that I had posted
> on various websites or published in magazines and
> calendars. The answer came back 24mm. Yep,
> most of the shots that people seemed to like were
> the ones that were shot at the wide end of the
> 24-120 or 24-70. That is not to say that they're
> all "in-your-face", train shots, but they were
> mostly wide shots. I also shot one photo charter
> back in 2013 with the 24-120mm f/4G VR before I
> had a full-frame body. I was constantly
> frustrated that my widest focal length was too
> long. The 36mm wide end on a DX crop is just not
> wide enough....for me, at least.
>
> I'm told that on the D850, there is another "mode"
> that allows one to shoot FF, but reduce the sensor
> resolution. THAT would work for me if the IQ is
> good enough. I know that Jerry doesn't use that
> mode, but perhaps he could comment if it works the
> way I think it works. I have been down to Hunt's
> Camera (the big dealer here in the Boston area)
> several times with the goal of taking a serious
> look at the 850 and the best advice they've been
> able to give me is: "Come see us in March."
>
> It is possible that what I really want/need is a
> D5s or D6. I love my D4. I have never had any
> issues with it and can hammer nails with it if I
> want to. I cannot make either claim about the
> 750. It's a nice camera, when everything is
> working correctly.....but it's not built like a
> tank.
>
> /Kevin Madore
Kevin, your right. Nikon;s FX cameras do have the DX which up to now wasn't of much interest. Now at least it's something to consider.
Interestingly enough a while back I did about the same thing as you, I checked the data on my images and far and away the most used setting was 24mm.

Rich
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