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Discussion in 'This or That? (MFT only)' started by SRHEdD, Feb 13, 2012.

  1. SRHEdD

    SRHEdD Mu-43 Top Veteran

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    Feb 24, 2011
    Viera, Florida USA
    Steve
    I bought a D7000 and 18-200 on photo.net...

    I'm going to flirt around with it for a week or so, see if I really miss a DSLR. Such an impulse buy, but it gets great reviews. I thought it would be best to go back into teaching with the same sort of camera my students will have, but the more I thought about it, it might be a nice awakening to them to see other photographic tools... like m4/3!

    I dunno, looking for an excuse I guess...
     
  2. alans

    alans Mu-43 Veteran

    340
    Feb 28, 2010
    No problem, it's an excellent camera with a lot of great lenses available. I'll give up my m43 before I give up DSLR.
     
  3. Grinch

    Grinch Mu-43 Top Veteran

    813
    Jan 9, 2011
    Canada
    Don't forget to reacquaint yourself with the chiropractor, you haven't been doing any heavy lifting for awhile.

    Any gear is good gear, it's just a question of what it will cost you.
     
  4. Ned

    Ned Mu-43 Legend

    Jul 18, 2010
    Alberta, Canada
    As long as you're keeping both systems, how can that hurt right? :)
     
  5. dcassat

    dcassat Mu-43 Veteran

    272
    Nov 16, 2011
    Cloverdale,CA
    Don't ask for forgiveness until you are willing to change your behavior! :daz:
     
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  6. dijitil

    dijitil Mu-43 Rookie

    20
    Feb 7, 2012
    Santa Rosa Beach, FL
    If you decide you don't like the D7k send it my way. :D
     
  7. Wolf

    Wolf Mu-43 Veteran

    238
    Jan 14, 2012
    the D7000 is a great camera and will make better photos then 4/3 esp when there isn't much light.
    BUT...

    it's a burden (heavy... big...) to take with you and m4/3 gear is a lot more fun to use
     
  8. robertmwilliams

    robertmwilliams Mu-43 Regular

    I too have been flirting with a new DSLR (in my case a 60D) over the last 2 weeks.
    I found there was just nothing a DSLR was providing, at least for my type of photography, that my e-pm1 was not (except of course for external controls).
    In fact I was really missing the sharper images that the e-pm1 was providing even with the kit lens.
    But the biggest issue, for me, was that I was just not having as much fun taking pictures.
    The size and dissatisfaction with the sharpness/focus of the images made using the DSLR more like work.
    Luckily I was able to trade the 60D for a Oly E-P3 (thank you craigslist) and all is right once again :smile:
    Good luck with your D7000, it seems a great camera.
     
  9. xdayv

    xdayv Color Blind

    Aug 26, 2011
    Tacloban City, Philippines
    Dave
    a lot of us here use two or multiple systems... don't worry, enjoy! keep clickin'... :biggrin:
     
  10. foto2021

    foto2021 Mu-43 Veteran

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    Nov 5, 2011
    SE England

    I'm glad I moved from Nikon DSLRs to m4/3, but I would dearly love the dynamic range of the D7000 in an m4/3 body.

    The D7000 has about 4 stops more DR than any m4/3 sensor.