Should I buy a D800E to take pictures of my cat this summer or use the money to go to take pictures with my existing equipment around the world ? No one is going to sell any of my photo equipment before I die.
According to Thomas Maquaire from Nikon France:
Q: You indicated previously that the D700 remained in the range, so we should not consider the D800 as his replacement
A: That's right.
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