Question to DX owners, Do you see yourself upgrading to Full Frame in the future ?

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Question directed at cropped sensor camera owners.
Do you see yourself anytime in the future (near of far) upgrading to a Full Frame camera ?

I think for me its a natural progression to move from crop sensor to Full Frame body in time as I increase my knowledge in photography and I hope in about 2 year to pull the trigger and get a full frame camera.
 
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Yes At some point but I am not too concerned right now.
 

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Nope. There is no valid reason to do so that I can see.
 

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I plan to eventually. When/IF finances will allow. I want a D800 . I didn't have $3k so thats the only reason I bought the D7100. Then two days after i get it in the mail I see all these used cameras on ebay like d600 . oh well . I still have a lot to learn and am still concentrating on how to use/get the right lenses and learning photography etc. It's real hard figuring al lthis out without taking college courses,and having a family with 4 kids and a full time daytime (wah) job. So who knows when that will be.
 

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Sure, one day, unless the mythical D400 comes out soon, then I’ll wait a while before FX.
 

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I had a weird dream a couple nights ago about getting a D400, and going back to a really awesome, high-megapixel, great handling semi-pro Nikon DX body. For some uses, a high-MP crop-sensor camera is actually, well, "better". Bird photography, surfing photography both come to mind as areas where having MORE megapixels placed on a relatively small subject that is often encountered at a distance, is actually BETTER in most respects than having a bigger sensor area.
 

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I do plan to at some point. Better high-ISO performance is mainly what I'm concerned about to be honest though, followed by more pleasant bokeh in the shots.

My answer more-so goes like this: I plan to continue investing time and money into photography as time moves forward. FX is inevitable at some point so long as I have eyes, hands, and am still alive.
 

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Yup. I have $8k in cash saved up right now. I'm gonna continue to save and wait as long as I can in hopes that Nikon comes out with some decent rebates. If not them I'm considering picking up the 200-400 f4 and wait till next summer to grab the other toys on my list. (D800, 24-70,70-200) in case you wondered. ;)
 

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Nope no interest in full frame at all.. but I'm a birder.. I think Nicanicon did a great job of getting everyone hyped up for full frame.. I still think for the vast majority of the world full frame is overkill.. it may produce better technical photos but it won't make you a better photographer... just my humble opinion...
 

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I would like to upgrade to full frame, mainly for the dof really. An 80-200 is higher up on my list of priorities though.
 

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I had a weird dream a couple nights ago about getting a D400, and going back to a really awesome, high-megapixel, great handling semi-pro Nikon DX body. For some uses, a high-MP crop-sensor camera is actually, well, "better". Bird photography, surfing photography both come to mind as areas where having MORE megapixels placed on a relatively small subject that is often encountered at a distance, is actually BETTER in most respects than having a bigger sensor area.

You're not the only one having that dream.

I'm probably going to pick up an FX rig one of these days but right now I'd rather have a newer Semi-Pro Nikon DX body since I also like to shoot sports and wildlife.
 
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Sure, one day, unless the mythical D400 comes out soon, then I’ll wait a while before FX.
I actually have a friend in the Nikon management, he said that the D400 are all ready to be shipped.
They will ship it air mail via Pegasus
And via land mail a herd of Unicorns. :D
 

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