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    Nikon Z 7

    After a trip to Costa Rica where I hiked carrying 25 lbs of camera gear all week, I ordered a Nikon Z 7 upon return. I love the camera. It has been like rediscovering photography. Its size and weight are a dream after dragging around the D4 and D810. I got it with the kit 24-70 f/4 lens and have preordered the 14-30 f/4. The FTZ adapter allows me to use my F-mount lenses. The built-in stabilization (IBIS) give VR to older non VR lenses like my old 50mm f/1.8 D.

    If you are considering this camera, I highly recommend it. Here are a few shots taken with the camera over the last month. All are with the 24-70 kit lens except for the hawk. That was with the Nikon 80-400. The flowers were taken as a test of the built-in focus stacking. That is something like 30 shots stacked in Photoshop. I just had to focus on the leading edge and push the shutter. The camera did the rest.
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    John

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    G'Day John.

    Very interesting insight and I can relate to humping lots of kit around.
    Not really in the market for anything new but always value such information for future consideration.
    Great shots BTW.

    I haven't been out for several weeks as we are in the middle of peak holiday season (bloody tourists!) and Madame Wombat cracked three ribs so I'm her carer.........I told he the 'new' horse wasn't ready for jumps!
    Would she listen? Of course not.
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    Stunning pictures....

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    Quote Originally Posted by wombat666 View Post
    G'Day John.


    I haven't been out for several weeks as we are in the middle of peak holiday season (bloody tourists!) and Madame Wombat cracked three ribs so I'm her carer.........I told he the 'new' horse wasn't ready for jumps!
    Would she listen? Of course not.
    I hope she is healing and feeling better.
    John

    ***************************
    My first SIM was a Link Trainer. My last was a T-6 II


    Intel Six Core i7 8700 @ 5.0 GHz
    16 GB DDR4 RAM
    2 Intel SSD 500 GB SATA 3 Drives and 1 950 GB SSD for PD3 V4
    2 GTX 970 4 GB RAM Video Cards
    IR Track 5
    Currently using single Optoma 1040P beamer and two touch screen monitors for instruments.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jamminjames View Post
    Stunning pictures....
    Thank you. I appreciate you saying so. As people (mostly nonphotographers) tell me. I really have a good camera.
    John

    ***************************
    My first SIM was a Link Trainer. My last was a T-6 II


    Intel Six Core i7 8700 @ 5.0 GHz
    16 GB DDR4 RAM
    2 Intel SSD 500 GB SATA 3 Drives and 1 950 GB SSD for PD3 V4
    2 GTX 970 4 GB RAM Video Cards
    IR Track 5
    Currently using single Optoma 1040P beamer and two touch screen monitors for instruments.

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