Nikon 70D, any complaints??

Discussion in 'Nikon' started by oceatoon, Aug 23, 2004.

  1. oceatoon

    oceatoon Guest

    Hi

    I'm interested in hearing complaints about the 70D?
    Thanks
    Tibor
     
    oceatoon, Aug 23, 2004
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    Miro Guest

    And are too lazy to look in Google for them ? The problems are well
    reported.
     
    Miro, Aug 23, 2004
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    ed Guest

    It's alright if you're into that sort of thing
     
    ed, Aug 23, 2004
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    No one Guest

    I'm sorry if I'm out of line here, but I thought the whole idea of these
    groups was discussion...if someone wants to discuss something, why is it
    that smart alecs have to shoot them down in flames??

    As for the original question, I have had my D70 for 2 weeks now, and while I
    havent done as much shooting as I would have liked (damn Melbourne weather)
    it seems to be a very responsive camera.

    THe only problem I found was some funny patterns in the background when I
    did some test shots with the 70-200 VR 2.8 coupled with a TC20E, but I think
    I may have had the VR settings wrong, as I havent been able to emulate the
    problem again.

    The other issue I have is the speed of the shots, but that is a personal
    thing as I went from an F5 @ 8fps to the D70 @ 3 fps....and before anyone
    asks why would I downgrade from the F5 it was because my equipment was
    stolen and I didnt have insurance, it took me 3 years to save up for this
    gear, so I got what I could afford.

    As far as I'm concerned it is a great camera for the dollars (very good
    value for money)

    Mick Brown
    Shining Lite Photos
     
    No one, Sep 5, 2004
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  5. Do you find the 70-200VR hunts a bit when focusing?

    Seem to have this problem with my F5.
     
    John Phillips, Sep 5, 2004
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    Mick Brown Guest

    Yes I did find that in low light, I did some reading and I'm going to do
    some experimenting with different settings...one being the infinite setting.


    crash and looking at what remains.
     
    Mick Brown, Sep 5, 2004
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  7. Only long lens I have is the VR 70-200 and the regular 80-200 both 2.8. I
    must try the regular 80-200 and compare.
     
    John Phillips, Sep 6, 2004
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    Wolf359 Guest

    Did you have a lot of problems with the f5? I tried a few long lens on it
    and found it hunted all the time. My old f4 worked better (Sadly I disposed
    of.)
     
    Wolf359, Sep 6, 2004
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