Its me again, back from several weeks of just bugging everyone on the pano2vr forums.
I have another pretty basic question.
Preface: I am currently using the NN# mkII, a Nikon D80, and a sigma 8mm f3.5 EX DG lens
Bill's D300 for sale has really been tempting me for several weeks, and It seems that all of my local camera buddies are shooting 300s as well. But I'll be honest, I bought my D80 only about a year and a half ago and I already want to upgrade. I have recently been reading the reviews and the description of the D700 and am wondering If indeed I do buy another camera soon, should I just take the leap and go straight for the D 700?
My biggest hesitation lies in the glass. I am a bit confused about weather my sigma 8mm will let me get the most out of a D700 until I can afford a new lens, or is it just going to be a waste of money to drop $2500 on a new camera body and continue to shoot through this lens. I have several lenses that I have been using on the D80 that I purchased a long time ago for my Nikon 8008s ( film camera) they seem to work just fine on the D80 but I don't know how they will translate to FX.
I know that this is a bit off topic for the NN forums, but I have really grown to appreciate the advice and easy going attitudes from the members on this site. If anyone has any advice for me on this subject I would love to hear it. also If there are any experienced Crisis negotiators that would like to talk me down from the ledge of buying a new camera so soon after the D80 feel free to give it your best effort, just don't get too attached I have a pretty strong feeling I'm going to jump no matter what, I just don't know if I will jump from the 5th (D300) floor or the penthouse (D700)
Thanks in advance for your comments, and as always I appreciate your time,