My buddy started posting D500 files........25000 ISO.....Crapola......7D2 just took a giant leap backwards
The D5 is simply remarkable
As a canon shooter. really tickled the 1Dx2 is going to be as good as it is. But the D5 has it beat in the ISO department...No Doubt
and the 1Dx2 has the D5 beat in the AF Department... No Doubt
Everything I have read and Now see points to captain obvious. These updates are game changers for both MFG's followers. Canon finally gets a sensor with great Dynamic range, dark/shadow retention, usable ISO at 25000 on a body with the best AF system of the market. Nikon has a sensor that performs better with ISO ( probably a full stop ), has great dynamic range, the best dark/shadow retention on the market and has the 2nd best AF system on the market. Both MFG's have the best glass available to slap on these bodies to get the best optical performance we have ever seen to date. Its going to be very difficult from this release forward to jump around from body to body especially for professionals who are very much invested with the perspective line ups they use. Dont forget, we are talking body and glass investment only. Now factor in speedlights, OCF lighting investments and it makes it darn near impossible to switch around.
Thats my opinion and Im sticking to it
Man, you've got to put things in perspective. The 7D2 didn't take a giant leap backwards. It will take the same great images tomorrow that it took yesterday. I'm not sure what you are trying to imply, but the 7D2 has been in the market for 18 months. People have been using it and shooting terrific stuff for 18 months, while the D500 was just a distant dream. I would be shocked if Nikon released a camera that wasn't as good as this. If not, what would be the point? Also keep in mind that the Nikon D500 sells for $2000, The 7D2 for only $1500 and lower on occasional sales. We still don't know how the AF compares, or the DR at low ISOs. And I'm more interested with the noise at !so 6400 than 25000 anyway. So in the end you're saying a brand new $2000 camera is better in some respects than a 1 and 1/2 year body which currently sells for $1500. Isn't that kind of a no brainer?