Summary: I'm so bummed. I've had the camera for 27 months and until today liked the photos when they were in focus. I turns out that the poor focus on some pictures I'd been blaming on myself turned out to be a well known problem called back focusing.
Summary: Having been a long time nikon shooter, I really felt the move was toward full frame sensors. This camera shows how much image quality can still be wrung out of the dx format. I was really blown away with the color quality and crispness of the images.
Summary: Nikon's D7100 is all that one would expect from a state of the art DSLR. Images are sharp and clear and the 18-200mm lens means that 95% of the time it is the only lens I need. Looking forward to working more with this camera.
Summary: MUCH better camera than the $500-range Nikons. If you're just moving to DSLR, you can't go wrong with D7000. Even if you're a Pro, this is a darn good tool. With introduction of newer models, this is on the better side of price curve.
Pros: Camera is incredibly versatile. A LOT of camera for the price. Produces excellent images. Takes some time to learn (DO take it) - *read* the Owner's Manual and get an app such as David Busch's "Nikon D7000 Companion App" which will jump-start your learning curve. Spend the money to "step up" to t...
Summary: This camera was an upgrade from a much older high end digital SLR that had served me very well. I was immediately impressed with the performance of this camera. It is very fast between shots, the flash is more powerful....it simply does everything quicker, better, sharper..