You Have a D7000

  • Like what you've got: Reconsider. There's nothing particularly wrong with the D7000, though it does have a limited buffer, and many have had issues with getting focus consistency. But I think the ship has now sailed on this camera considering how good the D7200 and D7500 are.  
  • Dislike what you've got: You have three basic choices: (1) upgrade to the D7500, (2) upgrade to the pro DX body (D500); or (3) move up to FX. 

    Which should you do? Here's the simple guide:
    • Choose #1 (D7500) if you're happy with what you've got but just want the latest and greatest. You’ll get better image quality, better video abilities, better autofocus, and a few new extras.
    • Choose #2 (D500) if you're happy with what you've got in terms of camera but want  to update your equipment and get the best possible body quality and performance, and you shoot moving objects a lot.
    • Choose #3 (move up to FX, most likely the D610 or D750) if you're now serious enough that only the best possible image quality will do for your next camera. Be prepared to have to upgrade your lens set, too, though, especially at the wide angle end. And note that the D610 and D750 are overdue for replacement, which is why you can often find them at lowish prices.
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