Since I bought my D2X this summer, I had not really tested it in any lowlight situations.
Being a 12 year old camera, I obviously knew that it would not perform as well in low light as my X-Pro1; however, it certainly did not disappoint.
While in Ottawa the other day, I pulled out the D2X to take some interior shots of Saint Patrick’s Basilica. I set the ISO at 800 (I tried a few shots at H 0.3) and opened my lens as wide as it would go at 70mm, which was f/4.5.
VR is a wonderful technological advantage and it assisted me greatly in getting sharp photos, even down to shutter speeds of 1/13 of a second.
I can only imagine that I would have a much easier time taking low light photos with a much faster lens, like the 35mm f/1.8 for example. I will definitely have to look out for a good used copy.
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