I currently own a D60 along with the 18-200 and the 35mm 1.8. I have been wanting to upgrade for a while now but have so far been putting it off hoping for the D400.
Sadly as this was never released the D600 has instead tickled my interest. The big question I have is should I upgrade to it. I know people say get the lenses then the camera but I am finding my D60 just not up to the job. I only shoot as a hobby but the lack of body controls on the D60 and quality is really hampering me. I was at some motor racing and really needed the U1&U2 mode dials and missed shots because of it.
I would love to get the D600 and the 24-70 but just don't have a spare £3k straight away. I can only afford 1 or the other and buying such a good lens and putting it on a D60 seems pointless. My other route is a D7000, but I don't like the idea of spending £700 on a 2 year old camera when I want to make the move to FX eventually. I also didn't like the feel of the D7000 in my hands, the battery compartment you hold doesn't seem as deep as the D60 so my fingers get scrunched up.
What would people suggest?
1. Buy the D600, sell the 35mm 1.8 and buy the 50mm 1.8. So I will have 1 FX lens and the 18-200 would work but in DX mode. I know I would loose the megapixels but hopefully it would still be relatively good.
2. Buy the D7000, then save for the 24-70 & 70-200.
I can't really wait any longer since I have already missed so many good photos due to not having the right gear + am going to Canada in jan 2013 so want a good camera.