Image quality and the D800...

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MikeCD2020
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Image quality and the D800...
May 9, 2012

I have had the D800 for a little while now and I am more than happy with the image quality. For the images that I produce, I have the time and opportunity to shoot without AF... I generally shoot in manual or aperture priority a use the easy exposure compensation input. The only thing that i really set to auto is the iso shift values... and I decide as to the limits of what it does...

These two portraits were both shot wide-open... one with a 50mm the other with the 100mm. knowing what you want and using the technical limits of both camera and lens, can produce excellent results...

These images were both shot hand-held and wide-open, on reflection it may of been better to shoot at f2.8 or even f5.6 and let the iso go higher... but then again, that is why we shoot tests...

I am continuing to test the D800 and the Zeiss lenses, and are really enjoying the way that Zeiss optics draw the image... but that is very subjective

Mike

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