D800E for Sports

Started Mar 18, 2013 | Discussions thread
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wasserball
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D800E for Sports
Mar 18, 2013

Has anyone used the D800 for sports at night at these settings: ISO 6400 and f2.8? How satisfied are you with the results? I know the D800E doesn't burst as fast as my D3s, but a lot of my football and baseball shots are timed, not burst, but I do burst in certain situations, like the double play at second base, or a close play at home. For that reason, I will use both the D800E and the D3s with the 300 and 400mm f2.8, and the D700 with the 70-200mm f2.8.

Typical quality of a play at 2nd base, high school game at night.

 wasserball's gear list:wasserball's gear list
Kenko Teleplus Pro 300 AF 1.4x Nikon D90 Nikon D3S Nikon D600 Nikon AF-S Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR +4 more
Nikon D3S Nikon D700 Nikon D800 Nikon D800E
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