Hello, I'm coming into the D800 fold. My 1st full-frame DSLR! So excited!

Started Sep 11, 2013 | Discussions thread
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0.7x vs. 0.75x

huyzer wrote:

Hi,

In a few days, I will have a D800! Oh my, I'm so excited. I have an S5 Pro by Fujifilm, and I love that camera's highlight sensor. But looking through a 1.5x crop factor camera has that tunnel vision of a view, I can't wait to have a 100% full-frame viewfinder like my old Nikon F5.

It is similar, but the OVF is not as big as your f5.  The d800 has a 0.7x OVF magnification rating while the f5 had a 0.75x.  35mm OVF's have gotten smaller over the years.

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