Is this the best I can expect from D800?

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Re: Is this the best I can expect from D800?
In reply to Robin Casady, 6 months ago

Robin Casady wrote:

This is what a D800E image with a AF-S Nikkor 24-70mm f/2.8G ED lens should look like. Sharpening in Lightroom 5 was 50, 0.5, 50, 21. A D800 image would require more sharpening.

Robin, what was your focus point in this image?   How did you determine where to set it?  Due to the sharpness of the near grass, it appears that it was near rather than far.  I'd rather not set my aperture up in the double digits but with shots like this I'm hesitant to set too low.

regards, David

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Nikon D800E Nikon AF-S Nikkor 14-24mm f/2.8G ED Nikon AF-S Nikkor 24-70mm f/2.8G ED Nikon AF-S Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR II Nikon AF-S Nikkor 50mm f/1.8G +2 more
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