Announced Aug 23, 2007 •
12 megapixels | 3.00″ screen | Full frame sensor
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Hello, This is my first post, you can call me Erik! I'm a professional Fashion and Beauty Photographer and have 20 years of experience in the industry shooting with film mostly. As it is important to always be on the edge in this field I trained myself in matters of retouching a couple of years back and so far my workflow was to scan and then retouch in Photoshop. Today working with film is no longer an option and is neither economical nor time saving so I bought myself a Nikon D3 and a D800...
Currently I own an older Nikon D3 + Nikkor 80-200 f2.8D-ED and have shot two games so far. I am sitting center ice 24 rows up so approximately 150ft from the center of the ice. The arena i am shooting at has excellent lighting and able to comfortably shot at iso 800 ~ 1/1000 @ f2.8. Autofocusing speed could be slightly faster but overall i am happy with it - even though i was told that this lens had very slow focusing. I would love to be able to extend my range as 200mm is just not getting me...
Why are the Nikon D1, D2, and D3 series cameras grouped under FX sensors? Those cameras have DX sized sensors, so it's confusing. (No judgment intended). They are pro bodies, but pro bodies with DX sensors. I used to shoot with a D1X, and loved it. It was most definitely not a full-frame camera however. Then I got a D200, and loved it too. Also an FX sensor. Now I have a D600, which DOES have a full-frame sensor, and FABULOUS high ISO performance. --Regards,Duncan Cdpreview and PBase...
Spent a day at the low fly zone to try out my 80-400mm AF-S on my D7100, but I also took my 70-200 f2.8 which was mounted on a D3. I gave the D3 with 70-200mm f2.8 to my brother, who does not normally shoot with a DSLR and he came up with the first two images, which I think are crackers. I was using my D7100 with the 80-400mm and I shot images 3 and 4. I don't know why the 3rd image looks so soft, or is it just me and my dodgy handling? I did better with the 4th, but I'd also zoomed the lens...
Hi there mates! I managed to scratch my focusing screen and now I need a replacement. I dont want anything fancy like those katzeyes stuff. I would like just a nikon original focusing screen the same as the the one I have now. The thing is I didnt find the same, which was supposed to be the briteview cleat matte mark II type B. The one I found was a briteview clear matte mark IV tybe B, sold by BH which says it's compatible with the D3 camera. What do I do now? Could I get that one for the...
Hello, Does anybody know of any third-party eyepiece accessory that offers an eyepiece curtain for long daylight exposures, similar to what the D700 and D3/D4 have? I know of (and use) Nikon's DK-5, but IMHO it's a massive pain in the neck because it is impossible to quickly use the viewfinder to change something. Thanks for replying, Quentin
Hi, I'm interested in suggestions on accessories to add to my photo bag (AKA "bag of tricks"); so I ask everyone which is the unusual or less obvious accessory they have. I now turn to this forum and ask the same question. I, for one, would answer: condoms to put on my tripod's legs so they can go in mud, dirt or shallow water and come out as clean as when I left home. If pressed for another item, I'd mention the BS-2 Nikon accessory shoe cover (spare part for D3 and D4 bodies) which is...
Hi there, I have an old D350 with kit lenses (never got past the beginner capability level till now) and especially at low light it doesn't take very good pictures (dim colors and obviously, no way without a tripod). And here I am not talking night, room light already is a big problem. Many people keep telling me the kit lens on the D350 really sucked and that newer one could help me improve my pictures here. Is that true? What makes the D350 kit lens so bad and would newer one help? If so,...