Nikon D700

Announced Jul 1, 2008 •
12 megapixels | 3 screen | Full frame sensor
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Hello, Long time lurker here, haven't posted in years (hangs head in shame), but I am looking for some advice. I took some headshots last year with a D700. They will be used in a brochure. The same person asked me to take a headshot of a new employee this year, which I did with a D810. The headshot taken with the D810 looks more magenta than the ones taken with the D700. All the images from the D700 and the one taken with the D810 will be used in a new brochure, plus printed to be hung in the...
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using: 2 x Bowens Gemini esprit  750 Nikon D700 Problem: After having my lights working great, I took them offsite to use at a gig.  Now back in the studio, they won't sync correctly. The lights will test fire fine, so it's not a bulb or fuse. Neither light will fire using the sync cord. One light will fire using a flash as a trigger, but the other won't even work this way. I'm totally stumped.  Any suggestions? THANKS!
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The problem: Frequent focus on the background instead of the subject when using a brand new D800E with the Nikon 24-70 F2.8 lens. Doesn't happen with the primes in the studio, but with the 24-70 at events it's happening at least half the time. The facts: Brand new camera, old lens. Shot two events recently, both featuring aerial performers on lyra and silks high in the air, one indoor in a dark room with blue lights, one outdoor in mid-day sun and clear skies. AF-S, and one was shot...
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After much soul searching my D700 plus lenses has gone.   It's gone because  1. It's huge and heavy compared to M432. It doesn't have a swivelling screen3. The tiny GM1 was the first camera I've had to give comparable images (to my eyes). So yesterday I sold the D700 and bought a GH4, in the hope of getting GM1 quality images with D700 controllability.  I didn't do this lightly, it's been my best camera for around five years and I'm going to miss it. My question to other GH4 owners is, there...
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Hi all, I'm wondering if anyone has some insights as to the video aspects of the D810.  I'm planning to demote my D700 to backup this Christmas… it's always good to wait for Photokina. Although I've shot video, I really don't have too much experience shooting DSLR video and was wondering how the new D810 users are finding it? Bokeh Monk
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It appears I'm on bit of a bad run with my Nikons. I hope I can explain this properly. While shooting an event earlier today, the D700 just started auto focusing all by itself. A bit like I have the AF-on button pressed continuously. I wasn't. I'd switch it off and on and the behaviour just continued. It would lock focus on anything I point at all by itself. Taking the battery out didn't help. Two button reset didn't help either. I'd given up and was taking it back to the car to pick up the...
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Evening!I have been given an opportunity to buy Perfect Resize at a nice discount and I was wondering whether I should go for it or not. i currently use Lightroom 5 and Photoshop CS6 and I am trying to figure out whether Perfect Resize is something I might need at some point in my career or whether the tools in CS6 are sufficient. I'm an art and fashion photographer, I'm thinking someday maybe a client will ask for a file for say a giant billboard or something. And as far as Art photography...
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Hello all. I and a number of other experienced photographers have been plagued with AF issues when pairing the three f/1.4 high end primes with our D800(E) cameras. The issue being a gross unrepeatability of the AF system where even with good AF targets, the camera will focus unreliably with these three lenses, scattering results in front of and (perhaps more commonly) behind the intended point with complete abandon. Not everyone seems to suffer from this, but those that do will know what I...
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Hi, I've been D7100 user for more than a half year and that was a very nice camera. But the need of low light quality shooting reports, events, and weddings sometimes will lead to some changes. I just take pictures (allways in raw) and then proceed them. The quality with D7100 was quite good, but you have to try hard in low light. And I was able ti get perferct pictures even at 5000 ISO wil right PP. The question is as always about money. D600 – with 7000 act. – 1.000 USD D700 – with 35.000...
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Hi, I had been reading the forum, and the reviews in dpreviewsince 2008, when I get my first DSLR. Now I want to get a new dslr setup, because I sold all my lenses, and bodies. I want to start to sell stock photos; mostly food photos, and also I will not buy the camera only for stock photography I'll use it in my daily, general shootings too. Also I wan't to the use body for minimum 3-4 years.I'll buy a lightning set(strobes,continous lights). The question is that; I have few choices in my...
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