Nikon D80

Announced Aug 9, 2006 •
10 megapixels | 2.5 screen | APS-C sensor
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Hello I am a newbie when it comes to Astrophotography. I wanted to get my first Telescope and I want to be able to take picture's with my DSLR attached to the telescope. I came across this Telescope: Celestron Cosmos 90GT Wifi. Seems like a nice Scope but wanted the forums's opinion if this would be a good Scope and especially to hook up a Camera to it? Otherwise, can you guys recommend any other Telescope? I can probably spend up to $500. The camera I have is a Nikon D80 DSLR and I maybe...
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Today, I changed from Nikon D3s to canon 1D Mark IV, and looking forward to trying my first canon shots. I am planning to buy  telephoto lens but a bit undecided about 100-40 or 400mm f5.6. What would you recommend? Thanks --http://www.flickr.com/photos/walidhassan/Nikon D80, D300, D3s18-135m,50 mm f1.8, 70-300mm VR, Sigma 150mm f2.8, Nikon 300mm f4 AF-S, Tamron 28-70 f2.8, Nikon 24-70 f2.8SB600, Wireless Flash Triggerslingshot 200 AWGiotto tripod, Giotto ballheadManfrotto Monopod 680BCokin...
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I have a D80 which is new to me.  I have downloaded the manual for same but am still without an answer to something.   I would like to take long exposures of planets etc.  Nowhere does the manual say anything about how to get the shutter to stay open or lock open. It tells you how to turn off the noise reduction, use a remote etc but nothing on how to set the camera to do it.   Generally, the manual while helpful has a lot to be desired.
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Now may be the time to upgrade. do you think I will see a big difference between d80 and d810
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I have an interesting opportunity in front of me. A local camera shop has a pristine D300 with approximately 40m actuations for sale. I recently picked up a very nice D7000 from the same shop. I currently have a D200 and a D80 and obviously wouldn't need 4 DSLR's. I'm thinking of getting the D300 and selling the D80 and D200 leaving me with the D7000 and a D300. The pictures I mostly shoot are family and vacation shots. Would the D300 be worth sacrificing the other two to be used with the D7000?
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I'm going to apologize straight out for my ignorance on the subject, it's not for lack of trying but my brain refuses to retain anything of the math of sensor and aperture size. I've been looking to replace my Nikon D80 for some time and have just given up the last few times I've tried researching options, overwhelmed. As I've been complaining about the camera's wear and tear, shortcomings, and battery life so long, my husband won't tolerate me putting it off any longer. He's pushing for the...
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I remember when computers first came out and the pace of improvements in processing speed and RAM were amazing. As much as it pains me to admit it, I was buying a new computer just about every year to keep up with the latest in RAM and processor. Now 17 years later, unless you have specific needs like being a gamer, for most people todays computers are plenty fast and have lots of RAM. It got me to thinking about digital cameras, particularly mega-pixels? Do you think there will be a point...
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Hi everyone, I will be visiting New York for the first time in September, and I'd like to get some guidance as to what gear I should bring/buy for the trip. I have a Nikon D80, and in terms of lenses: Nikkor 18-200mm (non-VR) - came with the camera Nikkor 50m f1.4 prime Nikkor 70-300mm I figure that the 18-200mm and 50mm would be the two to bring.. Am just wondering whether a wide angle, like the Sigma 10-20mm might be the only thing missing? I'm hoping that this won't be too bulky a camera...
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Ok last question on this issue. I promise ;) After analyzing six years worth of pictures using the 18-200 on my D80, it became very apparent that despite what I "thought" the majority of my shots were taken in the following ranges: 75% between 24-120 mm 65% between 24-70 mm About 90% of the shots above 120 mm were taken at kids sporting events before I owned the 70-200. Everything else I probably could have shot by moving a little closer but didn't because I had the zoom. Additionally, I...
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Has anybody got experience with Nikon 400mm f2.8 with TC2 III, what do you think of it? -http://www.flickr.com/photos/walidhassan/Nikon D80, D300, D3s18-135m,50 mm f1.8, 70-300mm VR, Sigma 150mm f2.8, Nikon 300mm f4 AF-S, Tamron 28-70 f2.8, Nikon 24-70 f2.8SB600, Wireless Flash Triggerslingshot 200 AWGiotto tripod, Giotto ballheadManfrotto Monopod 680BCokin Filters1.4TC
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