Nikon D800

Announced Feb 7, 2012 •
36 megapixels | 3.2 screen | Full frame sensor
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I only ask because there are features that should be seemingly obvious but I can't fine them... The D4 and D4s have a way to keep the current review zoom level as you look through images and delete the bad ones. The D800 and D810 both revert back to "FIT" as soon as you hit the Delete button. It is truly annoying when going through a sequence having to go back to 100% zoom. After 10 shots I give up :( Thanks --Mannyhttp://www.pbase.com/gonzalu/http://www.thrustimages.com/FCAS Member -...
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I have 2 D800's (lucky me). the problem is that they both produce very different results when shooting in the same environment. The difference boils down to their varying interpretation of the white point in any given scene. I shoot RAW (white point set to Auto) so I can deal with it in Camera Raw, but it is a pain having to keep doing so every time I use both bodies at the same location. Incidentally, both white points are off neutral by a noticeable distance - one is too warm and the other...
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On my D300, D800, and D7000, I have always used the Fn button to temporarily change the metering mode (usually from Matrix) to Spot. This way I can use Matrix metering for most shots but quickly change to spot metering when the situation calls for it. Unless I'm missing something, the only way I can change the metering mode on the D7100 is to use the button/dial on the top of the camera. Not only does this force me to take my eye off the viewfinder (since the mode is not indicated in the...
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Sorry if this is the wrong forum. I've been a reasonably happy Canon DSLR owner for some years, but getting impatient on Canon having a full-frame to match the Sony full-frame sensors in the A7r and D800 series. According to DxoMark, the highly rated Samyang 14mm is significantly sharper on the D800e than my Canon 6d. I own the Samyang 14mm for Canon and have been impressed. It's one of my favorite lenses. The differences are almost hard to believe. Real world, what can I expect as far as...
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I am considering the D810. I will use it primarily for still shots. However, I do plan to try my hand at video since it will be available. My computer is 2.7 GHz Intel Core i5; 16 GB ram; several 2 TB external drives; OS 10.9.4;  iMovie; PS CC 2014 Is this good enough to edit D800 video? (asking present D800 owners)
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I’m thinking of ‘trading’ my D800 for either a D810 or waiting for the D7100 replacement. I know at first read, this may seem like a strange choice, but here’s my situation. My shoot primarily events and lifestyle subjects and my bread and butter camera is my D4. I bought the D800 to be a second body. At some events, I prefer to shoot two cameras and I needed to have a backup anyway. I’d hoped to also use the D800 as an occasional DX camera, shooting smaller DX lenses for travel/walkaround...
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Off to Namibia and Botswana with my trusty D800 for a few weeks soon. Also taking a D7000 as backup. Have my telephoto options sorted (70mm upwards) but I can't make up my mind on my normal and wide angle options. Can't afford any new gear at this point, so from my existing kit, I'm thinking one of the following combinations: 1. Nikon 14-24mm + Nikon 50mm 2. Nikon 24-120mm + Samyang 14mm Conscious of weight and bag space, so don't really want to take both the zooms if I can help it. I guess...
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I tend to have my camera waist high  for photographing full length to avoid distortion I been using lately  Sony A7 and loving the use of the tilt screen ..because  of my back problems and knees .. I been a photographer going on 50 years .. I ask myself ..WHY  didn't  Nikon  provide a tilt screen for the D800 and D810 Does any know why ??.. I LIKED TILT SCREEN ON THE SONY A99  I wished it was on my D800 TOM
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D800 vs D7100 when shooting full moon, whats you pick? --http://www.facebook.com/pages/Yuriys-Photography/76838355804http://www.yuriysphotography.com/
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I'm non-pro, obviously, and have a D800E which I'm slowly growing into - I come from having fallen for photography with the GF1 and M43rds. Once I started to bump up against the (then) limits of the system I then took the somewhat nuts step of going hardcore FF with the D800E... Right now, I have the Nikon 50mm 1.8, Nikon 85mm 1.8 and Sigma 35mm. I chose primes partly to not overwhelm myself with all the options at once, partly for weight, partly for quality/cost. I've tended to concentrate...
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