Not excited about my D800

Started Jun 4, 2012 | Discussions thread
Scott McL
Scott McL Regular Member • Posts: 249
Re: If you rarely print...

Shaun Bell wrote:

Why on earth would you buy a D800? If all I did was archive online I've just use my IPhone or a good quality PS. I'm sure there's a lot of people out there feeling the same

Hmm, that's seems to overstate your case a bit. Even for Web presentation, there's a lot to be said for the better IQ, available light performance, lens selection and quality, etc. of a DSLR.

Now, whether or not that warrants the 36 megapixels of the D800 and associated potential upgrades to post processing computer gear, I will heartily agree is a valid line of inquiry. I'm waiting to see what Nikon delivers with their much rumored D600. If lacking, a D700 will hold a happy place in my future kit.

"Photography is not about the thing photographed. It is about how that thing looks photographed." - Garry Winogrand

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