D800 view camera mode

Started Jun 16, 2012 | Discussions thread
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Denis of Whidbey Island
Denis of Whidbey Island Senior Member • Posts: 1,170
D800 view camera mode

My D800 will arrive Monday. I've been pondering a potential benefit of working with a 36MP camera; sometimes I'll want to slow down and use it more like view cameras I've owned in the past. I know this is not the only way to use it, but I think it will be good discipline for my landscape work.

So it is a shame that there is not view camera mode in live view with the image upside down and reversed. I always found that quality of working with a 4x5, 5x7 or 6x18 (cm) camera was helpful since it pushed me toward seeing the composition rather than the details.

Sure, it would be an easy firmware tweak for Nikon, but I'm not holding my breath. Maybe that feature will be offered in a device like the Gigtube.


I have made this letter a rather long one, only because I didn't have the leisure to make it shorter. Blaise Pascal, 1623-1662

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