Super Quality-- Excellent Workhorse Camera

Started Jun 2, 2014 | User reviews thread
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Jamesbond6668 Regular Member • Posts: 126
Super Quality-- Excellent Workhorse Camera

I used this camera for 2 years straight shooting about 3 photo shoots a week, taking about 1000 shots each shoot. This camera never let me down. Well, only once and it was because I added an off brand battery grip and when the cameras' internal battery was out and it went to the one in the grip, the LCD went white and wouldn't come back. The camera was still barely under warranty from Nikon and they repaired it and cleaned the sensor, etc....and I was back in action. Needless to say I bought the Nikon brand battery grip and everything was fine.

This camera was a true workhorse going everywhere in some dusty, dirty, wet conditions and kept on working. All the shots I took with it still hold up with the camera's I'm currently using (D4, Df). The only reason I upgraded to the D4 was the better low light qualities of the D4 and Df. I could have easily just stayed

Nikon D700, Nikkor 24-70 2.8, Topaz Labs: Adjust filter, Photoshop. Model: Jessie Cook. May 18th, 2012.

with this camera for a few more years with no problem. I'm addicted to cameras and always want the latest thing, but in this case I should of held on a few more years. This camera doesn't have video mode but then I had a dedicated digital HD camcorder for that when needed. I always carry a good pocket camera that shoots HD video just in case I want that feature.

I highly recommend this camera to professionals or anyone that wants to step up to full frame that want to get excellent results. It was perfectly suited (as is the D4 and Df) to the Nikkor 24-70 2.8, and the Nikkor 70-200 2.8 VR can't go wrong!

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 Jamesbond6668's gear list:Jamesbond6668's gear list
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V Nikon Coolpix P900 Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V Sony RX100 IV Nikon D4 +8 more
Nikon D700
12 megapixels • 3 screen • Full frame sensor
Announced: Jul 1, 2008
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Kids / pets
Action / sports
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Low light (without flash)
Flash photography (social)
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Nikon D4 Nikon D700 Nikon Df
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