Nikon D780 Q&As
Announced Jan 7, 2020 •
25 megapixels | 3.2″ screen | Full frame sensor
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Hello hello ! For peoples who use D780, can you confirm me that you can have 16/9 ratio frame lines in the optical viewfinder (and not only in liveview). I use D810 and only have DX; 1.2 and 5/4 ratio frame lines. And when you use 16/9 ratio frame lines, does the crop area getting dark in the optical viewfinder ? Thanks a lot, due to actual situation I can't go to my local shop to try the camera !
Hello, Looking for advice from more experienced D780 or Z6 owners. I recently purchased a D780, the DSLR side of it is pretty simple and familiar. Currently playing with Live View AF modes and cannot figure out how to make AF-C work reliably with Face/Eye detection. It seems to be constantly hunting/chattering, cannot make up its mind. The photos are therefore often out of focus. Has anyone else experienced this? My settings are following: Back button focus configured (AF-ON button for...
By: Chris Eric Horn (4 months ago)
Posted to: Nikon Z Mirrorless Talk
Hello everyone, I own a pair of Nikon D4 (s) and a D780, three Nikon AFS wide-angle primes, and two zooms. I live and work overseas in a risky third world city, and I've been contemplating buying a Nikon mirrorless body or two the next time I visit the U.S., in an effort to possibly lighten the load in the backpack, to give mirrorless another try, and to upgrade to newer technology. A few years ago I tried a FujiFilm X-T2, but I was dissatisfied with its slow EVF, autofocus, etc. I...
By: h0wlback (4 months ago)
Posted to: Beginners Questions
I primarily use SnapBridge’s monitor function to check my focus and exposure. I film videos of myself repairing things but during editing I’m noticing changes in color. SnapBridge changes the cameras white balance to Automatic and it seems to like to recalibrate during filming sessions. This results in half the footage looking warm and the rest looking cold. Is there an external monitor that will give me control over focus, exposure while allowing a custom white balance?
I - I've owned a D500 for the last few years and loved it - mostly sports photography. I have let it go, and I am now doing much more inside, orchestra photography. Weird lighting but otherwise normal stuff. The only seriously fast movements are the conductor's arms and bow arms. I assume I will still do the occasional sports photography. I will also do some portrait stuff. D850 or D780? Ugh. Don't know how to decide. Thanks for any input!
The D750 has a 'Photo Shooting Menu > Remote Control Mode (ML-L3)' option, under which there are 4 options, Delayed remote, Quick-response remote, Remote mirror-up, Off (default). The D780 doesn't have the 'Remote Control Mode (ML-L3)' option; it has a 'Setup Menu > Wireless remote (WR) options', which is grayed out. How do I use the ML-L3 remote with the D780? I tried by setting the Release mode dial to MUP, but couldn't get the shutter to fire with a ML-L3.
Colleagues, I'm a long-time stills shooter who is finally going to start seriously learning and shooting video. I live overseas, and once I am able to travel back to the U.S., I'm going to buy a D780, mostly for its video capabilities, and as a back-up to a D4 body. I've been researching the aforementioned Tamron's, and it appears that the image stabilization is the only reason to consider the f/1.8 versus the f/1.4. That is, if the extra weight is not an issue (it isn't for me) nor the...
I remember in my D750, using the joystick, I could move the focus point around to one of the 51 available. I traded the D750 for a D780, and I can't find the setting to do that. If I choose any of the auto AF modes, the camera chooses a focus point for me when shooting through the viewfinder. In live view, I can tap on the screen to set a starting focus point, but if my hands shake, or the subject moves, the focus points moves too. If I switch to manual focussing mode, the focus points shows...
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