Hi Donald, welcome to Nikonians!Have you tried taking comparable shots in NEF format?JEPG is a format that is always compressed and data is always lost due to the compression. What you describe sounds a lot like JEPG artifacts. Here is a link to the image in Donald’s gallery….http://images.nikonians.org/galleries/showphoto.php/photo/398911 PS: I edited the title of the first post to read D7000 rather than D700.
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