#8. "RE: Thanks B&H!---.For solving my D800 pre-order problem!" In response to In response to 6
>Member PerroneFord has been posting a few comments as he trys >out his new D800. >Here is one that makes me glad I canceled my >order........Quote-. >"Speed - The camera is slow. If you are shooting >something where it's rather easy to judge peak motion, it's >fine. But if you need to shoot peak motion as well as >secondary reactions, this is not the camera you want. AF speed >seemed fine. A little slower than my D3s it seems, but I >expected that."-Unquote. > >Have to see how this pans out but right now I feel good having >$3000 still sitting in my bank. >Perry.
I did try to make it quite clear that I was talking about the D800 as a sports camera. I think outside of that realm and ones similar to it, the camera is going to be terrific. I am going to take it birding today to see how that works out.