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Yippee! My D800 has shipped!!

jupiter913

San Antonio, US
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jupiter913 Silver Member Nikonian since 21st Mar 2004
Thu 17-May-12 04:14 AM

I just checked my order status at B&H and my D800 has shipped and should be here by 10:30 am tomorrow. I ordered it at about 8:10 am (NY time)on the first day it was available. So it seems they are beginning to get a slim, steady stream of cameras arriving.
Hot dog. Now if I can only get to sleep tonight!!
Let's see. What accessories should I get? The RRS L-bracket has already arrived.

Ron

gorji

Jamesville, US
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gorji Registered since 07th Jan 2007
Thu 17-May-12 07:59 AM

Awesome!!!!!! Congratulations.
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jupiter913

San Antonio, US
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jupiter913 Silver Member Nikonian since 21st Mar 2004
Thu 17-May-12 09:36 AM

Reza,
Thanks.

Ron

newbird

Neuville, near Quebec City, CA
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newbird Silver Member Donor Ribbon awarded for his support to the Fundraising Campaign 2014 Nikonian since 25th Apr 2006
Thu 17-May-12 10:08 AM

Great news Ron!

Mine is being shipped this morning and should arrive tomorrow!

We'll have a great week-end!

Yvan
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kartane

AU
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kartane Registered since 23rd Apr 2012
Thu 17-May-12 11:55 AM

What accessory will improve your photography the most?
A smile.

Colin

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DrGoon

US
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DrGoon Registered since 11th Mar 2009
Thu 17-May-12 01:39 PM

Congratulations! This is one of those times when quick charge really doesn't seem like it is.

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lizmcf

Manorville, US
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lizmcf Silver Member Nikonian since 22nd Jan 2006
Thu 17-May-12 03:47 PM

Congratulations. But this is too funny. They have made it from 7AM on the first day to 8:10 AM. At that rate I should get mine in about 10 years give or take...
Liz

mgd7

New York, US
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mgd7 Registered since 06th Mar 2012
Thu 17-May-12 05:08 PM

Congrats on (almost) getting your D800! As for accessories, assuming you have a lens , I'd suggest getting a spare battery or 2 (if you can find 'em on account of the recall).

Pookoo

Houston, US
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Pookoo Registered since 08th Dec 2010
Thu 17-May-12 05:38 PM

Ugh, I'm at 1030 AM.

I was being indecisive that morning.

Damn...

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bbell

US
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bbell Registered since 13th Aug 2003
Thu 17-May-12 07:16 PM

>Ugh, I'm at 1030 AM.
>

Perhaps closer than you think. Someone on NR reported that their feb. 7 9:01 AM EST order shipped from B&H Wed. evening. If true, it looks like they may have covered 2 1/2 - 3 hrs of orders this week. I can confirm that 9:09 EST has not shipped.

Bruce

LMMiller9

Potomac, US
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LMMiller9 Silver Member Nikonian since 18th Dec 2005
Thu 17-May-12 08:56 PM

As to accessories: I am sure you have a tripod which is the most obvious accessory that will be helpful. Next, I would get the RODE directional microphone that B&H is recommending as an accessory. I used it this past weekend to video a presentation and it was terrific. The video was terrific also. Now, I need to learn to edit video.

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KnightPhoto

Alberta, CA
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KnightPhoto Gold Member Nikonian since 18th Dec 2006
Fri 18-May-12 01:35 AM

Great to hear - did you get it, did you get it ?

Best regards, SteveK

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jupiter913

San Antonio, US
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jupiter913 Silver Member Nikonian since 21st Mar 2004
Fri 18-May-12 02:09 AM

Yvan,
You bet! I took mine out today. I had two batteries since I have the D7000, so I put the strap on, grabbed some memory cards and took off for the Texas hill country. Spent most of the day out there and am amazed at the camera's performance.
I know you will be extremely pleased with yours.

Ron

jupiter913

San Antonio, US
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jupiter913 Silver Member Nikonian since 21st Mar 2004
Fri 18-May-12 02:12 AM

Liz,
I was telling myself that it would end up being a Christmas present! But patience paid off. I thought 1) maybe they will have the glitches in the assembly process fixed, and 2) if I cancelled and ordered from someone else, it would probably take longer.
I can honestly say, the wait was worth it.
Hope yours comes in soon.

Ron

jupiter913

San Antonio, US
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jupiter913 Silver Member Nikonian since 21st Mar 2004
Fri 18-May-12 02:14 AM

Larry,
Thanks for the tip. I will look into that. I have yet to try video with the D800, but am looking forward to it.

Ron

Gator Bob

SANTA FE, US
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Gator Bob Silver Member Nikonian since 28th Jul 2006
Fri 18-May-12 02:16 AM

>As to accessories ...a tripod which is the
>most obvious accessory that will be helpful.

You debbil!
Gator Bob in Gainesville FL
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jupiter913

San Antonio, US
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jupiter913 Silver Member Nikonian since 21st Mar 2004
Fri 18-May-12 02:18 AM | edited Fri 18-May-12 10:11 PM by jupiter913

Steve,
Yup, I got it. So far, it works like a charm. The resolution is out of this world.
PS. Thanks to all for the good wishes and congratulations. As a further note of interest, I have checked the camera for the left side focus problem, and so far there appears to be none. Maybe the delay was beneficial.

Ron

jupiter913

San Antonio, US
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jupiter913 Silver Member Nikonian since 21st Mar 2004
Fri 18-May-12 02:22 AM

Michael,
After the first day of shooting, I have decided I definitely need some larger memory cards. I was using 8GB cards, which are fine for the D700, but I seemed to run out of them too quickly with the D800. Small wonder with the much larger file sizes.

Ron

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