>Not sure if this is the right place for this question but >I'll give it a shot. I usually get out for a couple of hours >of shooting with a couple of hours of driving and hiking. Take >some shots, feel great in the great outdoors and head home. On >a full day out, I may shoot 20-30 shots or quite a few more if >shooting HDR or Panos. I typically have a 4GB card in my D300 >and rarely if ever fill it. The one time I shot a wedding >(family and won't do it again), I shot an 8GB, 3 4GB, and a >2GB (cos the photographer hired by the family got drunk). >Other than that I never fill up cards. Am I unusual or is this >typical of anyone elses shooting. I can see the need for large >capacity cards for video but not for stills.
I find the Nikon display for card capacity (number of pictures on top LCD) is a conservative underestimate. When I'm shooting birds with sky, and storing in Higest Res jpg, I once got 900 photos on the 8 GB disc and still had room. The start value on the camera is 739. Adam