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walkerr

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Fri 28-Dec-12 10:21 PM


>
>Bottom line, unless you are locking down on a tripod, using
>live view focus to nail a detailed shot, a 1:1 view of a hand
>held 36mp D800 image is most likely going to look less sharp
>than a similar 1:1 view of a D300 image.

I read that a lot, but it's not my experience. I don't handhold the camera at ridiculously low shutter speeds, and I take advantage of VR when I can. Those two things give me sharp handheld images with my D800e and D800, just like they did with my D700.

Rick Walker

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