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changing lenses on the D800


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mklass

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"RE: changing lenses on the D800"

mklass Platinum Member As a semi-professional involved in all manner of photographic genres including portraiture, sports, commercial, and events coverage, Mick is always ready to help Nikonians by sharing his deep knowledge of photography and printing. Donor Ribbon awarded for his generous support to the Fundraising Campaign 2014 Nikonian since 08th Dec 2006
Sun 24-Mar-13 06:46 PM

>Wrong, it is not posted because it is so trivial. And don't
>say "most people" because at least one poster here
>in this thread does not do it and the many others admitting
>forgetting about it.

One other poster doesn't contradict "most" in describing who does what. That's my opinion and also pretty good arithmetic.

In any event, Nikon recommends turning the camera off. You may not believe that it is necessary and they are just performing CYA, but if you fry something in your camera or lens and send it in for repair, Nikon could say it isn't covered under warranty because you did not follow that recommendation. With my $2,000 to $5,500 cameras and lenses up to $2,400, I prefer not to take the chance.

If you are making enough money shooting, or wealthy enough, that you can consider all of you equipment disposable, you may decide that the shot you got is worth the risk. Of course if that is the time your camera or lens decides to #### out, then it was a bad bet.

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