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D800 and AF performance

ajdooley

Waterloo, US
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"RE: D800 and AF performance"

ajdooley Gold Member Nikonian since 25th May 2006
Sun 09-Jun-13 05:44 PM

Eric - Thank you for sharing your insightful analysis. I have been chatting with a lady in Florida about AF issues on her D700, and there are multiple complexities there as well. I have cautioned her not to leave all the decisions to the camera, as doing so renders it an extremely expensive point-and-shoot machine and leaves her wondering why things did and didn't work.

I'll restate what an old boss at the US 7th Fleet used to have on a piece of paper taped to the front of his desk. In ballpoint pen, it stated simply: "Too many moving parts..."

Thanks again -- this is the kind of thoughtful examination of our cameras and how they work that marks you and our fellow Nikonians as somewhat of a different kind of photographers. I of course, mean that politely and positively!

Alan
Waterloo, IL, USA
www.proimagingmidamerica.com

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