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VR and Handholding Practice with the D800

lajolla

LaJolla, US
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"RE: VR and Handholding Practice with the D800"

lajolla Silver Member Nikonian since 03rd Nov 2005
Fri 05-Jul-13 05:49 PM

try to be safe whatever streets you are shooting on. the d800 is only 6 oz heavier than the d600, and there really is no reason not to use the d800 for street shooting, except for replacement cost if stolen. while the d600 does have a higher frame burst rate and perhaps some low-light advantages, the replacement cost of a d600 is also something to think about.
also be sure not to use any rear screen live mode displays with any cam on the street, as you will act like a beacon at night, and also will need both your eyes on the display, losing peripheral vision and taking longer to take a shot.
bring along someone familiar with the streets where you are shooting and who is familiar with the language and culture where you are traveling.
the current nikon d600 supports four more menu languages than the d800, for what it is worth:
Brazilian Portuguese
Greek
Hindi
Hungarian
the d800 and other d600 menu languages are
Arabic
Chinese (Simplified and Traditional)
Czech
Danish
Dutch
English
Finnish
French
German
Indonesian
Italian
Japanese
Korean
Norweigan
Polish
Portuguese
Romanian
Russian
Spanish
Swedish
Thai
Turkish
Ukrainian
good luck with your street shooting wherever you may wander.

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