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Is Nikon Telling Us That D800E Is Not A Good Choice For...

ericbowles

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"RE: Is Nikon Telling Us That D800E Is Not A Good Choice For Landscapes?"

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Tue 20-Mar-12 11:25 PM

When it comes to landscapes the D800E does not lose anything against the D800 - ever. Diffraction affects both equally - and the D800E has a slight sharpness edge. Your issue with the D800E is moire - not sharpness.

As discussed in some other threads, the D800E will likely have a different look with exceptional sharpness of your focus point. Even without any diffraction issues, the sharpness of the D800 and D800E will stand out. It's just the E has a bit more sharpness with the risk of moire. I'll take it and my order is placed. I shoot landscapes, macro and wildlife.

The D800 is a perfectly good option. For a balanced photographer who shoots sport, weddings, and portraits, the D800 is the answer. Anything we are talking about is still the best camera on the market.

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