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Using the D800 in DX mode

RRRoger

Monterey Bay, US
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"RE: Using the D800 in DX mode"

RRRoger Silver Member Fellow Ribbon awarded for his long history of demonstrated excellence and helping other members with equipment, technique and DSLR video in the true Nikonians spirit. Charter Member
Mon 20-Feb-12 03:19 PM | edited Mon 20-Feb-12 03:30 PM by RRRoger

This weekend I took nearly 5,000 shots with my D5100 at a MotoCross Race.
My keeper rate was dismal shooting single point .
The camera and AF-S 28-300 lens combo were having trouble locking on in time for the shot.
I am spoiled by the >95% rate of the D3.
It had become too heavy for me to shoot all day, so I sold both bodies.

I am hoping the D800 is much better on both counts.
What I have not decided is whether to shoot medium JPEGs, 4x5, or DX mode at Events.
Portrait, weddings, and Landscape work would be shot FullFrame.

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