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The D800/D800E are reality!

ericbowles

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ericbowles Moderator Awarded for his in-depth knowledge and high level skills in various areas, especially Landscape and Wildlife Photoghraphy Writer Ribbon awarded for for his article contributions to the community Donor Ribbon awarded for his very generous support to the Fundraising Campaign 2015 Nikonian since 25th Nov 2005
Tue 07-Feb-12 11:46 AM

I've got a D800 on order. We'll see how long it takes.

My thought process is that the photosites and pixel density are bout the same as the D7000 - which I have and like. Like the D7000, more pixels will mean AF issues. Expect to see more viewing at 200%.

The anti-aliasing filter is used to prevent moire. This is an issue with patterned subjects - fine feather details, shingle roofs, fields of grass, fine mesh, lace, etc. The AA filter creates a little intentional blurring that is corrected with sharpening. It is possible to correct some moire in post processing, but it can also be very difficult to fix.

I shoot more landscapes and macro than sports, photojournalism, and weddings. I'm giving up a bit of low light performance which would be important for wildlife and this is a concern.

I rarely shoot bursts of images. Typically a 2-4 image burst is plenty given my style.

I already have all the FX lenses for the FX body.

The battery compatibility with the D7000 is a plus.

I can't wait to hear hands-on reports.

I expect ISO performance to be about 2 stops worse than the D700/D3, 2 1/2 stops worse than the D3s, and 3 stops worse than the D4. That's okay for me but a little bit of a concern for wildlife photography which occurs in lower light.

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