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How to get sharp pics with the D800?

Gator Bob

SANTA FE, US
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"RE: How to get sharp pics with the D800?"

Gator Bob Silver Member Nikonian since 28th Jul 2006
Wed 02-May-12 06:03 PM

FWIW, FYI: Ken Rocksell Tuesday said:

If you're not getting sharp snaps in the AF-C (continuous AF) setting, it's because ... you need to reset Custom Setting A1 to any setting other than the default of RELEASE. (MENU > CUSTOM (pencil) > a Autofocus > a1 AF-C priority selection > FOCUS or RELEASE + FOCUS.) As shipped, the RELEASE setting means the D800 shoots anytime you press the shutter, regardless of if it's in focus or not. Resetting this ensures the D800 only fires when it's actually in focus.


Gator Bob in Gainesville FL
D700 & SB800 * D800 on order
Nikkors: *14-24 * 28-300 * PC-E 85mm *50mm 1.8
Tamron 90mm Macro

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