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D800 autocrop with DX lenses

sxmwb

Longview, US
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sxmwb Silver Member Nikonian since 23rd Jul 2011
Wed 29-Aug-12 04:11 PM

When I place a DX lens on the D800 with autocrop on, I get the nice grayed out area around the picture I am going to take. With autocrop off, I get a much wider view which I can crop.

On the D800 with a DX lens is it better to have autocrop on or off? Also, what does autocrop really do in this case? Still trying to understand this from the manual as well.

Thanks
Mike

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