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Can the D800 be used handheld? Draw your own conclusions...

DigitalDarrell

Knoxville, US
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DigitalDarrell Team Member Founding Member of the Nikonians writer Guild. Author of most of the NikoniansPress books. Donor Ribbon awarded for his generous support to the Fundraising Campaign 2014 Donor Ribbon awarded for his very generous support to the Fundraising Campaign 2015 Charter Member
Mon 26-Mar-12 05:20 AM

I shot this image handheld (top image) today at the mall. Specs are:

Nikon D800
AF-S Nikkor 50mm f/1.4G lens at f/2.8
1/100s shutter speed
400 ISO
NL Picture Control

The bottom image is a cutout of the red-colored area at the end of the Petro's sign. The second image is an unretouched NEF to JPEG by Nikon Capture NX2 vs. 2.3.0.

Main Image

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Cutout from red area in image above
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Darrell Young (DigitalDarrell) www.pictureandpen.com
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