Since I got my new camera I’m studying more than I’m actually making photos, but just wait…! 🙂
As you know, Stefano Crosio is a famous, highly decorated wildlife photographer and thanks to his advice I decided to get the Nikon D800 and the three “dream team” lenses. Please enjoy this tutorial and pay Stefano a visit. Thanks! 🙂 I’m now off to Norfolk. See you soon! 🙂
Nikon D800, Nikkor AF-S 70-200 f/2.8G VR II; 1/1600 sec @ f/5.6, ISO 250
After my previous post about how to effectively customize a Nikon D800 so as to make it work the way you want/need, a question from a reader prompted me to write again about the D800 and explain why I think that, if properly configured, the D800 is a dream camera (at least in the Nikon camp) and a star performer not only for photographing still subjects but also action.
Let’s start from a few basic facts: the D800 has a so-called “FX” format full-frame CMOS sensor, capable of recording images at the stunning resolution of 36MP in the traditional 35mm format of 24×36. At this resolution, the D800 resolves much more detail than any “legacy” 35mm film-based camera and approaches medium-format territory. The flip side of such phenomenal resolution is that, given the huge amount of data…
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