42nd Street Photo Reviews Nikon D800

The much anticipated successor of D700, Nikon D800 comes with a 36.3MP CMOS sensor, which is staggering. This is the highest resolution of any full frame DSLR. The shots taken by a D800 rival only with the images produced by a medium-format camera.

Pros will find the D800 a dream come true. Cinematographers and multimedia professionals require higest quality end results with superior performance, speed and a fully integrated system. The DX crop mode will maximize NIKKOR lens selection.

The D800 has also the ability to provide an excellent balance between sharpness, moire and false colors and is ideal to capture all file formats.

Nikon D800 is ideal for shooting in all situations; for photographers who shoot RAW (NEF), JPG or TIFF ; and for photographers who don’t want to adjust their workflow through software in order to mitigate the occurrence of moire and false color.

It will reveal every detail whether you shoot from dawn to dusk. You can, for instance, make poster sized prints that will show all details of your shots.

The D800 delivers a total cinematic experience recording Full HD 1080p at 30/25/24p or 720p at 60/50p in AVC-HD format. You can record uncompressed files via HDMI to an external recording device. And you can simultaneously view Live footage on the camera LCD monitor and external monitor during recording.

Shooting with D800 is versatile and fluid. You can capture image, view settings, histograms and more via the super sharp 3.2-inch 921,000-dot LCD screen with 100% coverage. Anti-glare coating and auto brightness control ease of viewing, no matter the environment.

The Picture control button provides six options: Vivid, Monochrome, Neutral, Standard, Landscape and Portrait for stills and video, while nine customizable settings provide advanced, personalized color control.

Happy shooting with Nikon D800!


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