Melissa Niu of Photofocus and Chase Reynolds of LensRentals.com talk with commercial photographer Joe McNally about his decision to upgrade from the Nikon D800 to the D810 and how the D810 benefits flash shooters. https://youtu.be/7QrVxWnuz-8 Brought to you by LensRentals - http://bit.ly/pflensrentals SongFreedom - http://bit.ly/songfreedom Photofocus - https://photofocus.com About Joe McNally Joe McNally is an internationally acclaimed photographer whose career has spanned 30 years and included assignments in over 50 countries. He … [Read more...] about Nikon D810 vs D800 | Joe McNally – What’s in Your Bag
Recently my trusted Nikon d700 felt it needed a rest. The camera's shutter is rated for 150,000 clicks. I've put this poor camera through the mill taking 149,652 photos over the years. The shutter needs to be replaced at a cost of about $200.00. Not bad, but it maybe time for a new camera. This got me thinking. How many images did I take at the several FREE sporting events I shot or the many, many, many FREE photo shoots I've done? If I hadn't volunteered for these shoots, would my d700 still have life? Yes, but honestly I choose to do those … [Read more...] about Click away: Digital is FREE, or is it?
This will be a very short review, because for me the D800 is a very confusing camera. I realize that my review will be very polarizing and controversial. If I don't heap praise on this camera the Nikon fanboys will revolt. But I call em' like I see em' so here goes nothing. I've had a short time to shoot with and test the Nikon D800. Let me say right off the bat it's a fine camera. So if you just want one regardless of what I say then buy one. But here's the thing. That said... The D800 is a camera that seems to be at odds with itself. On the … [Read more...] about Nikon D800 Mini – Mini Review
[polldaddy poll=5934409] In view of Nikon's announcement of the 36+ megapixel D800 camera - What Would You Consider The Perfect Amount Of Pixels To Be On A Full Frame 35mm DSLR Sensor? __________________________________ … [Read more...] about How Many Magapixels Do We Need?
UPDATE: Within minutes of posting this - several of you claiming to be video experts say you disagree that the 36MP is good for video. So be it. I was simply reporting what I had been told. I personally don't have a dog in this hunt. As my post clearly expresses, I personally think 36mp is too many for a 35mm sensor. Your mileage may vary. I'll start with the usual disclaimer. I am not one of the cool kids so I have never shot with a D800. This is not a review. Until I actually shoot the camera I won't have a firm opinion, but looking at the … [Read more...] about The Nikon D800 – First Thoughts