I was sitting on a bench waiting for the little woman and I kept hearing a buzzing sound. Without realizing it I was seated 2-3 feet away from a hummingbird feeder. That buzzing sound was a hummingbird. Not wanting to scare her off I slowly activated movie mode on my NIKON D800. Unfortunately the camera was set for my last use and not for this video. I did not want to risk losing the opportunity Continue ReadingNIKON D800 HUMMINGBIRD VIDEO
Thanks to Pearl at PCNATION.com firstname.lastname@example.org it took me four days to get a D800 in hand rather than wait for my Amazon.com pre-order. WHAT A CAMERA!!
Be careful who you place orders from when trying to snag a D800. If your one of the folks chasing around links on forums following the advice of who has a Nikon D800 in stock at any given moment. I recently learned a painful experience. Some retailers notably Best Buy and Dell have a huge lag in real-time inventory. The lag can be in the case of Best Buy up to 28 hours. This means Continue ReadingPRE ORDER NIKON D800 – CAUTION
NIKON D800 6FPS with the MB-12 and EN-EL18 I was reading in the Nikon D800 Manual that it is possible to increase the cameras frame rate to 6 frames per second versus 4 frames per second with some additional hardware. That happens to cost quite a bit. If I understand Nikon correctly you can shoot 4fps in full frame mode at full resolution and 6fps in DX crop mode at full resolution. But if you Continue ReadingNIKON D800 6FPS with the MB-12 and EN-EL18