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Every photo will astound.
Every video will dazzle.

Hold in your hands an HD-SLR able to capture images rivaled only by those produced with a medium-format camera: extremely low noise, incredible dynamic range and the most faithful colors. Meet the Nikon D800, a 36.3 megapixel FX-format HD-SLR for professional photographers who require end results of the highest quality, who demand superior performance, speed, handling and a fully integrated imaging system. For cinematographers and multimedia professionals, 36.3 MP means true 1080p HD cinematic quality video and includes inputs for stereo microphones and headphones, peak audio meter display, DX crop mode to maximize NIKKOR lens selection and angle of view and much more.
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36.3
Megapixels
4 FPS
Continuous Shooting
ISO 100–6,400
(Expandable to 25,600)
FULL HD
1080p at 30/25/24p

Reveal every nuance, every detail

The 36.3 megapixel FX-format advantage

Wedding, commercial or landscape, the D800 is the ultimate 36.3 MP FX-format camera for creative genius. Witness tonal range and precision rendered to supreme clarity, depth and texture. Make poster sized prints without sacrificing detail. Explore creative opportunities with ISO 100 to 6400 (expanded up to 25,600)—shoot from dawn to dusk. Experience Nikon's new Advanced Scene Recognition System featuring the 91,000-pixel RGB light meter capable of rendering unprecedented levels of accuracy to AF, AE, i-TTL flash control, face recognition and auto white balance. Nikon's new EXPEED 3 image processing reduces color phase shifts seen with lesser systems, producing more faithful colors and tones while managing massive amounts of data at breakthrough speed. With the D800 in your hands, achieve what was once unreachable.

Broadcast quality video

A full cinematic experience

Filmmakers, multimedia professionals and event photographersrecord Full HD 1080p at 30/25/24p or 720p at 60/50p in AVC format. Produce to your exacting vision when working in manual mode, controlling aperture, ISO, AF and shutter speed. Record uncompressed files via HDMI to an external recording device. via HDMI. Widen production perspective using either Nikon FX or DX lens formats at Full HD 1080p and 16:9 aspect ratio. Attach headphones and check audio levels or monitor input via peak audio meters as displayed on the camera's LCD monitor. Microphone sensitivity can be adjusted in up to 20 steps. Remotely start and stop video. Simultaneous Live View on the camera's LCD monitor and external monitor during recording are possible.

Render every megapixel with precision

Fast, precise 51-point wide area coverage

Precise AF detection is critical to sharply render every pixel of the D800's massive resolution count. An improved 51- point AF system with 15 Cross Type AF sensors, versatile AF area modes and superb AF detection in even the dimmest lighting deliver immediate, pinpoint focus. Fast shot-to-shot time, full resolution frame rate up to 4 fps, 6 fps in DX crop mode and ultra fast CF and SD card write times. For more productive workflow, high-speed data transfer using USB 3.0 is realized. For demanding professionals, the D800 responds immediately and precisely.

Versatile shooting, fluid operation

Streamlined ergonomic design puts critical tasks a touch away

Intuitive design makes D800 operation a thing of beauty. A streamlined ergonomic body allows critical photography and video tasks, including Movie Record, Live View, White Balance and Picture Control to be performed at the touch of a button. Confirm image capture and view menu options, histograms, video settings and more using the D800's 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. Enlarge images up to 46x for on-the-spot focus confirmation. Magnesium alloy construction and environmental sealing make the D800 as comfortable in the field as in the studio.
EXPEED 3 image processing

Nikon's EXPEED 3 technology extends and assures breathtakingly rich image fidelity and reduces noise, even at high ISO's. EXPEED 3 is so powerful that it handles data-intensive tasks such as Full-HD video recording at 30p with ease.

Rich image previewing

The D800's 3.2-inch super-sharp 921,000 LCD monitor automatically adjusts LCD brightness and visibility according to your environment for bright, crisp image playback, menu adjustment and Live View shooting. Enlarge images up to 46x to make on the spot focus confirmation—crucial for high resolution shooting.

Expand dynamic range with built-in HDR

Create a single image revealing an extremely wide dynamic range, but with less noise and rich color gradation than ever before. Combine two exposures at up to 3EV.

Dedicated picture control button

The convenient Picture control button provides six preset options: Vivid, Monochrome, Neutral, Standard, Landscape and Portrait for stills and video while 9 customizable settings provide advanced, personalized color control.

D800 and D800E

Which camera is right for you?

Every Nikon DSLR camera uses an optical low pass filter (OLPF) in front of its sensor to slightly blur the image at a pixel level in order to reduce the occurrence of false colors and moiré that can appear when shooting repetitive and/or fine patterns. For the vast majority of photographers the D800 provides an ideal balance between sharpness and effectively prevented moiré and false color, ideal for shooting using all file formats. D800E is a specialized camera that removes the "effect" of the OLPF which results in a slight gain in sharpness and resolution and is recommended for studio and still life professionals but carries an increased possibility that moiré and false color will appear.

Strikes an ideal balance between sharpness and preventing the occurrence of false color and moiré for consistent performance
Ideal for:
  • All shooting situations
  • Photographers shooting RAW (NEF), JPG or TIFF images
  • Photographers who do not want to adjust their workflow (via software) to reduce the occurrence of moiré and false color
Slight increase in sharpness and resolution with increased occurrence of false color and moiré
Ideal for:
  • Studio, commercial and still life photographers who can control their shooting conditions, lens selection and aperture choice, as well as use of software (Capture NX2) to reduce the occurrence of false color and moiré
  • Medium format photographers whose current digital system do not utilize an optical low pass filter
  • Shooting RAW (NEF)
  • More information on moiré Behind the Scenes: D800/D800E

D800 and D800E Image Comparison

Comparison of false color and moiré

With the D800E, false color and moiré may be noticeable when shooting repetitive and/or fine patterns.

Comparison of resolution

Compared to the D800, the D800E reproduces textures with slightly higher resolution for sharper rendering and greater depth.

What Else is Different?

Other than the very slight image quality differences described above, the D800 and D800E perform exactly the same. Focus speed, exposure metering, shooting speed, movie recording, accessory compatibility, control location and function, and all other aspects are identical.

Additional Features:
Standard ISO 100-6400, expandable to ISO 50-25,600 equivalent

Added ISO settings of Lo-1 (ISO 50 equivalent), Hi-1 (ISO 12,800 equivalent) and Hi-2 (ISO 25,600 equivalent) extend versatility.

Continuous shooting at up to 4 fps at full FX-format resolution

Commercial image quality teams with speed and handling to create new shooting possibilities—in the studio or on location. Shoot DX-format images up to 6fps using the optional MB-D12 Multi Power Battery Pack and batteries other than the EN-EL15

Rugged magnesium alloy construction

Effectively protected from invasive dust, moisture and tested to exceed 200,000 cycles.

Compatible with third party video accessories

As your multimedia work grows in importance, know that the D800 is compatible with a growing selection of third party video accessories.

High speed CF and SD dual memory card slots

CF cards compatible with UDMA6 as well as UDMA7 are supported. For SD cards, SDXC and UHS-1 are supported.

Two axis Virtual Horizon graphic indicator

Use either the LCD monitor or viewfinder to check if the camera is level—horizontally or with forward or rear rotation.

Rechargeable EN-EL15 Battery

Up to approximately 900 images and 60 minutes of HD video per charge.

Expand the creative potential of the D800

NIKKOR® lenses & Nikon Creative Lighting System for every situation

Uniquely compatible with both FX and DX-formats, tap an unprecedented selection of NIKKOR lenses. Explore NIKKOR Lenses

Get studio quality lighting virtually anywhere with the Nikon Creative Lighting System and Nikon Speedlights. Explore Speedlights

Extend your Creativity and Capabilities

Express yourself creatively with a wide range of accessories, including NIKKOR lenses, Speedlights, adapters, remotes, releases and more.
Speedlights/Flashes
Speedlights/Flashes
Stereo Microphone
Stereo Microphone
NIKKOR Lenses
NIKKOR Lenses
Optimized for FX Format but compatible with extensive range of NIKKOR lenses.
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Debunking all myths I recieved my D800E in time for a two-week photo trek through Peru. It was intended to be used as a back-up to my D4, but it quickly became the go-to camera for portraits and lanscape shots. The camera perfomed wonderfully under all types of conditions. Unlike all the reviews I had read, this camera can indeed be: Hand-held at slow speeds instead of only being tripod mounted. Used at high ISO speeds with incredible detail. Used for shots involving a lot of textile and colors. If moire is an issue, stop down the lens a bit more and eliminate any concerns. The lenses most often used on this camera were the 50mm f/1.4 and the 16mm - 35mm zoom. I am attaching some photos and 100% crops to show detail. All are hand-held, speeds up to 1/90th and ISO between 200 and 800. May 7, 2012
Just posting a nice Pic Daddy long legs (pholcidae) with D800 and 105mm F2.8. July 30, 2014
Excellent Camera I have been shooting with this camera for a little over a year and am very happy with its characteristics. Excellent low light shooting and incredible detail. I have used it all over the world shooting wildlife as well as landscapes and people. I have added it to my D3x when traveling and especially like it on days that I don't want to carry around the weight of the D3x. Both of these cameras perform especially well when paired with high end Nikon lenses. The picture of the owl shown was shot at 8:00 in the evening with the D800, a 200-400 f4.0 lens, at 1600 ISO. Amazing color and clarity. Well worth the money. July 22, 2014
Great Camera I went from a D3200 to the D800 and found it easy to learn. I use it with a Nikon 500mm F/4 super telephoto lens and love it. It recently developed a focusing issue and is currently in the shop at Nikon, forcing me to use my D7100. There is night and day difference in the two cameras, even though the D7100 is an excellent camera. My wish and advice for Nikon is to improve this camera by removing the ability to do video and concentrate all the electronics and image processing for still photos and maybe to increase the ability to shoot and focus a bit faster. I have never done a video with the camera and have no intention of doing one. I love outdoor photography and the resolution of this sensor is outstanding. The new D810 just looks like a D800 E to me with a different number. Make a camera for just still photography for us die hard camera buffs! June 28, 2014
just I loved...... Awesome detail,perfect pic quality. Good features . April 19, 2014
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Is there a definitive date for the D800 to be in the market..? I understand that due to the floods in Asia, there is a delay. ..?

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Hi Beso,

I have my name on local dealers wait lists, as well as have pre-ordered online. From calling dealers it is clear that they are getting limited numbers, but fulfilling them based on their wait lists, so that's why nobody ever has stock on hand, because the wait lists are "the longest they have ever seen." This clearly shows that Nikon is doing a poor job getting stock to dealers, but perhaps they are not accustomed to success on this level.

This information probably does not help you, but realize that there are many many people in the same position as you, and it will all work out eventually.

NIKON, please bump up your production to accomodate the demand for this product, as well as the D800E which is even more difficult to get!
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Nikon's pat answer is they are shipping the cameras, check with you authorized dealer. Well, Nikon may be shipping them but no one seems to have them available; even for those of us who pre-ordered several months ago. Where do you think they are shipping them to? Certainly it does not appear they are being shipped to anywhere in the developed world.
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We’re already shipping the D800. Please verify with dealers for availability.
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For wedding D700 or D800?

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D700 or D800 I think of plugging in low light and also the file size generated. should I change my computer?
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Among other reasons, I would choose D800 mostly because of cropping possibility - you can take 1/6th of the foto and still have 6mpx which will produce nice print. Of course, files are huge, but using PhotoMechanic will sort through your pictures much faster than any adobe products...and then you have only images you want to work with.
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Both cameras perform excellent in low light.
Obviously the D800 is newest, largest file size ever for Nikon and the video capability.
Think over your needs, video? huge file size? probably some added RAM if not replacing computer...
Really these are two different cams with different features.
Both will astound in low light if thats your main concern...
Hope this helps...
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The right selection for a lens will depend a lot on the type of photography that you are interesting. Some photographers look for faster lenses (large aperture ex. f/2.8), wide angle, Telephoto, Macro or zoom lenses.
Please visit our website and use the lens finder tool in order for you to make your selection base on your needs.
http://www.nikonusa.com/Nikon-Produ...?
Please visit our Learn and Explore website for Photography Techniques:
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My right to left focus points work correctly but far left to right for the first few points are pathetic. The focus straightens out after about the fourth point left to right. Others seem to work OK but it would certainly benefit Nikon to contact the new owners and explain their position.
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There are many reputable sources that have seen and documented this problem on some, but not all, D800 bodies. Please, Nikon, issue a press release or official statement on what causes this problem and how it is fixed. I really want to buy a D800 but $3000 (SRP, USA) is too much to risk with a chance of having a camera that has focus problems. I would really like an official definitive statement from Nikon about this issue. Until then I am on the sidelines. If it takes too long I may have to shop elsewhere.
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choose the left-most focus point and take a picture. when it turns out okay, you'll realize that not everything you read on the internet is accurate or true. my D800 was perfect right out of the box, and i've since added the new 28/1.8 lens, and i don't have focus issues, nor do i have to fine-tune my lenses or any of the other OCD behavior the chronic worriers and internet trolls go on and on about.
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It appears that 20% have left focus issues
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The left focus issue has been fixed for some time (months) for the cameras which are coming from the factory. The fix from the Nikon certified repair facilities are effective and will hold up as well as any camera coming from the factory due to how the fix is performed. This was a regrettable issue with some of the initial cameras coming from the factory, a quality control issue. But NIkon is a great company and they stand behind their products and support their users very well.
If you have not already, I would suggest that you go ahead and purchase your D800. If you are concerned about the focus issue there are several sites with instructions on how to test it to verify if you have an issue. I tested mine (purchases 6 months ago) and it does not have the left focus issue.
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I doubt man. Nikon may fix it now and you will be happy. Then if it happen again you will land-up paying for shipping with insurance and service because warranty will be over by then......

I am an engineer and sincerely believe through my experience that once a product is opened then it is done and for sure you will have to open it again for same or other reason. One can not bring the same quality of workmanship when compared to factory quality be it CAMERA or CAR.

I have faulty piece and believe me and I know it feel you see your hard earned $3k burnt.
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Yes they are fixing all affected D800's ,they must be sent back for the repair.
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I can't see a problem transitioning from a D7000 to a D800, even though I have minimal experience with the D7000. It seems to me that if one knows/learns the operating terminology of the D800 setup procedure, there won’t be a problem configuring the D800. And, carrying that knowledge forward, there, likewise, won’t be a problem using the D800.

But, I present that speculation to the good judgment of you, the experts on this forum, to be supported if true or corrected if necessary. I understand that due to inexperience, I may be way off base here and that's why I'm asking.
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The basic question to ask yourself is why you need a full frame camera....and if you move up to the D800 you will need to be prepared to buy good quality FX lenses. There is no point at all in buying a D800 if you are only going to shoot in DX mode. Unless you plan on printing your images in large formats (24" x 36" for example) there is no point moving up from a DX body period. The D7000 is an excellent camera (I also own one) and will more than meet the needs of most casual photographers.Pair it with some decent Nikkor lenses (10-24, 16-85, 35 f/1.8, 70-300 VR, 85 micro VR) and you will have good all round capability.

You should be able to shoot the D7000 to ISO 800 without any problem....and up to 1250 will still produce reasonably clean images. With the D800 you will shoot about 2 stops more. The D600 is actually better for low light and when I had mine I regularly shot at ISO3200 without hesitation. Unfortunately I had 3 bad copies with oil on the sensor and I moved up the D800.

Unless you are planning on printing large size images save your money and don't buy the D800....invest in better quality lenses for your D7000.
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You might also consider the D600, it has the feel and general setup of the D7000, with an FX sensor.
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Only you can answer this question! The D7000 is a good camera, so I would wait until you feel like you feel that you are limited by the camera before upgrading. (Although when I think about it I’m not sure there is anything a D800 can do that a D7000 can’t)

By the way I'm a random person on the internet and have no association with Nikon.
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Is this camera worth the money

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Seems pricey?
 
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Yes, $2,700 - $3,000 is a lot of money for a camera. But this camera has the features and performance to justify that price.

If you compare it to it's closest competitor, the Canon 5D Mark III, the Nikon D800 is very reasonable. By comparison, the Canon model is overpriced at $3,300-$3,500, about $500 more than the D800. To me, in this class of camera, the D800 is clearly a better value.
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Long Beach, CA, USA
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Well, it depends upon where you are in photography. If you are just starting out and not sure if photography is for you, then maybe not. But, if you want a great full frame camera which takes fantastic pictures then this camera will perform for you.

For me, it is worth every penny I paid for it.
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Its worth the money if you have a need for it, Nikon are not exactly going to give it away are they.
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Formatting a new sd card

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when putting in a new card the camera reads the card displaying the number of shots that can be taken but I went to the format card menu and the OK on the format bar was red and pressing nothing happened.
Does this mead the card was already formatted or am I doing something wrong?
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i just got my 800 today and you must press the OK button, contrary to what another answer indicates. I just now formatted a new CF card.
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That's what I did
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Don't push the OK button use the button in the center of the multi selector. Also, make sure you have the correct card slot selected.
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What size are the RAW files produced for the various formats?

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The D800 "Prodcut Brochure" (see link above on this page) has a complete listing of file size projections
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The RAW files are projected to be in the 70mb range.
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Besides the crop modes, is there any possibility to shoot raw at less than the 36 megapixel size?

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I think the question is about is there any raw setting that let create raw an image with less than 36 Mpix. Example recording 18 Mpix by some algorithe who make average of some pixel...

It look like the answer is no. And a raw withouth all pixel will not be a raw. 70 Mo by raw will calm the index for some.

I guess if someone want less pixel in there raw they should probably shoot in medium (or small) tiff mode...
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You can choose 3 types for RAW recording: Lossless compressed, Compressed, and Uncompressed.
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How many shots can the D800 do during a burst?

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Here's a quote from a CameraLabs article on the Nikon D800:

"In terms of the buffer, Nikon quotes 16, 17 or 20 uncompressed, lossless or compressed RAW files respectively in the 36 Megapixel / 14 bit mode. JPEG shooters can capture up to 56 Large Fine 36 Megapixel JPEGs in a burst, and if you're willing to increase the compression or reduce the resolution, you can increase this to 100 frames."
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Shutter Release Modes
Continuous low-speed [CL] mode; 1-4 frames per second
Continuous high-speed [CH] mode; 4 frames per second
Mirror-up [Mup] mode
Quiet Shutter Release
Self-timer mode
Single-frame [S] mode Continuous Shooting Options FX-format
CH: Up to 4 frames per second
CL: Up to 4 frames per second
5:4 format
CH: Up to 4 frames per second
CL: Up to 4 frames per second
DX-format
CH: Up to 5 frames per second
CL: Up to 5 frames per second
1:2 format
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CL: Up to 5 frames per second
Top Continuous Shooting Speed at full resolution 4 frames per second
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CAN YOU PUT OUT MORE INFO ON THE D800E?

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I WAS SET TO ORDER. NOW I DO NOT KNOW WHICH MODEL TO PURCHASE
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We now have some more information on the D800/D800E product page on the website, as well as this article in Learn & Explore that discusses the workflow necessary when using the D800E, to reduce false color and moire. http://www.nikonusa.com/Learn-And-E...
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We will have more information when the product becomes available, only specifications on the website are available for now. Thank you for your patience.
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Would fashion and Beauty photogs be better off with the (d800) rather than the d800E?

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Check out our Learn & Explore article: http://www.nikonusa.com/Learn-And-E.... It discusses the workflow needed when using the D800E to keep from getting moire and false color in your images.
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The Nikon D800E is a special edition of the D800 that is free from the effects of an anti-aliasing filter. Aimed at studio and landscape professionals.
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When it (D800) will be available in USA and Hong Kong?

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In the USA, it will be shipping on March 21 or 22 according to those who have pre-ordered on Amazon or BH Photo.
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The new D800 was release a few days back and it’s usually available after 30 to 45 days after release date. You may want to check with your local dealer or keep visiting our Nikon store.
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Any suggestion how to choose between D800 and D800E

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Check out our article on Moire/False Color and the role of the optical low pass filter in D-SLRs: http://www.nikonusa.com/Learn-And-E...
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If you will be shooting raw (NEF), require maximum image sharpness for huge prints and do not mind the extra post-processing time/effort needed to correct potential color issues with the "E", then by all means, get the "E". If you shoot JPEG, don't print mural size images and want the simplest post-processing workflow, get the standard D800.
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D800E spec: low pass filter that doesn't anti-alias?

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Low pass filters, sound or optical, are usually used precisely to suppress alias frequencies. Thus, I'm not quite sure I understand the verbiage in the D800E description on this web site. Could somebody tell what's going on assuming I have a modicum of signal processing experience.
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We've got an article on Learn & Explore that discusses the role of the Optical Low Pass Filter in the D800E. Check it out here: http://www.nikonusa.com/Learn-And-E...
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Try reading this article, it should answer your question.
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Flash compensation

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Does the D800 have separate controls for ambient and flash exposure compensation like the D4? If so, where are the buttons located and how is the compensation dialed in?
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The D800 does not separate out the ambient exposure compensation and the flash compensation like the D4 allows you to do.
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It has one button for Flash mode and Compensation.
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What is the pixel size with the D800?

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It should be 4.9 microns
Pixel size in microns = (Sensor Longside / Image Longside) * 1000
D800 Sensor Longside = 35.9
D800 Image Longside = 7360

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Please click on the link below. Currently only the specifications on the website are available, more information will be posted later on.
http://www.nikonusa.com/Nikon-Produ...
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the recording time on the d800 is stated as 29 min. 59 sec in a single clipwill the camera stop recording oe will it start a new file

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Would you be able to change this in the future firm ware, to be able to just start a new file?
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You will need to press the recording button again to start recording.
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What is the tested shutter mechanism cycles?

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