Thursday, June 21, 2012

O, Happy Day !

At last .... my new camera, which has been on order since February







Nikon D800

includes a groundbreaking 36.3MP FX-format CMOS sensor, Full HD 1080p video at 30/25/24p with stereo sound, class leading ISO range of 100-6400, expandable to 25,600, 4 fps burst rate and Advanced Scene Recognition System with 91,000-pixel RGB sensor




“When you see someone putting on his Big Boots, you can be pretty sure that an Adventure is going to happen.”
―    A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh


I'm putting on my Big Boots!
(wanna come with me?)





7 comments:

Sharondipity Photography June 21, 2012 at 4:05 PM  

So excited for you!!!! Can't wait to see some photos.

I'm looking for a new camera. What made you choose this one from the Nikon lineup?

Cheryl June 21, 2012 at 6:46 PM  

Can't wait to "tag along" on your adventures...via your pictures, of course! :-)

Sooooooooo exciting!

Kati June 21, 2012 at 7:33 PM  

It will be fun seeing what you do with your "Big Boots" on! :)

Frances June 22, 2012 at 4:08 AM  

Annie, it's so good to hear from you! I've missed seeing your work on Flickr, combined with the awesome quotes you always put with them.

Concerning the 800, we felt this would be the last major upgrade we would be doing with cameras and we wanted to go with a full frame. I'll have to confess the 36mp on the D800 was a major factor, plus just all the rave reviews and photo previews. Gary researched cameras for months before making the decision. In our price range, it came down to the D700 or the D800. Our son has a 700 and loves it. But we felt there were more advancements in technology and construction and auto focus and mega-pixels with the 800.

We spent the afternoon yesterday experimenting and we feel we are going to be delighted with this camera. One thing I love is that I should be able to crop smaller portions out of some of my pictures and have better resolution than I had on the D5000.

I just glanced at some of the pictures on your photography blog. Wow. Your work is incredible. What kind of camera are you using?

Thanks again for your visit.

Tamzin Wanderings June 22, 2012 at 10:29 AM  

yeyh, you got it at last, it looks like a beast of a camera and so much tech packed into it, I can't wait to see your pictures:):)

Sharondipity Photography June 22, 2012 at 3:31 PM  

Frances...I'm always around! I get the feed to your blog, so I keep up. And I have been really busy trying to get my photography business off the ground. I like the photography part. Not the business part.

I'm using the Nikon D40. Still. But I love it! It's getting old, so I'm in the market for a new, making the D40 my 2nd camera. And this week I won Pioneer Woman's "Love" contest, so I have a gift certificate coming for B&H!!!!! Now I'm studying the cameras. I want something that will work with all my old lenses. So I'm looking...

I'm anxiously awaiting your photos with this super stud of a camera!!!

Gloria June 27, 2012 at 3:07 PM  

Hi Frances,

WOW! I thought what you were taking was amazing. I can't wait to see your new work! :)

Congrats!! and ENJOY!! I know you will!!

Blessings for a beautiful day!

xoxo...Gloria

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