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If you are a true fan of photography you definitely will not miss getting to know the full frame camera from Nikon. The camera has interesting features and capabilities. Nikon D800 has 36 MP sensor capabilities, with features Full HD video capture (50/60 fps) at 720p, supports SD card slot, a USB 3.0 connection mode with AF (auto focus) and a rear camera display of 3.2-inch 921k-dot LCD display with 'ambient light meter'.

Features and specifications of the Nikon D800 are not too different from the Nikon D4, had the same AF module and processor EXPEED 3. The difference lies only in the processing of data contained in the sensor. There is also a headphone and microphone sockets that support audio capture. Nikon D800 also features an SD memory slot and CF Cards that can be combined, so that you will be satisfied using this camera when you hunt for photos outside the town or while on holidayin Bali or a safari in Africa.


There is also a choice of ISO settings from 100-6400 and step-down option of ISO 50 to ISO more than 25 600. Ability allegedly battery can last up to 900 times the shots. When you shoot the object, it will be presented an option with the 'crop modes' (FX native mode), up to the DX (APS-C equivalent). This is a very attractive option, so you can be more creative.

Nikon D800 has a few interesting things you should know, is as follows:

1. Sensitivity

Nikon boasted that the noise generated by the camera is relatively equivalent to D700, although the number of pixels it tripled. This camera sensitivity is range from ISO 100 to 6400 in standard mode. You can pressed up the ISO from ISO 50 and ISO 25 600.

2. Sensor

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This camera has a full frame sized sensor with 36.3 million pixel density. It claimed to be a full-frame sensor with the highest resolution in the world. On the other hand, if maximized, this camera will produce a very large file size. The RAW files can be sized 76 MB. If the 16-bit TIFF format can even be 212.1 MB.

3. Autofocus

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Basically, the D800 has the same autofocus system with D4. There are 51 points of focus can be captured by the camera. Autofocus camera can also be run in low lighting conditions, up-2EV (more or less like a night under the bright moon). Interestingly, the autofocus on the Nikon D800 can run on a combination of aperture f / 8. It will be useful for those who like to wear converter. For example, lens 600 mm f / 4 plus 2x tele converter lens will make 1200 mm f / 8. With the D800, autofocus still be running in 11 midpoints.

4. Video Full HD

Nikon D800 can be used to record video. In fact, Nikon D800 is equipped with the video in High Definition resolution (Full HD). At 1080p, available frame rate of 30, 24 and 25p. While at 720p, the frame rate can reach 50p and 60p, to record slow motion.
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Nikon D600 and D800. Image: ephotozine.com


 Before you make sure to buy this camera, you can compare with the Nikon D800 full frame camera from Canon 5D Mark III or Sony Alpha A99 even with Nikon D600, also a full frame camera from Nikon with an affordable price.

You need to compare so that you have enough references. However, your skill as a photographer is not only determined by the severity of a camera. If you frequently use the camera in various conditions and variations of the object image, then you can become a professional photographer. You should not hesitate to do so. Take advantage of the holidays or the day of the week to practice your skills, so you'll have a distinctive style.