Nikon Digital SLR D800

The D800 is suitable for professional photographers and enthusiasts who want to take their photography to new levels



36.3 Megapixel
FX CMOS sensor
Full HD (1080p) videos

51-point autofocus

Sharper images, greater detail and incredible resolution – capture the big picture with the new Nikon D800. With a stunning 36.3 Megapixel full-frame CMOS sensor, 51-point auto-focus system and the ability to shoot full HD (1080p) video, the Nikon D800 takes your photography to the next level.

36.3 Megapixel FX CMOS sensor

With a huge 36.3 Megapixel full-frame CMOS sensor your photos will have more detail, than ever before. The sensor is 35.9 X 24 mm – producing such incredible detail, that the Nikon D800 can render textures and nuances equivalent to high-end medium format cameras.

Shoot Full HD (1080p) quality video

The Nikon D800 is capable of shooting 1080p HD video in FX & DX modes. Together with the new EXPEED 3 processor, you can now shoot full HD (1080p) quality video. Offering a superior video platform, the Nikon D800 can record uncompressed movies to an external recorder, preserving the quality of the uncompressed files.

Advanced Scene Recognition System

Built to help you capture stunning photos with ease, the new Advanced Scene Recognition System analyses the surrounding environment and automatically adjusts functions such as AF, AE and AWB with incredible accuracy.

Nikon D800E

Nikon D800E

Nikon D800E

If you work in a studio where you have complete control over all lighting, or require even higher resolutions, the Nikon D800E is for you.

Nikon engineers have developed a unique alternative for those seeking the ultimate in definition. The Nikon D800E incorporates an optical filter with all the anti-aliasing properties removed in order to facilitate the sharpest images possible.

Increased efficiency for image transfer workflow

Nikon UT-1

Increase your work efficiency with the UT-1

Designed to significantly increase work efficiency for on-site photographers, the UT-1 is compatible with the Nikon D4, D800/D800e, and D7000. With the UT-1 connected to a Nikon digital-SLR camera, images from the camera can be transferred to a computer or an FTP server, or the camera can be controlled remotely from a computer, through an Ethernet (wired) network.

Plus, when the Wireless Transmitter WT-5 (available separately) is connected to the UT-1, the same functions can be accessed via a wireless network.

Nikon HD video showcase


Watch the film ‘Joyride’, shot on the Nikon D800

The Nikon D800 is capable of shooting 1080p HD video in FX & DX modes. Together with the new EXPEED 3 processor, you can now shoot full HD (1080p) quality video. By clicking the thumbnail photo to the left, you can watch ‘Joy Ride’ by Sandro – shot on the Nikon D800.

Director: Sandro

Editor: Alaster Jordan / Whitehouse

Music: Yessian

Production: Cap Gun

Watch the film ‘Joyride’, shot on the Nikon D800

Features List

36.3 Megapixel FX CMOS sensor

36.3 Megapixel FX CMOS sensor

51 AutoFocus points

51 AutoFocus points

Full HD video with uncompressed HDMI output

Full HD video with uncompressed HDMI output

High-fidelity audio recording control

High-fidelity audio recording control

High speed dual slot cards for Compact Flash and SD

High speed dual slot cards for Compact Flash and SD

Integrated Dust Reduction System

Integrated Dust Reduction System

Lightweight yet durable construction

Lightweight yet durable construction

Native ISO 100 to ISO 6,400

Native ISO 100 to ISO 6,400

Nikon FX-format CMOS sensor with 36.3 effective Megapixels

With a huge 36.3 Megapixel full-frame CMOS sensor your photos will have more detail than ever before. The sensor is 35.9 X 24 mm – producing such incredible detail, that the Nikon D800 can render textures and nuances equivalent to high-end medium format cameras. Define every eyelash, every line in tree bark, and every shimmer of light. You can now savour the exceptional depth in your photos and enlarge them as big as A1 posters at 200dpi.

Native ISO 100 to ISO 6,400 – expandable to the equivalent of ISO 50 to 25,600

High-resolution, studio-quality images shouldn’t be restricted to the studio. The Nikon D800 sets a new benchmark for high-resolution DSLR cameras, with clean and crisp images across a wide ISO range.

Flexibility like this opens up new imaging opportunities for still photographers and cinematographers. Even at high ISO settings, the camera’s intelligent noise reduction systems manage noise without sacrificing fine details, giving the nikon D800 the edge on its competition.

The difference can even be seen in low-contrast subjects such as hair and grass textures, which are often essential elements of cinema as well as high-resolution portraits and landscape images. High image quality at higher ISOs also means that you can shoot still images handheld more confidently, knowing that fast shutter speeds will reduce blur.

Manipulate light to your advantage

With the Nikon D800, our engineers have combined high-resolution performance with a wide ISO range – making many photographers dreams a reality. New methods have been employed to manipulate light transmission to the sensor’s photo diodes, delivering crisp, brilliant images with significantly less noise.

Shoot full HD (1080p) video

Many filmmakers require the highly mobile, lightweight and compact advantages of a DSLR in order to cover large events, make documentaries, music videos or movies. For these professionals, the Nikon D800 is ready to create incredible cinematic experiences.

The Nikon D800 is capable of shooting full 1080p HD video in either FX or DX modes – yours to choose depending on your creative intentions. Combined with the processing power of the new EXPEED 3 processor, you can shoot full HD (1080p) quality video at 30 frames per second.

Comprehensive high-fidelity audio recording control

The Nikon D800 is designed for crisp stereo recording with a built-in external stereo microphone input. Attach the compact ME-1 Stereo Microphone to record clear sound while significantly reducing mechanical noise. An external headphone jack enables you to effectively monitor and control audio in isolation.

Live view output on external monitors

While shooting movies you can now simultaneously check the video feed on an external monitor using an HDMI connection, in addition to the camera’s TFT monitor. For those who need the purest video output for professional quality editing, you can now record uncompressed movie live view footage directly to an external storage device via HDMI interface.

Integrated image sensor cleaning system

Ever experienced the frustrations of dust reaching your cameras image sensor? The Nikon D800 automatically prevents this. Employing Nikon’s new Integrated Dust Reduction System the sensor self-cleans itself with four resonance frequencies to vibrate the optical low-pass filter and shake dust away. There’s also no need to worry if you’re shooting landscapes at low shutter speeds – you can set the self-cleaning sensor onto manual to prevent any camera shake.

EXPEED 3 image-processing engine: speed, versatility, and high performance

To process the Nikon D800’s huge 36.3 megapixel full-frame CMOS, Nikon engineers have included the new EXPEED 3 image processing engine so you don’t have to sacrifice speed for the privilege of incredibly high-resolution photos. From image processing and card recording to image playback and image transfer, EXPEED 3 manages massive amounts of data at faster speeds than the acclaimed EXPEED 2 processor. Even with specialised processing features like Active D-Lighting and high ISO noise reduction, capture speed is not affected. EXPEED 3 is so powerful that it handles data-intensive tasks such as Full HD video recording at 30fps with ease.

Advanced Scene Recognition System with 91K-pixel RGB sensor

Nikon’s revolutionary Advanced Scene Recognition System, introduced with the flagship Nikon D4 camera, is also employed in the Nikon D800. At its core is a 91K-pixel RGB sensor that meticulously analyses each scene with fine resolution. The RGB sensor can recognize your scene’s colours and brightness with unprecedented precision then use that information to implement various automatic controls and give you more natural-looking results.

The real breakthrough, however, is that the sensor can detect human faces with startling accuracy when shooting through the optical viewfinder. Along with face detection, detailed scene analysis is utilised to support more accurate auto-focus; auto exposure and i-TTL flash exposure results in a diverse range of compositional and lighting situations. The improved subject tracking is most noticeable when using 3D-tracking, which can maintain a focus on moving subjects smaller in size than with previous generations.

Time-lapse photography

Capture a variety of scenes and subjects at a breathtaking pace. The Nikon D800 lets you set intervals and frame rates in order to dramatically relay slow-moving activity at dramatic speeds. The Nikon D800 allows you to shoot time-lapse photography with replaying rates from 24 times to 36,000 times faster than normal. Time-lapse photography files can be saved as a movie file.

Advanced Multi-CAM 3500FX autofocus sensor module

Accurate AF detection is crucial for extremely high-resolution still images in every situation. The 51 sensor points in the Nikon D800’s AF sensor module work down to -2 EV (ISO 100, 20°C/68°F), the approximate physical limit of human visibility through an optical viewfinder. For even more powerful detection, you can rely on the camera’s 15 cross type sensors in the centre to detect both vertical and horizontal lines when using any AF NIKKOR lenses of f/5.6 or faster. What’s more, AF can be activated with eleven focus points in the centre with open aperture of f/8, which is a big plus when you combine a telephoto lens with a 2.0x teleconverter to shoot distant subjects.

Versatile AF-area modes

Whether it’s a still life, a portrait, a landscape or a candid street scene, your subject matter varies, but its importance doesn’t. That’s why the Nikon D800 offers four AF-area modes, each specifically tailored to adapt to various subjects. Single-point AF is ideal when you need pinpoint focus on stationary subjects. Dynamic-area AF has three options (9-point, 21-point and 51-point) and is ideal for shooting moving subjects. The selected AF point and the surrounding points keep your subject in sharp focus even if it briefly leaves the selected points. 3D-tracking allows you to maintain focus on subjects that are moving erratically from side to side. Auto-area AF detects human faces and prioritises their sharpness for you — an ideal choice for candid photography.

High-precision, high-durability shutter

The Nikon D800’s shutter unit has been tested to well over 200,000 cycles of release to prove durability and precision. While the shutter unit is designed to run at a speed range of 1/8,000 to 30s, its intelligent self-diagnostic shutter monitor automatically monitors actual shutter speeds in order to correct possible variances that can occur over time.

High dynamic range (HDR)

The Nikon D800 can shoot two frames in a single shutter release, but at different exposures: one overexposed and one underexposed. The camera then instantly combines them to create an image covering a wider dynamic range. The range can be widened by up to 3 EV for different looks, all full of saturation and tonal gradation, while the smoothness of the edge where the two exposures meet can be adjusted for a more natural appearance.

Don’t miss a moment

The Nikon D800 is designed to respond immediately. Once the camera is turned on, it starts up in approximately 0.12 seconds* and your finger is in position for shutter release. Release time lag is minimised to approx. 0.042 seconds*, equivalent to that of the Nikon D3S. The Nikon D800 also has the ability to shoot continuously at 4 fps in FX mode, and 5fps in DX mode.

*Based on CIPA Guidelines

3.2 inch, 921k-dot LCD monitor

The Nikon D800’s large and sharp colour LCD monitor delivers bright, crisp image playback with a much larger capacity for accurate colour reproduction. Using an anti-reflective structure, you can count on clarity equal to that of the D4, even under bright conditions. Moreover, if monitor brightness is set to “Auto”, the camera automatically adjusts LCD brightness according to the environmental lighting conditions measured by the ambient brightness sensor, allowing easy use of live view in both bright and low-lit places — very useful when shooting video and stills. The ability to magnify playback images up to 46x (Large-size images in FX format) is extremely helpful for spot focus confirmation.

Lightweight yet durable construction

The Nikon D800 has been designed to achieve better durability and lighter weight. The result is a camera approximately 10% lighter than the Nikon D700, yet just as rugged, weighing in at around 1,000 grams. A magnesium alloy construction protects the camera against accidental shock, and weather and dust sealing has been extensively applied and severely tested, making the Nikon D800 as reliable on the road as it is in the studio.

High-speed CF and SD dual card slots

Card recording speed is yet another crucial element of a smooth and productive shooting experience. The Nikon D800’s CF memory card slot is compatible with the latest UDMA 7. The SD card slot is compatible with SDXC (Secure Digital extended Capacity) and UHS-I. You can also use two cards simultaneously for a number of functions, such as recording JPEG and RAW data on separate cards, recording the same data simultaneously on two cards for backup.

Tech Specs

Type of Camera Single-lens reflex digital camera
Lens mount Nikon F mount (with AF coupling and AF contacts)
Effective Pixels 36.3 million
Image Sensor 35.9 × 24.0 mm CMOS sensor (Nikon FX format)
Total Pixels 36.8 million
Dust-reduction System Image sensor cleaning, Image Dust Off reference data (requires optional Capture NX 2 software)
Image size (pixels) FX (36 × 24) image area: 7,360 × 4,912 (L), 5,520 × 3,680 (M), 3,680 × 2,456 (S); 1.2x (30 × 20) image area: 6,144 × 4,080 (L), 4,608 × 3,056 (M), 3,072 × 2,040 (S); DX (24 × 16) image area: 4,800 × 3,200 (L), 3,600 × 2,400 (M), 2,400 × 1,600 (S); 5 : 4 (30 × 24) image area: 6,144 × 4,912 (L), 4,608 × 3,680 (M), 3,072 × 2,456 (S); FX-format photographs taken in movie live view: 6,720 × 3,776 (L), 5,040 × 2,832 (M), 3,360 × 1,888 (S); DX-format photographs in movie live view: 4,800 × 2,704 (L), 3,600 × 2,024 (M), 2,400 × 1,352 (S); Note: Photographs taken in movie live view have an aspect ratio of 16 : 9. A DX-based format is used for photographs taken using the DX (24 × 16) 1.5x image area; an FX-based format is used for all other photographs.
File Format NEF (RAW): 12 or 14 bit, lossless compressed, compressed, or uncompressed; TIFF (RGB); JPEG: JPEG-Baseline compliant with fine (approx. 1 : 4), normal (approx. 1 : 8), or basic (approx. 1 : 16) compression (Size priority); Optimal quality compression available; NEF (RAW)+JPEG: Single photograph recorded in both NEF (RAW) and JPEG formats
Picture Control System Can be selected from Standard, Neutral, Vivid, Monochrome, Portrait, Landscape; selected Picture Control can be modified; storage for custom Picture Controls
Media SD (Secure Digital) and UHS-I compliant SDHC and SDXC memory cards; Type I CompactFlash memory cards (UDMA compliant)
Dual card slots Either card can be used for primary or backup storage or for separate storage of NEF (RAW) and JPEG images; pictures can be copied between cards.
File system DCF (Design Rule for Camera File System) 2.0, DPOF (Digital Print Order Format), Exif (Exchangeable Image File Format for Digital Still Cameras) 2.3, PictBridge
Viewfinder Eye-level pentaprism single-lens reflex viewfinder
Frame coverage FX (36 × 24): Approx. 100% horizontal and 100% vertical; 1.2x (30 × 20): Approx. 97% horizontal and 97% vertical; DX (24 × 16): Approx. 97% horizontal and 97% vertical; 5:4 (30 × 24): Approx. 97% horizontal and 100% vertical
Magnification Approx. 0.7 x (50 mm f/1.4 lens at infinity, -1.0 m-1)
Eyepoint 17 mm (-1.0 m-1; from centre surface of viewfinder eyepiece lens)
Diopter adjustment -3 -+1 m-1
Focusing Screen Type B BriteView Clear Matte Mark VIII screen with AF area brackets and framing grid
Reflex mirror Quick return
Depth-of-field preview When depth-of-field preview button is pressed, lens aperture is stopped down to value selected by user (A and M modes) or by camera (P and S modes)
Lens aperture Instant return, electronically controlled
Compatible lenses Compatible with AF NIKKOR lenses, including type G and D lenses (some restrictions apply to PC Micro-NIKKOR lenses) and DX lenses (using DX 24 × 16 1.5x image area), AI-P NIKKOR lenses, and non-CPU AI lenses (exposure modes A and M only). IX NIKKOR lenses, lenses for the F3AF, and non-AI lenses can not be used. The electronic rangefinder can be used with lenses that have a maximum aperture of f/5.6 or faster.
Shutter Type Electronically-controlled vertical-travel focal-plane shutter
Shutter Speed 1/8000 – 30 s in steps of 1/3, 1/2, or 1 EV, bulb, X250
Flash sync speed X=1/250 s; synchronises with shutter at 1/320 s or slower (flash range drops at speeds between 1/250 and 1/320 s)
Release mode Single frame, Continuous low speed, Continuous high speed, Quiet shutter-release, Self-timer, Mirror up
Approximate frame advance rate With EN-EL15 batteries; Image area: FX/5 : 4; CL: 1-4 fps, CH: 4 fps; Image area: DX/1.2x; CL: 1-5 fps, CH: 5 fps; Other power sources; Image area: FX/5 : 4; CL: 1-4 fps, CH: 4 fps; Image area: 1.2x; CL: 1-5 fps, CH: 5 fps; Image area: DX; CL: 1-5 fps, CH: 6 fps
Release Self-timer 2 s, 5 s, 10 s, 20 s; 1-9 exposures at intervals of 0.5, 1, 2, or 3 s
Exposure Metering TTL exposure metering using 86K (86,400)-pixel RGB sensor
Exposure Metering method Matrix: 3D colour matrix metering III (type G and D lenses); colour matrix metering III (other CPU lenses); colour matrix metering available with non-CPU lenses if user provides lens data; Center-weighted; Weight of 75% given to 12 mm circle in centre of frame. Diameter of circle can be changed to 8, 15, or 20 mm, or weighting can be based on average of entire frame (non-CPU lenses use 12-mm circle or average of entire frame); Spot: Meters 4 mm circle (about 1.5% of frame) centred on selected focus point (on centre focus point when non-CPU lens is used)
Exposure Range (ISO 100, f/1.4 lens, 20 °C/68 °F) Matrix or centre-weighted metering: 0-20 EV; Spot metering: 2-20 EV
Exposure meter coupling Combined CPU and AI
Exposure mode Programmed auto with flexible program (P); shutter-priority auto (S); aperture-priority auto (A); manual (M)
Exposure compensation -5 -+5 EV in increments of 1/3, 1/2, or 1 EV
Exposure bracketing 2-9 frames in steps of 1/3, 1/2, 2/3, or 1 EV
Flash bracketing 2-9 frames in steps of 1/3, 1/2, 2/3, or 1 EV
White balance bracketing 2-9 frames in steps of 1, 2, or 3
ADL bracketing 2 frames using selected value for one frame or 3-5 frames using preset values for all frames
Exposure lock Luminosity locked at detected value with AE-L/AF-L button
ISO sensitivity (Recommended Exposure Index) ISO 100 – 6400 in steps of 1/3, 1/2, or 1 EV. Can also be set to approx. 0.3, 0.5, 0.7, or 1 EV (ISO 50 equivalent) below ISO 100 or to approx. 0.3, 0.5, 0.7, 1, or 2 EV (ISO 25600 equivalent) above ISO 6400; auto ISO sensitivity control available
Active D-Lighting Can be selected from Auto, Extra high, High, Normal, Low, or Off
Autofocus Nikon Advanced Multi-CAM 3500FX autofocus sensor module with TTL phase detection, fine-tuning, 51 focus points (including 15 cross-type sensors), and AF-assist illuminator (range approx. 0.5-3 m/1 ft 8 in.-9 ft 10 in.)
Detection range -2 -+19 EV (ISO 100, 20 °C/68 °F)
Focus – Lens servo Autofocus (AF): Single-servo AF (AF-S); continuous-servo AF (AF-C); predictive focus tracking automatically activated according to subject status; Manual focus (M): Electronic rangefinder can be used
Focus point Can be selected from 51 or 11 focus points
AF-area mode Single-point AF, 9-, 21-, or 51- point dynamic-area AF, 3D-tracking, auto-area AF
Focus lock Focus can be locked by pressing shutter-release button halfway (single-servo AF) or by pressing AE-L/AF-L button
Built-in flash Manual pop-up with button release and a Guide Number of 12/39, 12/39 with manual flash (m/ft, ISO 100, 20 °C/68 °F)
Flash control TTL: i-TTL flash control using 86K (86,400)-pixel RGB sensor is available with built-in flash and SB-910, SB-900, SB-800, SB-700, SB-600, or SB-400; i-TTL balanced fill-flash for digital SLR is used with matrix and centre-weighted metering, standard i-TTL flash for digital SLR with spot metering
Flash mode Front curtain sync, slow sync, rear-curtain sync, red-eye reduction, red-eye reduction with slow sync, slow rear-curtain sync; Auto FP High-Speed Sync supported
Flash compensation -3 -+1 EV in increments of 1/3, 1/2, or 1 EV
Flash-ready indicator Lights when built-in flash or optional flash unit is fully charged; blinks for 3 s after flash is fired at full output
Accessory shoe ISO 518 hot-shoe with sync and data contacts and safety lock
Nikon Creative Lighting System (CLS) Advanced Wireless Lighting supported with built-in flash, SB-910, SB-900, SB-800, or SB-700 as a master flash and SB-600 or SB-R200 as remotes, or SU-800 as commander; built-in flash can serve as master flash in commander mode; Auto FP High-Speed Sync and modeling illumination supported with all CLS-compatible flash units except SB-400; Flash Color Information Communication and FV lock supported with all CLS-compatible flash units
Sync terminal ISO 519 sync terminal with locking thread
White balance Auto (2 types), incandescent, fluorescent (7 types), direct sunlight, flash, cloudy, shade, preset manual (up to 4 values can be stored), choose colour temperature (2500 K-10000 K), all with fine-tuning.
Live View Modes Live view photography (still images), movie live view (movies)
Live View – Lens servo Autofocus (AF): Single-servo AF (AF-S); full-time servo AF (AF-F); Manual focus (M)
Live View – AF-area mode Face-priority AF, wide-area AF, normal-area AF, subject-tracking AF
Live View – Autofocus Contrast-detect AF anywhere in frame (camera selects focus point automatically when face-priority AF or subject-tracking AF is selected)
Movie – Metering TTL exposure metering using main image sensor
Movie – Frame size (pixels) and frame rate 1,920 × 1,080; 30 p (progressive), 25 p, 24 p; 1,280 × 720; 60 p, 50 p, 30 p, 25 p; Actual frame rates for 60 p, 50 p, 30 p, 25 p, and 24 p are 59.94, 50, 29.97, 25, and 23.976 fps respectively; options support both high and normal image quality
Movie – File Format MOV
Movie – Video compression H.264/MPEG-4 Advanced Video Coding
Movie – Audio recording format Linear PCM
Movie – Audio recording device Built-in monaural or external stereo microphone; sensitivity adjustable
Movie – Options Index marking, time-lapse photography
Monitor 8-cm/3.2-in., approx. 921k-dot (VGA) TFT LCD with 170 ° viewing angle, approx. 100% frame coverage, and automatic monitor brightness control using ambient brightness sensor
Playback Full-frame and thumbnail (4, 9, or 72 images) playback with playback zoom, movie playback, photo and/or movie slide shows, highlights, histogram display, auto image rotation, and image comment (up to 36 characters)
Interface – USB SuperSpeed USB (USB 3.0 Micro-B connector)
Interface – HDMI output Type C mini-pin HDMI connector; can be used simultaneously with camera monitor
Interface – Audio input Stereo mini-pin jack (3.5mm diameter)
Interface – Audio output Stereo mini-pin jack (3.5mm diameter)
Interface – Ten-pin remote terminal Can be used to connect optional remote control, GP-1 GPS unit, or GPS device compliant with NMEA0183 version 2.01 or 3.01 (requires optional MC-35 GPS adapter cord and cable with D-sub 9-pin connector)
Supported languages Arabic, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian
Power Source – Battery One rechargeable Li-ion EN-EL15 battery
Power Source – Battery pack Optional MB-D12 multi-power battery pack with one rechargeable Nikon EN-EL15 Li-ion battery or eight AA alkaline, Ni-MH, or lithium batteries.
Power Source – AC adapter EH-5b AC adapter; requires EP-5B power connector (available separately)
Tripod socket 1/4 in. (ISO 1222)
Dimensions (W x H x D) Approx. 146 × 123 × 81.5 mm (5.7 × 4.8 × 3.2 in.)
Weight Approx. 1,000 g (2 lb 3.3 oz) with battery and SD memory card but without body cap; approx. 900 g/1 lb 15.7 oz (camera body only)
Operating environment – Temperature 0-40 °C (+32-104 °F)
Operating environment – Humidity Less than 85% (no condensation)
Note Unless otherwise stated, all figures are for a camera with a fully-charged battery operating at an ambient temperature of 20 °C (68 °F).

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CNET – ‘Best Pro Cameras’

Classified as one of CNET’s ‘Best Pro Cameras’ with 8.8 rating “An Excellent addition to the Nikon SLR line, the D800 does not disappoint on any front.”

Rated 5/5. “Nikon’s second full-frame DSLR camera released this year replaces the D700 and does so in a memorable fashion… Its image clarity is evident and impressive at close inspection.”

Photo Review

Editor’s Choice, Rated 9/10 “While retaining most of its predecessor’s best features, the D800 ups the ante with new metering and AF improvements, sophisticated video capabilities and some internal tweaks to make it easier to obtain first-rate images.”
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“It really does properly resolve a serious amount of fine detail… it’s hard to think of a better choice out there.”
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Definition Magazine

Nikon DSLRs In Hollywood “Nikon’s D800 DSLR amazed episodic producers with its performance… as its dynamic range and low-light performance set it apart from those previously employed by the production team [on TV series, Wilfred].”
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