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NikonD800E Digital SLR Camera (Body Only)
 
4.8

(based on 202 reviews)

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97%

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Pros

  • Good image quality (163)
  • Fast / accurate auto-focus (121)
  • Large clear LCD (118)
  • High ISO performance (117)
  • Easy to use (86)

Cons

  • Short battery life (15)
  • Noisy at high ISO (12)
  • Heavy (3)
  • Poor in low light (3)

Best Uses

  • Landscape/scenery (143)
  • Travel (100)
  • Wildlife (95)
  • Low light (93)
  • Family photos (74)
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    • Semi-pro photographer (70), Photo enthusiast (63), Pro photographer (46), Casual photographer (4), Photography student (3)
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Well Beyond Expectations

Once in a long while a product will come along that is a game-changing product. Just as the digital camera was a paradigm shift from film, the D800/D800E is re-defining what the capabilities...Read complete review

Once in a long while a product will come along that is a game-changing product. Just as the digital camera was a paradigm shift from film, the D800/D800E is re-defining what the capabilities are for 24x36mm framed DSLR.

I opted for the D800E, as I always shoot RAW and process.

My work flow, is that photographing is data acquisition or collection. The presentation is the art of formating the collected image (data) in a way that satisfies the requirements of the client, whoever that may be.

I chose the E version as a solution to replace my remaining medium format and some of my large format film work. I can fully control 70% of my assignments, from lighting to perspective, and in large part specific content. Lack of AA filtering is bonus not a hindrance to my work.

Enough background, IQ is what we care about. Without a doubt, even as I'm getting used to working with the D800E I can state with candor that it is the best single image capturing tool I have used. Why? The dynamic range of images is impressive, I have textural detail not just chromatic information in high key areas, yet I have textural detail into deep shadows that can be promoted in post processing that here-to-fore would be filled with noise to a level that the image would be unusable for a commercial application.

The camera is also capable of extremely wide ranges of color, which interestingly provides a level of reality in portraiture that has not been available in the digital domain until now.

Focus and exposure are very accurate. (As always I fine tuned my lenses to the body).

I am not primarily a sports shooter, and fast frame rates are not terribly important to me. But I still want a camera that allows me to use "muscle-memory" to make adjustments without having to take concentration from my subject. The D800/E certainly takes Nikon's great ergonomics and improves on them. Holding the camera is not tiring, using it is not fatiguing, and with customizable buttons, I will never have to take my eye from the viewfinder for most any camera control settings.

Much has been written about the need for exacting photo craft and the use of absolutely the very best lenses. I cannot disagree, but, and this is important; the D800E will help any serious photographer obtain better images, with more keepers and fewer missed opportunities, and it will give a great photographer a tool that can open many creative doors that were here-to-fore unavailable at this price point or with a 35mm style DSLR.

I tried it with older pre-"D" lenses, with some consumer grade zooms, and the results are still top drawer. If your goal is to have edge-to-edge acutance then the camera will make the most of the best lenses, tripods, camera stands and lighting. This doesn't mean your client will see or care. It isn't going to change your style. Much of IQ comes from the photographers level of craft, but this will camera will allow you to push your craft to a higher level.

I'm not writing this as a fan boy, there have been game changing cameras from many manufactures. At this point in time, this is the latest big advance especially for the price.

No, I don't do video.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Poor left side auto focus

By now many people have reported on the internet problems with Nikon D800 and D800E autofocus. It is frequently reported that autofocus points on the left side do not work well. On four cameras...Read complete review

By now many people have reported on the internet problems with Nikon D800 and D800E autofocus. It is frequently reported that autofocus points on the left side do not work well. On four cameras (two D800s and two D800Es), I can confirm the problem!

I have extensively tested four of these cameras (see testing notes below) and all four did not focus well when using the left most center focus point. Because those problems were so pronounced, I decided to return the cameras and did not test the other left side focus points. Internet reports discuss problems with those as well.

It has been reported that the D800Es perform better than the D800s. That is somewhat consistent with my experience. The left autofocus points were worse on the D800s; however, I had one D800E with poor autofocus overall. That same D800E also had a broken electronic release connector when I received it. The other D800E performed better overall than the three other samples, but still not good enough. All four have been returned.

What happens? Using standard autofocus, the camera will not focus well on the left most (center) autofocus point. In Live View mode you can get good focus (either manually focusing at maximum magnification or by using Live View autofocus). In side by side comparisons, Live View produces better results than standard autofocus. In many cases the differences were substantial with standard autofocus not producing results that were acceptable.

Internet reports suggest many of the left side focus points have problems, not just the left center one. While that may be true, as I mentioned above, I did not test those on my four cameras because the left/center focus point off was enough to justify returning the cameras.
For some people, not having the left autofocus working well won't matter.

For me, I regularly shoot vertical landscapes and other vertical compositions where the left side selective focus points are very useful. I've been using the selective focus points on my D300 for years and find them quite valuable. Taking advantage of them has become very quick a simple for me and it is a feature that makes me more productive. So, I want them to work on the D800/E!

There may be another serious impact of this problem even if you don't have that same needs as I do. Internet reports suggest that the 3D focusing function of the camera will also be degraded by left focus points not working correctly.

For those interested this is how I tested the cameras, here's the process:
- Put three focus targets on a wall corresponding to the center focus point, the left most center point, and the right most center point
- Take shots where the selective focus points are on the center target, the left target, and the right target. Take four shots each with autofocus and four shots each with Live View (in other words, 8 shots per target, 24 shots per sequence. Another way of thinking of it is 4 comparison sets per target and 12 comparison sets per sequence)
- Repeat sequence at different focus length and camera distance
- Repeat all of the above with a different lens
- Compare results in Adobe Lightroom side by side with the library view X/Y comparison tool
- On my first two cameras I used manual focus for Live View and on the second two cameras I used Live View's autofocus (by the way, the latter is very good!)
- I also experimented with using autofocus fine tune on individual lenses. On the second two cameras (i.e. the replacements), I did all of the above and then repeated after setting the appropriate AF Fine Tune per lens. AF Fine Tune, in some cases, seemed to reduce the problem. However, I did not reduce it enough to make either camera's performance acceptable
- So, this is literally hundreds of side by side comparisons across four cameras.

Given the number of reports on this problem on the internet, I suggest anyone wanting one of these cameras consider waiting until internet reports show purchasers regularly getting good cameras.

Alternatively, if Nikon acknowledges the problem and guarantees new cameras don't have it or guarantees that they can fix it if one camera does have it, then I will try again and purchase another. In the mean time, I'm waiting. On the point of Nikon repairing the cameras, most of the online posts I have read indicate that Nikon service centers are not able to fix the problem at this time.

For me personally, I was really looking forward to the upgrade from a D300. I really do want the D800/E to work! Instead, I've been really disappointed!

Finally, a note on customer service…I purchased the D800Es through B&H. B&H facilitated the camera returns and replacements. They were supportive and helpful and did everything a purchaser could want when dealing with such a bad situation.

Nikon seems to have been silent on this left autofocus issue, and that has NOT been to their credit. The good customer service provided by B&H, in dealing with Nikon's problem, does B&H credit!

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5.0

Brilliant DSLR

By scarlett eyes

from California

Verified Buyer

Comments about Nikon D800E Digital SLR Camera (Body Only):

I've been using the D800E for landscapes, portraits, and street photography. Superb in all aspects, especially sharpness, resolution, and low light shooting. A bit lagging in ergonomics. But new firmware is great improvement, allowing ISO to be remapped to Record button. Still, having just purchased the camera, I wish I'd known about the D810 release. Would have waited.

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5.0

Simply outstanding!

By the judge

from South Bend, IN

About Me Semi-pro Photographer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Fast / Accurate Auto-Focus
  • Fast Shutter Speed
  • Good Image Quality
  • High ISO Performance
  • Large Clear LCD
  • Quiet

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Family Photos
    • Indoors/Low Light
    • Landscape/Scenery
    • Weddings/Events
    • Wildlife photos

    Comments about Nikon D800E Digital SLR Camera (Body Only):

    Covered the first wedding with my D800E this weekend and it was the perfect tool-- efficient and ergonomically designed. The results were fantastic when combined with my 24-70 mm f2.8 and downloaded into my Mac Pro. Hardly used my SB910.

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    4.0

    Amazing Camera with a few major problems

    By Stoka

    from Sydney, Australia

    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Fast / Accurate Auto-Focus
    • Fast Shutter Speed
    • Good Image Quality

    Cons

    • Lack Of User State Recall
    • Mediocre Screen Colour
    • Won't Work With M3

    Best Uses

    • Landscape/Scenery
    • Weddings/Events

    Comments about Nikon D800E Digital SLR Camera (Body Only):

    I'm mainly a landscape photographer, although I do portrait and other types of photography. The D800e, esepcially with great glass on it (like a Sigma 35mm F1.4) is capable of unbelievable resolution and detail. I find myself cropping a 10% area of the full RAW file and still having fantastic image quality.
    It is a beautiful camera to hold - solid, artful and precision engineered. I like to have everything cranked up to the max - 14 bit raw and the jpegs as large and high quality as possible.
    Ok now the negative: I use a D7000 as my main travel camera. I have not been able to fully bond with my D800e as much as the D7000 for a couple of reasons.
    First and foremost, the U1 and U2 settings. I do a lot of long exposure shots and have this programmed into these settings. In the dark, I can just turn the dial and the camera adopts its instant recall state and I'm ready to go. Not the D800e.
    I've repeatedly written to Nikon about this issue. I'm not alone either. A lot of well known reviewers like Nasim Mansurov and others decry how the lower end Nikons (and Canon) have this system and high end Nikons stick with their pedantic custom settings banks. I'm sure a firmware upgrade could be designed to add U1 and U2 settings to the modes A P M and S. Why not?
    Secondly, why the simple but highly useful remote M3 can't work with my D800. I've just bought a complex aftermarket unit which adds to my clutter and gear. I get the feeling that Nikon deliberately omitted this from the D800 functionality because the D610 works just fine. To me, this is highly cynical and mercenary.
    Thirdly, the screen is discoloured and rather dark. The screen and colours on the D7000 are much better. The screen on a Canon 5D Mk3 is also far superior. In fact, due to the obfuscation of Nikon regarding the firmware U1 and U2 issue my next camera is likely to be a Canon, I feel that strongly about it.

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    5.0

    When Image Quality Can't be Compromised

    By Hien

    from Boston

    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Fast / Accurate Auto-Focus
    • Fast Shutter Speed
    • Good Image Quality
    • Large Clear LCD

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Beauty
      • FASHION
      • Landscape/Scenery
      • Portraiture

      Comments about Nikon D800E Digital SLR Camera (Body Only):

      I just purchased my 4th Nikon D800E (not all from B&H) because the images from this camera are that outstanding. I use all 4 cameras, because I prefer to keep one lens permanently attached to a body. I shoot fashion and beauty, in the studio and on-location. A year ago I was shooting with 2 Nikon D4's. I was on the fence about whether to get the D800E because of the file size. The first time I tried it, I knew I would be selling my D4's. This camera is just too good to even put down in favor of another camera for what I shoot. It is not without its challenges however. I much prefer the ergonomics of the D4; even with the added vertical grip the D800E doesn't feel as comfortable when shooting portrait orientation, which I do often, especially in the studio. It is also a very demanding camera to use in regards to technique to prevent blur, with respect to lenses to get the best image quality out of the sensor, and investments in fast and high capacity compact flash cards as well as having a fast computer with a lot of memory. I switched to 64GB 1000x cards otherwise the buffer would fill up while shooting causing delays. But when used correctly, the images from this camera are simply unmatched.

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      5.0

      Astonishing Detail, Extraordinary Colors

      By BabyDoctorAl

      from South Florida

      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Fast / Accurate Auto-Focus
      • Good Image Quality
      • Good Image Stabilization
      • Large Clear LCD

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Landscape/Scenery
        • Travel
        • Wildlife photos

        Comments about Nikon D800E Digital SLR Camera (Body Only):

        I primarily use my 800E for landscape photography, and the image captures that I have been getting far exceed what I was ever able to record with several medium format film cameras that I have used. In comparison with my 4 X 5 view camera, it is actually a pretty close call. The 800E is simply an astonishing machine that I have been extremely pleased with. To date, after exposing thousands of images, I have yet to be disappointed or encounter any problems. Having previously used a Canon 5D Mark III, which I was happy with, the 36 megapixels of the 800E puts the Canon to shame in its ability to record the tiniest detail in landscape images. Color capture is outstanding. This is one superb camera.

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        5.0

        Best camera from Nikon

        By LuisValizas

        from Montevideo, Uruguay

        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

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        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Fast / Accurate Auto-Focus
        • Fast Shutter Speed
        • Good Image Quality

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Family Photos
          • Indoors/Low Light
          • Landscape/Scenery
          • Wildlife photos

          Comments about Nikon D800E Digital SLR Camera (Body Only):

          As a semi pro, I found that this is my very best camera ever. It is heavy, for sure in the near future we will walking around with a mirroless camera (I have a Fuji x100s also the best) but still we will be using a lot cameras as good as the noon D800e is for landscapes an special activities, when you have time and not to worry about how heavy your gear is.

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          5.0

          My 3rd D800, but E gets an A+.

          By viola player

          from Wahington, DC

          About Me Pro Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Fast / Accurate Auto-Focus
          • Fast Shutter Speed
          • Good Image Quality
          • Good Image Stabilization
          • Large Clear LCD

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Nikon D800E Digital SLR Camera (Body Only):

              Wow! I love the file size. I bought the camera with the extra grip , this time the VELO. The other 2 D800's have the NIKON grip. The Velo seems to be just fine. Thanks to the included software, I was able to open the RAW files. At first I used Lightroom which also works.

              I have been buying NIKON the SP rangefinder models and switched over to SLR to cover the Carter Ford Campaign. I am a avid NIKON fan.

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              5.0

              Great Camera

              By Briz0897

              from Albuquerque

              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Fast / Accurate Auto-Focus
              • Fast Shutter Speed
              • Good Image Quality
              • Good Image Stabilization
              • High ISO Performance
              • Large Clear LCD
              • Quiet

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Indoors/Low Light
                • Landscape/Scenery

                Comments about Nikon D800E Digital SLR Camera (Body Only):

                The D800E is great so far. I've had it for a week and have had 3 photoshoots with it.

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                5.0

                Hard to Beat

                By Gummy Bear

                from Rahway, New Jersey

                About Me Photo Enthusiast

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Cheap Lens Look Better
                • Easy To Use
                • Fast / Accurate Auto-Focus
                • Fast Shutter Speed
                • Flexible Editing Options
                • High ISO Performance
                • Hi Quality Pictures

                Cons

                • Different Card Types Used
                • Poor Macbook Direct Sync

                Best Uses

                • Family Photos
                • Landscape/Scenery
                • Travel
                • Video
                • Weddings/Events

                Comments about Nikon D800E Digital SLR Camera (Body Only):

                I am a part-time photography hobbyist. Meaning that I work a full-time day job and snap pics when I get a chance. Prior to the D800E, I thought my trusted D7100 was it for the little that I do. Then one day, a friend asked me to photograph his wedding. While the D7100 did a yeoman's job, the pictures lack some 'umm mph' in my view. Then I started reading a round and decided it was time to step up to a Full-Frame camera. I had some good lens so changing brand was not an option. After all, I migrated from a Canon. Anyway, the first real test was when I went to NY and just snapped a few random pictures. I couldn't see the daylights in the difference when compared with the shot taken with the D7100 until I dropped them on my MacBook Pro. Man... Was I surprised. I don't know all the right jargons to use to describe the quality of the photos but in layman's term, it's like nothing you've ever taken if you had any lesser of a camera,I am truly and surprisingly blown away by the vibrancy in the shots. Truly remarkable. I got the Deluxe Kit which include about $ in Battery grip, remote control and a few other goodies. I would say, do like I did. Make the sacrifice and get one today. Whatever Nikon comes out with anytime soon, will not shake a leg to this puppy. It's that good of a camera.

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                4.0

                great images, terrible to hand hold

                By bebop

                from santa rosa, ca

                About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Good Image Quality

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Nikon D800E Digital SLR Camera (Body Only):

                    This is the most uncomfortable and difficult to handhold dslr I've ever used.
                    I have owned several Minolta and Nikon film cameras, 3 Canon dslr's over my 30 years of photography.

                    Fortunately, it is for use in my studio and always on a tripod. Image quality is outstanding. LCD needs an update.

                    Hope one day one of the manufacturers find a way to integrate their technical prowess with human ergonomics and mental functioning (menus systems).

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                    4.0

                    a very good camera

                    By gy

                    from West Linn, OR

                    About Me Photo Enthusiast

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use
                    • Fast / Accurate Auto-Focus
                    • Good Image Quality

                    Cons

                    • Noisy At High ISO

                    Best Uses

                    • Family Photos
                    • Indoors/Low Light
                    • Landscape/Scenery
                    • Products
                    • Studio

                    Comments about Nikon D800E Digital SLR Camera (Body Only):

                    It's a very good camera, sharp and no focus issues for me. Got if for about a week, and so far so good with my 105macro and 50 f/1.8g. Heavy, build quality should be good, but finish is not as good as nikon F series film camera. Moiré do exist in direct sunlight. By using this camera, you need a super fast memory card, otherwise it will slow your shutter speed.

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                    5.0

                    D800E prints beautifully at 24"x36"

                    By chet J

                    from Seattle

                    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use
                    • Fast Shutter Speed
                    • Good Image Quality
                    • Good Image Stabilization
                    • High ISO Performance

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Indoors/Low Light
                      • Landscape/Scenery
                      • Wildlife photos

                      Comments about Nikon D800E Digital SLR Camera (Body Only):

                      I have dabbled in photography for a very long time. I recently did a very large crop of an Image of Monument Valley. I printed an 88"x24" panorama simply by cropping the original image, and the print is stunning. I find it odd though that with all the available features of this camera I still shoot it like my old film FTN- All manual settings and focus. The automatic setting for me are never right.

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                      5.0

                      I love this camera!

                      By Pixelgirl

                      from Lakewood, Ca

                      Comments about Nikon D800E Digital SLR Camera (Body Only):

                      This is an huge upgrade from a DX camera!! I absolutely enjoy all the bells and whistles this has! Also weight of this camera is not bad at all! I love NIKON!

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                      5.0

                      This camera ROCKS. Forget medium format

                      By Mark

                      from Buena Vista, CO.

                      About Me Pro Photographer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Good Image Quality
                      • High ISO Performance

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Landscape/Scenery
                        • Wildlife photos

                        Comments about Nikon D800E Digital SLR Camera (Body Only):

                        I am a professional landscape photographer. I was going to move from my D3x to a medium format camera, but after reading the reviews on this camera, I went with the D800E instead. Couldn't be happier!

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                        5.0

                        Beyond Expectation

                        By BestPhotoToday

                        from Southampton

                        About Me Pro Photographer

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Good Image Quality
                        • High ISO Performance
                        • Large Clear LCD
                        • Quiet

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Family Photos
                          • Indoors/Low Light
                          • Landscape/Scenery

                          Comments about Nikon D800E Digital SLR Camera (Body Only):

                          My landscape, real estate and architectural photography has never been so detailed. I have not experienced any of the issues that could result from the lack of a low pass filter.

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                          5.0

                          A Superb Addition to My Photography!

                          By Don

                          from Virginia Beach, VA

                          About Me Pro Photographer

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Easy To Use
                          • Fast / Accurate Auto-Focus
                          • Fast Shutter Speed
                          • Good Image Quality
                          • Good Image Stabilization
                          • High ISO Performance
                          • Large Clear LCD
                          • Quick Hdr Bracketing
                          • Quiet
                          • Sensor size

                          Cons

                          • None at this time

                          Best Uses

                          • Landscape/Scenery
                          • Travel

                          Comments about Nikon D800E Digital SLR Camera (Body Only):

                          I have seen several other professional photographers use the Nikon D800e with superb results and am excited now to have this excellent camera at my disposal. To date, it has performed in impeccable fashion, although I have much to learn about its capabilities.

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                          5.0

                          Everything I expected

                          By Great waters photography

                          from Holly Michigan

                          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Good Image Quality
                          • High ISO Performance

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Landscape/Scenery
                            • Wildlife photos

                            Comments about Nikon D800E Digital SLR Camera (Body Only):

                            I am a landscape photographer and I am really happy I picked this up.Sharper images than my cnanon.

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                            5.0

                            Spectacular Nikon D800e

                            By Artur

                            from Knoxville Tennessee

                            About Me Photo Enthusiast

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Fast / Accurate Auto-Focus
                            • Fast Shutter Speed
                            • Good Image Quality

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Family Photos
                              • Indoors/Low Light
                              • Landscape/Scenery

                              Comments about Nikon D800E Digital SLR Camera (Body Only):

                              English is my third language but photography is my first. I am an armature photographer that is obsessed with capturing sharp photographs. In March 2013 I purchased Nikon D600. Majority of my photographs are taken late in the evening or at night. I love street photography but I mainly photograph my kids and cities. I loved my Nikon D600 but I often struggle focusing in low light. I could just wait for new technology to arrive or I could upgrade to Nikon D800e. After reading for 3 months about Nikon D800 and Nikon D800e I started to have doubts. The more I read about the Nikon D800e the less I wanted to buy it. It seems that most of the photographers struggle with that camera experiencing problems with focusing and getting poor results. I believe that I purchased Nikon D800e out of anger that I could not find a clear answer how good the Nikon D800e is.
                              One month ago Nikon D800e arrived in my house and I started taking photos immediately. Every day I have goose bumps while watching my own photos. They are absolutely spectacular. I use only one lens Nikkor 24mm f1.4 and I honestly can crop photos making them look like I was taking photos with a 105mm lens. Kids are not easy to take photos of. It is a challenge to focus on their faces but without any problems I get sharp photos. My theory is that people expect Nikon D800e to be much better than Nikon D600 and they are viewing their own photos closer and with different set of expectations. Nikon D800e is no less or no more difficult to focus than Nikon D600. But once you take a sharp photo with D800e you will have to sit down to watch it. It will be that amazing. In low light Nikon D800e is easier to focus than D600. How much easier? I have no idea how to put a number on it. I making a statement based on the amount of photos I keep. I have more keepers with Nikon D800e. I want to keep most of them. In my humble opinion Internet served us well for many years but now is full of people that just simply don't tell us truth. If you email me acesubaru@yahoo.com I will email you sample photos. I shoot in RAW only and I post process my photos with Lightroom 5. I love my Nikon D800e and I will keep it until it dies before I will buy anything else. There are few futures on Nikon D600 that I miss. For example it was easier to delete photos on Nikon D600.

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                              5.0

                              ESPECTACULAR...

                              By Tachif

                              from San Juan, Puerto Rico

                              Comments about Nikon D800E Digital SLR Camera (Body Only):

                              This camera performs incredibly amazing. Had before the D600 which is a great camera as well, but this D800E well beyond any other camera. Sharpness, Low-light performance, is amazing. Worth every penny / INVESTMENT. ..

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                              5.0

                              D800E still on top

                              By ocdoc

                              from Florida

                              About Me Photo Enthusiast

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Fast / Accurate Auto-Focus
                              • Fast Shutter Speed
                              • Good Image Quality
                              • Good Image Stabilization
                              • High ISO Performance
                              • Large Clear LCD

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Family Photos
                                • Indoors/Low Light
                                • Landscape/Scenery
                                • Sports/Action
                                • Travel
                                • Wildlife photos

                                Comments about Nikon D800E Digital SLR Camera (Body Only):

                                I moved to the D800E after trying a smaller 36Mp mirror-less camera as a replacement for my D700; despite it's relatively large size, the D800E definitely is easier to hold steady and I feel provides superior images with any significant enlargement; in my opinion, it still is the best for image quality until very good medium format equipment and format sizes are used. Highly recommended.

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