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Posted: 11/15/2001 12:47:25 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 11/16/2001 3:53:56 PM EDT by Grundsau]
The camera is in, the lens isn't. This isn't your average homeowner system. It will replace our 6x4.5cm ETRS medium format camera but not the 6x7cm RZ just yet. [img]http://wsphotofews.excite.com/002/iO/r8/Wq/6E59044.jpg[/img] Figured we need a new lens right away so we are getting the new 80-200mm f/2.8D ED-IF AF-S "silent wave" motor Nikkor [img]http://wsphotofews.excite.com/036/z0/5F/jq/6F47631.jpg[/img]
Link Posted: 11/15/2001 1:05:42 PM EDT
ooooh, can I try? How much does one of those cost? I just want something a bit better than what I have, but don't want to mortage the house for it...
Link Posted: 11/15/2001 1:29:21 PM EDT
Nikon......you are OBVIOUSLY a man of immpecable taste!!! I've got a Nikon f100 80-200 f.8 (nice glass!) Enjoy! Bulldog OUT
Link Posted: 11/15/2001 6:41:27 PM EDT
Unfortunately I'm stuck with the post-ban version. [:D] I shudder to think about the cost. $6500.00 for the F5 body. About $500.00 for the IBM 1 Gig Microdrive film card. And a bonus, I get a coupon for a 2nd free Gig drive. The lens is about $1500.00. The camera is only 6 Megapixels but generates an approx 18meg file size. Combine that with multiple layers in Pshop and file size goes up a bit. A thinking about trying Genuine Fractals which in simple terms is an interpolation program to increase the size of physical output (portraits) from a given image file. Here are two reviews of the 760: [url]http://www.robgalbraith.com/diginews/2001-05/2001_05_17_dcs_760.html[/url] [url]http://www.dpreview.com/reviews/compare_post.asp?cameras=kodak_dcs760&method=sidebyside[/url]
Link Posted: 11/16/2001 3:52:38 PM EDT
OK, here is one of my first test images with the new camera. It's a bit flat but other wise looks alright. I need to play with the white balance settings to match my studio strobes. Am trying it out on a breathing subject tomorrow if the weather is nice out. [img]http://wsphotofews.excite.com/009/X3/YY/Yr/Bx11729.jpg[/img]
Link Posted: 11/16/2001 4:57:02 PM EDT
Damn! That thing is nice..... Michael
Link Posted: 11/16/2001 5:24:08 PM EDT
Link Posted: 11/16/2001 5:34:22 PM EDT
Originally Posted By WILSON:
Grundsau: Unfortunately I'm stuck with the post-ban version. [:D] I shudder to think about the cost. $6500.00 for the F5 body....
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That's shutter to you,,, [u]show-off[/u]![:D] [i] If [b]I[/b] bought one, WallyWorld would have them on sale the next day (For $399.98, and they'd be in frigging blisterpacks)! [/i]
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Ya know, I'm always looking for an o[b]pun[/b]ing to throw out a pun and I missed that one. [:D] Go figure.
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