Delta777-XXX From United States of America, joined Jun 2000, 1017 posts, RR: 8 Posted (10 years 10 months 1 week 3 days 17 hours ago) and read 2760 times:
My D100 was delivered yesterday! Yup that's right, 16 years old and just bought my own DSLR. The camera is incredible.
For you D100 users... When you're out spotting, what quality setting do you user with the camera? Fine, Large... or do you shoot with RAW? Also, should I turn on the sharpening or noise reduction features?
Any other useful hints/tips would be greatly appreciated!
Delta777-XXX From United States of America, joined Jun 2000, 1017 posts, RR: 8 Reply 2, posted (10 years 10 months 1 week 3 days 17 hours ago) and read 2706 times:
Also, as a side note... just in case any of you are interested.
I'm upgrading from a N80. I have a 19-35mm, 28-80mm, and 70-300mm lenses and then a 2x magnifier. I bought a 1GB memory card and an extra battery for the D100. I've never uploaded any of my photos because I didn't want to invest any money in a film scanner, but I have managed to get some pretty good prints. Keep an eye out for a new ATL photographer on airliners.net.
Gocaps16 From Japan, joined Jan 2000, 4314 posts, RR: 22 Reply 3, posted (10 years 10 months 1 week 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 2612 times:
I just also bought me a Nikon D100 last week and hopefully it would come into the camera store today, if not definatly tomorrow. How much did you pay for the 1GB microdrive? I may get an additional memory card, if so, a 1GB.
Good luck on your new camera.
Kevin <--will not be eating for 2 weeks becuase I am now broke.
JeffM From United States of America, joined May 2005, 3266 posts, RR: 52 Reply 5, posted (10 years 10 months 1 week 3 days 14 hours ago) and read 2557 times:
Good to hear Hank!
I really prefer NEF over jpeg, and if you use NEF, none of the in camera tweaks have any effect on the resulting image. I am not sure why Tsentsan mentioned it takes too long? Maybe in converting from NEF to Tiff to Jpeg.
I use jpeg in the large/fine setting often too, and have seen excellent results. I am not sure what you refer to as "noise reduction" features. Your best bet on settings is to just head out and shoot some pictures in all the different modes and settings so you can see the effects.
I can't wait to see some shots from Oceana!
Tsentsan From Singapore, joined Jan 2002, 2016 posts, RR: 16 Reply 6, posted (10 years 10 months 1 week 3 days 14 hours ago) and read 2553 times:
Its like it takes a long time for the buffer to clear and write its contents to the Flash card, maybe cos my Flash card was slow... but my friend who works in Nikon demonstrated to me using this new super fast Lexar card, and it was able to maintain 1 FPS even when the buffer was maxed out, awesome!
Delta777-XXX From United States of America, joined Jun 2000, 1017 posts, RR: 8 Reply 9, posted (10 years 10 months 1 week 3 days 1 hour ago) and read 2416 times:
I've had better results in the last 24 hours with this camera than I ever imagined possible! I haven't been to the airport yet, but WOW... you guys should see some of these pictures. If you are interested in seeing them... my AIM s/n is WCJetBoy or you can leave you email addy here.
Lewis From Greece, joined Jul 1999, 3552 posts, RR: 5 Reply 13, posted (10 years 10 months 1 week 2 days 10 hours ago) and read 2327 times:
Another one with a DSLR!!!!!
I know how it feels especially because you earned that money and spent them on something you really wanted. I had been saving for a month and the only thing I could afford was a used, manual Medium Format camera for my non-aviation photos. Can't wait to see photos from ATL!