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Old Jun 10, 2012, 2:17 PM   #1
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Default Any Nikon D3 owners here?

Any Nikon D3 owners here? Don't see many posts on the D3.
I just got mint one recently.
I like to see what you like and don't like about the D3.
I really like mine so far, especially the fast fps & low light ability.
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Old Jun 11, 2012, 4:42 AM   #2
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Old Jun 16, 2012, 7:17 PM   #3
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Default I have the similar D3s

Its a heck of a body, no doubt. It has certainly changed the way I shoot. The AF just plain works. I didn't think I'd ever use high ISOs, but I just shoot in places I wouldn't have thought of shooting before. Indoors in crappy light is now possible. Sun is going down and the action hasn't slowed, just keep the shutter speed and crank the ISO.

Impressive machine, impressive speed, , impressive battery life, impressive files, and it does just about anything you ask of it.

You will enjoy it for a long, long time, i'm sure.
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Old Aug 10, 2012, 12:21 AM   #4
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I just added a mint AF Zoom-Nikkor 80-200mm f/2.8D ED lens to my collection.
I'm pretty happy with my setup now...
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Old Oct 22, 2012, 5:12 PM   #5
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Not many here have or had the D3?

What is your favorite lens with the D3?
I really like the 80-200mm f/2.8
A close second is the 35-70mm f/2.8
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600 f4/D3s would have to be my favorite.... Better be for the price .





70-200 f2.8 is runner up




Another 70-200



14-24 and 50 f1.4 are also excellent.
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Not a D3, but the 24-70 f/2.8 would have worked nicely on it as well:
http://forums.steves-digicams.com/la...ng-escape.html

... or my other favorite, the 400 f/2.8:
http://forums.steves-digicams.com/wi...s-wildife.html
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Old Nov 6, 2012, 11:40 PM   #8
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Another 70-200



14-24 and 50 f1.4 are also excellent.
I liked that last shot! A little more cropping would have made it even better.
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Old Jan 2, 2013, 8:40 AM   #9
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There has to be more D3 owners here???
I'm thinking of gettng a D4 this summer.
Any D4 owners here?
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Old Mar 29, 2013, 11:38 PM   #10
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Looks like this forum is fading away?
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