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Old Sep 28, 2005, 5:34 AM   #1
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Anybody here getting that msg yet?
I've been getting it with the first D2X we bought. The second one has not done it yet.




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Old Sep 28, 2005, 8:22 AM   #2
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Nope thankfully, but I am getting very upset by out of focus shots. I bought this camera for motor racing purposes yet got better results with my D70 at times. I have tried all kinds of settings and some are good, some downright awful. My F5 and F90X were way better. Anyone else had this problem? I was using mostly the 200/400 F4 and the 70/200 F2.8 (sometime4s with TC20E). Perhaps it could be me? I have tried all kinds of settings though and find no change.
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Old Sep 29, 2005, 8:20 AM   #3
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I have had my D2X for about 3 or 4 months now and I must say I don't think the shots are very sharp. I figured it was me and I just needed to figure out what I was doing or setting wrong. cameranserai, what settings have you had the best luck with? I want to double check mine and see how they compare.

This past weekend I did a protrait shoot in Yosemite for a girl's senior pictures. The poses and backgrounds are awesome, but the clarity was a bit diasappointing. I also thought I would try shooting at ISO 400 and get faster shutter speeds to help sharpen things up. I was shocked at how much noise I had in my photos. I didn't spend $5000 for a camera to take crappy pictures. I really need to figure out what is going wrong :?
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Old Sep 29, 2005, 8:25 AM   #4
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Please keep my post on topic.
Sharpness is not a concern of mine with our D2X's



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Old Sep 29, 2005, 8:27 AM   #5
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I have had my D2X for about 3 or 4 months now and I must say I don't think the shots are very sharp. I figured it was me and I just needed to figure out what I was doing or setting wrong. cameranserai, what settings have you had the best luck with? I want to double check mine and see how they compare.

This past weekend I did a protrait shoot in Yosemite for a girl's senior pictures. The poses and backgrounds are awesome, but the clarity was a bit diasappointing. I also thought I would try shooting at ISO 400 and get faster shutter speeds to help sharpen things up. I was shocked at how much noise I had in my photos. I didn't spend $5000 for a camera to take crappy pictures. I really need to figure out what is going wrong :?
The D2x, apparently because of the density of receptors is more sensitive to movement, camera shake, etc, than other machines.

As for the question of noise - this was a big issue with me until I discovered that here too, the D2x does not like underexposure at the higher ISO's.

On both of these matters I have adjusted my shooting with excellent results.

Personally I shoot NEF, with sharpening OFF, Color Mode II. And I've become quite content with the camera.

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Old Sep 29, 2005, 8:55 AM   #6
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Thanks for the info DBB. I'll check my settings and give it another try. I did notice after loading all of my pics on to the computer that I had EV set to -.33 I don't remember changing that so I must have pressed soemthing accidentally

I also shoot in Raw all of the time. It has saved my butt more than once. I really want to get to the point where I can feel confident enough to shoot in JPEG if the situation requires though.
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Old Sep 30, 2005, 10:14 AM   #7
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Sorry rickmphoto for getting off topic. I have not seen the ERR msg on my D2X yet and hope I don't. That is way too much money to be spending and have problems. I haven't heard of anyone else having errors either. Have you checked at Nikonians to see if anyone there has had any problems?
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