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Mastering the Nikon D800 by Darrell Young

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Credits for Chapter Opening Images

Chapters 1 and 13 – Daniel Diggelmann (Aerobat), You Are Funny Dad!, and I See Mommy!

Nikon D800 and AF-S Nikkor 85mm f/1.4 G lens, 1/800 sec at f/2.8, ISO 100

The portraits of my son and daughter were set up in our garden to illustrate the arrival of the long-awaited spring. The weather was slightly overcast, which produced a nice, diffuse light. The matrix metering of the D800 did a great job with the backlit situation. No compensation was dialed in.

Chapter 2 – Nigel Danson (ndanson1), Delighted Emily

Nikon D800 and AF-S Nikkor 70-200mm F2.8G IF-ED VR lens at 105mm, 1/320 sec at f/9, ISO 50

A studio shot of my daughter, Emily. It was a couple of days after the D800 was launched, and I involved most of my ...

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