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Learn & Explore Series Episode 62

"Important Information You Should Know About a Nikon D700 DSLR Camera Before You Buy One"

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Did You Know?

The D700 was Nikon’s first “compact” professional DSLR. It includes most of the features and capabilities of the D3, but in a body size similar to the smaller D300.

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Did You Know?

Flash units work best with the D700 on a bracket instead of the camera’s hot shoe, which tends to make the camera top heavy.

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Did You Know?

The Nikon D700 has two Live View shooting modes: handheld and tripod.

Special Thanks to
Industry Expert: “Grieco”
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Questions covered in the above interview:

  1. What are the benefits of buying an older Nikon DSLR model, such as the D700?
  2. Would a Nikon D700 be a good choice for the entry-level DSLR photographer?
  3. Would a Nikon D700 be an excellent second camera for a professional?
  4. Is the D700 a good camera to use in outdoor environments because of the body seals that protect the inside from moisture and dust?
  5. Is there any reason I need a DSLR with more than a 12-MP sensor?
  6. Are its continuous shooting specs sufficient for most action photography?
  7. Is the D700’s autofocus system adequate for most shooting situations?
  8. How do the specs of the D700’s monitor compare with newer cameras?
  9. Which Nikon lenses are compatible with the D700? DX or FX, or both?
  10. Will the D700 accommodate the newest Nikon Speedlight flash units?
  11. I’ve heard the D700 performs exceptionally well in low light? Why is that?
  12. What are the advantages of buying a used Nikon D700?
  13. Which parts of a used model should concern me the most?
  14. Will a used model include a warranty?
  15. Does a used D700 hold its resale value?