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#21 james

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Posted 20 December 2005 - 01:26 PM

Hi Ike,

Sounds like it's time for the iTTL sync cord we've all been drooling over. Camera buttons can be used to control Flash Exposure Compensation.

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Posted 21 December 2005 - 09:57 AM

That iTTL sync cord would be sweet, and a very smart solution.

Now, speaking of D200, did you guys see this? It is going for $2,500 on ebay:

http://cgi.ebay.com/...1QQcmdZViewItem

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Posted 21 December 2005 - 06:35 PM

Too bad I was not smart enough. I could have picked up a couple of D200s 4 days ago and made some quick bucks on ebay for more Chirsmas gifts for myself :)

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Posted 21 December 2005 - 06:43 PM

FYI, here is a link to a list of Sigma lenses that won't work with the AF button on the D200.

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Posted 22 December 2005 - 06:31 AM

For those that can't wait to put their hands on the D200, or those that have it but want something more than the manual, Nikon has launched a very detailed D200 digital tutor. Here is the link:

Nikon D200 Digitutor

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Posted 23 December 2005 - 04:49 AM

Got my D200 Monday! From what I tried with it so far it seems like it's going to be a great camera. Headed for Palau in Feb. Think anyone will have a housing ready by then? :)


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Posted 23 December 2005 - 07:27 AM

Rick,

You better beg Santa for that wish, because I don't think there will be any sort of volume of housings by them for sale to consumers :). But stranger things have happened. :)

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Posted 25 December 2005 - 10:56 AM

A couple mo' photos from today, unedited

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Posted 25 December 2005 - 05:27 PM

Have a nice smooth pro look to the pics what lenses? - No matter how good the body and megapixles the lens is still 70% at least I think so, would like to see a 250.00 lens pic and a 17-55 lens pic on the D200 or D2X.
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Posted 26 December 2005 - 01:43 AM

I picked mine up just before Christmas and it's a lovely piece of kit. Will post more later. AF is a HUGE jump from D70s.
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Posted 26 December 2005 - 02:29 AM

I picked mine up just before Christmas and it's a lovely piece of kit. Will post more later. AF is a HUGE jump from D70s.

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Posted 26 December 2005 - 05:53 AM

Have a nice smooth pro look to the pics what lenses? - No matter how good the body and megapixles the lens is still 70% at least I think so, would like to see a 250.00 lens pic and a 17-55 lens pic on the D200 or D2X.

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Ok, you asked for it, here you go. The photo attached was taken with the 17-55. I photographed the same thing under the same conditions with the cheap 24-50.

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Posted 26 December 2005 - 05:54 AM

And here are the 100% crops with the two lenses. Do I need to say which is which?

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Posted 27 December 2005 - 03:18 PM

D-200 camera installation is easy, but finding room to install the iTTL conversion circuitry with its push buttons and LEDs is proving to be a problem..........

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Would just a cord to a bulkhead fit? Maybe you could just connect to a Nikonos bulkhead. I heard there was some maker developing a line of smart cords with converters built in, from Nikonos to some fairly decent strobes. Could be vaporware though, it's been a while since I heard of it.

The strobes were made by some company, I think the name starts with I, maybe Inon, I forget. I hope they keep it simple, no buttons or LEDs, because I get awful confused already with all them buttons and lights like the back of a semi truck.

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Posted 27 December 2005 - 03:32 PM

I heard there was some maker developing a line of smart cords with converters built in,

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It is Ikelite that is doing this, and this will be a possible solution. Look here:

http://wetpixel.com/...showtopic=11281

And here:

http://www.ikelite.c...dsttlplans.html

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Posted 27 December 2005 - 04:40 PM

I think he was being cheeky Luiz :-)

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Posted 27 December 2005 - 05:15 PM

I think he was being cheeky Luiz :-)

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LOL! :) And I was all serious searching for the threads! :)

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