D200 Image (with problem...)

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    It's not art, but I stopped at the cafe on the way home; taken with 85mm f/1.4 AF-D. Note the vertical banding noise when viewing the full-res image.

    1. AndrewNZ 114 months ago | reply

      Woo hoo! Congratulations on getting your hands on the camera :)

    2. sesame ellis 114 months ago | reply

      i am very jealous, i saw this in the D200 group and am sooo wanting to upgrade from my D100. love the smooth clarity to your shot. Thanks for sharing.

    3. Drift Words 114 months ago | reply

      Nice bokeh!

      (He says, trying to look like a photog')

    4. Ryan Brenizer 114 months ago | reply

      Ah, my dream combo. MY PRECIOUS!

    5. Chris Maytag 114 months ago | reply

      @carpeicthus -

      Yes, this was the first lens I thought to grab on my way out the door. Precious, indeed!

      @all -

      I was reading the manual before going to sleep last night, and so had the camera next to me in bed. Thus, when I fell asleep I actually spent my first night with the d200 with it on the pillow next to me, and awoke with one hand on the camera. Heh...

    6. starfish235 113 months ago | reply

      This is a beautiful photo. I've been looking at it very carefully for a couple of days. I like the warm red & yellow background accentuated by the blue lights shining on the bar glasses. Nice bokeh in the background with a few specular highlights providing contrast. The blue light gleaming on the facets of the glass and fading off into darkness on the right makes this photograph something special. There is no doubt that Spincycle has an eye for composition.

    7. Chris Maytag 113 months ago | reply

      Starfish (and all), thanks for your comments! I AM quite happy with this image, in spite of the not-so-subtle flaw visible if you view the full-size image.

      Some D200's have an annoying "vertical line bug"; this image was taken with such a D200. It was replaced by another body shortly afterwards which has fewer problems - the jury is still out about the cause of this bug, but we're hoping that it is fixed soon!

    8. David Giral | davidgiralphoto.com 112 months ago | reply

      Hi spincycle. I'm in a similar situation. I also have "banding" or "striping on my camera" in shadows when shooting directly towards the sun at ISO400 or around overexposed areas. As soon as Nikon communicates on the fix, I'm sending my camera back for repair or replacement.

    9. Ryan Brenizer 112 months ago | reply

      Woah, check out the views! I wish my D200 had banding. ;-)

    10. Chris Maytag 112 months ago | reply

      Yeah, lots of views...this has shot to my all time most-seen photo. Not sure if that's cool, or sad!

      I have a huge backlog of shots from the last month that haven't made it on here yet, hopefully I'll manage to get some great ones up...

    11. starfish235 112 months ago | reply

      This photo is the poster child for D200 banding. I haven't seen another one that even came close to exhibiting this much banding. ... However, I do like the composition.

    12. downtowndlee 95 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm and admin for the Nikkor 85mm f/1.4D group. I wanted to invite you to join and share your pictures taken with the Nikkor 85mm f/1.4D in this new group.


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