I just received my d800 and wanted to test the video mode in a real shooting situation. I took it out to a nature reserve near my house in south Louisiana along with my Nikon 24-70mm, Sigma 120-400mm, and tripod. I shot on neutral picture setting which lowers the contrast and helps keep dynamic range. I also used the 60 frames per second 720P movie setting for the slow motion shots. This was edited in Sony Vegas which handled the raw files quite well. There is a slight curves adjustment to bring back contrast and some sharpening. The music is courtesy of zero-project.gr. Please ask if you have questions.
Matthew Noel blogs about food, food photography, photography, and the
food scenes and culture across south Louisiana including Houma, New Orleans, the
surrounding areas, and travel across the world.
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