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#85709 New Camera

Posted by fallout666 on 29 October 2023 - 01:51 PM

you will want to upgrade to D7200 D500 D750 or Z50 or Z5 are your best upgrades. 

#85650 The Z f

Posted by fallout666 on 26 October 2023 - 12:17 PM

would love to see more of update with photo's only reason for me to get that camera would be portraits only

#85647 i have volleyball women player with a lot of blemish

Posted by fallout666 on 26 October 2023 - 12:11 PM

here the picture only one i have now. other i editing if post the other will show it more and brighter 




#85465 150-500mm f/5-6.7 From Tamron & First Look 70-300mm 4.5-6.3

Posted by fallout666 on 13 October 2023 - 09:58 AM

well nikon is killing it in past month. now with new tamron lenses 70-300mm $600 the 150-500 $1,199.00






#85442 Your best photo of the week ending October 14 2023

Posted by fallout666 on 11 October 2023 - 10:53 AM

okay one this in my top 3 for photo taken at easter college titans college softball field. i have to shoot from grandstand there or out field. but since they improved the lighting too. here setting taken on Nikon Z9 Gen 2 FTZ Sigma Sport 120-300mm it was some what cloudy and around 7pm east coast time just when sun coming down. 300mm F/2.8 1/1600 ISO 2000 aka 2k. did edit in lightroom crop in and pop with preset. i love how this photo came out. also all my softball from one local college is from grandstand. yes i was in grandstand. also they improve the lighting too.




#85358 Your best photo of the week ending October 1 2023

Posted by fallout666 on 07 October 2023 - 01:18 AM

well this weekend and next week going to be fun. might have two softball games next week. in sat have volleyball game and men's soccer game. next week also have woman's soccer wed men's soccer game on monday.  and volleyball sat. so  might have more then 2 photo to share if get them done. sucks that lightroom acting up and get sluggish and when i use denoise it act really bad where AI take for long to Denoise stuff

#85355 Your best photo of the week ending October 1 2023

Posted by fallout666 on 07 October 2023 - 12:05 AM

oaky taken on Z9 Gen 2 FTZ Sigma Sport 120-300 300mm F/2.8 1/1,000 ISO 8k aka 8,000 -1 exposure compilation catch it before goes away since site will only let my photo's stay up for awhile 




nikon Z9 Gen 2 FTZ Sigma Sport 120-300mm 300mm F/2.8 1/1,000 ISO 4,500 -1 exposure compilation all did was autotune and no crop also if any wants to know if Z9 is buy or not. do not think get the Z9 unless can not afford get the Z8 instead. https://www.facebook...651002716193655



#85236 Z8 (Z9) Airplane Focus detection when shooting a Rocket?

Posted by fallout666 on 29 September 2023 - 09:57 PM

also i tried auto tracking but from over 45mins away i get 3 tracking on it but not great since so far south and clouds being in way at time. 

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#85234 Z8 (Z9) Airplane Focus detection when shooting a Rocket?

Posted by fallout666 on 29 September 2023 - 09:08 PM

okay since i live in the area and know about how super heavy in traffic and people being around. your best bet is us the parking lot. since will not have people around you. since that place will be super crowed. and bring long lens into center not good idea since bus have room but not sure how many people will be bring there stuff. the tram aka bus do not have a lot space for hold backpacks and other gear. also rocket launch moved to oct 12 now. do not go by what they post for rocket launches it get change all time. go get the app called space launch scheduled. it will show where all rocket launches for all rockets in world. that bus aka tram will be packed with all sorts of stuff. parking lot best bet if to crowed. unless you get vip to that area. also if down i live in rockledge Fl so if want to make trip up he say hi i can be around. and on 11 oct  will be at soccer game for local college near king center in Melbourne and 7pm game and will be 50min from space center too. if take highway.. all sports free to watch but grand stand for shooting.  


Hi, guys. My first post here. 


I have an upcoming pleasure shoot at the Kennedy Space Center, October 5, to shoot the Falcon Heavy liftoff from 3.9 miles at the Banana Creek viewing site. 


I will be bringing my D850 and my Z8 so I can avoid having to switch lenses in an instant. My question is if you think the Z8 Airplane subject detection autofocus mode would work on a rocket? 


I will be able to see the rocket on the launch pad before launch so I will be able to test the static subject with airplane detection on and off, but it would be helpful if anyone has a definitive answer.


The rocket does resemble the fuselage of an airplane without wings, so maybe the camera will detect that. Similarly, I used vehicle detection (car icon) quite successfully a few weeks ago on motocross, so motorcycles are definitely included in the "vehicle" database. It would be nice if rockets were also included. 



By the way, on the nikonforums register page, there's no checkbox to choose Z8 as one of our cameras. So it's a bit out of date :-)

You didn't mention what lenses you going to be using, but if you're nearly four miles from the pad, I don't think it would make too much difference. I realize that you'll only have one chance at this though, so I donno. I don't have a Z8 (or D850 for that matter) so all I can do is guess... and drool over your cameras.


Sorry I couldn't be of more help. Perhaps one of our other members can help more.



ron i live in this area unless vip. he going to have issue of kenndy space center super packed. when that rocket goes off whole area shut down do to traffic and other issue. main bridge will be closed off and people will be down the at midnight to get spot to watch it. so all of us1 packed with cars parked along road and main bridge will get closed off too. so no going over bridge at 6am or so. 

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#85101 new 500mm manual F/6.3 and only $329.00 usd

Posted by fallout666 on 23 September 2023 - 03:17 AM


#85060 can we pin topic on learn or how to shot types oh photo's

Posted by fallout666 on 20 September 2023 - 12:43 PM

would like to pin spot on this forum where people can see and go to when ask question about learning new camera. or new to camera. so we can have post that will say will say these things. 


one when you get new camera take look at menu so you can see what menu does. 


two when going out to leaner new camera. do some testing with camera. like set something up to do portraits shooting and do different test shots. we give them basic for setting or specs on how to shoot portraits. base on F/4 lens and f/2.8 and F/1.8 setting or specs for it. then we tell them from there you need to adjust your setting or specs if over exposure and under exposure. they can read good starting point. then do same if night time or over cast day. 


three do same as for two but other types of shooting like sports landscape and marco shooting. t


by doing this way we give good place read learn from and good starting spot for them. make simple for people find info instead getting bunch of post about new to camera or new to going to full frame or mirrorless. we could also post pictures to go along with them to give example of try of shooting. be helpful to have.  

#85058 Z7II Lenses

Posted by fallout666 on 20 September 2023 - 10:49 AM

just like mecro-61 said you will enjoy it. now since got camera make sure have fast Cfexpress card you can afford. to get use to camera take it out setup different styles of shooting and do test shot with try out different setting for that style and lean how to adjust exposure on if to much lighting or not enough. more testing of different styles photo will help learn how to use camera better. 

#85056 Move from D5600 to D850 learning curve.

Posted by fallout666 on 20 September 2023 - 10:46 AM

i would got with D7200 over D7500. also you have choices if can afford used D750 or D7200 or used D500. D500 and D750 are better option but. D7200 best bang for your buck. i own D7200 and loved it would still be using if not for fact pops got me Z6 and saw the light on full frame. also still have third back camera to Z9 then Z6 then D7200. 

#85054 D50 replacement that won't break the bank?

Posted by fallout666 on 20 September 2023 - 10:41 AM

i say D800 is best option. since when nikon made great leaps in stuff. also full frame. or can go with D700 too. but are great camera that should not break the bank. also find older model like one you ask for have really low shutter count of death too. 

#85052 Your best photo of the week ending September 17 2023

Posted by fallout666 on 20 September 2023 - 10:34 AM

catch it before it get removed taken on nikon Z9 28-75mm 75mm F/2.8 1/2000 ISO 4k aka 4,000 did not crop in only edit in lightroom to make photo pop. also had to add my watermark to photo since someone related to volleyball player aka parent used one my photo without my okay. but since coach ask to use for fundraiser i will let go. but from now on you see my name in top right of photo's now. since i told can not use my stuff without college giving okay and then ask me if okay. then i check with the college. since i am not allowed to make money or use without there okay. i was given okay to post on facebook for players family to see and print out free photo if i want too. i do for free and keep busy and out of trouble and something to do. also give me joy i sharing my work too. do not want to lose what college let me and camera buddy jay do take photo to share with players and family