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David Busch’s Nikon® D700 Guide to Digital SLR Photography by David D. Busch

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Chapter 12. Nikon D700: Troubleshooting and Prevention

If you’ve moved up to the Nikon D700 from one of Nikon’s more consumer-oriented models, you’ll be pleased to note the more rugged magnesium alloy body with weather sealing at all connections and buttons, and the Kevlar/carbon fiber shutter rated for a minimum of 150,000 shutter cycles or more. The camera’s weight is comforting in the hand, and tends to help stabilize the D700 during handheld exposures, when compared to lighter-weight models. Although the terms “pro” and “semi-pro” when applied to camera models are fairly useless in determining who uses what, the Nikon D700 is truly a camera that has both the features and construction designed to appeal to professional photographers—and avid ...

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