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Nikon D700 12.1MP FX-Format CMOS Digital SLR Camera with 3.0-Inch LCD (Body Only)

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  • 12.1-megapixel FX-format (23.9 x 36mm) CMOS sensor; body only
  • 3.0-inch, 920,000-dot VGA color monitor; 170-degree wide-angle viewing and tempered-glass protection
  • Fast, accurate 51-point AF system; 3D Focus Tracking and two Live View shooting modes
  • Base ISO range from 200-6400 can be expanded to range from ISO 100 (Lo-1) to 25,600 (Hi-2); 0.12-second start-up speed
  • Capture images to CF I/II cards; compliant high-speed UDMA CF cards that will enable recording speeds up to 35 megabytes/second
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Nikon D700 Digital SLR: Highly recommended by dpreview.com
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When we reviewed Nikon's first full-frame DSLR, the D3, in April this year we said it was 'possibly the most compelling, capable and well-rounded professional digital SLR ever made.' Only three months later Nikon announced another full-frame camera with the D700. The new model's 'compact' dimensions and much more affordable price tag make it a more appealing proposition than the D3 to many professional photographers and serious amateurs alike but can it keep up the high standards that have been set by its bigger brother?

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  • Product Dimensions: 5.8 x 4.8 x 3 inches ; 2.2 pounds
  • Shipping Weight: 6 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Shipping: Currently, item can be shipped only within the U.S.
  • ASIN: B001BTCSI6
  • Item model number: 25444
  • Batteries Lithium Metal batteries required. (included)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (222 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #896 in Camera & Photo (See Top 100 in Camera & Photo)
  • Date first available at Amazon.com: July 2, 2008

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The new D700 digital SLR camera featuring a 12.1-effective megapixel Nikon FX-format sensor that measures 23.9 x 36mm, which is nearly identical to the size of 35mm film. Benefiting from Nikons legacy of imaging technology innovation, the D700 offers both advanced and professional photographers stunning image quality, accurate color reproduction and revolutionary low light performance.




Building on the immense success of the Nikon D3 professional D-SLR camera, the D700 offers pro-level performance and an extensive array of features and innovations in a comfortably nimble platform. In addition to the Nikon-original FX-format CMOS sensor, the D700 incorporates Nikon's EXPEED Image Processing System, Nikons renowned 51-point auto focus system with 3D Focus Tracking and two Live View shooting modes that allow photographers to frame a shot using the camera's three-inch high-resolution LCD monitor. The D700 also features Nikons sophisticated Scene Recognition System and a new active dust reduction system.




Nikons flagship FX and DX-format cameras, the D3 and D300 respectively, established new benchmarks for digital image quality, speed, and unmatched ISO performance. The D700 maintains this new measure with exceptional overall image quality, broad tonal range and depth, and extremely low noise throughout its native ISO range of 200 to 6400.




Nikon D700 Digital SLR Highlights




The legendary Nikon FX-Format CMOS sensor The D700s 12.1-megapixel FX-format CMOS image sensor provides exceptional image quality throughout its remarkable ISO sensitivity range. A large pixel size of 8.45 µm allows for an extremely low signal-to-noise ratio and a wide dynamic range. The 12-channel readout enables accelerated information transfer, allowing the D700 to shoot at speeds of up to eight frames per second at full resolution (using the optional MB-D10 Multi Power Battery Pack) and quickly write image data onto the CompactFlash card.




The D700 offers a versatile base ISO range from 200-6400 but can be expanded to range from ISO 100 (Lo-1) to 25,600 (Hi-2) affording photographers the new-found confidence to shoot in the widest variety of lighting conditions from the brightest midday sun to dim interiors. Images previously thought to be impossible to create without complex lighting set-ups or lengthy post-processing are now captured easily and faithfully with the D700, unleashing new and diverse shooting possibilities.




Also new to the D700 is Nikons first self-cleaning system designed for the FX-format sensor. Utilizing four distinct vibration frequencies, the D700 frees image degrading dust particles from the sensors optical low-pass filter at start-up, shut-down or on demand. As an added benefit, the mirror box and entire shutter mechanism are constructed of materials that resist creating debris that can affect image purity.




Fastest speed and autofocus in its class The D700 starts up in a mere 0.12 seconds and has a nearly imperceptible shutter-lag response time of 0.40 milliseconds, making this an extraordinarily responsive tool for the demanding photographer. The D700 can record full-resolution JPEG images at an astounding five frames per second (fps), or eight fps with the optional MB-D10 battery pack for up to 100 images, or up to 17 lossless 14-bit Nikon NEF (RAW) files. To write images efficiently, the Nikon D700 is also compliant with the next-generation of high-speed UDMA CompactFlash cards that will enable recording speeds up to 35 megabytes/second.




The D700 offers one of the fastest and most accurate advanced AF systems on the market today. Nikons Multi-CAM 3500FX autofocus sensor module features 51 AF points and the ability to use 3D tracking to focus and lock-on a moving subject. The 15 cross-type sensors and 36 horizontal sensors can be used individually or in groups, with the option for Single Area AF mode and Dynamic AF modes using groups of either 9, 21 or all 51 focus points. The system also features 3D Focus Tracking with automatic focus point switching that takes advantage of all 51 AF points as it uses scene color content and light information to accurately track the subject.




Intelligent features for sophisticated performance The D700 relies on a wealth of innovative Nikon technologies to help photographers create superb images. Nikons Scene Recognition System analyzes information from the 1,005-pixel RGB light sensor for use in auto exposure, auto white balance and autofocus calculations. The Scene Recognition System also assists autofocus by tracking subject position and automatically shifts the AF points used to match the subjects movement within the frame. This system also contributes to higher accuracy of auto exposure and auto white balance detection, resulting in sharp landscapes, flattering portraits and engaging action shots.




Photographers also have the option to enhance their pictures during or after capture with the Picture Control System and Active D-Lighting. Nikons Picture Control System enables users to adjust their images to pre-set parameters such as Standard, Neutral, Vivid and Monochrome that apply tweaks to image sharpening, tone compensation, brightness, overall tone and saturation. D-Lighting uses localized tone control technology to further optimize highlight and shadow detail while also maintaining natural contrast, giving photographers the ability to capture more perfectly exposed images, even in unusual lighting conditions. Active D-Lighting lets photographers choose from various intensities during capture, while a new Automatic mode also applies varying levels of D-Lighting as, and when needed, to enhance photos while shooting.




Enhanced Live View modes and viewfinder Ideal for studio, remote applications and more, Nikons Live View allows the photographer to compose the subject on the bright three-inch, TFT LCD monitor. In Handheld mode, the user is able to recompose the frame prior to actual shooting; familiar TTL phase-detection AF is activated, using all 51 AF points. Tripod mode is designed for precise focus accuracy with still subjects and tripod stabilization. It enables focal-plane contrast-detect AF on a desired point within a specific area. Remote view, focusing and shooting can also be controlled from a PC (via connection or wireless) using the optional Nikon Camera Control Pro 2 software. Additionally, the Virtual Horizon feature on the D700 can now be superimposed over the Live View monitor image to aid composition.




While using Live View to compose or review images and settings, users will appreciate the ultra-high resolution 920,000-dot VGA, three-inch TFT LCD monitor with tempered glass that provides a wide 170-degree viewing angle. The large monitor is remarkably effective when confirming the focus with enlarged playback images. The camera also outputs a video signal to an HD television using the new smaller HDMI-C standard, which is an excellent solution for workshop demonstrations or shooting tethered for clients.




Photographers will also be able to compose images easily using the wide and bright viewfinder that features an eye-level pentaprism with high refraction index and provides a 95-percent frame coverage with 0.72x magnification. Each of the 51 AF points, as well as a framing grid, can also be superimposed on the finder screen to suit the photographers personal preferences.




Rugged construction and durability High-strength magnesium alloy is used for the construction of the camera body, rear body and mirror box to create a precision platform, reduce weight and provide rugged durability. The camera is tested to stand up to the rigors of the globetrotting photographer and is weather sealed using precision O-rings where connections are made to effectively combat dust and moisture.




The shutter unit employs an assembly made of a new composite carbon fiber and Kevlar hybrid material. Tested on fully assembled cameras, the D700s shutter unit has been proven through 150,000 cycles under demanding conditions. The self-diagnostic shutter constantly monitors and maintains shutter precision to ensure peak performance.

Product Description

The new D700 digital SLR camera featuring a 12.1-effective megapixel Nikon FX-format sensor that measures 23.9 x 36mm, which is nearly identical to the size of 35mm film. Benefiting from Nikon’s legacy of imaging technology innovation, the D700 offers both advanced and professional photographers stunning image quality, accurate color reproduction and revolutionary low light performance. Building on the immense success of the Nikon D3 professional D-SLR camera, the D700 offers pro-level performance and an extensive array of features and innovations in a comfortably nimble platform. In addition to the Nikon-original FX-format CMOS sensor, the D700 incorporates Nikon's EXPEED Image Processing System, Nikon’s renowned 51-point auto focus system with 3D Focus Tracking and two Live View shooting modes that allow photographers to frame a shot using the camera's three-inch high-resolution LCD monitor. The D700 also features Nikon’s sophisticated Scene Recognition System and a new active dust reduction system. Nikon’s flagship FX and DX-format cameras, the D3 and D300 respectively, established new benchmarks for digital image quality, speed, and unmatched ISO performance. The D700 maintains this new measure with exceptional overall image quality, broad tonal range and depth, and extremely low noise throughout its native ISO range of 200 to 6400.1-Year Manufacturers Limited Warranty.

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Every site I checked it had a five star rating. The pictures are perfect. It is like the perfect balance between megapixel size and Image Quality. Read more ›
I just shot my sons indoor wedding with the 28-300 & the build in flash. Images were outstanding. Read more ›
Several main reasons, 1) I love Nikon 14-24 and I stayed with Nikon in order to buy 14-24, 2) I do not really care…With D700 even at 6400 picture quality is still great. Read more ›
I have owned this for 5 weeks now - and I am loving it. I was shocked by the loud shutter - but- the images are great. I will check back & update my review. Read more ›
I have used Nikon cameras for many years, so all the lenses I had for previous…The image quality is excellent, even at high ISO, and the screen is very clear and sharp. T… Read more ›
I just upgraded from D40 to this beautiful D700 with battery bay. Images are great. Price could be lower for there are other great DX cameras are out. Read more ›
The downside is I can no longer use my go-to lens the Nikon 18-200VR but I found in one of my boxes of "old"gear a Nikon 28-200AF-D lens that works beautifully, and a 50mm… Read more ›
After six weeks in the trenches with this camera I can only report how much I love it! My old AF lenses work perfectly. The D700 AF system is pure magic, even when my… Read more ›
I've had this camera for over…(I chose this camera because it was full-frame, had a live-view screen, and supported nine of my older but still excellent Nikkor AI lenses.) Read more ›
Nikon 50mm 1.8g = Very sharp and great quality for general shooting at a…Nikon 85mm 1.8 = Considered as "of the best portrait lenses" by majority of advanced photographers Read more ›
Although the photo quality of the 5D Mark II was excellent, the ONE THING that REALLLYYY bugged me was that in low light situations, EVEN if you had fast prime lens on it,… Read more ›
The D700 was much faster also, which for me (shooting weddings and small…With the price difference between the two, well, I can buy a great lens with the money I am saving. Read more ›
The accuracy of the exposure and the focus of the sensor is the best I have ever used! I have been using the D200 and found that the exposure was not always where I thought… Read more ›
Both cameras are 12MP. The D700 is an FX sensor, which is a full frame whereas the D300 is DX. If you want to shoot pictures without using the flash in low light, you can… Read more ›
There's no comparison in terms of image quality. The full frame sensor of D700 produces much cleaner images even at lower ISO settings. At ISO 3200 I get very clean photos. Read more ›
I'm a happy D7000 owner and had been waiting for the longest time to upgrade to the full frame FX sensor from Nikon. Not wanting to buy into "old" technology, I resisted… Read more ›
Very happy…The full size FX sensor allows all my film lenses to be used at their native focal length, while DX cameras like the D300 lengthen focal length by about half. Read more ›
I love the full frame sensor. To me it's just easier to use; and the low light capability is so useful. Read more ›
This is not to mention the incredible daylight photos it…The menus are very easy to navigate and setup your custom settings for different subject and lighting conditions. Read more ›
It is a little heavier than the D100, but it is sturdy and takes superb photos. Menus are fairly well laid out and powerful. I've had difficulty dealing with the camera's… Read more ›
I was not sure that going from 10 to 12 megapixels was worth it, but the D-700 is better in so many other ways that I…The controls are VERY well designed and organized. T… Read more ›
A dramatic improvement…I srongly prefer the Nikon methodology of controlling WB/ISO/Quality and the mods of A/S/P. Switching settings is much faster than with the Canon. Read more ›
You can assign custom functions to many of the buttons to tweak it exactly to your liking. Nearly every setting is easy to change without taking your eye from the viewfinder. Read more ›
So far it's been about a month and it's everything I hoped it would be. The controls are very well laid out, ergonomic, and intuitive. The camera body feels very sturdy, if… Read more ›
-Very customizable - you can extensively tailor this camera to your personal shooting style. -Auto-ISO is a great feature. Set and forget. Read more ›
The full frame also makes a big difference. ISO capabilities are incredible! Read more ›
I have done an extensive research on full frame (FX) digital SLR cameras and the D700 is by far…The picture quality is awesome and it's performance at high ISO is superb. Read more ›
Not much I can say about this beauty that hasn't been said here. Shooting at 6400 ISO is great. There is a feature on the camera that sets the highest ISO to shoot at… Read more ›
For those considering the D600 and D700: if you're a hobbyist,…It's got a great 24MP sensor, improved high ISO capability, smaller body, dual card slots, movie mode, etc. Read more ›
Having said that (see claim #4), I have to point…It is actually possible to get very decent performance at ISO 3200 and -under very favourable conditions- even at ISO6400. Read more ›
It's really a pro camera. It's price is well worth it, when you want the best and you're a bit shy of affording the very huge D3S. Great camera for the price and loaded… Read more ›
Most used Nikon lens prices are pretty reasonable, AF or manual focus. Any lens made after 1977 should work on the D700. Read more ›
Nikon definitely done an excellent job with this one. And the price is very reasonable. Read more ›
This camera will serve about every purpose the serious or…Rock solid, a little hefty (when coupled with MB D10), but still an exceptional value in todays market. . . bgs. Read more ›
I will enjoy my 50mm 1.8 all over again! Thanks Amazon for a fantastic price on this! Read more ›
Perhaps it was me, but I didn't fully understand the value of an FX sensor v. a DX. So when I upgraded last year, I purchased the D300s. Read more ›
I am extremely pleased with this camera. The colors especially are amazing. Could not be happier. Read more ›
I found the white balance very good. The colors were bright and natural. I found I had very little post processing in CS3. Read more ›
I recently did a wedding photoshoot in very dimly lit conditions, and my backup photographer used…The colors are rich and warm and have so much less noise than the D200. Read more ›
Thus, even at low light energy, D700 behaves wonderful and on PRE white balance setting color accuracy is excellent and quite identical over the entire range of ISOs up to… Read more ›
The D700 means no crowded sensor, no subtle noise issues, just awesome, mind blowing colorful, sharp and creamy background photographs. Glad I waited to buy 'last years'… Read more ›
The dynamic range (going from how dim the light is in an image to how bright) is fantastic, pictures taken with an ISO under 2500 have bright, clear colors and and good… Read more ›
To keep it short and sweet, this camera truly allows me to do my work and it really upped my enjoyment level of taking pictures. The focus is amazing!!! Debated on going… Read more ›
Image quality is sharp and clean. Auto focus is lighting sharp. Viewfinder is large and comfortable. Read more ›
-Weather sealing is "good" not…-Autofocus is good, but please know AF speed and accuracy has just as much to do with particular lenses as it does with the camera body. -… Read more ›
All I can say is this as good as the D7000 is the D700 is just that much better. Probably due to the fantastic sensor in the D700 (D3 sensor) the 51-focus points are amazing. Read more ›
Autofocus is fast and accurate, and yes I know that this is as much a function of the lens, but there is also feedback from the camera and all I can say is that the focus… Read more ›
Results: 1. Focusing is INCREDIBLE. 2. Read more ›
But this camera just does everything and I (this amazes me) just don't care what else…The feel, the controls, the image quality and overall performance is simply amazing. Read more ›
I've had my D700 since Christmas along with the 50mm f/1.8 (fast…So far I've shot one wedding and a handful of events with it and its performance has been outstanding. Read more ›
My purchase of the D700 met my expectations: Low light performance is very good, it works with AI and AIS manual lenses as well as AF lenses, and it is very well built… Read more ›
If you need video function, look for D600 at similar price bracket, with great low noise performance and many upgraded features. Read more ›
It made me realize that the D90 is an excellent camera up to ISO 800...I actually have greater…I found the D7000, even though fairly good performance in ISO 1600, was soft. Read more ›
Having said that (see claim #4), I have to point…It is actually possible to get very decent performance at ISO 3200 and -under very favourable conditions- even at ISO 6400. Read more ›
This is of course a smaller D3, and it does wonders. The viewfinder is bright, the ISO is unbelievable, the color rendition is awesome... etc etc etc. Read more ›
1) The viewfinder is very bright and clearer than the D300. I always found it difficult to manually focus with the D300 especially without a split prism. Read more ›
The viewfinder is another nice touch. Since it's a FX you get a big viewfinder - much bigger to look though than say a D200/D300. Read more ›
It does have a somewhat disappointing CF flash flip-open door - the…The rear LCD is much brighter than the D300, and the new viewfinder is bright, clear and a joy to use. Read more ›
1) Vastly better viewfinder. Composing shots is A LOT more comfortable and the viewfinder is significantly brighter. 95% coverage can be irritating from time to time but… Read more ›
Extremely comfortable to hold. Gorgeous viewfinder. Highly, HIGHLY recommended. Read more ›
In video and in photography, it's true that you need two things to produce great images, a clear lens and creativity as well as a bit of…This body is great for the price! Read more ›
The camera body is an excellent product just as I expected it would be. This body was a replacement for the first one i ordered a week earlier. Read more ›
D800: nice pro heavy body with a huge 36mp sensor. Upgrading from a DX, I can not justify spending (jumping) thus much on such a powerful camera. Read more ›
The D700 is a great complimentary camera body to the D300s as they share the same accessories, batteries, and controls, so once you own one, you are likely all set with… Read more ›
So in conclusion, if you want a solid camera body, consider either the D700 or the D300s. If you're on the fence between the D90 and the D300s, go for the D300s. Read more ›
Now my old 28-75mm finally got it's wide angle !! And the 50/1.4D is just right for this full frame body! Read more ›
D90 and D7000 cannot even begin to compare. The ergonomics is also great, with physical buttons for metering modes and AF areas. The only draw back is price and weight. Read more ›
This was the final bridge raising…I didn't bother to read the manual except on how to map the function button to use the virtual horizon feature, which I thought was neat. Read more ›
And lets just say Its Awesome, not only the full…But from its easy short cut buttons, to its power of capturing in complete darkenss to fireworks, full sun portraits. I… Read more ›
I also like the ability to assign functions to various buttons on the D700. For shooting landscapes, it is great to have the level indicator at the touch of a button, and… Read more ›
It did not take too…I love the virtual horizon feature particularly when you assign it to the function button and can use it in the view finder versus the Liveview mode. Read more ›
The other great thing about the camera is you can program function button and depth of field preview button to other function that you like, it could be activating live… Read more ›

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1,072 of 1,104 people found the following review helpful By LGO on August 1, 2008
I am making this review of the Nikon D700 from the perspective of someone who also owns a Nikon D300.

Without qualification, the Nikon D300 is a superb camera. So many superlatives have been used with the D300 that I will not repeat them here. All the superlatives used with the D300 applies equally well to the D700. I will add however that as good as the superlatives may have been with the D300, the D700 deserves a bit more.

Let me explain.

The Nikon D700 is equipped with a full frame FX sensor (36.00mm x 23.90mm). This is the same sensor used by the Nikon D3. Nikon D3 12.1MP FX Digital SLR Camera (Body Only) The D300 on the other hand uses the APS-C sensor (23.60mm x 15.80mm). Both the D700 and the D300 have about the same 12 megapixel rating (with the D300 actually slightly higher).

The D700 having a bigger sensor than the D300 but with about the same megapixel rating means that the size/pixel density of the D700 is much lower than the D300. The ratio is 1.4MP/cm2 vs 3.3MP/cm2 for the D700 and the D300 respectively. A lower ratio means lower noise and this ratio favors the D700. For the D700, this translates to lower noise in capturing the same image than when using using the D300.

The D700 lower noise level in turn translates to the D700 being able to operate at a higher ISO level than the D300. The D700 can operate as high as ISO 25,600 while the D300 can go up to ISO 6,400. It is of course quite rare to shoot at such high ISO as it will always be better to shot at a lower ISO rating. But if both the D700 and D300 were shooting at the same ISO, the D700 will have lower noise levels.
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322 of 346 people found the following review helpful By shuTTL3bus TOP 500 REVIEWER on August 12, 2008
This is an amazing camera. I am not going to go over the specs because you can read about them on just about any camera web site. What I am going to concentrate on is who should buy one and why.

First off, I've read about many folks lamenting having bought the D300 and now feel like the need to "upgrade" to a D700. These are two different cameras for two different purposes and as such don't compete against each other so much as complement each other. The D300 doesn't have the low noise capability (The D700 can get clean images at ISO1600 vice ISO400 for the D300) nor does it have the wide angle capabilities of the D700. The D700 doesn't have the 1.5x multiplier of the D300 so wide angle lenses are truly wide. Additionally, while you can use DX lenses on the D700, you will only be using 5 mp of your sensor.

Another comparison is between the D3 and D700. They both have the same sensor so the image and ISO abilities are the same. The D700 comes slower out of the box but with the Nikon EN-EL4a Rechargeable Li-Ion Battery for MB-D10 Battery Pack and Nikon D2 and D3 Digital SLR Cameras, Nikon MB-D10 Multi Power Battery Pack for Nikon D300 & D700 Digital SLR Cameras, Nikon BL-3 Battery Chamber Cover for Nikon EN-EL4 and EN-EL4a for the MB-D10, and Nikon MH-21 Quick Charger for Nikon EN-EL4 and EN-EL4a Rechargeable Li-Ion Batteries (~$500) you will be rocking with 8 fps and great battery life; just barely slower than the D3.
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99 of 107 people found the following review helpful By Carl E. Feather on October 13, 2008
I've been a semi-pro digital user for five years. I started wtih a Fuji S2, moved up to the Nikon D2H (horrible reliability, expensive), D2Hs, D200, D300 and finally the D700.

With every camera prior to the D700 there were compromises and Nikon was always two years behind Canon. Finally, when the D3 came out, they were in the lead again, but the price was too much for my semi-pro use to justify. So I struggled along with a pair of D300s for another eight months. The D300 is an excellent camera, however, it has some serious flaws: It overexposes and is particularly hot on the red channel. It's higher ISO performance is mediocre and really kills detail. And it's DX.

I bought a D700 for $2950 and, predictably, the price fell $200 a few days after that. But I needed it for an assignment that would involve shooting in a dimly light garage.

The camera worked perfectly, although once again, I am seeing overexposure in some scenes. The auto WB is much improved over the D300. The dynamic range is much improved, as well. And the AF seems faster.

This camera has me going back to prime lenses. The DOF is much shallower and the bokeh much nicer with my 85mm and 50mm lenses on the D700. Eventually, I want to be all primes on the long end. My 300 f/4 gives wonderful results on this body. The 70-200 is a mixed bag. I'm just not happy with the look of the images. They are not as sharp as they are on the D300 (I kept one). Weird. I'm still testing.

I love everthing about the D700 except it's tendency to overexpose and the fact Canon's competitor has video and more MP. Video really should have been on this camera; after all, the D90 at 1/3 the price has it. Nikon dropped the ball by not including it on the D700.
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