Think twice before you upgrade your camera body!

posted on 20th of february, 2016

After using my lovely D700 Nikon for more than 5 years I decided to buy the new D810 body.

What I didn't consider was the rest of my digital infrastructure. My computer is even older than my retired D700. In terms of our quick changing modern world: Close to stone age ...

That's why my happines about my new pixel monster (called Nikon D810) decreased when I copied the first bunch of pixel monster babies (called high resolution photos) with my USB 2.0 card reader to my computer. The transfer speed was not much quicker than one angstrom per week, that means: Very very slow.

Luckely I already had an USB 3.0 PCI card installed in my computer for my big external backup disk so I thought buying an USB 3.0 card reader (I have Linux and cannot transfer the photos directly from the camera) would solve...

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Comments (16)

Posted by Jdanne on February 25, 2016
Seawatch1: Yes!
Posted by Seawatch1 on February 24, 2016
I just did, Jdanne. Looks like crap to me. (I've always said you never know what a buyer needs. Congrats! ) You know that was a joke, right?
Posted by Jdanne on February 23, 2016
Corluc and Wlliamsphere: Thanks a lot!
Corluc: Sooner or later you need to upgrade. So you shouldn't wait too long.

Seawatch1: You should read my naughty blog (not everybody took it as joke!):
My ugliest photo at DT
By the way: I don't know who buys such an ugly photo but it has a quite good revenue!

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