Has anyone bought aftermarket batteries for a d3400 ? I usually buy ex-pro but they don't list them
I've always stuck with the genuine Nikon batteries. Sometimes you can buy them cheaper when split from an accessory kit. See the link, sold by a well know camera dealer.
Thanks Al - might give that a shot as then atleast my eldest will have a back up.
PS - he was wowed by the quality of the video and the mic on the d3400 compared to his d3100. He has a GoPro hero 5 black too ( when he remembers to charge the batteries )
I usually buy my nikon batteries from Al when he sells his d3300’s
I tried that - he went and bought another camera
I was lucky enough to get the deal on the D3300, came with a spare battery and bag.
And me - about three D3300s ago. Have bought a few more batteries since though!
Robin - Chester Zoo
Nikon5500 - 16-80mm
Robin - Chester Zoo by https://www.flickr.com/photos/156321735@N05/
Just a heads up - Chris @SsSsSsSsSnake has jumped ship again
Anyone using the 55-200 VR II?
What, he has got a new toy? lol. I must admit, I was looking at a Sony compact. A little to over priced I think, so I am not abandoning my D3300 just yet.
I was looking at such a zoom, but I don't know what I am doing just yet.
It's Olympus now - I think he's working through the alphabet but haphazardly Good on him
I don't know what I'm doing any time!
On the battery front I can vouch for the Topmax range on Amazon, I bought a load of these for my Canon G7x and they work perfectly!
Aww, this thread is dwindling a little.
I too am guilty of not contributing a great deal..
I did use the D3300 to do a few video clips this morning. I posted in the Video section, but maybe I should have posted it here instead. It probably would have been better of in this section, as nobody seems to reply over in the video forum.
In movie settings, I turned manual movie setting to ON. I did not realise it was possible to alter so much, even the ISO is manually adjustable in movie mode. It is even possible to alter these settings while recording is in progress. Pretty happy with the video that came out of the camera.
Got lucky with the sunset last night in between the rain!
DSC_2547 by Daniel Paul, on Flickr
DSC_2551 by Daniel Paul, on Flickr
Just been trying some older lenses on my D3300, but this time with the Rangefinder mode enabled. Stuck on an old Tamron zoom, and also the Nikon 50mm 1.8 D. A bit of a faff, twiddling the focus ring. But I managed to nail the focus pretty good. Only thing is, it is sooooo slow. It would be pretty tricky for moving subjects. It was just something to do, for a few hours this afternoon.
I have opted to stick the 35mm 1.8G on, and stuck the neck strap on. I am going to start carrying the camera around my neck, sod people if they look and stare.
All of these taken with a Nikon D3300, the top 2 with a 35mm f1.8 prime, the other 2 with a Sigma 150-600mm f5/f6.3 zoom
DSC_8789 by mark roper, on Flickr
DSC_8848 by mark roper, on Flickr
DSC_9518 by mark roper, on Flickr
lion-20180204 by mark roper, on Flickr
Pain in the bum with the D3300, is no face detection while in normal shooting mode, only live view. Also no continuous self timer, have to re set after each shot. I think it is just three shots max, at self timer setting.
D3200 & 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6.
Remnant by fishyfish_arcade, on Flickr
something Fishy about this
What are you trying to SsSsSsSsay?
taken by my 10 year old yesterday on his d3100
oklahoma willy by damianmkv, on Flickr
DSC_0070 by Chris Andrew, on Flickr
D3100, 1/2 second, f16, ISO100, 18-55mm DX VR set at 55m
time this was bumped a bit
DSC_0417 by Chris Andrew, on Flickr
DSC_0034 by Chris Andrew, on Flickr
DSC_0310 by Chris Andrew, on Flickr
DSC_0391 by Chris Andrew, on Flickr
DSC_0218 by Chris Andrew, on Flickr
Just a quick snap with the D3300 and the 35mm 1.8G. I was tidying up, and moved the camera. So decided to fire off a quick photo, without looking at the last set settings. It had been left in Jpeg, and IS0 800.
Not used the Nikon in ages, as my Canon compact is now my preferred choice.
Dusted down the Nikon D3300 and 35mm 1.8G lens, so I could take a photo of my current fun camera above. Did not really need to dust my equipment down, I look after them pretty well. All boxed away safely, until next needed.
Dancin' the Shag. (Collegiate Shag)
Taken directly under a red spotlight so I made it black and white. The two dancers are lilting to the right of the picture to music at about 200bpm.
I was up a hill near Coniston and thought I'd try something arty- wet spiders web above a stream with that long exposure effect on the water. I just got it sort of right (no tripod so struggled to do more than 1/5 s with the camera on my bag) and then saw the bright orange shape in the water... photobombed by a toad.
D3500 released and no one noticed. It looks like it has less buttons but they claim to have improved sensor performance again. Can't see a liveview button or function button (which will be a bit annoying). The 3300 or 3400 might be easier to use in manual.
Well if they have improved the d3500 over the D3300/3400 it must be on par with the d7200 as those were only a tad if at all behind.
Yes, the sensor is rather good- perhaps they have changed the processing which would explain the increased shot count. It is at the right price point, 500 dollars, and released in time for Christmas. Good move by Nikon. I doubt most users will go beyond the automatic and scene modes so they won't miss the extra buttons.
Been a long long time since I posted here. Hope you’re all keeping well and still representing the d3300... I know I am