Nikon D800 User Manual (en)

Shooting in Live View Mode
To prevent light entering via the viewfinder from interfering with 
exposure, close the viewfinder eyepiece shutter (
Although they will not appear in the final picture, flicker, banding, or 
distortion may be visible in the monitor under fluorescent, mercury 
vapor, or sodium lamps or if the camera is panned horizontally or an 
object moves at high speed through frame (flicker and banding can be 
reduced using Flicker reduction
0 329). Bright light sources may 
leave after-images in the monitor when the camera is panned. Bright 
spots may also appear. When shooting in live view mode, avoid 
pointing the camera at the sun or other strong light sources. Failure to 
observe this precaution could result in damage to the camera’s internal 
Live view ends automatically if the lens is removed.
Live view may end automatically to prevent damage to the camera’s 
internal circuits; exit live view when the camera is not in use. Note that 
the temperature of the camera’s internal circuits may rise and noise 
(bright spots, randomly-spaced bright pixels, or fog) may be displayed 
in the following instances (the camera may also become noticeably 
warm, but this does not indicate a malfunction):
• The ambient temperature is high
• The camera has been used for extended periods in live view or to 
record movies
• The camera has been used in continuous release mode for extended 
If live view does not start when you press the 
a button, wait for the 
internal circuits to cool and then try again.
Movie recording is not available during live view photography. Select 
movie live view (