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If the camera and subject are not moving at all, then the photo will have no motion blur regardless of how slow the shutter is. Obviously, these things are all relative. Even when you hold the camera very still it is still subject to enough movement to affect sharpness in long exposures. Amount of camera movement scale: Heavy tripod, remote (or timed) ...


I've had the same problem on 2 different D300's and I think I've finally figured it out. Its 14-bit RAW mode! Switch back to 12-bit and see if that works. The only other thing I had previously suspected was and old battery that didn't carry the full voltage anymore. That may have still be the case in one instance.

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