A few days ago a large box arrived from our friends in Germany stuffed with delicious gingerbread cookies, chocolate, marzipan, stollen, and gummi bears. We have exchanged gifts for the past 30 years, and my family and I look forward with mouthwatering anticipation to this annual holiday tradition. With equal excitement I await the arrival of my new Nikon D810. In my letter to Santa I told him my D300 had served as my workhorse camera for the past six or seven years. I explained that I needed to put Old Faithful out to pasture...