Photography News 10

Photography news NEWS PREVIEWS TESTS CAMERA CLUBS INTERVIEWS ADVICE COMPETITIONS FREE Issue 10 22 July – 18 August 2014

Your FREE newspaper packed with the latest news, views and stories from the world of photography D810 images are the ‘best ever’ Nikon’s new high-resolutionmaster is unveiled

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Bringing you all the hottest photographic news Tamron, Fujifilm& Manfrotto launches pluswinners from clubs nationwide

The best image quality in Nikon’s history is the promise from the new high-resolution full-frame D810, which replaces the D800 and D800E. At its heart of the camera is a new 36.3-megapixel sensor, which provides little increase in resolution but has been newly developed and features no optical low- pass filter. It also offers a wider ISO sensitivity range of 64- 12,800, expandable to 32-51,200, than its predecessors and is combined with the same EXPEED 4 processor as found in the D4 s . Picture Control 2.0 offers improved in-camera processing before and after capture, incorporating a new clarity setting. Improvements to the 51-point autofocus system see better algorithms and the addition of Group Area AF mode for improved background isolation. Top speed is a faster five frames-per-second at full-resolution and seven frames-per-second in DX crop mode, and changes to the shutter/mirror box mechanism make the viewfinder image steadier and reduce sound and vibration. There’s also Raw Size S recording, which captures 12-bit uncompressed Nikon Raw files that are half the size for a smooth workflow. The D810 is on sale now, with a price of £2699.99.

How PN readers & staff fared on a marathon shoot Ahardday’snight: thestoryofour 24-houradventure CSCs fromSamsung, Fujifilm, Canon& Sony fight it out

See page 3 to see what we found out about the D810’s image quality at the camera’s launch. INDETAIL

Mini tests on Tamron, Nissin & Gitzo: page 28

π To find out more, go to www.nikon.co.uk.

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