Photography News Issue 48

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Celebrate 30 years of the DLR All aboard the DLR for a 12-hour photo marathon. Page 24

First tests Turn to page 38 for this month’s latest kit on test

Lighting academy All the latest kit is in our new series. Check it out on page 20

Nikon’s newest and much anticipated full-frame D850 is in the shops now. With the highest megapixel count yet seen on a Nikon, the D850 could be the ultimate camera for the quality conscious The Nikon D850 has landed

Nikon’s full-frame D850 is an awesome combination of high resolution, fast shooting speed and startlingly high ISO performance giving it a very broad appeal. At its heart is a new FX sensor, a backside illuminated (BSI) design which is optical low-pass filter-free, with a resolution of 45.7 megapixels, resulting in images measuring 8256x5504 pixels. This is the first time a BSI sensor has been used in a Nikon DSLR and together with the EXPEED 5 processor, it gives a native ISO range of 64 to 25,600 – expandable to ISO 32 and 102,400. Full-frame continuous shooting at 7fps is available; if you want more, add the optional MB-D18 Multi-power Battery Grip and you get up to 9fps. Shooting full-frame Raws, the D850’s large buffer allows continuous shooting of up to 51 shots – although not specified, this is probablywith anXQD card. There are two card slots, one XQD and one SD. There is no SD card only option. TheD850’s body price is £3499.99 and the MB-D18 is £369.99. nikon.co.uk For more details and a hands-on report, turn to page 3

Fujifilm has introduced the ultra- compact X-E3 in its X Series mirrorless camera range. Despite its petite body form, this 24.3-megapixel APS-C camera has an impressive array of features including the option of viewfinder or touchscreen monitor operation, 4K video shooting and Bluetooth. A feast from Fujifilm

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