Category Archives: Nikon D5

An event photographer’s brief review of the Nikon D5 DSLR camera

An Event Photographer’s Brief Review of the Nikon D5 by Robert Allen (website | Facebook | Instagram): This is my first formal review of a camera body. The information in this review is based on using the Nikon D5 for a period of approximately 6 months during 2018. Brides maids during ceremony. Nikon D5, 70-200mm f/4 lens, ISO […]

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CF Express updates

ProGrade Digital has new memory card readers – see the pricing and availability at B&H Photo and Amazon (the press release can be found here). Here are two CF Express reports from readers – it seems that the D5 will also be getting a firmware update in 2019 that will make it compatible with CF Express:

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Lexar: “the product availability of XQD has been held up by multiple parties including Sony”

A quick update on my previous post about Lexar’s XQD memory cards – this is the official statement I received from Lexar: “While Lexar is eager to pursue the XQD technology, the product availability of XQD has been held up by multiple parties including Sony (who owns the IP) which is preventing us from moving forward. […]

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Report: Lexar will not make any XQD memory cards

The Polish Lexar distributer My Adventure issued a press release indicating that Lexar will not make any XQD memory cards as previously reported. XQD memory cards are currently not listed on Lexar’s website. I have reached out to Lexar for a confirmation/comment. The good news is that the new Delkin XQD memory cards are supposed to start shipping […]

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More info on the new Nikon XQD memory cards

I am sure many of you have missed my original post about the new Nikon XQD memory cards: Nikon is going to start selling their own XQD memory cards for the Nikon D5/D500/D850/Z6/Z7 cameras. It is not clear if the new XQD cards are just rebranded Sony, Lexar or Delkin cards. Two different Nikon XQD memory cards will be available: […]

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Nikon D5 vs. D850 vs. D750 vs. D500 vs. Z7 vs. Z6 vs. Sony a7rIII vs. a7III specifications comparison

Nikon D5 vs. D850 vs. D750 vs. D500 vs. Z7 vs. Z6 vs. Sony a7rIII vs. a7III specifications comparison (click for larger view): Regarding the memory cards, I am sticking with what I reported back in early July: XQD and CF Express. Thanks Jeff! Like: Nikon Z6 +Z7 Facebook page | Join: Nikon Z6 +Z7 Facebook group

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