Category Archives: Nikon D850

The first 24 hours gigapixel time-lapse panorama of the London skyline shot with the Nikon D850

The gigapixel photoshoot of the London skyline with the Nikon D850 and Nikkor 300mm f/2.8 lens now turned into the first 24 hours gigapixel time-lapse panorama:

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New reports indicate that the Nikon D850 sensor (IMX309AQJ) is made by Sony

ChipMod took a Nikon D850 camera apart and came to the conclusion that the sensor inside is made by Sony (Google translation): In an email, ChipMod informed me that they analyzed the sensor and the bonding pattern together with other characteristics are typical for the way Sony manufactures sensors. They also shared with me that Nikon has […]

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The firmware update for the cross-type sensors at the outer areas of the frame is still not released (for Nikon D5, D850 and D500)

Time seems to stand still at Nikon. When the Nikkor 180-400mm f/4E TC 1.4 FL ED VR lens was announced, Nikon promised (in the press release) to release a firmware update for the D5, D850 and D500 that will make the outer row of AF points activated as cross-type sensors to significantly enhance the AF […]

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The new version of the Vello BG-N19-2 battery grip for Nikon D850 is now in stock *UPDATED*

The new version (BG-N19-2) of the Vello battery grip for Nikon D850 is now in stock. The old version is currently $20 off. Update – the B&H listing shows that the speed of the new model is 9 fps where the old version supports only 7 fps: I could not find any difference in the specs, but […]

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New Nikon firmware updates for the D850, D750, D500, D7500, D7200, D5600, D5300, D3400, B500 and P900 cameras

Today Nikon released a minor firmware update that has to do with the time zone settings for almost all of their current cameras: Nikon D850 Ver. 1.02 Nikon D750 Ver. 1.13 Nikon D500 Ver. 1.15 Nikon D7500 Ver. 1.01 Nikon D7200 Ver. 1.04 Nikon D5600 Ver. 1.03 Nikon D5300 Ver. 1.03 Nikon D3400 Ver. 1.13 […]

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Wading Bird Rookery at St. Augustine Alligator Farm

Wading Bird Rookery at St. Augustine Alligator Farm by Barry Levin (a.k.a. animalsbybarry, see also his previous guest posts here and here):

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