Category Archives: Nikon D850

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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Nikon D850 vs. Sony a7R III underwater comparison

Nikon D850 vs. Sony a7R III underwater comparison is by backscatter.com – please check also the original article for more photos and some additional information: Over the last few months, we’ve had a chance to test two of the world’s most popular professional camera bodies, the Sony a7R III and the Nikon D850, to gauge their strengths and weaknesses […]

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New: Nikon D850 cooled camera for astrophotography

The first Nikon D850 cooled camera for astrophotography is now available for sale – a company converts a regular Nikon D850 to an Astro D850. The price is $4,950 ($1,650 over the regular D850 price of 3,296). To achieve effective cooling, they actually moved the sensor outside of the camera and performed several other modifications: “We […]

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