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Nikon D5 tested at DxOMark, the Df still remains the “Lord of Darkness”

DxOMark published their test results for the Nikon D5 camera: For reference, here are the test results of the Nikon D750, D810 and Df cameras – the Nikon Df remains the “Lord of Darkness”: The compassion with the older D4s and D3s models is even more interesting:

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Nikon D5 now shipping, additional coverage (hint: there is a new Lord of Darkness)

The first Nikon D5 cameras are already shipping in Europe (I have shipping notifications but cannot publish them because of privacy issues). Several new Nikon D5 articles and sample photos started popping online, the first one is from Joe McNally: Live from Las Vegas! D5! SB-5000! Some Nikon D5 dynamic range comparisons with the D4 (hint: […]

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There is a new “Lord of Darkness” (Nikon Df DxOMark test scores, low light ISO comparison with D800, 6D)

The Nikon Df has better low light performance than the D4 DxOMark published their test results for the Nikon Df camera ($2,746.95) and it seems that Nikon were able to further improve the low light performance of their 16Mp sensor: the Df score is 3279 vs. 2965 for the D4 (the D3s score was 3253). […]

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The real king of darkness: Nikon D700 with special night vision system

Popphoto has an interesting article about US military photographers. The picture above is of a Nikon D700 with a Nightstalker II night vision system by Tactical Solutions LLC:

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The “Lord of Darkness” goes to space (Nikon D3s)

A week ago NR reported about NASA buying new Nikon D3s cameras (aka “The Lord of Darkness”) and some lenses (Nikkor 14-24mm f/2.8G ED). Today Nikon made it all official: “The D3S digital SLR cameras and AF-S NIKKOR 14-24mm f/2.8G ED lenses ordered by NASA will be carried on the Space Shuttle and used to […]

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