While evaluating the autofocus performance of the Nikon D3S, I shot with it at a couple of recent Tennessee basketball games. I’m working on a more in-depth evaluation of the AF performance. In the mean time, however, here are a few of the resulting images. All of the following images were captured as NEF files and processed in Lightroom 2. [Read more…]
In the first comparison of the Canon 1D Mark IV and Nikon D3s, we looked at JPEG image samples that came straight from each of these cameras; however, I promised to deliver images processed from the RAW files of each camera as well.
As we are well aware by now, the Canon 1D Mark IV and Nikon D3s deliver impressive results at what were previously ridiculous sensitivity settings. To see the results of the various RAW conversion methods on images produced by these class-leading cameras, keep reading.
ISO 6400 – HDR Composite of 9 Bracketed Images
I’ve just been getting to know the Nikon D3S a bit, but I brought it along with me on a quick trip to NYC to visit my good friends at B&H Photo. I had some time to kill last night and I couldn’t resist a walk down to Times Square with the D3S to see what the high ISO handling looked like in a real world environment. [Read more…]
The Nikon D3s is the successor to the Nikon D3. The camera is not much of a change from the previous model except for higher ISO settings and the addition of a new video mode. Nikon users will still appreciate that much of their beloved D3 has not been touched and that this camera is still meant for its intended audience. Sports shooters and photojournalists alike will very much so enjoy the capabilities offered to them on this camera.