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The Nikon D810 Digital SLR Body Only Camera takes its place as the high resolution option in the Nikon DSLR lineup. It features a 36.3MP FX-format CMOS sensor without an Optical Low Pass Filter for particularly sharp and detailed still imaging. With the addition of the EXPEED 4 Image Processor, performance speed is increased compared to the EXPEED 3 and noise is effectively reduced throughout the ISO range. Continuous shooting speed in FX format is 5 fps and in DX format hits a maximum of 7 fps. In addition, the full HD video capabilities of the D810 have been upgraded to include 1080p capture at 24, 30 and 60 fps. Also, the improved efficiency of the processor enables up to 1200 shots on one battery charge and 40 minutes of video recording. Low light performance has been upgraded thanks to a wide native ISO sensitivity range that runs from 64 to 12,800 and can be expanded from 32 to 51,200.
The advanced Multi-CAM 3500FX autofocus sensor offers 51 AF points with 15 cross-type sensors and Group Area AF enables five AF sensors to be used as one group. This is useful when shooting subjects that cannot be tracked easily by one AF point due to lighting conditions.
As a camera optimized for video capture, the D810 features recording in both FX and DX formats including simultaneous recording to memory cards and an external recorder as well as recording 60p output to an external recorder. The ISO range for video has also been expanded to run from ISO 64 to 12,800 and expand to 51,200. Automatic ISO adjustment in manual mode enables smooth exposure transitions. A built-in stereo microphone is supported as are jacks for an external mic and headphones. A selectable audio frequency range provides exacting control over sound recording.
A 3.2" LCD with 1,229K-dot resolution provides playback viewing and live view and improved coatings on the optical viewfinder components provide brighter images and more accurate colors. Live View function now includes split screen display zoom for stills and zebra highlighting display in video mode. Full aperture metering during live view for still shooting is supported.
Interval and time-lapse shooting feature exposure smoothing and the maximum number of images per sequence is now 9,999. Improved Picture Control settings now offer Flat Picture Control to enable maximum dynamic range and color adjustments in post-production.
The D810 utilizes dual media slots for both Compact Flash and SD cards and it provides a built-in flash with i-TTL metering as well as a hot shoe mount. A larger grip enables comfortable control for extended shooting and a secondary "i" button has been added to back panel for faster access to important settings.
36.3MP FX-Format CMOS Sensor without an Optical Low Pass Filter
Nikon's highest resolution sensor is housed in the D810 and by omitting the Optical Low Pass Filter, the sensor provides superior sharpness and detail. The sensor boasts fast channel readout, wide dynamic range, rich tones and improved imaging at high sensitivities.
EXPEED 4 Image Processor
The EXPEED 4 processor provides 30% faster performance over the EXPEED 3 as well improved low noise imaging throughout the ISO range. Support for 1080p video capture at 60 fps is featured and the processor's increased efficiency enables up to 1200 still shots and 40 minutes of video recording per charge.
Native ISO Range of 64 to 12,800
The improved ISO range compared to the D800 enables more effective low light imaging and the ISO can be expanded from 32 to 51,200.
Advanced Multi-CAM 3500FX Auto Focus Sensor
Versatile AF Modes of 9, 21 and 51 points and 3D tracking enable fast, precise auto focus control. AF sensitivity down to -2 EV is effective in low light and 15 cross-type sensors are compatible with AF NIKKOR lenses with open aperture of f/5.6 or faster. Eleven central focus points work with an open aperture of f/8. Improvements include upgraded 'lock-on', expanded 'store by orientation,' and more options for AF mode restrictions.
Group Area AF
Group Area AF enhances subject detection and tracking in challenging lighting conditions or when shooting comparatively small subjects against a high-contrast background by grouping and monitoring 5 individual AF points. The 5-point AF area can be shifted across the 51-point array as your composition changes.
RAW Size S
Accelerate your workflow with Nikon's RAW Size S file format which delivers 12-bit uncompressed Nikon NEF files that enable faster image transfer and smoother post-production.
In FX mode, the D810 can shoot up to 5 fps and in DX mode it can capture up to 7 fps when utilizing the MB-D12 battery grip with AA batteries.
Reduced Vibration for Sharper Imaging
The D810's shutter/mirror box architecture and electronic front-curtain feature improve overall image clarity. The shutter/mirror mechanism reduces image shake for a steady viewfinder image with minimal blackout during high-speed shooting. When activated, the electronic front-curtain shutter reduces the risk of blur in even subtle details by minimizing internal vibrations during exposure.
Quiet Continuous Mode
A redesigned Sequencer/Balancer Mechanism enables Quiet Continuous Mode for near silent sequential shooting.
In addition to standard, neutral, vivid, monochrome, portrait and landscape, image control options have been expanded to include Flat Picture Control which is geared for shooting in RAW modes and for video capture when adjustments will be made in post-production. Also, a clarity option has been added to all Picture Control settings and better control over Picture Control is enabled by fine 0.25 steps.
Full HD 1080p Video Capture in 60/30/24 fps
Video recording is supported in both FX and DX formats with an ISO range from 64 to 12,800 and expandable to 51, 200. Simultaneous recording to memory cards and to an external recorder is now supported. Auto ISO adjustment is possible in manual mode for smooth exposure transitions. Nikon's 3D noise reduction reduces random noise, distortion and flicker when filming at high sensitivities. Zebra mode on the camera monitor shows you exactly where highlights are. A built-in stereo microphone as well as jacks for external microphone and headphones are provided. You can fine-tune audio levels in isolation both before and during recording and select the sound range (wide/voice).
3.2" LCD Monitor with 1,229k-dot Resolution
A high resolution LCD provides detailed playback viewing and live view capture with color balance and brightness control. A split screen display zoom for still shooting lets you compare two enlarged points in the image for sharpness and exposure.
Improved coatings on the optical components render brighter and more accurate color and the Organic EL information display makes it easier to make adjustments under bright/dim conditions.
Interval Timer/Time-Lapse Shooting
Exposure smoothing is supported in time-lapse and interval shooting modes and the number of recordable images has been increased to 9,999.
Both a built-in flash and hot shoe mount are supported with i-TTL metering, as is a flash sync terminal. The built-in flash offers commander mode for wireless control of up to two groups of off-camera flash units.
CF and SD Card Slots
Two card slots are supported for versatile image storage and smoother workflow. One CF card slot for high-speed UDMA 7 cards and one SD card slot for high-speed, high-capacity SDXC and UHS-I cards allow you to use one card as back-up or place still images on one card and video on the other or RAW on one and JPEG on the other.
A deeper hand grip improves handling and a secondary "i" button has been added for easier access to important settings. A durable magnesium alloy body with extensive weather and dust sealing ensure the D810 is moisture- and dust-resistant.
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Fantastic camera, great pro bundle deal
The camera is fantastic with numerous reviews on the camera page and other sites attesting to that fact. One of my favorite aspects of the camera is the incredible resolution. I can crop way in on an image and still have plenty of detail. When photographing medieval cathedrals, I can know that I'm going to be able to see lots of detail when I review the images later. I'm coming from a semi-pro background and have primarily used the D3 for the past few years with a D700 and D300 as backups. I...View full Review
The camera is fantastic with numerous reviews on the camera page and other sites attesting to that fact. One of my favorite aspects of the camera is the incredible resolution. I can crop way in on an image and still have plenty of detail. When photographing medieval cathedrals, I can know that I'm going to be able to see lots of detail when I review the images later. I'm coming from a semi-pro background and have primarily used the D3 for the past few years with a D700 and D300 as backups. I'm planning to use this camera more for landscapes than portraiture, although I'm sure I'll use it for both on occasion. The bundle that's offered here, is really a fantastic deal. The extra memory card and battery are very handy. I have yet to use the intervalometer, but I did take the tripod with me on a European trip a couple of years ago. The tripod is about what you would expect from a $50 tripod. It's not the best out there, but it was better than nothing, and it fit in my small suitcase without weighing me down too much. I used it for some night shots in Prague and was able to get decent shots.
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Extraordinary piece of equipment. I've migrated over the past few years from the 7000 to the D800E to the D810. True, it's not a major makeover from the D800E, but the step up features as a whole have made a major difference in my photographic approach. Having shot fashion and beauty work most of my career, I've recently segued into real subjects. Although the enormous pixel count of the 800 line was a powerful draw for me initially, the D810 the metering and focusing capabilities have taken center stage, and the Group Focus option in particular is changing the way I see my shots. My hat's off to Nikon on this one.
I love the focusing improvements over the D800 especially using telephoto lenses. Resolution is also better. Camera feels great in my hands. Quieter shutter is wonderful when shooting wildlife. Looking forward to making great prints from my raw files with my new favorite camera.
Have used a D800 for several years. The new D810 is much better than I expected it to be. Many people said it was a little step up. It is more than that.
Used for nature photography mostly, especially bird photography. This makes photographing birds a snap. The speed and sharpness of the camera is unbelievable! Perfect in every way.
The Nikon D810's 36 MP sensor steals over 95% of the camera's attention, but this camera has many features that tend to be overlooked. It sports an impressive native ISO rating of 64-12,800. The exposure delay mode can be very handy when working with a tripod but without a cable release. The options in the menu tend to have a long learning curve but offer almost endless possibilities for customization. A caveat . . . the camera's menu is too sophisticated to be someone's first DSLR. If you insist on purchasing the D810 with little previous DSLR experience, you should hire a professional to spend a couple of hours with you to assist you with the settings. Better yet, ask the professional to copy his/her settings on a card and install them in your new camera. As to the 36 MP, you'll never need to shoot a pano in order to have a 40x60 print made. And shooting in DX mode with a 200mm lens will give you a virtual 2.35X multiplier and still with 18 MP! The 200mm lens becomes 470mm lens.
After reading the reviews I had to try it! This is a perfect camera-for me. I shoot events and often need the low light capability as well as the extra reach of the DX crop sensor. But when I do a commercial shoot the high resolution is phenomenal. I just finished a commercial shoot that I needed not to use flash, so high ISOs. The D810 performed flawlessly at 1600 ISO, then 3200, then 6400, and even a few shots at 12,800. WOW! When editing these images I was simply excited to see the quality of every image. For a Nikon shooter the learning curve is small. As I do not do video I cannot speak to that function. The different formats are useful to me as I shoot headshots, 5x4, events at longer distance, 1.5x crop, and full frame full resolution for commercial. I like a lot!!!!
This is the last camera I will buy. It does everything and does it better than anything else. RW
I used this primarily for wildlife and landscape with a 300mm F/2.8 lens with & without a 1.4 TC, The pictures were very sharp but only good light and being close. My big disappointment was the noise above 800 ISO. Low light capability was very poor on this camera and was returned. My D7100 is almost as good as this camera for clarity and was better in low light.
Landscapes, Macro photography Quiet Shutter