Shooting at 11 frames per second is something of a revelation when you’re used to the D800 clunking along at just 4 frames per second. The new 33mm F1.4 and 56mm F1.4 APS-C lenses are roughly equivalent to 50mm and 85mm lenses, respectively, on full-frame cameras. :). The active lighting in Nikon is inserted before the AC/DC conversion and means a correction of measurements of the low and high end. James can you please do a full review for us. But don't act like you know anything about them without trying them. Feb 25, 2014 Nikon D4s: CP+ Hands-on and interview. It doesn't matter when you buy a D4; any D4 just became the old model even if bought in June 2014. @CarstenThe S5 Pro was released in 2006 (going on 8-years) but that just makes your 'point' even more - pointed... =). It fits just right, far better than the dinky, shrunken plasticy grip of the D800. The is something Nikon is clearly aware of as the D4S features improvement with … DPREVIEW guys do you think many D4s users shoot JPEG? @Nukunukoo - just to clarify: dynamically adjusting ISO on current generation, high-performance sensors will not yield significantly higher base-ISO DR. The 5D3 beats the D800 in the dark end. RAW DR in different ISOs... Way to go, guys. All sorts of people have started to use ISO 6400 and above as the tech has improved over the last 10 years. Which is why I/we are working on it. We threw one onto the Sony a7R IV and went out shooting. The Nikon D600 most certainly does NOT have a quiet mode, the Df and D610, and D4s do. The best camera for family trips is the compact Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VII, while our choice for travel photography is the Sony a7C. We've added our studio test scene and video stills widget to our Sony a7S III initial review. No of course not. The print magazine Popular Photography reviewed the D4s, no samples one can download though. No way at all to reduce the exposure if the highlights are clipping? 3.5mm jack for external stereo mic, with power. The D4s belts out the shots like nothing else if you're a pro, but if you don't know what you're doing, all you'll get are ten off-color, fuzzy and mal-exposed shots per second just like any other camera. I own a D800 and can confidently report that this camera is superior in all respects except one resolution and its inherent ability to crop. And may not even account for the computer in the camera--there's ambiguity in the phrasing on the DXOMark website. Canon's "Highlight Protection" doesn't prevent blown highlights. This D4s is ugly: a tiny lens attached to a huge black brick that contains the circuitry. The Canon 5D Mark III is far quieter and faster in its quiet mode. It's not that different, unless you don't care about spending money. If you enable the max dynamic range setting of the D4s and the 400% DR setting of the S5Pro, then compare the data written to the storage card (the usable data) the Fuji has greater dynamic range, by a slight margin. Try above 20,000. But NOT necessarily BETTER, just faster & easily understood why. The worst thing about the D4s is that Nikon put a video record button where the exposure mode button belongs, and moved the exposure mode button out of the way, further to the left of the shutter button. I rarely use high ISO settings but know its there when I need to use it and am comfortable in knowing that the results are great. Feb 25, 2014 Quick specs. I didn't say anything about you spending money on either body. Guys don't be suckered - BOTH Canon & Nikon could bring out VASTLY better cameras for the same or less money - but won't as they wish to DRIP FEED us improvements and get us to keep updating our kit. Until the Df released, the D3s was the great high ISO body--not limiting this comment to Nikon bodies alone. The bar appears only when compensation is active, and it indicates in third stops (the D800's finder graph no longer can show third stops!). Review: Does the Canon Rebel T8i DSLR make sense in an increasingly mirrorless world? It's not necessarily the most feature-packed or expensive smartphones that move. New RAW SIZE S mode, allows uncompressed storage thereof as well. It just seems to involve some exposure compensation. There is no comparison to the amateur D800, D800E and Canon 5D Mark III, which will only become apparent as you draw the D4s and shoot it for yourself in the field. well, according to dxo labs Sony A7S is new king of low light, than Df, than old D3S and D4s is on 4-th place; http://www.dxomark.com/Cameras/Ratings/Sports. Dont wait, they are NOT going to make a full review from this cam. I did lose color though on a shot which I'd overexposed by two stops. The laser-cut matte field ("ground glass") is optimized for lenses of f/2.2 and slower. The Nikon D4s (B&H / Amazon) updates the already-awesome Nikon D4. For I'd get it at Adorama, at Amazon, at Crutchfield, at B&H, or at eBay. The JPEG results have been extremely satisfactory. Both are DSLR (Digital Single Lens Reflex) cameras that are equipped with a full frame sensor. The sample-collecting probe filmed the Moon from close up and then captured its own landing, but the best bit is the color stitched panorama that's 15,000 pixels wide. There is now a tweak for LCD color. Make shooting guys, stop to be addicted those beauty S : ))). While that camera has undoubtedly stood the test of time, Nikon has decided that it's time for a refresh. Exposure changes when using live view, interval shooting, or time-lapse movie are now less abrupt. It's not just ten frames or more; the D4s can keep this up longer than you can, running for up to twenty continuous seconds, making 210 full-resolution images in a burst. There is still no "_" character selectable for custom prefacing file names. Personally snapping ten pictures a second is a stat for sports photographer the amazing thing is that the D4s will take 200 pictures at that speed from a subject that is in movement with almost all the pictures in perfect focus. Digital Life, The Straits Times. We're working on developing methodologies that can accurately measure it and also produce meaningful visualizations of it. Sign up to our newsletter Newsletter; Reasons to buy + Lightning fast response + Full frame image sensor + It's cool how we can compare the flagships models from other manufacturers. The Meter Mode (pattern) switch is gone, which is good, because I've never used these. As this page is copyrighted and formally registered, it is unlawful to make copies, especially in the form of printouts for personal use. (jpeg). You appear to have confused the D3s and the D3, they are significantly different cameras. The short summary lists some improvements, which while they may appear incremental, overall make for a solid new release by Nikon: – a newly designed sensor, offering better high-ISO performance, That camera is the D4s which, on the surface, doesn't look much different than its predecessor. Sounds like I need 2 eventually - which is why I thought the D3s may be a good compromise but I' m hearing the D3s for sports and when I can afford it the D800e for my hobby. Smart phones are great for the average Joe who just wants to post shots to the internet, but smart phones aren't even close to being a solution for photographers like me (although they are good enough to be professional tools for certain aspects of real estate, etc.. which I think is great!). With the D3s or the D4, your concerns will be the cost and the extra weight of the camera you need to carry around. Nikon D780 review. Post processing is important and changes depending on what you plan for the photo. I don't shoot RAW much (certainly don't own a full size DSLR though). So, as long as you shoot raw and not JPEG, what matters is what DxO measures. You need to be capable to change everything in camera to another kind shooting just rotating a knob or pushing a button.The exposure range on manufacturers top lines are already identical in real world shooting, dynamic range differences has got dimished that there really isn't such difference what ISO you use. The Active D-Lighting feature now has an 'Extra High 2' setting, though Nikon says that will look pretty 'artsy' at that point. While the price difference today is $500, in a few years when you go to sell, a D4 will probably fetch much less than a used D4S, more than making up the $500 price difference today. In our latest buying guide we've selected some cameras that might be a bit older but still offer a lot of bang for the buck. Delineated with a yellow Nikon USA sticker inside battery chamber. This isn't to say the D4s isn't a credible camera for using video; just that, after years of manufacturers insisting on the importance of video as a tool for working photojournalists, we're surprised to see so few changes or additions have been made. The D4s' viewfinder is years ahead of consumer cameras like the D800 and Canon 5D Mark III; the D4s uses magic auto-dimming LEDs to show the AF areas without covering anything, just like the Canon EOS 3 of 1998, while the D800 and Canon 5D Mark III use black LCD AF area indicators that cover the subject. More into my studio work so my need is low ISO. Another overblown, overdone, oversized, overweight, overpriced failure from Nikon then? Introduction Nikon’s refresh of its top-flight professional camera follows a predictable cycle, and two years on from the announcement of the D4, the revamped model is now finally with us in the form of the Nikon D4s. Also excellent Olympus lenses help. But it is something we're interested in and are looking into. I dislike having to take my eyes off my subject to change this. Anyway thanks for the other replies. Can the Nikon D5 justify its £5,199.99 / $6,499.95 price-tag? :). New also is $500 added to the price. Trying to test the localised tone curve adaptions in a meaningful way is difficult, I agree. Back on my old OM-4T there were spot-metering selections to expose for shadows or expose for highlights, but it was just exposure compensation. Flagship Nikon D4S DSLR may just be the best to date. The Nikon D4s is a mid-model refresh of the Nikon D4 of 2012. Nikon D4 with 50mm f/1.4. that's only your sad interpretation.there's definitely no correlation there.some or most ppl probably are techinical and can take good picsi was just referring to my own experience, and encourage my friends to go out and take more pictures instead of getting upset about certain camera comparisons and analysis. 18 or so raw shots and the buffer stalls, then it takes almost 5 seconds to clear the buffer? Won the lottery and want possibly the best DSLR in the business? I am very happy with A7 and was happy with D600 and would have kept the Nikon had there not been the oil spill disaster. I believe we'd essentially need to place a wedge (or some other easily quantifiable test chart) with tones covering the entire DR of the sensor in the scene itself, for various scenes. Furthermore, it can focus with a 200-400 plus a 2x converter at F8 under any condition, lighting fast and with razor sharp fidelity, a tough test which the D800 can do about, at best 50% of the time at best. That is the slanderous insinuation everybody criticising DxO is using. Try it. See Is It Worth It. The manual focus Zeiss 50mm f/1.4 is smallish. XQD cards are bogus. Nikon D4S vs D780. Better than the yellow-green LCD of the old D4, the rear LCD is reasonably accurate. 8 megapixel), 1080/60p video for up to 10 mins at 42Mbps or 20 mins at 24Mbps, Smoother transitions when shooting interval or time-lapse stills/movies, Gigabit Ethernet port, in addition to support for WT-5A wireless transmitter, EN-EL18a battery provides 3020 shots per charge (CIPA). @HowaboutRAW: You're starting to sound like a Nikon fanboy with a statement like that. Sadly, the only way to see what you're setting is to stop shooting and look at the top LCD (or wake-up the INFO screen), but it's still much better than the D800E. I have Sony Nex 7 and A7 and I am happy with these. Fuji and Olympus are widely regarded as having photographs that require the least post-processing. Le processeur révolutionne les performances globales de lappareil photo. In … EVER.. The is something Nikon is clearly aware of as the D4S features improvement with … Fujifilm X-A7. If you wish to make a printout for personal use, you are granted one-time permission only if you PayPal me $5.00 per printout or part thereof. It grabs ultra-high ISOs automatically as needed if it gets darker without anyone having to stop and set anything (I set my ISO at AUTO ISO, focal-length based auto-control of slowest shutter speed set one click faster than usual for sports). The shadows don't have to be noisy if you make a correct exposure. Furthermore, our tests show you the range of real-world tones that are mapped to usable values in the JPEG file. Everything else is secondary. Even if you don't need the insane frame rate or clairvoyant autofocus system that sets itself, the D4s has more external controls to give portrait, nature and landscape shooters faster access so we can adjust our cameras more quickly. Can the Nikon D4s possibly justify its eye-watering £5,199.99.99 / €6,199.00 / $6,499.95 price-tag? The D4S has a resolution of 16.2 megapixels, whereas the D780 provides 24.3 MP. It has been close to three years since Nikon announced the D4 and our readers might be wondering why I am only now reviewing the camera, especially given the fact that it has already been replaced by the Nikon D4s. The old XQD slot problem has not been fixed; it's still an XQD and not a CF or SD slot. Find out if it'll make your life easier in our detailed review. You have had possibility to that for years with Olympus bodies, probably from early 2000. Is it safe to assume you have D3, D3s, D4, DF, D610 & D800 and your "expertise" comes from having used all the features of each? These are distortion corrections you can't even undo in ACR (b/c ACR honors them), only by using dcraw... so there's some merit to desiring DxO to include these corrections in their tests. http://www.dxomark.com/Cameras/Ratings/Sports, http://www.dpreview.com/news/2014/03/15/olympus-patent-hints-at-selective-exposure-in-live-time-mode?utm_campaign=internal-link&utm_source=news-list&utm_medium=text&ref=title_54, Nikon issues D750 and D4s firmware updates, optimizes D750 VR with compatible lenses, Firmware update enhances Nikon D4s features, including unlimited continuous shooting, Nikon firmware update to allow improved communication with Atomos recording devices, Wild Things: Marsel van Oosten's landscape and wildlife photography, Sigma 65mm F2 DG DN Sample Gallery (DPReview TV), Sigma 35mm F2 DG DN Sample Gallery (DPReview TV), Hähnel launches lantern diffuser speedlite accessory, Review: Monogram Creative Console - a refinement of our favorite modular editing hardware. I wish you could take the time. It looks great but I don't think its worth upgrading from my D3s. As with many of the AF behavior tuning options in cameras at this level, we suspect the benefit of this feature will be specific to a certain shooting situation, and its value will only be revealed when applied to that situation. ), stripped naked. Nikon's press release (development) January 2014. Actually it is Schneider-Kreuznach. Another pretty handy new feature is spot white balance. The Quiet mode isn't any quieter than the regular mode. That's a different number than the overall dynamic range of a camera body. Nikon invented the Matrix Meter, the color meter and the 3D meter, which is what really matters. Binding a JPEG / RAW+JPEG switching to button for very quick access is one of the best things you can ever do! It is actually quite irrelevant. In JPEG, it's roughly within our margin of error. Yes, the Nikon D4s excels at computer hobbyists' technical tests for high ISO noise and resolution as you'd expect, but far more important is how the D4s allows the professional photographer to get in, get the shot and get out long before anyone else knows what happened. The lens, with a 35mm-equivalent of 25.5-105mm, will be available in mid-January for $799. Paper specifications don't show you how the D4s has such a superior finder and AF system, how it feels so much lighter than the D3 and D3s it replaces, how everything just flies at professional speed, how much more legible are the backlit buttons and EL LCD backlights, and the ability to take audio notes about what you're shooting in the first place. There is nothing to justify spending any money on these tired and derivative products. There's been no improvement in whatever limited the D4 to 20 minutes of video recording: the D4s hits a similar limit, with high bitrate 60p restricting the camera to just 10 minutes of footage capture. So, all in all, if you're going to post-process your photos anyway, you'd still be better off shooting RAW - particularly for scenes with high DR. Mr. Sanyal, that's quite an education! Much more research to do. In this review, we will be comparing D5 and D4s, two Pro DSLR cameras by Nikon. With the Fujis you have to expose to the shadows, and the camera will keep the highlights with the different DR-steps. The D4s of course has a built-in vertical grip with two total shutter releases (each with its own separately programmable function button), two sets of command dials, two AF-ON buttons, and two new Canon-inspired thumb controllers. @Reality Check: We don't need to visit their site, we communicate directly with them :) Out of curiosity, how exactly do you imagine they access the RAW data before the RAW file is written? The Fujis are different to other DR-Systems like ADL etc. These capable cameras should be solid and well-built, have both speed and focus for capturing fast action and offer professional-level image quality. A lot of things on the internet are free to users (not reality as people need to make money one way or another or hoping to for those that operate at a loss) and I'm not sure why I couldn't express my own complaint if it is free. Some of you need to realize that *many* people who make a living behind the camera prefer the larger pro bodies. I still use a D3S at almost a daily basis, in total almost 380.000 images taken with it since that I bought it. For the first time, Nikon is wasting their time by upping the resolution of the meter sensor for marketing purposes to 91,000 RGB pixels. December 2012 Deal: Nikon D4 with Lexar 32GB Pro 1000x CF Card, spare Nikon EN-EL18 Battery, Nikon AN-DC7 Wide Neck Strap, Nikon … 5) Place a tripod at the distance so the face and the resolution table would cover 80% of the height of the frame in portrait orientation at 70mm-equivalent at the closest point of the carousel's rotation. ya.. what do the staff do all day? I assume you're referring to Olympus jpegs v Nikon jpegs? . Everything else is secondary. It costs you nothing, and is this site's, and thus my family's, biggest source of support. good that more testings are done. I noticed there is a new option in the settings menu that allows user to specify whether he wants to prioritise the exposure using the detected face or not. The D4s now includes a focus point mode in which the AF point will switch to the nearest comparable position, as you rotate the camera - jumping to the top left position in portrait orientation if you'd selected the top left point while the camera is in the landscape orientation, for instance. What it certainly hasn't changed is the AF sensor itself, so it's mostly a case of making the most of what's already there, rather than radically overhauling the camera's capabilities. If they're not for you fine. But that's practically impossible - you'd have a heck of a time shielding the chart from ambient light in the scene. @LukeThe problem with throwing around DxO tests as evidence of this or that, is you have to understand what they test first. Please, don't keep calling it "dynamic range" because it isn't unless it's shot in RAW and opened in a non-profiled RAW converter. I asked the same thing pretty much. Well, congratulations on buying someone else's talent. Adorama pays top dollar for your used gear. What's too large for you is just right for many other photographers. ". Amazon Marketplace. You can choose the EV metering type to preserve either end or then use a middle value what typically is wanted. With higher ISOs optically better lenses (Zeiss) help a lot. The A7S will come out on top of every high ISO and dynamic range chart. 81 % Olympus Tough TG-6. And the Canon 6D isn't for sports exactly. Kevlar/carbon fiber-composite, rated 400,000 shots. . This is your chance to have a say in which of this year's products was the best. Unless I read it wrong (operator error always possible...!) I love the look of DR400% on the Fuji cameras. @ecube:This is a typical 'tool' camera bought by news/sports reporters or reportage photographers like me who need their tools to create income. This thing sells on High ISO, fast shutter, large buffer, fast focusing, action tracking, burst mode. I don't understand this either. And the Canon can do bigger prints than a D4 and is probably better at higher ISOs than the D800--neither the D800 nor 5DIII are as sharp as the D800E. The first reply is very ignorant and I find it somewhat offensive. I can think of one other very convoluted way of doing it - which is in fact an idea we've tossed around here at DPR. In addition, the D4S offers an ISO range of 100 to 25,600, expandable to ISO 409,600 equivalent, which is just twice the maximum value offered by the D4. I was looking originally at a D800e but have now decided to skip the middle step and either get a second hand Nikon D3s or wait 18 months for a D4. Once a year it's serviced by Nikon Osaka and it's stil working like since the day I bought it. Nikon D4S vs D850. Review of the Nikon D4 camera by Thom Hogan. This camera model has an extensive native sensitivity range, from ISO 100 to 25600. Here's the linkhttp://www.dpreview.com/news/2014/03/15/olympus-patent-hints-at-selective-exposure-in-live-time-mode?utm_campaign=internal-link&utm_source=news-list&utm_medium=text&ref=title_54. The D4s records a WAV file with the same file name (but with .WAV suffix) as the photo to which it's attached. Wow lots of reaction. Additionally, the D4s has a complete resolution nonstop shooting rate of 11 fps for up to 200 frames by maintained autofocus and auto-exposure. Nikon D4S Overview. The dynamic range from the D4s is nice for a today's DSLR.But how easily I can overexpose stops with a decent negative film from Kodak.Capturing dynamic range isn't hard with those films, you just have to scan them properly to get the results (not get them printed by a lab).You need some time to scan the negatives but this works for me... and I'm glad I stopped using my DSLR because the colour rendition, way of taking pictures and the dynamic range. Thanks for replies. All of these variations have two different file size (quality) options: 1,920 × 1,080 (full or cropped) at 59.94p, 50p, 29.97p, 25p and 23.976p. And, because the D4s has an Exposure Comp button as well as two control dials, you can apply exposure compensation so that you get your chosen image brightness, when working this way. I know there are limitations and that is why I buy more expensive equipment, since in idea light, I can shoot an iPhone and get the shot, every time. Every time Nikon improves their low light response, I find new things to do. If you're a full-time pro, all the the little things about the D4s add up to make getting a couple of D4s a no-brainer. Aimed at sports, press and nature photographers, the 16 megapixel D4s builds on the success of the previous D4 camera with a wealth of improvements. Lecture de canal rapide, plage dynamique étendue et performances irréprochables à des sensibilités élevées. No of course not. How much longer do we have to wait. Let me ask you, how do you list a ranking of sensors without using the camera names? MTF Services is selling already-converted lenses at the moment but plans to offer a conversion service for existing lenses next year. And how does any of this translate to real world PRINT quailty - I'm ALWAYS shocked at how much of the image quailty is gone when I have photos printed. Chris and Jordan from DPReview TV have been handing out their 'best and worst' camera awards since 2013, with the 2020 awards announced yesterday on YouTube. Also is 5d mk3 and A7 in same league at all? With you until you brought up DXO sensor scoring. shadows, backlights). Our test isn't a test of the real-world DR the sensor is capable of recording. Since dp review is taking so long. Go tell this to mr. It's been two years since Nikon introduced their flagship SLR, the D4. So let's complain. 76 % GoPro Hero8 Black. Home Donate New Search Gallery Reviews How-To Books Links Workshops About Contact, Nikon D4s (SLR AF systems have never used the full speed of lenses; they look through anulii equivalent to about f/8 regardless of lens speed.). Sigma 35mm F2 DG DN and 65mm F2 DG DN Review, Best Mid-Range Full Frame Mirrorless: Canon R6, Sony a7 III, Nikon Z6 II, Panasonic S5. . Good travel cameras should be small, versatile, and offer good image quality. At the end of a list of bug fixes, Nikon also mentions that the D750's firmware version 1.10 introduces 'optimal vibration reduction' with vibration reduction lenses. Nikon and the other FF makers have hit a brick wall. Nikon’s new D4S features the same 16.2-million-pixel, full-frame (36×23.9mm) CMOS sensor as the original D4, but now it makes use of a new Expeed 4 processor, which has enabled a number of changes to be made. A question for you all - I am going to buy a Full Frame for the first time. Also allows more batteries to be put inside the camera for longer shooting before running out of juice. Un autre test dans des conditions bien plus particulières arrive sous peu, restez à l’écoute. I use my function buttons to select the cropping (Select Image Area), but these are ignored while the shutter is half-pressed. Even great example of larger than A3 print successfully done with my Canon old 10D even only 6mp and not even a pixelate at all thanks to old AGFA lab used the higher resolution output than Fuji was back in 2004. As aways, click on images for larger view): The lineage of Nikon flagship models, the D3, D3s, D4, and now the D4s, are absolute workhorses, and best of breed at what they do. A smart. That makes them experts. Apr 28, 2014. How do I know what a good photo is? The Nikon D4s is for full-time professional news, sports and action photographers. Metering on modern cameras can break the frame down into thousands of segments for complex metering calculations...but nobody can seem to make a metering system that prevents highlight clipping. Yea I doubt they will.....got mine last week..was just curious on their view.. Anyways most reviews out there pretty much has the same view and conclusion. There are Swarovski 35mm camera lenses? Is everyone of you really not able to read? Only? 4,928 x 3,280 pixels (16 MP) native LARGE. RAW S offers a new uncompressed 12-bit mode. A large, heavy and long combo is just a deal breaker today and smaller lighter combos offer speed benefits to capture the scenery faster and more accurately as you see it. If you've never had the need for such a camera, then you might not think of the situations where you'd benefit from what it offers. Of course this is not always the case, especially for cameras with very high noise floors. Review Price: £4700.00; 16MP full-frame CMOS sensor; Nikon EXPEED 3 image processor; ISO 100-102,800 (50-205,600 extended) 1080/30p Full HD video capture Le Nikon D4s possède quelques caractéristiques qui lui permettent de se démarquer des précédents Nikon D3s et Nikon D4. Nikon D4S review – Autofocus. but not always very efficient method. Nikon D5 Review | D5 VS D750 VS D4s. But they are better at ISO 3200-6400. It's the episode you've been waiting for all year! I was talking about JPEG Tone Curves / Dynamic Range, and not about high ISO performance. This is not measuring DR - it is measuring the tone curve with some choice of the parameters. Vote now for your favorites. BSI is unlikely to come to FF sensors. Beyond this, there are a couple of small feature additions, but no claims of any fundamental re-thinking. The D4s is light years ahead of the 5d3 as far as I'm concerned. Also the walls between sensor sites already exist on non-BSI sensors, because those walls are the wires supplying power to and taking readings from the sensors. (OK, baby sound from my D3 in 2008.). It also measures flash at this resolution. Say what you want about the phone, I am making a point... DXO shows the D600 to have significantly more range from white to black than the Canon 5diii. The two cameras under review do not only share the same sensor size, but also offer an identical resolution of 16.2 megapixels. However, the camera's video performance is hindered by overheating issues. This review is devoted to D4s that Nikon has first introduced to the public in Feb 24, 2014. How do you ensure that others do not wilfully misrepresent you? Only thing is this one big camera like a Canon 1D family. The D4s can also be set to shoot significantly more quietly than the D4, D3s, D3. Built-in motor and AI coupling feeler, so all AF lenses work, as well as classic AI, AI-s and AI-P manual-focus lenses all work as well as they do on all of Nikon's better DSLRs. Do you only shoot jpegs? It's a post RAW applied tone curve. The compensation bar graph is also superior. Feb 25, 2014 Nikon announces flagship D4s professional DSLR. I just said a lot, not all. The Nikon D4S is an excellent camera, with low-light, high-sensitivity image quality that non-professional photographers can only dream of. The Nikon D4S is an impressive machine in many ways. Here's the real reason I prefer the D4s to the D800E: the D4s lets me program its otherwise useless Video Rec button by the shutter button to my choice of ISO, Image Area (crop/digital zoom), SHOOT bank, or Shutter/Aperture Lock (CUSTOM SETTING f16). They themselves state that the cameras designed, it 's not just sports. June 2014 you looked hight ISO raws from the D800 is not always the,! 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