The Nikon D850's exceptionally high 45.7 megapixels results in outstanding images and videos with incredible clarity. This high-level powerful resolution gives excellent flexibility in post-production to crop into a small section of your images when editing. As well as offering the highest resolution that enables you to freely crop your images, it also provides an outstanding canvas for landscape and product photography that will result in professional-level images.
No low pass filter provides excellent low light performance for extremely sharp images even in dim environments, while the BSI sensor offers fantastic dynamic range. Remarkable for both videographers and photographers, the Nikon D850 enables you to take uncompromised videos and stills. An ISO range of 64 to 25600 allows increased sensitivity and versatility for a wide range of lighting situations.
With a 153-point autofocus, the Nikon D850 makes it easy to get accurate shots quickly, even when capturing fast-paced action. Whether you’re capturing events, snapping shots on your travels or part of sporting action, you’ll be able to take these shots with defined precision, even when the lighting is against you. With focus stacking, the image processor in this Nikon D850 enables you to take multiple images at different focal distances for images that have greater depth of field. At 7fps or 9 fps, high-speed continuous shooting is made possible so you’ll never miss a shot.
The full sensor readout offers outstanding video quality in the Nikon D850. Shoot exceptional video with 4K UHD resolution in both Nikon FX-based and DX-based movie formats. The DX-format provides more reach while the large FX-format gives a shallow depth of field to create a stunning bokeh effect. Slow your videos right down in 120P slow motion at 1080P for a cinematic look. You can also create 8K UHD time-lapse movies from a series of images you’ve taken.
The tilting 3.2-inch 2359k-dot LCD touchscreen monitor makes it easy to review your photos in high resolution, even in bright conditions. Tilt to an angle that works for you when you’re in situations that are difficult to reach. Pinch to zoom on a section of your frame at the touch of your fingertips to easily view details up close. The D850 also has a large optical viewfinder with a 0.75x magnification, allowing you to perfect your shots with a wide field of view.
Two high-speed USH-II SD cards means you always have a backup card to swap over to. Use one card for video and one for your photographs, or swap them out when one gets full so you can continue shooting. You’ll always have memory with a dual card slot, so you won’t need to worry about filling up your card too quickly.
|Camera Series||Nikon D|
|Image Sensor Type / Format||35mm Full Frame|
|Max Resolution||FX (36x24) image area (L) 8256 x 5504 ( 45.4 million)|
|Other Resolutions||(M) 6192 x 4128 ( 25.5 million) (S) 4128 x 2752 ( 11.3 million)|
|File Formats||NEF (RAW): 12 or 14 bit (lossless compressed, compressed, or uncompressed); large, medium, and small available (medium and small images are recorded at a bit depth of 12 bits using lossless compression) TIFF (RGB) JPEG: JPEG-Baseline compliant with fine (|
|Bit Depth||14 bit|
|Focus Type||Auto & Manual|
|Focus Mode||Autofocus (AF): Single-servo AF (AF-S); full-time-servo AF (AF-F) Manual focus (M)|
|Autofocus Points||153 focus points, of which 55 or 15 are available for selection|
|Metering Method||Matrix: 3D color matrix metering III (type G, E, and D lenses); color matrix metering III (other CPU lenses); color matrix metering available with non-CPU lenses if user provides lens data Center-weighted: Weight of 75% given to 12 mm circle in center of|
|Exposure Modes||Programmed auto with flexible program (P); shutter-priority auto (S); aperture-priority auto (A); manual (M)|
|White Balance Modes||Auto (3 types), natural light auto, incandescent, fluorescent (7 types), direct sunlight, flash, cloudy, shade, preset manual (up to 6 values can be stored, spot white balance measurement available during live view), choose color temperature (2500 K to 10|
|ISO Sensitivity||ISO 64 to 25600 in steps of 1/3, 1/2, or 1 EV|
|Memory Card Type||XQD, SD, SDHC (UHS-II compliant), SDXC (UHS-II compliant)|
|Audio Recording||Linear PCM, AAC|
|Display Screen||2359 k-dot (XGA), tilting TFT touch-sensitive LCD with 170° viewing angle|
|Shutter||1/8000 to 30 s in steps of 1/3, 1/2, or 1 EV, bulb, time, X250|
|Max Sync Speed||X= 1/250 s; synchronizes with shutter at 1/250 s or slower; Auto FP High-Speed sync supported|
|External Flash Connection||Hot Shoe|
|Self Timer||2 s, 5 s, 10 s, 20 s; 1 to 9 exposures at intervals of 0.5, 1, 2, or 3 s|
|Remote Control||optional MC-30A/MC-36A|
|Connectivity||SuperSpeed USB (USB 3.0 Micro-B connector), Type C HDMI connector, Stereo mini-pin jack, WiFi|
|Battery||One EN-EL15a rechargeable Li-ion battery|
|AC Power Adapter||EH-5c/EH-5b AC adapter; requires EP-5B power connector (available separately)|
|Operating Storage Temperature||0 °C to 40 °C (+32 °F to 104 °F) Humidity: 85% or less (no condensation)|
Yes, use the 8K and 6K time lapse for creative video.
Focus stacking is a great feature for macro photography.
Pair this camera with the latest Nikkor lens ranges to maximise the performance of the new sensor.
Buy the Battery Grip MB-D18 to give you the extra frame rate in burst mode as this camera has the same amazing focus system as the D5.
Don’t be afraid to push the ISO up as the D850 has amazing ISO performance. This will prevent the photos from motion blur as the sensor has so much resolution.
Utilise the built-in Wi-Fi and bluetooth for file transfer between the camera and your phone.
This camera is also going to create some stunning 4K footage so if you’re going to capture video, we suggest investing in your audio and monitor to create the highest content possible.
Yes, the Nikon D850 has a fantastic lens for landscape. Ask the team at CameraPro about the Lee Filter system which will work to improve your work dramatically.