16.2 Megapixel Full Frame Sensor | EXPEED 3 Image processor | ISO coverage | Mechanical dials for direct control
| Compatibility with non-AI lenses
| Optional instant photo sharing
Rediscover a purer photographic process, with greater camera control with the new Nikon Df. Combining tradition, authenticity, and the superior D4 technology into a compact DSLR body, the Df delivers smooth image tones and rich, accurate colours in a versatile and functional format.
- D4 quality technology Achieve extraordinary results in all lighting situations with the powerful FX-format image sensor and EXPEED 3 image processor from the D4, that delivers superior 16.2 megapixel quality across a potential ISO range of 50 to 204800.
- Intuitive camera operation Control and craft your shot settings in a single glance with the large mechanical dials, each dedicated to its single purpose. And EV controls can be controlled from the main command dial without taking your eye from the viewfinder.
- Ease of information access Get all the information you need quickly to easily check images and camera information in bright sunlight or dim interiors with the Df’s large 3.2"/8cm, 921k-dot, high-definition LCD monitor.
FX format sensor
With high levels of FX-format portability, the Df creates a world of photographic opportunities. The powerful FX-format image sensor, more than 2x larger than DX formats, brings superior versatility and flexibility. Expect smooth tones and vibrant, realistic colours and imagery with the depth you want, over and over.
EXPEED 3 image processor
Harnessing the processing grunt of the D4, the EXPEED 3 processor engine brings the FX format to life, minimising noise throughout the wide ISO 50 – 2048000 range.
Pentaprism optical viewfinder with 100% frame coverage
Get close to your subject with the Df’s clear optical viewfinder that offers approx. 100% frame coverage. The large, bright viewfinder image and focusing screen enhance visual confirmation of the viewfinder information displayed, and grid lines can be placed across the viewfinder to aid composition.
Contrast detect AF
Get fast, precise focus with the Df’s contrast-detect autofocus function that allows focusing on any point within the frame. With 4 area modes, including face priority, and subject-tracking, you can configure your focusing needs to match the subjects you’re shooting.
Simultaneous live view display
The Df lets you view playback images on external monitors and simultaneously display live views on the LCD monitor and external monitor via HDMI cable.
Wide ISO range
Versatility is the hallmark of the Df, with a standard ISO range of 100 to 12800 that can be expanded to the equivalent of ISO 50 and ISO 204800. This superior performance lets you choose faster shutter speeds for handheld shooting and still produce clean, detailed images with little noise. The Df also delivers at the low light end of the spectrum, offering soft tones and fine detail in highlight and shadow areas.
Scene recognition system
The Df can analyse a subject’s setting, including brightness and colour, then applies information from the 2,016-pixel RGB sensor and image sensor to the autofocus, auto exposure, i-TTL balanced fill-flash and auto white balance control, all before the shutter is released.
39 point AF system
The Multi-CAM 4800 autofocus sensor module in the Df has 39 focus points that precisely acquire and track the subjects. Plus, there are nine cross-type sensors covering the most frequently used center area for higher focusing performance. it is also possible to choose an 11-point option by using custom settings You can also select from a range of AF modes, including single-point AF, dynamic-area AF and 3D-tracking.
5.5 FPS continuous shooting
When you want to be sure to capture the moment, the Df features a high-speed and high-precision sequential control mechanism for high-speed continuous shooting at approx. 5.5 fps*1 in both FX and DX formats. Combined with the enhanced speed of the image-processing engine EXPEED 3, using dynamic-area AF lets you capture a moving subject more precisely.
Picture control system
Capture your images as you saw them them with Nikon’s Picture Control System. With six built-in options to match your intended style and the scene’s conditions you can create a unique and natural look. You can also adjust sharpness, contrast, and brightness and save the parameters of adjusted files to re-create a particular photographic style and Active D-Lighting helps preserve details of images with high-contrast subject matter.
Direct control tactile precision mechanics
The Df pays homage to iconic Nikon film cameras by including large mechanical dials that let you independently set ISO sensitivity, shutter speed, and EV so photographers can have a more physical connection to the camera’s settings and exposure. photographic process. You can bypass these controls in casual shooting situations, letting the Df’s programmed auto mode do all the exposure calculations.
Portable size, rugged construction
The Df uses magnesium alloy for the top, rear and bottom covers, offering a compact and lightweight feel that’s high robust and durable. And to attain the superior dust-prevention and weather-resistant performance of the D800 Series, various points of the Df body are effectively sealed from the elements.