Nikon unveils the Df: a retro-styled high-end D-SLR

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Nikon today announces the Df, a new D-SLR dedicated to pure photography that boast looks inspired by Nikon’s iconic 35mm film cameras and technology from the latest professional models.

The Df expresses a passion for photography in both form and function. Sitting proudly in a class of its own, this retro-style camera paints a unique picture against the uniformity of modern-day D-SLRs. Equipped with the same image sensor as Nikon’s flagship D4, it offers uncompromised dynamic range and phenomenal light sensitivity.

The Nikon Df is the lightest of Nikon’s current FX-format models, yet features the durable build and reliable operation that you’d expect from a high-end Nikon camera. Perfect for camera purists and design aficionados alike, the Nikon Df is set to capture the hearts and minds of photographers who are as passionate about their camera as they are about their art.

Features:

  •  16.2-megapixel FX-format (full-frame) CMOS sensor:
  • Superb light sensitivity
  • EXPEED 3
  • Fast performance: Start-up time is approximately 0.14 s and the shutter-release time lag is just 0.052 s. High-speed continuous shooting is available at up to 5.5 fps in both FX and DX formats.
  • Iconic Nikon design: Tactile precision mechanics and flagship image quality
  • Elegant mechanical dials
  • Full-frame portability
  • Durable shutter unit
  • Self-cleaning sensor unit
  • Energy-saving design
  • Classic details
  • Vintage glass: Compatible with non-AI lenses
  •  Professional-quality still images
  •  Highly sensitive autofocus with Multi-CAM 4800 39-point AF system
  • Spot White Balance metering
  • Scene Recognition System
  • 2,016-pixel RGB sensor
  • High-performance optical viewfinder
  • Large 8 cm (3.2-in.) 921k-dot LCD monitor with wide-viewing-angle and reinforced glass.
  • Dual-axis electronic virtual horizon
  • Live View
  • Quiet Release Mode
  • Crop Modes
  • HDR (High Dynamic Range) Mode
  • Active D-Lighting
  • Retouch menus
  • Picture Controls

As an FX-format camera, the Df is fully compatible with Nikon’s extensive range of NIKKOR lenses, and the camera comes packaged together with a special edition of Nikon’s popular AF-S 50mm f/1.8G NIKKOR lens.

In addition to NIKKOR lenses, Nikon’s vast array of photographic equipment and accessories can help you realise your ideas in countless ways.

Optional accessories

Exclusive leather straps and cases are available in classic black and brown.

Pricing and Availability:

RRP: £2749.99 / €3350 (Selected retailers only), Sales start date: 28th November 2013. Available in black or silver

 

 

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