Nikon Df Gets Official

Nikon’s Pure photography campaign has been going on for the last few weeks and has photographers around the world intrigued.  Rumor websites were abuzz with poorly focused images cut from the series of teaser videos Nikon released.  So why the buzz you ask?  The Nikon DF has a full frame sensor packed into a retro black and silver/black body, it is Nikon’s thinnest and lightest full frame camera to date.  The official release date is November 28th, 2013.

The Df combines intuitive, worry-free dial operation with superior image quality over a broad range of sensitivities in the smallest and lightest FX-format body, making the camera extremely portable. Large metal mechanical dials on the top of the camera enable direct, intuitive operation, offering tactile pleasure of shooting with precision mechanics, and allowing users to feel the joy of creating images that reflect their individual intent. The camera also provides a system that allows users to focus on shooting with the security that comes from visual confirmation of ISO sensitivity, shutter speed, and exposure compensation values, as well as the convenience of direct adjustment of settings at any time, even when the camera is turned off.

– Nikon

Nikon Df


Nikon Df with 50mm f/1.8 = $2,996.95

Nikon Df Body Only = 2,746.96

16.2MP Image Sensor with EXPEED 3 Image Processing

Dedicated mechanical dials for shutter speed, ISO sensitivity, Exposure Comp., Exposure Mode, and Release Mode

39-Point Autofocus system with 9 cross-type sensors

Compatible with all current AF-S, AF-D and Nikkor lenses

ISO range: 100-12,800 (expandable down to 50 and up to 204,800… that is stupid high)

Built in HDR and Active D-Lighting

5.5 frames per second

3.2 inch 921k-dot LCD

Metering coupling lever to switch between both AI (aperture index) or non-AI lenses

AR-3 threaded cable release

New WR remote system

WU-1a Wireless Mobile Adapter

Dust and Weather Sealed (equivalent to the D800)

Optical viewfinder utilizing a glass pentaprism with 100% frame coverage

Comes With:

AN-DC9 Strap

EN-EL14a Battery

MH-24 Quick Charger

UC-E6 USB Cable

BF-1B Body Cap

BS-1 Accessory Shoe Cap

DK-26 Eyepiece Cap

DK-17 Eyepiece

ViewNX 2

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