Nikon D800E vs Sony A7R | What Digital Camera | Homework | Scoop.it

Nikon D800E vs Sony A7R – We pit two of the highest-resolution full frame interchangeable lens cameras head to head to see if the relative lightweight Sony A7R can compete with the heavyweight Nikon D800E. When Nikon unveiled the D800 alongside the D800E it was hard to believe that behind the F-mount lay a 36.3MP sensor - the highest resolution of any DSLR at the time of its launch, and a claim that still holds truth today. With both becoming the hot topic of conversation among photographers, photo press and the trade alike, it sparked a series of questions as to whether such a high resolution was needed, how the enormous file sizes would be handled and perhaps more fundamentally, who Nikon were trying to target as their audience with these high resolution beasts. Two years on and we're left questioning why we ever doubted the D800/D800E's existence. Both have won an endless list of accolades, proving to be the choice of professional and enthusiast photographers around the world who demand they capture the finest levels of detail from a scene using a camera that ticks virtually every box......


Via Thomas Menk