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Field Notes, Usage, Impressions

This page will grow as I gain more field experience with the Nikon D850.

Rear LCD

The 2.3 megadot rear LCD of the Nikon D850 is a step up from the 1.2 megadots of the Nikon D810. The difference makes fine details stand out better, for easier focusing, and in general I am no longer conscious of LCD pixels which were always a layer of “noise” over the image itself.

When focusing at 100% or 200% this finer pixel pitch of the LCD is a significantly easier to discern small nuances of focus difference, which is critical for a 45MP camera.

Its foldout design is a big plus in some scenarios, but it is simply up/down (does snot rotate out). This is fine with me, because Nikon has designed a very robust looking hinge system.

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