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These examples shot in dim late dusk lighting.
The 16-megapixel sensor with its large photosites holds out some promise of “shooting in the dark”, so to speak. So I shot at late dusk, a favorite time of mine to shoot. Unfortunately, the Df has nothing extra to offer in very low light in terms of better Live View—even at f/1.4 the focusing in Live View was difficult under these conditions. Less grainy, but no better ability to focus than the D800, e.g., no practical Live View advantage versus a D800 that I could see.
The Df metal controls are a useless curiosity for my field use:
- As I shot with the camera pointed down slightly, all I could see was the sides of the top dials—no lettering visible because it is found on top of the dials.
- In dim light and closer range, it is impossible for my eyes to make out any lettering anyway.
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