coming of the Digital Age has meant that digital image capture and
transmission is fast becoming the industry standard because of speed
and reduced cost to publications. For those photojournalists who have
stuck to their film emulsions because of its superior image quality
Conclusion: You know how version 2 of anything is always better? Well the D1x takes the strengths of the D1, throws away the weaknesses and builds a whole raft of new functionality, features and usability.
Pros: Class leading resolution, Class leading colour reproduction, Smooth, clean, noise free images, No more JPEG artifacts, Selectable colorspace (sRGB / Adobe RGB) - superb, New and very easy to use menu system - full text custom functions, New ISO 125 and flexible range of sensitivities (down to 1/3...
Cons: JPEG/TIFF files are not tagged with colorspace in a standard way, Moiré occasionally visible, Vertical resolution same as D1, Semitransparent LCD cover should have been totally transparent, When camera is powered off only the image currently been written is saved, any other buffered images (say f...
Summary: Nikon changed the world of professional digital cameras forever when they brought out the two years ago. Before the D1 arrived it cost $12K or more for a Kodak DCS series Nikon or Canon-based "professional" digital camera.
Excerpt: Cela fait quelques mois que j'ai envie de me lancer dans l'écriture de ce test, et je n'ai jamais vraiment osé m'y mettre. C'est que cet appareil de photo, même si je l'utilise assidûment depuis janvier 2003, il m'impressionne toujours un peu.