DSLR Cameras – Nikon D4S Review

Nikon D4S

While pursuing your DSLR photography, it’s imperative to select the correct DSLR camera for your intended application. Street photographers, for example, tend to go for smaller, less-intrusive cameras to take more candid expressions on their subjects’ faces.

Oppositely, action and sports photographers need a camera that absorbs high-quality photos as early as possible, and so size and weight are not nearly as crucial.

Image Quality

The D4S shows a large 35mm sensor which is similar to its peers in that it gives excellent performance. The camera differs from its competitors with providing the images with lower resolution. Although someone looking forward to print their images on a billboard may be disappointed, at 16.2 megapixels, your images are still going to be enormous in looking.

Nikon D4S review

Color depth measurements are with 24.4 bits, just scraping over the 24.35 category average. With results like these, it’s apparent that the D4S is capable to accurately reproduce colours.

In dynamic range, the D4S matched the class average of 13.3 Evs, well above DxOMark’s mindblowing threshold of 12 Evs. This means that this camera is well equipped for capturing details in the darkest shadows and brightest highlights.

Low-light performance is where the D4S truly sparkles. In this category, no other camera in our view performed quite good. This is probably attributable to its lower megapixel count, which means larger individual pixels an, often reduced noise. Whatever be the reason, the D4S was rated at an incredible 3074 ISO.


The D4S is Nikon’s best performance DSLR. It effectively specializes in sports and action photography, designed to shoot quickly, and with precision. To complete this, it offers a reliable autofocus system, impressively long battery life and incredibly fast continuous shooting.

The battery lasts for good 3,020 shots per charge, much better than the category average of 1,165. This means more time to capture the shots you need and less time in changing batteries and less space for packing spares.


The D4S is, even by DSLR professional standards, a weighty and gigantic camera. It weighs 41.6 ounces. Although it doesn’t offer you much in the way of additional features comprehensive physical controls that require a massive body.

Much like its performance, the design of the D4S facilitates rapid shooting at the cost of a large and heavy body. For most applications, something smaller, like Nikon’s D750 or Canon’s 5D Mark III, will more than suffice, but when the pressure is on at a high-intensity shoot, nothing captures high-quality images more reliably.

With many professional DSLRs, there is no built-in flash. In this case, it makes sense: The D4S is the apex of Nikon’s professionals DSLRs, and an embedded flash is simply not so much helpful.

Help & Support

The help and support for Nikon’s D4S is the same as any of its other pro-grade DSLRs. It comes with one-year warranty and user manual. For users searching further information, Nikon offers an online knowledge base as well as phone and email system of support.

PROS / The camera has excellent abilities for capturing images for fast-moving subjects because of its solid autofocus, ergonomic controls, and rapid continuous shooting.

CONS / The camera is massive and expensive, making it hard to carry and impractical for most shooters.


The Nikon D4S is eventual professional DSLR for sports and action photography. It gives excellent image quality and performance in a body that provides capturing images quickly and with high precision. Also, some cameras offer you a better image quality and added features, when it comes to capturing the right image at the right moment, nothing outwits the D4S.

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