Nikon D5 (Body) Black

MPN: 1558  |  EAN: 0616348088640  |  Model: D5

Price Information

$5,996.95

as at 25 Sep 19 | 12:43 AM CET

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Choosist's Ratings

Nikon D5 (Body) Black - 1558 Performance, Usage and Feature Ratings
Use Rating
DSLR Camera
Outstanding
Professional Skill Level (Photo)
Very Good
Basic Skill Level (Video)
Outstanding
Basic Skill Level (Photo)
Very Good
Intermediate Skill Level (Photo)
Outstanding
Advanced Skill Level (Photo)
Outstanding
Event Videos
Just Right
Landscape Photography
Outstanding
4K Videos
Outstanding
Everyday Life Photography
Outstanding
Home Videos
Outstanding
High FPS Videos
Outstanding
Events Photography
Outstanding
Film Making
Just Right
Sports Photography
Outstanding
Time-lapse Videos
Outstanding
Underwater Photography
Outstanding
Travel
Outstanding
Wildlife Photography
Outstanding
WiFi Connectivity
Outstanding
Professional Looks
Outstanding
Regular Looks
Outstanding
Camera Body Only
Outstanding
Bluetooth Connectivity
Outstanding

Kind of Camera

Getting a Digital SLR camera opens you up to a bigger world photography. With its extensive range of settings, you can now calibrate much more just before you press the shutter.

Photography Skillset

Keeping it simple - For someone who is not too bothered about technicalities, this Nikon device works!

For those who are passionate about photography at a casual level but are prepared to make the occasional technical adjustments, the D5 is a very straightforward option. At this skill level you'll be comfortable utilising features such as the 153  "Auto Focus points" that this camera comes with.

To get your photos to the quality and spec that your high standards require, your camera should provide you with sufficient controls and tools to achieve this. One example is the range of Auto Focusing Modes that is available on the camera and the D5 does have a good set of options that caters for photographers with high skill levels.

For the professional photographer, the Nikon D5 makes no compromises. Calibration options on this camera are deep and varied which combines nicely with its generous Image Sensor Size (35.9 x 23.9 mm (mm)).

Video skill level

Just a beginner - Whether you're just starting to develop some expertise or you only record videos from time to time, then the Nikon D5 will satisfy your needs..

Video Scenarios

The Nikon D5, is a very competent option when it comes to recording occasions and related activities. 

Its always great to capture moments of delight at home or while spending time with family and friends on an outing. For this, the Nikon D5 is a great companion to have.

Capture the drama - This Nikon camera is is good partner for your craft. Filming in different situations  requires a really good Image sensor and this camera packs one that measures at 35.9 x 23.9 mm mm which works very well for your needs. 

Other Video needs

Ultra High Definition - you'll be able to capture immersive and highly detailed footage with this camera's 4K capability.

If you're looking for that silky-smooth rendering of your videos, this camera has got it as its able to handle 60 FPS at 1080p resolutions.

Breathtaking transitions such as rolling clouds or city lights can captured as a time-lapse using the Nikon's in-built intervalometer

Photo Scenarios

As you go about your business each day, there are moments or situations that come up that you'll want to capture on camera. The Nikon D5 makes for a great partner for taking those everyday shots, whether planned or spontaneous. 

While taking those action shots during the day's event, you'll be aiming to keep your subject matter in sharp focus while they're in motion. The Auto Focus Tracking capability that comes with this camera helps with this.

Whether it's golf or tennis and everything in-between, the Tracking Focus capability in this camera allows you maintain your subject as the centre of attention even while in motion. It's Continuous Shooting Mode also helps take multiple shots in a couple of seconds allowing you assess a set of options you can pick from.

Whether its for living or non-living things, using the Nikon D5 for aquatic photos is a treat.

Sometimes while on sightseeing or on a tour, you can only observe things from a distance. Which is why the zoom capability on this camera comes in handy in that situation.

When taking photos of the beautiful creatures of the wild, you'll need to have Tracking Focus mode activated so as not to miss any great moments while they are active in their habitat. Burst shots help as well, which this camera happens to have making it a very good option for your needs.

Composing photographs of landscapes is subject to the lighting conditions that you're faced with. The 35.9 x 23.9 mm(mm) Image Sensor Size on this model play a big role in this. Also, the Nikon D5 has a variety of scene modes which can be selected to suit the shot you're preparing to take.

Other considerations

Transferring your shots from your camera to another device is made even more convenient with the in-built Wi-FI capability of this camera.

Style

Boasting clean lines and premium looks, the D5 showcases your refined taste in mobile cameras. Guaranteed to make your friends green with envy.

When you're more concerned about what your camera does than how it looks, the D5 is a safe bet.

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Technical Specifications

Nikon D5 (Body) Black - 1558 Technical Specifications
Specification Description
Design
Product Colour Black
Camera
Aperture Priority AE Yes
Image Formats Supported JPEG, NEF, RAW, TIFF
Photo Effects 1
Scene Modes Present Yes
Flash
External Flash Connector Yes
Focusing
Auto Focus Yes
Auto Focus (AF) Points 153
Auto Focus (AF) Points Selection 1
Face Detection Yes
Manual Focus Yes
Tracking Focus 1
Light Exposure
ISO Sensitivity (max) 102400
Manual Exposure Yes
Shutter
Continuous Shooting Mode Yes
Shutter Priority AE Yes
Video
4K Video Capable Yes
Camcorder Media Type CF, XQD
Max FPS @4K 30
Maximum Video Resolution 3840 x 2160 pixels
Video Formats Supported H.264, MOV, MPEG4
Video Recording Yes
Audio
Audio Formats Supported LPCM
Built-in Microphone Yes
Headphone Outputs 1
Microphone In Yes
Microphone Operation Mode Stereo
Wind Filter Yes
Display
Built-in Display Yes
Viewfinder
Diopter Adjustment (D-D) -3 to + 1m
Diopter Correction Yes
Optical Viewfinder Yes
Sensor
Image Sensor Size (W X H) 35.9 x 23.9 mm
Sensor Format Full-Frame
Sensor Type CMOS
Other Features
GPS (satellite) Yes
Interval Recording 1
PictBridge Yes
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI (Micro) Ports Quantity 1
HDMI Ports Quantity Yes
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity 1
Networking
Wi-Fi Yes
Weight & Dimensions
Weight 1405 g