Nikon D750 Full-Frame Camera Review

The Nikon D750 is a full-frame single-lens reflex camera that was released in 2014 and sits between the D6xx and D8xx series. Notwithstanding being years old now, it is still a strong and trustworthy camera that is loved by many expert photographers in the industry, especially wedding and event photographers. It consolidates a high-performance, accurate autofocus system, and a high-resolution sensor that can produce excellent photographs and videos. Also, because of its affordable price compared to the new D8xx series, the Nikon D750 fills that niche and still getting popular among photographers looking for a competent full-frame camera that fulfills your requirements in all photography categories. (New upgraded version Nikon D780 is now available)

Nikon D750 FrontSensor

The Nikon d750 comes with the 24.3Mp resolution sensor including an Anti-Aliasing (AA) filter and sensor cleaning & dust off reduction system. It is the same resolution as the D610, in addition to, (according to Nikon) it’s newly designed and now supports higher ISO sensitivity. It’s a high-resolution sensor that can produce JPEG and lossless compressed 14 bit RAW up to 6016 x 4016px (3:2 Aspect Ratio)[L] dimensions in FX-format. It should be enough for most photographers to capture high-quality images with accurate colors and crisp details in any photography category. Unless you want to go crazy for the resolution like the 36.3MP in the d810 or the 45.7MP in the Nikon D850.

The sensor size inside the camera is one of the main effective factors that affect the camera performance in low-light scenes, a large sensor implies more light for the camera to capture. Generally, full-frame cameras have larger sensors than normal DX cameras, that’s why these cameras are loved by many photographers despite their expensive prices compared to a DX camera with similar performance. The Nikon d750 comes with a 35.9 x 24.0 mm CMOS sensor same as the D850 which is noticeably larger than the 23.5 x 15.7 mm sensor in the top DX flagship Nikon D7500 making it much better in low light performance to produce preferable exposed images using low ISO sensitivity, therefore, better opportunity to shoot noise-free photographs and more freedom in later post-processing.

Performance

The D750 shares the same Nikon’s EXPEED 4 image processor as the D810 resulting in a quick and responsive operating system. And since the d750 has fewer image pixels to compute, it can achieve faster continuous shooting speed up to 6.5 frames per second compared to 5 FPS, (6 FPS in DX mode) in the D810, therefore, a better chance not to lose the perfect moment in moving actions photography like sports and wildlife. It also features an Electronically controlled vertical-travel focal-plane shutter with a limited speed of up to 1/4000 while the D810 can shoot up to 1/8000 which is one of the key advantages of the D810 over the D750.

The Nikon d750 provides a native sensitivity range of ISO 100-12,800 (expandable to 51,200) which is better than the D610, it also has impressive noise performance at a high ISO setting with minimal banding.

AutoFocus

The Nikon D750 inherits the same autofocus system and metering technology in the D810, 51-point (15 cross-type) AF system that works very well in combination with 3D color matrix metering III with a 91,000-pixel RGB exposure metering sensor. It is one of the most reliable autofocus systems in the market with exceptional low-light performance and comes with various different options to choose from that satisfy photographer needs in any photography category.

  • Area Mode
    • 9, 21 or 51 point Dynamic-area AF
    • Auto-area AF
    • Single-point AF
    • 3D-tracking (51 points)
    • Group-area AF
  • Focus Modes
    • Auto AF-S/AF-C selection (AF-A)
    • Continuous-servo (AF-C)
    • Face-Priority AF available in Live View only and D-Movie only
    • Full-time Servo (AF-A) available in Live View only and D-Movie only
    • Manual (M) with electronic rangefinder
    • Normal area AF
    • Single-servo AF (AF-S)
    • Wide area AF

Nikon D750 SideDisplay

The Nikon d750 comes with a 3.2 in. 3.2-inch 1,229k dot wide viewing angle TFT-LCD. Fortunately, it features a tilting Vari-angle mechanism display that can tilt up and down to help reach high and low positions with ease which is always good to see in any digital camera to get the perfect view in difficult positions and extend the view flexibility. Additionally, it has an Eye-level Pentaprism single-lens reflex viewfinder with horizontal and vertical %100 coverage.

Design

In terms of design, the d750 has one of the lightest full-frame cameras body that weighs 840g with a battery included which is 10g lighter than the d610 and 140g lighter than the d810 and measure 140.5 x 113 x 78 mm and still using the same carbon fiber and a magnesium alloy construction that makes it very sturdy. Additionally, it comes with 2 SD card slots which come in handy in overflow handling, backups, and easily copying images and videos between cards

Connectivity

Built-in Wi-Fi that can be used for smart device app connectivity to easily transfer photos and videos to your smartphone or tablet which saves a lot of effort connecting the camera to a PC  if you need the images directly on your smart device for social media sharing. Also, it can be used as a remote shutter for taking selfies which is much easier and more practical than self-timers. It also can be connected with a type C mini-pin HDMI connector, headphone connector. Hi-speed USB

Where To Buy

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