Take a look at these Nikon D3s sample images and prepare to be amazed! The high-ISO D3s images certainly backup Nikon’s claims of unparalleled low-light performance; the noise is well under control at ISO 12,800.
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1/800s @ f4 - ISO 12,800. Taken with a 600mm f4 VR lens. 1/1600s @ f2.8 - ISO 6,400. Taken with a 400mm f2.8 VR lens. 1/160s @ f4.5 - ISO 12,800. Taken with a 14-24mm f2.8 lens. 1/8000s @ f3.2 - ISO 640. Taken with a 400mm f2.8 VR lens. 1/2500s @ f18 - ISO 200. Taken with a 70-200mm f2.8 VR II lens.
100% crop from an ISO 6400 image 100% crop from an ISO 12,800 image