The choice of the pro sports photographer, the power-packed D4s is a real speed demon in more ways than you might imagine
£5200, $6500 (body only)
he D4s looks bulky, even sat next to the D810. Nevertheless, it feels wonderfully natural for handheld shooting, in both horizontal and portrait orientation, thanks to its built-in vertical grip and duplicated shutter button and command dials. You’d need to add a battery grip to the D610 or D810 to enable the same ‘upright’ shooting refinements, at which point the size of the D4s looks entirely reasonable.
Instant access to wideranging shooting controls is assured by plentiful buttons on the top, front and back of the camera. The ISO, quality and White Balance buttons on the rear have their own LCD display, in addition to the main 3.2-inch, high-res colour
LCD and the top plate info LCD. Dual mini-joysticks and a plethora of function buttons are customisable, so you can tailor the controls to your preferences. Build quality is everything you could hope for in a top-flight professional camera.
Performance is legendary, and not just in terms of the
Fancy shooting handheld at twilight? The D4s offers stunning high-ISO quality