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Nikon D600 Digital Camera Review

Nikon's D600 is just a strong as the D800, minus the extra resolution.

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Sharpness

The 24-85mm kit lens is sharp, and obeys many of the performance trends common to all lenses. For example, sharpness is certainly always best at the center of the frame, and at moderate aperture values like f/9.0 and f/10.0. Shrinking the iris down to f/22.0 or f/29.0 has a predictable softening effect, as diffraction begins to set in even on the large sensor. Opening the aperture up all the way generally produces sharpness somewhere in the middle. Focal length has only a minor effect on resolution, and this is really only observable at 85mm. More on how we test sharpness.

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Sections

  1. Introduction
  2. Design
  3. Product Tour
  4. Hardware
  5. Photo Gallery
  6. Image Quality
  7. Sharpness
  8. Color
  9. Noise Reduction
  10. Dynamic Range
  11. Low Light
  12. Distortion
  13. Video
  14. Usability
  15. Ease of Use
  16. Handling
  17. Controls
  18. Speed
  19. Features
  20. Video Features
  21. Specs & Ratings
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