Nikon D850 vs Sony a7R III Underwater Comparison – Full Frame Showdown

Nikon D850 and Sony a7R III are the top 2 best selling high-resolution full-frame professional cameras in the world. But what about their strengths and weaknesses shooting underwater? has published their video comparison of Nikon D850 vs the Sony A7R III in an underwater shooting. In the video, Backscatter CEO Jim Decker and media producer Robin Dodd discuss the features, lenses, and performance of the two full frame cameras, and a few of the drawbacks of each.

Sony a7R III: $3,198 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

Nikon D850: $3,296.95 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

Here are time codes for the various topics discussed in the video if you want to jump around:

0:30 – Why are we looking at these two cameras?
0:50 – What makes them cool?
1:40 – Dynamic Range
2:42 – Autofocus (Wide-Angle)
5:46 – Autofocus (Macro)
8:07 – Manual Focus and Focus Peaking
10:43 – Shooting Speed
14:39 – Lens Choices
17:20 – Metabones Performance
22:17 – Field Test Report
23:59 – Field Test Report: Roatan
30:15 – Field Test Report: Little Cayman
34:26 – Video Performance
42:24 – Sony a7R III video examples and discussion.
46:20 – Favorite things and weak points.
49:01 – Which one is for you? (conclusion)

You can read the full Nikon D850 vs Sony a7R III comparison review here, and see more of Backscatter’s videos here.

Via: NikonRumors