Nikon D850 vs Sony a7R III Underwater Comparison
With exceptional low light abilities, high megapixels and 4K full-sensor video, both Nikon D850 and Sony a7R III are the newest, most popular and best performing full-frame cameras on the market. Backscatter.com has compared the Nikon D850 with Sony a7R III in an underwater shooting, to gauge their strengths and weaknesses shooting underwater. 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. Check out the video below or scroll further and read on.
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)