Nikon D610 Confirmed to Solve Sensor-Spot Problems of D600

Nikon D610

Roger Cicala over a Lens Rentals, who initially brought to the D600 sensor-spot problems to the forefront, has evaluated several Nikon D610 bodies using the same testing methods. The initial conclusion is the the new shutter in the D610 has, in fact, solved the problem that plagued the D600.

Of course, Nikon has never acknowledged a problem with the D600. It just introduced the D610 a year later that is virtually the same camera with the new shutter mechanism. You can read Roger Cicala’s full report here at Lens Rentals.


Best Lenses for Nikon D600

Nikon D600

DxO Labs has rated the best lenses for the Nikon D600 according to their overall scores based on tests in DxOMark. 72 different lenses were tested with the highest score going to the Nikon AF-S 85mm f/1.4G and the AF-S 85mm f/1.8G lenses both getting a DxOMark score of 40.

It’s interesting to see the dropoff in scores from prime to zoom lenses. The highest rated zoom lens was the Nikon AF-S 14-24mm f/2.8G ED with a DxOMark score of 28.

Below are the top 10 primes, followed by the top 10 zoom lenses. [Read more…]