Nikon Z5 Test Photos.  Photos are shot in raw format (14 bit lossless compressed) and converted to DNG when imported into Lightroom, then exported as JPG. Using the latest version of Adobe Lightroom Classic CC.  I will keep the defaults Adobe applies to the raw files, which includes some lens corrections and maybe also some mild color noise reduction...but I don't add any luminance noise reduction myself. I did set the Picture Control to 'Standard' in Lightroom to simulate the 'Standard' picture control in the camera, but let's not get to focused on the details. These are just (mostly) very mildly touched photos for the simple purpose of having a general idea of what the image quality is for high ISO and so on.

Lens for the ISO test was the Nikon 24-200mm Z mount lens set to f/8 around 66mm. I skipped some of the lower ISO settings.  I did not turn off VR while the camera was on the tripod.  AF was used for each photo (focus point near the top right hole on the brick).

Other sample photos here that are not for the ISO test will likely be edited to my taste (including added vignette and so on).

Back to the main Z5 gallery HERE

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