From hard news to international sports, the D6 answers the demands of
professionals who need the ultimate combination of speed and accuracy.
With Nikon’s most powerful AF system yet and fast, real-time image
transfer, this full-frame DSLR will deliver incredible shots of defining
moments. Without fail.
All that experience and planning—it all comes together when the camera
you’re using can respond to any eventuality. Withstand any extreme. With
its new AF engine, EXPEED 6 processing, tough body, and fast in-camera
connections, this DSLR lets you deliver flawless images from anywhere.
You can’t control the action, the lighting, or the environment. But you
can control the D6.
Tenacious focusing performance
How do you cover it all? A dedicated AF engine that’s faster than ever
before. An arrangement of 105 all-selectable cross-type sensors with
1.6x higher density coverage than the D5. Group-Area AF with more custom
settings for unparalleled tracking. An improved scene recognition system
for next-level subject acquisition. The D6 gives you more ways to
anticipate and catch the action than ever before.
Nail the winning shot
An increased range of selectable Group-Area AF patterns let you optimize
your AF setup for any job. Avoid fixed obstacles, such as tennis nets,
in your line of sight and nail more clean shots of the action.
Prioritise the eyes
The D6 is the first DSLR to let you prioritise focusing on your
subject’s eyes when using Auto-Area AF or 3D tracking. Combined with the
broader, high-density coverage, you’ll catch that look of determination.
Anticipate the action
With the D6, you can define the focus starting point when shooting in
Auto-Area AF. Information from all 105 focus points is used to acquire
and track your subject: you’re free to concentrate on the framing.
Excel in any light
Tracking is phenomenally precise, even under the toughest lighting
conditions imaginable. AF sensitivity down to -4.5 EV at the central
focus point, and -4 EV at all other points, lets you follow the action
into the night.
Extreme Precision and Speed
When the action’s fast and you only get one chance to land the shot, the
D6 lets you harness burst rates of up to 14 fps with full AF/AE. The
camera’s re-designed mirror mechanism significantly reduces bounce for a
sharper, more stable viewfinder image.
You can shoot full-resolution images at up to 10.5 fps with AE tracking
in Silent Photography mode. Silent time-lapse movie shooting and
interval timer photography are also possible: images are taken using the
electronic shutter, preventing wear and tear on the mechanical shutter.
High-Speed Frame Capture
Want to show the moves within the moves? In Movie Live View, the D6 lets
you shoot 8 MP still image sequences at 30 fps and 2 MP still image
sequences at 60 fps. Full AE tracking is available at both frame rates.
It starts with a great shot
When you’re working down to the wire, the quality of the files coming
straight from the camera is critical. The D6 delivers exceptionally
clean images, and a new Auto White Balance algorithm delivers phenomenal
colour accuracy and clearer skin tones. Dynamic range is exceptional at
both high and low ISO values. Inside the stadium or out on the slopes,
the winning shot is yours.
Follow the action in real time, even when shooting at high frame rates
with a long lens. The 0.72x optical viewfinder with OLED elements lets
you attain pin-sharp subject confirmation, with no delay.
Roll and pitch indicators display in the viewfinder.
Unpredictability is nothing when you can adapt to any situation quickly
and seamlessly. Pre-programed recall settings now include those for
white balance, AF patterns, and AF lock-on.
Versatile card slots
You can simultaneously record JPEG+ and JPEG images to the dual slots,
which accept CFexpress or XQD cards. Easily allocate small or medium
JPEGs to the secondary card slot ready for faster image transfer.
Faster transfers, streamlined workflows
Incorporating feedback from the field, the D6 makes it quick and simple
to send images on the spot. Fast in-camera Wi-Fi and Bluetooth
connections let you get the best images out there. Immediately. And you
can check, select, and prioritise key shots via the sharp and precise
touch-sensitive monitor. Transfer speeds are fastest in the field, and
don’t slow down while you’re shooting.
Select, Confirm, Transfer
More ways to select images for transfer give you the edge when every
second counts. Use the primary card slot to confirm focus in the larger
JPEG+ image, then switch to the second card slot to transfer small or
medium JPEGs quickly. Unwanted images can be deleted from both slots
Copyright, ratings, and voice memos can be saved and then applied to
images via simple upwards or downwards flick movements. When sorting
images, you can delete images and their voice memos, or voice memos
only. During playback, you can filter files according to protection,
rating, and transfer status
Prioritise the Winning Shot
Send your best shots to the top of the queue when transferring images to
a PC via wired LAN or via the camera’s Wi-Fi connection. You can
prioritise images during playback using flick operation or an FN button.
Adapt to any venue
Higher-resolution displays offer improved visibility and readability.
Ergonomic improvements free up space and keep key ports easily
accessible, even when shooting with a wireless transmitter attached.
The D6 is also compatible with trusted Kensington locks, so you can keep
your cameras secure when working with multiple set-ups.
Take on any environment
From extremes of temperature and humidity, to the camera knocking
against the tele-lens while you carry your gear. The D6 retains the
robust body that made the D5 such a firm favourite among pros. When
you’re shooting in a situation in which the last thing you want to worry
about is your camera—you don’t have to.
A system to count on
When you go where the news is, you want to be sure your system won’t let
you down. Onsite or at a service centre, Nikon Professional Services is
there to support you with technical advice, repairs, and even loan
equipment. From major sporting events to big cultural moments.