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Colours generally look good straight from the camera, with pleasant saturation and nice skin tones. The auto white balance system has retained the warmth in this scene well. Click here to see the full resolution image

ISO 400

This ISO 400 shot was taken using a 70-200mm f/2.8 lens at f/4 to blur the distracting background. The detail on the bird's beak really leaps out at you. Click here to see the full resolution image.

Horse

This shot has all the vibrancy of the original scene, the colours and contrast are spot-on. Click here to see the full resolution image.

skater

The D4S's Group-are AF system had no trouble keeping up with this skateboarder as he came towards the camera. The images was taken at ISO 51,200 – the lowest sensitivity expansion setting and noise is controlled well. Click here to see the full resolution image

Skater 2

This shot reveals the level of noise and banding in images taken at ISO 409,600. You wouldn't use this setting routinely, but it's useful for pros reporting important events in near darkness. Click here to see the full resolution image

Nikon D4S

Despite the low-light and dark subject here, the D4S's AF system found its target easily and has delivered a sharp result. Click here to see the full resolution image

Nikon D4S rugby

There's little sign of noise in this shot taken at ISO1250 and the details of the main subject are nice and sharp, while the background is blurred thanks to the f/2.8 aperture. Click here to see the full resolution image

Nikon D4S review

The D4S fast AF system makes it a great choice for shooting sport professionally. Click here to see the full resolution image

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Nikon D4S review

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Nikon D4S Review

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Head of Testing, Cameras

Angela (Twitter, Google+, website) is head of testing for Future's photography portfolio, writing and overseeing reviews of photographic equipment for Digital Camera, Photography Week, PhotoPlus, NPhoto and Practical Photoshop as well as TechRadar's cameras channel. Angela has a degree in photography and multimedia and prior to joining Future in October 2010 was Amateur Photographer magazine's technical editor.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

News Reporter

Amy (Twitter, Google+, blog) is a freelance journalist and photographer. She worked full-time as the News Reporter / Technical Writer (cameras) across Future Publishing's photography brands and TechRadar between 2009 and 2014 having become obsessed with photography at an early age. Since graduating from Cardiff Journalism School, she's also won awards for her blogging skills and photographic prowess, and once snatched exhibition space from a Magnum photographer.