Rejoice all Filipinos photographers – the long-awaited Nikon D500 has hit Philippine shores! Critically acclaimed as one of the finest APS-C cameras in the market, Nikon fans can be elated that the successor of the much-loved Nikon D300s is finally available locally. The D500 is a welcomed addition to sports, wildlife, event photographers with its super autofocus capabilities and shooting rate.
Nikon D500 Philippines – Built for High-Speed Photography
One of the key highlights of this camera is the ability to focus and shoot quickly, making it a darling for photographers who are into high-speed photography. The autofocus module for the D500 comes with 153 points, in which only 55 autofocus points can be selected as individual points, and the other points are present to assist in the prediction of moving subjects. The AF module provides near full-width coverage and is linked to a 180,000-RGB metering sensor, further enhancing the camera’s autofocus tracking capabilities. This metering sensor also enables autofocusing during live previews is also significantly faster compared to the older models of the Nikon DSLR cameras, as it can recognize subjects and points of contrast much better.
Tilted Screen for Better Shooting Angles
The screen on the D500 can be tilted, which is a good trait as you can now shoot better at awkward angles. This is particularly useful during event photography when the photographers need to shoot over a crowd or to squeeze into tight spaces to get that perfect shot. The screen is also touch-sensitive, enabling you to manually set autofocus points when the camera is in live view mode. You can also playback and look at the photos that you had taken by scrolling through them via the screen.
Nikon D500 Philippines – Offering 4K Video Recording for All the Aspiring Filmmakers
Another measure of whether a DSLR camera is in the top-tier or otherwise is its video-recording capabilities. The D500 delivers a superb performance in this category with its capability to record 4K quality videos. This enables the D500 to further increase its potential, turning it into a camera that videographers would consider to use to create their movies. To make the D500 even more appealing to videographers, the camera also includes a microphone and a headphone socket for internal monitoring, so that you can immediately listen to the sounds being recorded. The camera also enables users to customize its button behavior specifically for video shooting so that you need not choose whether to prioritize access to its photo or video features.