Several people wrote in their reviews that the Nikon D3 was able to produce good images. Ephotozine.com mentioned on Ephotozine “Sighs of relief, being Nikons first venture into ‘full frame digital photography” and gave the product a score of 5 stars. Photographyblog.com mentioned in their review eight years ago “The 9fps continuous mode, even when shooting RAW images, should appeal to all the sports photographers out there, supported by Nikon’s”. Kenrockwell.com wrote “Excellent image quality, excellent ergonomics, great design” in their review of the Nikon D3.
Seven Nikon D3 reviewers who bought it agreed that it had a good picture resolution. expert website Techworld.com said “Enticing those shooting sport and action photography” in their review of the Nikon D3. Kenrockwell.com mentioned “Theres exceptional detail and resolution, as well as a superb dynamic range” in their review of the Nikon D3. Kenrockwell.com also mentioned “HighISO shooting is fantastic, with low noise, even at ISO 3200”.
A number of Nikon D3 reviewers who reviewed it considered that it had a good ISO range. Kenrockwell.com mentioned “Exceptional High ISO performance” in their review. Kenrockwell.com also mentioned “Loss of true ISO 100”. Kenrockwell.com also wrote “Class-leading high ISO performance and incredibly versatile ISO 100 12 800 sensitivity range”.
A few Nikon D3 reviewers who purchased it reckoned that it was good in low light. Kenrockwell.com wrote in their review “Canons EOS 450D comes with an image stabilised zoom to aid sharp results in low light”. Kenrockwell.com also wrote “Great low light performance”. Eight years ago Photo.net mentioned in their review “News DSLR that has excellent low-light performance”.
Three Nikon D3 reviewers reckoned that it had a good image sensor. Cnet.com wrote in their review of the Nikon D3 “Nikons flagship dSLR packs a full-frame 12-megapixel sensor and is a highly versatile imaging powerhouse that lets photographers create images previously impossible to capture” and gave it a rating of 5 stars. Eight years ago Kickstartnews.com rated the product 99 out of 100 and wrote “The full frame Nikon FX sensor and the Nikon EXPEED processor are tuned”.