Nikon D850 Underwater Housing Buyer's Guide
NIKON D850 UNDERWATER HOUSINGS:
*Compact, Lightweight and Robust - smallest housing*
The Sea & Sea D850 Underwater Housing is the smallest of the aluminum D850 housings with easy to reach controls. It is lighter than the Sea & Sea D810 housing. The controls have been upgraded to a spring-loaded system to prevent any slippage from gear wear or slight camera dimension differences. TTL converter with the optical flash trigger can be purchased separately.
Nauticam NA-D850 Underwater Housing
*Ergonomic, Customizable, High-Quality Aluminum. Patented port locking system, built-in flash trigger*
The Nauticam NA-D850 Housing is a high-quality aluminum housing. Customize your kit with a variety of useful accessories designed to create the best shooting experience possible. Controls are positioned for ease of use, the ports are simple to exchange and every function of the camera is available in the housing. Nauticam housings are top of the line, and loaded with innovative features.
*Rugged Construction with Self Aligning Controls*
The Aquatica AD850 Underwater Housing features rugged construction and an ergonomic focus to create a great underwater user experience. Their new self aligning controls make installing the camera a breeze, and well-placed controls make operating the system underwater very enjoyable. The housing is machined from aircraft grade aluminum and powder coated with a rugged finish to withstand any ocean condition. Large molded grips are easy to remove for traveling, making it easier to pack. Includes a hot-shoe mounted flash trigger.
*Polycarbonate Housing, Made in the USA, most affordable*
The Ikelite Housing for Nikon D850 is a cost-effective polycarbonate housing. The cream PC alloy that Ikelite uses is very strong, allowing for a lighter overall housing. It features the see thru back plate popular with all Ikelite housings, which gives you an easy view into the housing to check control alignment and the o-ring seal. The new DryLock port system makes port changes easy, and offers a more secure connection than the older four lock style. With an optional vacuum bulkhead, you have a secure and functional kit without the expense of the aluminum versions. Optional TTL converter for Ikelite strobes.
ABOUT THE CAMERA:
The Nikon D850 camera is the top of the line full frame option from Nikon. With impressive features, such as 47 MP resolution, 4k video recording, high definition slow motion video recording and more it returns stunning results, perfect for underwater photography. The Nikon D850 now offers a high bit-rate for video - competing with the Panasonic GH5 and Canon 5D Mark IV cameras. It offers faster burst shooting up to 7fps in RAW, improvements on the processor allow for a larger buffer of 51 raw images. The camera features a larger viewfinder, improved autofocus, boosted ISO performance and a higher resolution LCD screen among many other great improvements. For the full frame shooter,