Nikon has introduced an upgraded firmware version 2.00, which is designed to enhance the shooting experience for users of the Nikon Z8 mirrorless camera.
The new firmware is the Z 8’s first major update since its launch, offering users a significant improvement to their shooting – whether that be of images or video –thanks to the inclusion of cutting-edge functions also found in the Nikon Z 9 and the Nikon Z f.
Nikon Z8 is the perfect companion to the Nikon Z 9 and is a great successor to the D850. The Z8 offers the majority of the same features but in a smaller body. Inside the camera are the same 45.7-megapixel stacked CMOS sensor and EXPEED 7 processor that sit in the Z9. This enables the Nikon Z8 to record in-camera 12-bit raw video at up to 8.3K at 60p or 4.1K at 120p.
According to latest Nikon rumors, here is the new specs list of upcoming Nikon Z6 III full frame mirrorless camera.
The rumored specifications for the upcoming Nikon Z6 III look pretty impressive. The Z6 III leaps forward with 6K 60fps NRAW video recording, providing filmmakers with ultra-high resolution and frame rate options.
To help you navigate through the best offers available, we’ve compiled a comprehensive list of 2023 Black Friday Nikon Z8 deals and sales from major online retailers. If you’re considering purchasing this exceptional camera during the holiday shopping season, now is the time to make your move.
$500 off on Nikon Z8 with 24-120mm f/4 Lens and FTZ II Adapter Kit:$4,649.90 at Amazon
$500 off on Nikon Z8 with 24-120mm f/4 Lens: $4,596.95 at B&H, Adorama.
$400 off on Nikon Z8 with 24-120mm f/4 Lens and FTZ II Adapter Kit: $4,946.90 at B&H, Adorama.
Like the Z9, the Nikon Z8 is built for high-end video and stills. Inside the camera are the same 45.7-megapixel stacked CMOS sensor and EXPEED 7 processor that sit in the Z9. This enables the Nikon Z8 to record in-camera 12-bit raw video at up to 8.3K at 60p or 4.1K at 120p. The camera’s 12-bit raw footage is saved in Nikon’s N-RAW file format, which is half the size of a ProRes RAW HQ file, and in-camera Full-HD proxy files are created when shooting internal 8.3K N-RAW or 4.1K ProRes RAW HQ.
Nikon has expanded its S-Line lens lineup with the introduction of the Nikkor Z 600mm f/6.3 VR S. The Nikkor Z 600mm F/6.3 VR S arrives in late October 2023 for a suggested retail price of $4,796.95. First available for pre-order at B&H/ Adorama and Amazon.
NIKKOR Z 600mm f/6.3 VR S Key Features
SR and ED glass control aberrations and colour fringing.
Nano Crystal Coat counters ghosting and flare for superb clarity.
Near silent AF
Up to 6-stop VR image stabilisation
Rubber gaskets keep dust, dirt, and moisture away
Nikon’s fluorine coating makes the front element easy to clean
Functions can be assigned to the L-Fn buttons and the silent control ring
AF and VR are available while using Z teleconverters.
NIKKOR Z 600mm f/6.3 VR S Overview
Measuring just 11 inches in length and weighing only 1,390g / 3lbs, the Nikkor Z 600mm F6.3 VR S is aimed at wildlife, motorsport and aviation photographers. Nikon was able to achieve the new super-telephoto lens’ diminutive size thanks to a Phase Fresnel element in its optical construction. The Nikkor Z 600mm F6.3 VR S is the second PF lens in the Z series, joining the Nikkor Z 800mm F6.3 VR S.
Overall, the Nikkor Z 600mm F6.3 VR S is comprised of 21 elements in 14 groups, which includes two extra-low dispersion (ED) elements and one short-wavelength refractive (SR) element to keep chromatic aberration at bay.
The new Nikon lens also provides six stops of VR and offers a minimum focusing distance of 4m.
Other features include a DX Crop Mode for getting even closer to your subjects and assignable L-Fn buttons for quick access to features like subject tracking, AF Lock or image playback.
The Nikkor Z 600mm F6.3 VR S uses 95mm threaded circular filters and is compatible with Nikon’s teleconverters. It also boasts a fluorine coating and a nano crystal coating for stopping dust and flare, respectively.
Tamron 150-500mm f/5-6.7 Di III VC VXD Lens (Model A057) for Nikon Z-mount is now officially announced. The US price is $1,599 and it will be released on October 31, 2023. The new Tamron 150-500mm f/5-6.7 Di III VC VXD Lens is available for pre-order. Check out the links from major stores below.
Tamron 150-500mm f/5-6.7 Di III VC VXD Lens for Nikon Z: $1,599 B&H, Adorama.
Ultra-telephoto zoom with comfortable, intuitive operation
Uncompromised pursuit of high optical performance in a compact body
High-speed, high-precision AF means youfll never miss a photo opportunity
VC image stabilization facilitates shooting handheld at the ultra-telephoto position
The Laowa 8-16mm f/3.5-5 Zoom CF lens from Venus Optics is now officially announced. The APS-c format ultra-wide angle zoom lens will be available for Sony E, Fujifilm X, Nikon Z, Canon RF, and Canon EF-M mounts.
The 8-16mm lens offers an ultra-wide perspective of 82.8°-120.9°, making it perfect for various photography genres such as landscape photography, architectural marvels, and wide-angle portraits. Content creators can also utilize the lens to create a unique perspective for their vlogs. Priced at only 549 USD, this lens is also an excellent choice for beginners who want to explore the world of ultra-wide photography at an affordable price level.
The name “Plena” is derived from the Latin term plenum, which denotes the state of a space being completely full. This name was chosen to reflect the lens’ ability to fulfill the user’s creative vision with superior light gathering capability, beautiful, well-rounded bokeh and outstanding sharpness and clarity throughout the frame. Following in the footsteps of the NIKKOR Z 58mm f/0.95 S Noct, this distinctively brilliant portrait prime is only the second Nikon lens to be granted a dedicated name, with the hope that it will be highly regarded by users for many years to come. Continue reading “Nikon Nikkor Z 135mm f/1.8 S Plena Lens Announced, Price $2,496”
Nikon has officially announced the new Nikon Zf. It delivers full-frame image quality and UHD 4K video recording, offering exceptional low-light imaging performance, fast and efficient autofocus, an advanced 8-stop 5-axis vibration reduction system, high-resolution pixel-shift shooting technology, and a large 3.2″ vari-angle touchscreen.
It serves as the mirrorless successor to the Nikon Df DSLR announced in 2013 and shares similarities with the APS-C format Nikon Z fc, but with superior build quality.
Nikon Zf Price & Release Date
The retro-styled, full-frame 24.5MP Nikon Z f, price $2000 / £2299 / €2599, is based on the FM2 from the 1980s and is set to go on sale in mid-October.
The newly announced Nikkor Z 180-600mm F5.6-6.3 VR lens will start shipping from August 30, listed at Adorama. While B&H listed “shipping will begin Sat Sep 30”.
Nikkor Z 180-600mm F5.6-6.3 VR lens costs $1,696.95, with which, you are always ready for the shot, whether capturing wildlife in its natural habitat, fast-paced sports action, or tracking aircraft speeding across the sky.