Nikon Z6 & Z7 Firmware Release Date on May 16th (Eye AF, CFexpress Support, Raw Video)

Nikon Europe said on Youtube that the firmware updates for Nikon Z6 & Z7 will be released on May 16th, 2019.

This new firmware update will add Eye-detection AF, CFexpress support and Raw video over HDMI to the Z6 and Z7, and also AF and AE improvements for Z6 & Z7.

The new firmware update with the upcoming price drop will make the Nikon Z products a very useful mirrorless solution. Continue reading “Nikon Z6 & Z7 Firmware Release Date on May 16th (Eye AF, CFexpress Support, Raw Video)”

New Nikon Rebates Coming on April 28th, Deals on DSLR, Mirrorless Cameras and Lenses

Nikon will start a new rebate promotion on April 28th. The Nikon Z6 will get a new $200 price drop, while the Nikon Z7 will go down $600.

Check out the Nikon deals on DSLR, Mirrorless cameras as well as several lenses.   Continue reading “New Nikon Rebates Coming on April 28th, Deals on DSLR, Mirrorless Cameras and Lenses”

Best Lenses for Nikon D850

Best Lenses for Nikon D850 DSLR camera. Here are the top recommended lenses for your Nikon D850 full frame DSLR camera.

FX-Format Nikon D850 sports a 45.7MP CMOS sensor and EXPEED 5 image processor. It’s an amazing light-tight box that guarantees astounding full-frame UHD-4K video and high-res photographs. But a camera is only as good as its lenses so you need to equip it with the right optics for optimal results.

Nikon D850 ($3,296.95 at AmazonB&HAdorama) is a powerful full-frame DSLR camera that provides professional photographers and multimedia creators with an impressive combination of resolution and high-speed performance.

Whether capturing for client work or personal projects, the camera delivers intense clarity and accurate skin tones for portraits, with the added benefit of low-light ability for weddings and events. It is versatile enough to be used for landscapes and fine art where broad dynamic range is critical, for sports that require a high frame rate and decisive AF, or for video creators who want 4K UHD flexibility.

Choosing the right lens is not always an easy task. Here we looked at all lenses from Nikon and other companies and selected the best choices based on good price, usefulness and high image quality, including leading prime and zoom options from wide-angle to telephoto. Continue reading “Best Lenses for Nikon D850”

Nikon Announced the Development of New Firmware for the Z6, Z7, D5, D850 and D500

Nikon has announced more details of firmware in development for the Z6, Z7, D5, D850 and D500 cameras.

As previously reported, firmware is being planned that will add Eye-detection AF, CFexpress support and Raw video over HDMI to the Z6 and Z7, with AF and AE improvements also coming in May.

You might familiar with Eye AF which is found on Sony mirrorless cameras, including the a7 III and a7R III against which the Z6 and Z7 compete. Another significant upcoming feature is the ability to output ProRes RAW video to an Atomos Ninja V. This would make the  and  the first stills/video hybrid cameras to support RAW video output. Check out the details below. Continue reading “Nikon Announced the Development of New Firmware for the Z6, Z7, D5, D850 and D500”