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 Nikon Z6 and Nikon Z7 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”
Nikon has officially announced NIKKOR Z 24-70mm f/2.8 S standart zoom lens for Nikon full frame mirrorless system.
The US price for this lens is $2,296.95, now available for pre-order at Amazon. Release date is in Spring of 2019. Continue reading “NIKKOR Z 24-70mm f/2.8 S Lens Announced, Price $2,296.95”
Nikon has released new firmware updates for the Nikon Z6 and Nikon Z7 full frame mirrorless cameras.
Nikon Z7 firmware update 1.03 and Nikon Z6 firmware update 1.01 firmware updates fixes several issues. The previously announced major firmware that will add Eye AF, RAW video support, CFexpress support to Z series is expected later.
Here are the list of changes with download links. Continue reading “Nikon Z7 firmware update 1.03 and Nikon Z6 firmware update 1.01 released”
Here is a test video between the Panasonic S1 vs Nikon Z6 cameras. The new LUMIX S1R and S1 Micro Four Thirds cameras, uses the same Depth from Defocus AF system. On the other hand Nikon Z6 features 273 Phase AF points based Fullframe Sensor.
Panasonic S1’s ($2,497.99 at Amazon, B&H, Adorama) DFD is contrast-detect based but uses an understanding of each lens’s optical characteristics to work out where to drive the focus to. The camera’s AF Tracking mode has been updated, too. It now tracks whatever is under the focus point when you half-press (or AF-On) and then reverts to your original AF area when you release. Continue reading “Panasonic S1 vs Nikon Z6 AF Test Video”
Here are the first reviews of the Nikon NIKKOR Z 14-30mm f/4 S Lens. This ultra-wide lens is a great addition to the Nikon Z-mount range line-up.
The NIKKOR Z 14–30mm f/4 S is a wide-angle 14–30mm zoom lens featuring smooth quiet autofocus and top-notch image quality and sharpness.
The US price is $1,296.95 and it will be released on April 30, 2019. Now the new Nikon NIKKOR Z 14-30mm f/4 S Lens is available for pre-order at B&H Photo Video/Adorama/Amazon. Continue reading “First Reviews of Nikon NIKKOR Z 14-30mm f/4 S Lens”
Nikon upcoming DSLR and Mirrorless cameras that are rumored to arrive in 2019. You can find the list based on the latest information coming from anonymous sources from past few months.
Nikon upcoming cameras are expected both in Nikon DSLR and Mirrorless models. Especially for the DSLR cameras, the announcements will happen once the stock lines becomes clear for the new ones. So, you can expect the announcement of these DSLRs from mid-2019. Continue reading “Nikon Upcoming Cameras in 2019”
NIKKOR Z 58mm f/0.95 S NOCT Lens lens is on the horizon and fast-prime optic rumored for February 2019 release. Expect the official announcement ahead of CP+ 2019 event.
Previous reports suggests that the goal of the new Nikon Z Noct Nikkor 58mm f/0.95 lens is to beat the Zeiss Otus performance. As a result the upcoming Noct is more of a proof of concept for Nikon to show what this mount could do in terms of image quality and speed. Continue reading “NIKKOR Z 58mm f/0.95 S NOCT Lens Coming in Mid-February”
Best XQD Memory Cards for Nikon Z6 & Z7. Here are the top recommended XQD Memory Cards for Nikon Z6 & Z7 full frame mirrorless cameras. Both Nikon Z6 and Nikon Z7 mirrorless cameras have a single XQD card slot that supports XQD 2.0 and 1.0 cards.
Nikon full frame mirrorless cameras can shoot 4K videos and full HD footage at up to 120fps. The XQD cards are much faster than SD cards, and you will need a fast XQD card if you like shooting videos with Nikon Z6 & Z7 mirrorless cameras. Continue reading “Best XQD Memory Cards for Nikon Z6 & Z7”
Nikon has updated the lens roadmap for Nikon Z-mount full frame mirrorless cameras at the CES 2019 event. There will be a total of 23 Z-mount mirrorless lenses by 2021.
Nikon is now planning to release 7 new Z Series lenses in 2020 (up from 6), with 4 of them still not yet announced. This seems to mean that one of the lenses planned for 2021 has been bumped up a year, as now there are 7 to-be-announced lenses planned for 2021 instead of the 8 that were on the original roadmap.
Below is the list of upcoming Nikon Z-mount lenses by year: Continue reading “Updated Nikon Z-mount Lens Roadmap 2019 – 2021”
The Nikon NIKKOR Z 14-30mm f/4 S lens is a compact ultra-wide angle zoom designed for Nikon’s full-frame Z-series mirrorless cameras.
This newest S-Line NIKKOR lens is a popular focal length for landscape, travel, event and architecture photographers, offering a combination of performance and portability that’s only possible with Nikon’s revolutionary new Z Mount.
The US price is $1,296.95 and it will be released on April 30, 2019. Now the new Nikon NIKKOR Z 14-30mm f/4 S Lens is available for pre-order at B&H Photo Video/Adorama/Amazon. Continue reading “Nikon NIKKOR Z 14-30mm f/4 S Lens, Price $1,299”