Archive: Tag: Nikon Full Frame Mirrorless

Nikon Z50 Firmware Update Version 2.03 and D780 Version 1.0.2 Released

Nikon has released a new firmware update for Nikon Z50 and Nikon D780 digital cameras. You can see the details and download links of the Z50 firmware update version 2.03 and D780 version 1.0.2 below.

Nikon D780 Body: $2,296.95 at AmazonB&HAdorama

Nikon Z50 Body: $856.95 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

Best Lenses for Nikon D780 | Best Memory Cards for Nikon D780

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Nikon Z Mount Patents: Z 16-34mm f/2.8, Z 18-50mm f/2.8-4 & Z 16-50mm f/4 Lenses

Nikon has filed three new patents for Z mount mirrorless cameras. The application describes NIKKOR Z 16-34mm f/2.8 Lens, NIKKOR Z 18-50mm f/2.8-4 Lens and NIKKOR Z 16-50mm f/4 Lens.

We can say that all Z-mount lenses are designed for Nikon full frame mirrorless camera system. As you remember, in a CP + 2021 event interview, Nikon manager stated that the company is considering to release many new cameras and lenses in 2021.

Nikon plans to have a total of 27 lenses and 2 teleconverters on the Z lens roadmap by 2022. Nikkor Z lens roadmap: Continue reading…

Confirmed : New Nikon Cameras Coming in 2021

Nikon did not introduce any new products at the 2021 CP+ event, but the company’s general manager, Mr. Satoshi Yamazaki was confirmed in the interview that we will meet the new Nikon products in 2021.

So you probably asking What is Nikon planning to compete against the rivals Canon and Sony? The impact of the new $6,500 Sony a1 camera is huge and there is also the amazing Canon EOS R5. We can expect Nikon to release Nikon Z8Z9Z1 cameras to compete with Sony a1Canon EOS R5Sony a7S III and more.

Nikon had several online presentations during the CP+ show, here are some exceprts of the main points. Continue reading…

Nikon Z6 II/Z7 II Firmware Update 1.10 Released, Improved EyeAF & Z6II gets 4K60p

Nikon has rleeased a new firmware update version 1.10 for its Z6 II and Z7 II full frame mirrorless cameras. Nikon Z6 II and Z7 II Firmware Update 1.10 is now available for download. Both full frame mirrorless cameras benefits from Improved EyeAF and the Z6 II gets support for 4K UHD 60p.

This Firmware Update 1.10 improves the performance of Eye-Detection AF on the Z7 II & Z6 II, and enables additional recording formats and video workflows when shooting with the Z6 II.

Nikon also announced the new Nikon Z6 II Essential Movie Kit which includes the Atomos Ninja V external video recorder allowing ProRes RAW recording. You can follow the links below to download the firmware update: Continue reading…

Laowa 65mm f/2.8 2x Ultra Macro APO Lens for Nikon Z Announced

Venus Optics officially announced the Laowa 65mm f/2.8 2x Ultra Macro APO Lens for Nikon Z mount. The US price of this lens is $399. Now the new Venus Optics Laowa 15mm f/4.5 Zero-D Shift Lens is available for Nikon APS-C body (Z50). Venus Optics lenses are sold at Adorama and B&H.

The Laowa 65mm f/2.8 2X macro APO is the first macro lens that Venus Optics designs for systems other than full-frame cameras. This is the only macro lens in the market that is capable of producing 2X life-size images and designed specially for mirrorless cameras. The new 65mm is remarkably light and compact which makes it ideal for macro photography, daily still photos, portraiture and more.

Nikon Z50 with 16-50mm Lens: $996.95 at AmazonB&HAdorama. Continue reading…

Nikon Z6 II Essential Movie Kit and New Firmware Ver. 1.10

Nikon has announced the new Nikon Z6 II Essential Movie Kit and new firmware Ver. 1.10 to improve the performance of the Nikon Z7 II & Z6 II.

The new Nikon Z6 II Essential Movie Kit includes the Atomos Ninja V external video recorder allowing ProRes RAW recording.

Nikon has also announced firmware updates for the Z6 II and Z7 II  to improve focus on both cameras, and movie options available (4k 60p mode on the Z6 II). The firmware will be available from the 25th of February. Continue reading…

New Nikon Z6 II & Z7 II Firmware Update : Improved EyeAF and Z6II gets 4K UHD/60p

Nikon is expected to announce their details of CP+ show 2021 on February 18th, 2021. This will include a new firmware update version 1.10 for Nikon Z6 II and Z7 II.

According to the leak this new Nikon Z6 II and Z7 II Firmware Update will be available for download on February 25, 2021. Both full frame mirrorless cameras will benefit from Improved EyeAF and the Z6 II gets support for 4K UHD 60p. Continue reading…

Best Memory Cards for Nikon Z6 II & Z7 II

Here are the best memory cards for Nikon Z6 II & Nikon Z7 II cameras, including UHS-II SD cards, CFexpress cards and XQD cards.

The Nikon Z6 II and Z7 II now have the ability to take both CFexpress / XQD and UHS-I or UHS-II memory cards. The Nikon Z6 II and Z7 II has dual memory card slots. Slot 1 supports CFexpress or XQD memory cards while slot two can take SD memory cards such as UHS-II or UHS-I.

If you are looking for recommended memory cards for Z6 II and Z7 II, here we list the best ones based on the speed and price. Hope this list can help you get the best out of your Nikon Z6 II &  Z7 II camera.

Nikon Z6 II body: $1,996.95 at Amazon | B&H | Adorama

Nikon Z7 II body: $2,996.95 at Amazon | B&H | Adorama.

UHS-II SD Cards | CFexpress Cards | XQD Cards

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Atomos Ninja V Firmware Update 10.6.1 Released

Atomos has just released the latest AtomOS firmware 10.61 for the Ninja V.  With this firmware update Ninja V has now benefits of a Time-lapse function, HDMI to SDI cross conversion, and RAW over SDI.

The RAW over SDI option is already activated for those purchasing the new NINJA V Pro Kit. However, thanks to the new firmware 10.61 existing Atomos Ninja V owners can also purchase the $99 activation license (directly from Atomos) and record ProRes RAW over SDI from the Sony FX6, FX9 and other compatible cameras.

  • Atomos Ninja V 5″ 4K HDMI Recording Monitor (B&H)
  • Atomos Ninja V Pro Kit (B&H)

What’s new in AtomOS 10.61 for NINJA V:

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Upcoming Nikon Cameras and Lenses in 2021

So you probably asking what will be the impact of the new $6,500 Sony a1 camera on Nikon? What is Nikon planning to compete against the rivals Canon and Sony?

According to the recent reports, 8K Nikon camera will arrive this Spring/Summer, with advanced core specifications. You can find a good recap of all the Nikon cameras and lenses that we expect from Nikon in 2021: Continue reading…