Update on Tokina Compatibility Notice for Nikon Z6, Z7 and Z50 Cameras

Tokina issued another update on the compatibility of Tokina F-mount lenses with Nikon Z 6, Nikon Z 7 and Nikon Z 50 mirrorless cameras.

Previously, Tokina has published a compatibility noticed for Nikon Z-series owners, regarding a few issues the company came across while ‘thoroughly’ testing the functionality of its F-mount lenses when used on Z-series cameras with Nikon’s FTZ Mount Adapter. Continue reading “Update on Tokina Compatibility Notice for Nikon Z6, Z7 and Z50 Cameras”

Nikon Z50 Firmware Update Version 1.10 Released

As well as updating the two full-frame mirrorless cameras, Nikon has also introduced a firmware update for the Nikon Z50 which modifies the camera’s controls when recording self-portraits in movie mode.

Currently, when self-portraits are recorded in Movie mode, the focus mode is locked at AF-S mode. With the update to Ver. 1.10, the focus mode will be locked at AF-F mode. This change improves operation by allowing the camera to maintain focus on the user’s face in movie recording.

Nikon Z50 with 16-50mm Lens: $996.95 at AmazonB&HAdorama. Continue reading “Nikon Z50 Firmware Update Version 1.10 Released”

Nikon Z70 Mirrorless APS-C Camera Coming in 2020

As per the latest rumors surfaced over the web,Nikon will be revealing one more pro APS-C model above Nikon Z50 (B&H Photo Video/Adorama/Amazon).

Nikon’s first ever APS-C mirrorless camera was announced back in November 2019, but we’re already hearing whispers of another model to join the party in 2020. The camera is expected to be called Nikon Z70. Continue reading “Nikon Z70 Mirrorless APS-C Camera Coming in 2020”

Nikon Z50 vs. Nikon D7500 Comparison Video

Here is a Nikon Z50 vs. Nikon D7500 comparison video.  According to updates on Nikon camera range positioning chart, the Nikon Z50 sits in the same segment as the Nikon D7500.

The Nikon Z50 is a compact mirrorless camera with an APS-C sensor that uses the company’s Z-mount. It uses a 20.9MP BSI CMOS sensor (derived from the D500) with on-sensor phase detection, but not in-body image stabilization like the full-frame Z6 and Z7.

The Nikon Z50 now shipping and available at B&H Photo Video/Adorama/Amazon. Continue reading “Nikon Z50 vs. Nikon D7500 Comparison Video”

Nikon Z50 Additional Coverage

Here is an additional coverage of the Nikon Z50 camera including sample images, videos and accessories.

The Nikon Z50 is a compact mirrorless camera with an APS-C sensor that uses the company’s Z-mount. It uses a 20.9MP BSI CMOS sensor (derived from the D500) with on-sensor phase detection, but not in-body image stabilization like the full-frame Z6 and Z7.

The Nikon Z50 is set to start shipping on November 7. Pre-orders are now open at B&H Photo Video/Adorama/Amazon.

Pre-order Links: Nikon Z50, NIKKOR Z 58mm f/0.95 S Noct, MB-N10 Battery Pack Continue reading “Nikon Z50 Additional Coverage”

Nikon Z50 vs Canon EOS M6 Mark II vs Sony a6400 vs Fujifilm X-T30 Specs Comparison

Nikon Z50Canon EOS M6 Mark IISony a6400 and Fujifilm X-T30 are four new amazing mirrorless cameras with similar price. So which one do you prefer, Nikon Z50, Canon EOS M6 Mark II, Sony a6400 or Fujifilm X-T30 ?

To find out the main differences between the four APS-C mirrorless cameras, here is the detailed specifications comparison table for Nikon Z50, Canon EOS M6 Mark II, Sony a6400 or Fujifilm X-T30?  Check it out! Continue reading “Nikon Z50 vs Canon EOS M6 Mark II vs Sony a6400 vs Fujifilm X-T30 Specs Comparison”

Nikon Camera Range Positioning 2019

Nikon posted current camera range positioning of 2019 during the launch event of Nikon Z 50 (AmazonB&HAdorama) APS-C Z-mount mirrorless camera. See the image above.

The newly announced Z 50 is positioned alongside the D500 and D7500 as an enthusiast camera. Continue reading “Nikon Camera Range Positioning 2019”

Pre-order Links: Nikon Z50, NIKKOR Z 58mm f/0.95 S Noct Lens, MB-N10 Battery Pack

The newly announced Nikon Z50 mirrorless camera with NIKKOR Z DX lenses, NIKKOR Z 58mm f/0.95 S Noct lens, MB-N10 Battery Pack and Nikon EN-EL25 Battery are now available for pre-order.

Pre-order links:

Nikon Z50 Body: $856.95 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

Nikon Z50 with 16-50mm Lens: $997.95 at B&HAdorama.

Nikon Z50 with 16-50mm and 50-250mm Lenses: $1,347.95 at B&HAdorama.

Nikon NIKKOR Z 58mm f/0.95 S Noct Lens: $7,997.95 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

Nikon MB-N10 Multi-Battery Power Pack: $196.95 at B&HAdorama.

Nikon EN-EL25 Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery: $69.95 at B&HAdorama.

Nikon MH-32 Battery Charger: $51.95 at B&HAdorama. Continue reading “Pre-order Links: Nikon Z50, NIKKOR Z 58mm f/0.95 S Noct Lens, MB-N10 Battery Pack”

Nikon Updated the Z-mount Lens Roadmap (until 2021)

Along with the Nikon Z50 mirrorless camera, two new kit lenses and NIKKOR Z 58mm f/0.95 S Noct, the company also unveiled updated Z-mount lens roadmap until 2021.

The roadmap adds a 20mm F1.8, 50mm F1.2 and 105mm ‘Micro’ lens to the high-end ‘S-Line’ of lenses. There will also be a 28 and 40mm lens as part of what Nikon calls a ‘Compact Prime’ series and a non-S 60mm Micro close-up lens. The ‘S’ line will also gain a 14-24mm F2.8 zoom and a 70-200mm F2.8 for sports and photojournalism. These will be accompanied by a 24-105mm S-line zoom and, while no aperture range has been specified, this is grouped with the existing F4 zooms, An S-line 100-400mm lens is also listed.

For Nikon DX mirrorless camera, on the APS-C side, there will be a 18-140mm (equivalent to 27-210mm), as with the compact primes, no maximum aperture is specified. Continue reading “Nikon Updated the Z-mount Lens Roadmap (until 2021)”

New Nikon NIKKOR Z DX 16-50mm f/3.5-6.3 VR and NIKKOR Z DX 50-250mm f/4.5-6.3 VR lenses

Along with the Nikon Z50 mirrorless camera and NIKKOR Z 58mm f/0.95 S Noct, the company unveiled two new kit lens for Nikon DX mirrorless camera.  These lenses are the Nikkor Z DX 16-50mm F3.5-6.3 VR (sample photos) and the Nikkor Z DX 50-250mm F4.5-6.3 VR (sample photos) .

The Z50 will be available in November for $859 body-only, $999 with the 16-50mm lens and $1349 with the 16-50mm and 50-250mm lenses. Both kit lenses will be available separately, with the 16-50 priced at $299 and the 50-250 at $349.

Continue reading “New Nikon NIKKOR Z DX 16-50mm f/3.5-6.3 VR and NIKKOR Z DX 50-250mm f/4.5-6.3 VR lenses”