DxOMark published their Nikon Z7 sensor review and test results. The full frame mirrorless Nikon Z7 camera is the high resolution model of the company’s full frame mirrorless camera lineup. According to DxOMark, the score for the Nikon Z7 full frame sensor is 99, one point below Sony a7R III.
Nikon Z7 capturing 45.7MP while the a7R III captures 42MP. Each is also designed with both still photography and video in mind. As you know both models offer the maximum resolution within their respective product lines. The prices of these cameras come in at a similar point: the a7R III costs $3200 while the Z7 is currently selling for $3400. … Continue reading
Here is the EYE AF comparison test for Nikon full frame mirrorless cameras. Dpreview compared the Nikon Z7 side-by-side with the Sony a7R III for Eye AF.
Mirrorless enthusiasts are 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. The features incorporated in new firmware being developed for the Z6 and Z7 full-frame mirrorless Nikon cameras,
- Eye AF – Under development is an Eye AF function, which will automatically detect the subject’s eyes to make attaining critical focus on the eyes easier. It will allow users to capture photos in which focus has been clearly acquired on the subject’s eye, which is useful for portrait, event and street photography scenarios.
Nikon’s upcoming firmware is 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. Check more details here. … Continue reading
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 Z7 the first stills/video hybrid cameras to support RAW video output. Check out the details below. … Continue reading
The Nikon NIKKOR Z 24–70mm f/2.8 S is a standart zoom lens for Nikon Z series mirrorless cameras; it features a constant f/2.8 aperture, providing sharp images and beautiful bokeh.
Compared to the AF-S 24-70mm F2.8 for F-mount, the new lens is 25% smaller and 18% lighter, with a totally redesigned optical formula comprising 17 elements in 15 groups. Additionally, the NIKKOR Z 24-70mm f/2.8 S is the first NIKKOR lens to feature Nikon’s all-new ARNEO coating: a multi-layer coating that is used in conjunction with Nano Crystal Coating for superior anti-reflective performance.
The new NIKKOR Z 24-70mm f/2.8 S will be available in the spring of 2019 with a price tag of $2299. Here’s a short video in which photographer Ami Vitale shares her impressions of the lens and some sample photos shot with it: … Continue reading
Nikon has released new firmware updates for the Nikon Z6 and Nikon Z7 full-frame mirrorless cameras.
This firmware Nikon Z7 firmware update 1.03 and Nikon Z6 firmware update 1.01 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
Check out this Panasonic S1 vs Nikon Z6 AF test video. The newly announced Lumix S1 & S1R uses the same Depth from Defocus AF system as Panasonic’s Micro Four Thirds cameras. As we all know that 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.
You can watch the AutoFocus Video test between the Panasonic S1 and Nikon Z6 ($1,996.95 at Amazon | B&H Photo | Adorama ) camera below. … Continue reading
If you’re in the market for a new Nikon Full Frame FX Camera and you’re not sure what the differences are, check out this Youtube video by Jared Polin.
Even though Nikon has more than four full frame cameras on the market currently, video focuses on the Nikon Z7, Z6, D850 and D5. According to Jared, the Nikon D750 which is a fantastic camera is on it’s last legs and lacks some modern features. Check out the Which Nikon full-frame camera to Buy? Nikon D5, D850, Z7, or Z6? video below! … Continue reading
In addition to the new Nikon Z 14-30mm f/4 S lens and the upcoming Z-series firmware updates, Nikon also announced a new Nikon Z6 filmmaker’s kit.
The Nikon Z 6 Filmmaker’s Kit includes just about everything the budding videographer needs for more advanced movie-making. The bundle includes a range of equipment that helps users unlock the Z 6’s advanced video features and powerful potential.
Nikon Z 6 Filmmaker’s Kit has price tag of $3999. If you are a serious videographer and need all these materials seperately, you’re definitely saving some money if you need all of that gear. In the box of Nikon Z6 filmmaker’s kit you can find; … Continue reading
The Nikon Z 14-30mm f/4 S lens is a compact ultra-wide angle zoom designed for Nikon’s full-frame Z-series mirrorless cameras.
Featuring a new optical design, the compact and lightweight NIKKOR Z 14-30mm f/4 S delivers the high level of optical performance that still and video creators expect from the NIKKOR name. By utilizing the larger diameter and technological benefits of the Z Mount, Nikon was able to design an ultra-wide-angle lens that delivers superior optical performance and maximizes the potential of high pixel-count digital cameras such as the 45.7-megapixel Nikon Z7.
The Nikon NIKKOR Z 14-30mm f/4 S lens will be available in the spring for a suggested retail price (SRP) of $1,299.95. You can check pre-order options at B&H Photo Video/Adorama/Amazon. … Continue reading