As the name implies, this is a refinement rather than a reimagining; so while the updates may not knock your socks off, we really enjoyed the original Z7 and this new model builds on an already successful formula. https://www.zshooters.com/cameras/z7/manual/. Feel free to ask a question, or post a photo taken with your Nikon camera and lens. In case you are looking for a card reader that is compatible with memory cards other than XQD, take a look at this 2-in-1 MRW-E90 card reader by Sony. Nikon Z7 (thanks @zacheadams !) The 45.7Mp Nikon Z 7 is a high-resolution full-frame camera announced at the same time as the Nikon Z 6 – the all-rounder model. is it smart or recommended to upgrade? Which camera has more lenses? Download firmware for Nikon digital products (firmware being the built-in software that controls cameras and other devices). Thursday October 11, 2018. But keep in mind the III in its name. Messages 2,048 Name Pete Edit My Images Yes Nov 23, 2020 #6,010 … If you have no investment in F-mount FX lenses then I think the Z7 is a very serious consideration. Trogg88 is right! Since I already have a Z7 and several "good" lenses for it (Nikon Z 24-70 f/2.8, Sigma 40mm f/1.4, Nikon F 70-200 f/2.8 E FL, etc.) The Nikon Z7’s sensor is also backside-illuminated (BSI), which means the photoreceptors (pixels) are positioned nearer the surface. But if you really seem to want the Z7 and the only thing holding you back is battery life, then buy an extra battery for it and go take pictures. Additionally, the Nikon Z6 and Z7 are the same size and weight with the same dimensions, the same grip, the same button layout, and offer the same functionality in terms of ease of use and handling.. Screen Protector. I have a bunch of F glass so I would be using a FTZ adapter. They are both top-notch that they make me face a dilemma, as I have to choose one only due to limited budget. If you turn the camera on when you need it, and shut it off when you are not using it, you will conserve the battery. Also, the Nikon 35/1.8 G lens on a D850 is faster to focus than the 35/1.8 S on the Z7, though this is probably primarily due to the DSLR bodies, since the 35/1.8 G focuses at about the same speed as the 35/1.8 S on the Z7. Nikon Z6 (thanks @ShadowXii !) Nikon heavily teased its full-frame mirrorless system prior to its launch. Ugh, take the whole kidney. Maybe that's OK. Combining the advantages of a lightweight mirrorless design, a revolutionary new full-frame lens mount and matched lenses, a Nikon designed 45.7MP image sensor and seamless integration with Nikon’s DSLR system—including the Nikkor lenses you love—the Z 7 is a camera unlike any before it. That might be part of the Z7 purchase or you'll have to buy one. They’ve about $1000 also. FX lenses need an adapter to use them on the Z. Invest in good lenses! Both Z6 and Z7 cameras come with 3.2", 2.1 million-dot touchscreen LCD with tilt … When it comes to third party lens compatibility, our team and our readers had a chance to test some Tamron and Sigma lenses on the Nikon Z7. As far as I'm concerned it's worth it for access to the Z mount glass alone - and that advantage will only continue to grow as more Z lenses come out. We're on the cusp of new technology a bit like when CD took over from Vinyl. Plus, having only one card is a show stopper for me. Nikon D600 (thanks @ohtayo!) I welcome feedback! Why? I tried one today in Yokohama and it’s really nicely implemented. Nikon D5500 (thanks @nasustim!) The Z6/7 feels to small and I don’t like the viewfinder. I rented a 24-70 f2.8 “wedding lens” and wow what a difference! Nikon Z7 has external dimensions of 134 x 101 x 68 mm (5.28 x 3.98 x 2.68″) and weighs 675 g (1.49 lb / 23.81 oz) (including batteries). Sold my D7200 to a student of mine, along with the kit lens. The Nikon Z7 in various combination bundles is available here from B&H or Amazon. Honestly, the best advice I can give is to take a hard look at whether you really need the capabilities of either camera and then look at a D6XX, D7XX, Z6, or a used D800/810, if you want to go full frame. Cf. Tutorial. More possibilities. I write to both cards. D750 Vs d810? You can spend a shit load of money on a great body but if you're not shooting with the best quality glass, it's still not going to be great photography. Nikon Z6 has external dimensions of 134 x 101 x 68 mm (5.28 x 3.98 x 2.68″) and weighs 675 g (1.49 lb / 23.81 oz) (including batteries). This isn't like buying a loaded/expensive car that is also easier to drive. 61MP Nikon Z8 incoming… using the same Sony A7R IV sensor? I can't imagine their pro-level mirrorless would lose such an important feature. The Z7 offers 10-bit external recording over the 8-bit from the Sony, and the Z7 also has far better ergonomics than the a7R III. In this case, we can see that Nikon Z6 and Nikon Z7 have the exact same height, width and thickness. Nikon Z7 (thanks @zacheadams !) Press J to jump to the feed. Nikon D610 (thanks @hazlitt !) Nikon z6 ii / z7 ii discussion thread Now that Nikon has released their dual card mirrorless bodies I figured I would strike up a thread for those who are moving over or are interested. The Z7's design offers an experience that will be familiar to existing Nikon DSLR shooters, but in a smaller, lighter body, built around the all-new Nikon Z-mount. Reactions: wee jake. It’s as comfortable to carry as it is to shoot with. Grip Extension. As to the Z7 battery life, it is actually fairly good. Nikon has just announced the Z7 II, the second iteration of its high-resolution full-frame mirrorless camera. Nikon Z7 II and Nikon Z7 have sensor sizes so they will provide same level of control over the depth of field when used with same focal length and aperture. 4: Z6 II, Lightroom and Camera Matching profiles: Most bookmarked in this forum. One caveat though is file size for both cameras. We take a look at how these two cameras stack up against one another. Nikon Z6 is 2mm narrower and 16mm thinner than Canon R but it is also 3mm taller. Something I couldn’t yet manage with a mirrorless camera. Also, the standard sensitivity range is also ISO 100-51,200, expandable to ISO 64-102,400. The new Z-mount may be the big story for Nikon's new Z6 and Z7 cameras, but there's over 100 million F-mount Nikkor lenses floating around the world. That’s crucial, because while the answer to the question ‘should you upgrade from a Z6 or Z7 to the Z6 II or Z7 II?’ is a resounding ‘maybe…‘, for Nikon users considering whether to move into mirrorless for the first time, it’s much more clear–cut. Your 50 mm F1.4G is not on that list so, if you are OK with letting it go, you would be starting fresh with no constraints. But before making your own choice from among those on our list, be sure to read our buyer’s guide below explaining what to look for in an astrophotography lens. I love the D810 and have the big battery packs on both. I welcome feedback! But I think the virtual horizon is too obtrusive - it's a big low transparency circle in the centre of the frame (same as the virtual horizon in live view mode of Nikon DSLRs). 26: Into the mind of Z6 Autofocus. This is backed-up with a 273-point hybrid focusing system that uses phase and contrast detection. Below you can see the front view size comparison of Canon R and Nikon Z6. Sure, the EVF still drains battery and it won't last as long as a DSLR, but unless you're trekking through the wilderness and don't have access to power outlets, IMO battery life is pretty much a non-issue on the Z series. I recently stepped up from a D5100 to go full frame with a used D610 and some pro quality but old glass [80-200 2.8 AF-D and a 35-70 2.8 AF-d with focus driven by the camera]. Photo submissions must include the camera and lens used to take the shot. Other than that it is a solid camera. What do you guys think? I picked up a used D7200 while I was shopping which gives those lenses a bit more reach for when needed too. It is more akin to buying a really expensive manual transmission, mid-engine/rear wheel drive sports car that runs on premium gas. I had an old 70 to 300 f5.4 or something like that. There are a few ways to customise how the Nikon Z 7’s AF system responds. The battery life issue is really overblown. The Z series lenses also outperform the F lenses, and their production is becoming mature. I know I'm a bit late but I will be using it for a long while so I need to consider which one to buy very carefully. It will also be … P. PeteStewardson. All three cameras are capable of outputting 4:2:2 10-bit video via their HDMI ports, but both Nikon Z6 and Z7 can shoot up to 120 FPS in 1080p mode, while the Canon EOS R is limited to 60 FPS. It’s encouraging to see both brands have steered away from a very small body, designing something more akin to a DSLR. Combining the advantages of a lightweight mirrorless desi As to lenses, the new S lenses for the Z cameras are great performers. Every time I see someone suggest this, I am obliged to suggest they think it over again. The company updated its lens compatibility page to reveal that it will add the 100-400mm f/4.5-6.3 Di VC USD, SP 35mm f/1.8 Di VC USD and 70-210mm f/4 Di VC USD lenses to its Nikon Z compatible range.. Tamron didn’t state when the compatibility would be added, stating only … The Nikon Z7 and Z6 were not competitive with, the already successful, Sony a7RIII, a7III, as well as the sporty a9. However, in the Z6 it enables a maximum continuous shooting rate of 12fps. Unless you are doing professional stuff, I don't see a reason to go mirrorless right now. Please tell me if your camera works or not. These are the User Settings. I never touched the third battery I brought. You may have noticed that the Z 6 and Z 7 have U1, U2 and U3 settings on their exposure mode dials. Subscribing Member. AS part of your consideration you must factor in how good the D850 is and how rich its ecosystem is. Not sure if u have an opinion on this. The most notable of the lenses announced is the pinnacle of the new S-line, the Nikkor Z 58mm f/0.95 S N… I started with D7200 and a kit lens. Nikon D610 (thanks @hazlitt !) You are looking at going from a mid-level consumer/avocational camera, to the highest end and most expensive full frame cameras you could buy. Now that Nikon has entered the full-frame mirrorless camera market, the natural question that comes up is how its first model, the Z7, compares to Sony's high resolution king, the a7R III. If you don't need it, or know how to really use it, you are the person getting passed by Honda Civics and Toyota Corollas, and popping the clutch at every light. I don't think I've used a mirrorless or a Nikon Live View camera that didnt. As in the Z7, the Nikon Z6 pairs this chip with the Expeed 6 processing engine. The Z7 marks the start of a new chapter for Nikon. For example, you can shoot 44 large fine Jpegs in one burst with the Z6 and 25 with the Z7. I went from a 2012 Mac to a 2018 Mac and it was surprising how much difference there was in the time needed to process files. For that matter though, I think the D500 is still one of the best cameras for shooting birds or other fast moving wildlife. It seems that mirrorless cameras are the future because of lighter weight, image stabilization and higher shooting speed (and even better image quality). Nikon Z6 (thanks @ShadowXii !) I’ve alway shot raw and never processed with Nikon’s tools. Currently that system does not offer a macro or big telephoto lens so its limited on both ends but for landscapes and street photography the Z7 would be extremely good. I don't think they expect users to make a habit of plugging in that cord unless they're shooting tethered (or possibly recharging the battery as long as they're not shooting). By Angela Nicholson. Nikon D600 (thanks @ohtayo!) And yet, it’s unmistakably a Nikon. A used D810 can be had for a third of the price of an 850 [a D610 half the price again] which gives you the chance to spend on some real decent glass. To view descriptions, cautions, and download and installation instructions, click “View download page”.Note that a card reader or other equipment may be required for some firmware updates. It does. It does certainly. I have both cameras and the D850 is noticeably heavier and larger. Are you up for the learning curve? I'd wait out the mirrorless option. So I have been using my D5500 since its launch and now I'm going for a full-frame camera. I already am full frame (I have a D800 and D810) and the quality step up on the 810 was incredible and I would just gladly upgrade to the d850 for my next purchase. Reactions: dbay, trevjm, trevorbray and 3 others. Feel free to ask a question, or post a photo taken with your Nikon camera and lens. Nikon is calling the Z7 a mirrorless D850 and it’s a good comparison. So, at least from these perspectives, these cameras are all but indistinguishable. Think about about it carefully and upgrade to suit your needs and skill level. The big difference comes into play in terms of in-body image stabilization (IBIS). Nikon Z7 II vs Nikon Z7 Comparison of Available Lenses. The Nikon Z7 is the company's most well-rounded camera to date: it's as well spec'd and suited for video capture as it is for stills, and the quality of both is impressive. Please abide by the rules of our community. This is due to the Z7 II using 93% of the width of the sensor when shooting at 60p. The Z7 is no slouch, but it's in a product line that is still maturing. My biggest concern is that, is it a bad idea to buy a new DSLR in the 20s? The difference between a DSLR and equivalent mirrorless isn't in image quality; there's no discernible difference between a D850 and a Z7 with the same lens. Bookmark this. I don't think they expect users to make a habit of plugging in that cord unless they're shooting tethered (or possibly recharging the battery as long as they're not shooting). Reddit; Pocket; Flipboard; Email; Last year Nikon released its first full-frame mirrorless cameras, the Z7 and Z6, and now the range is expanding to … Photo submissions must include the camera and lens used to take the shot. Press J to jump to the feed. If you are using Nikon … I turned pro, got a website, upgraded to D810 and kept the D7200 as a backup. First off, the official rating (310 frames on my Z6) is ridiculous; I regularly shoot a thousand frames and have quite a bit of power left. The 850 is a world class camera, maybe the best 35mm DSLR in the world. That actually looks like a pretty decent virtual horizon. Nikon's FTZ Adapter gives those old lenses a new lease on life, and we've had the chance to give it a go and see how it performs. The lenses I bought can be used with the FTZ adapter in the future, so I will be able to swap them for second hand native lenses when the time arrives for me to switch. (Of course, "the same lens" means we're ignoring the fact that Z mount cameras have access to better lenses than F mount cameras...). I chose the D850 mainly because I was already invested in FX glass. Found one on Craigslist for $1000 and now I use it all the time. The Nikon Z6 is targeted as a general-purpose mirrorless camera, with its 24 MP sensor, 12 FPS continuous shooting speed, and 273 autofocus points. 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