Do NOT Use this ‘Hack’ to Change Lenses on Your Nikon Z6 and Z7

A video has been making the rounds this week that shows a “hack” for locking down the shutter mechanism while changing lenses on Nikon’s full-frame mirrorless Z6 and Z7 cameras. Basically, you remove the battery while the camera is on, causing an error, and change lenses after that. Do NOT do this. The video was […]

DXOMark: How The Nikon Z 24-70mm f2.8 S Fares Against The Rest

Nikon are slowly building up the lens collection for their Z series of cameras, but with so few on the market they need to make sure that each and every release hits it out of the ballpark, especially when there is a back catalog of lenses that can easily be adapted to the Z6 and the Z7.

This is the Eye AF Coming to the Nikon Z6 and Z7

Nikon Europe just published this 15-second video that provides a preview of the Eye-Detection AF functionality that’s coming to the Z6 and Z7 mirrorless cameras. This was the 14-second teaser that was shared when the firmware update was originally announced back in January 2019: Nikon says the new firmware update will be released on May […]

Meike’s Cheap 50mm F1.7 Arrives for EOS R and Nikon Z Shooters

Having just been out on the market for a few months, the Canon EOS R and the Nikon Z6 and Z7 don't have a whole lot of third party, native mount lens support. That changed a little bit today though as Meike just announced that they have released a 50mm f1.

Comparing the Dynamic Range of the Sony A7 III, Canon EOS R, Fujifilm XT-3, and Nkon Z7

When we look back at 2018 in the future, we will remember this year as the year that the photography industry moved full steam into the mirrorless world. Never before have we had so many compelling mirrorless camera options on the market at the same time, with the Sony A7III being the first one to be announced back in February of this year at WPPI, followed by the Nikon Z7, Canon EOS R, and the Fujifilm XT-3 being announced within mere days of one another later on during the summer.

Fold Yourself This Paper Nikon Z7 and Nikkor Z 24-70mm

Can’t wait to get your hands on the new Nikon Z Series full frame mirrorless camera? If you’d like to get a feel for the camera’s size first, you can now fold yourself a paper version of the Nikon Z7 and Z 24-70mm lens.


Nikon Z6/Z7 Eye AF is Out: Here’s How it Compares to Sony and Canon

Nikon announced back in January 2019 that Eye AF would be added to the Z6 and Z7 mirrorless cameras in an upcoming firmware update, and today that new firmware (version 2.0) was just launched. In addition to adding Eye-Detection AF for detecting and tracking subjects’ eyes, the cameras are also getting improved autofocus performance in […]

Nikon Z7 Teardown: Inside Nikon’s 1st Full-Frame Mirrorless Camera

Our brand new Nikon Z7 full frame mirrorless camera arrived at the office this week, and we immediately got down to business. Four years ago, Sony fired the first shot of this battle with the A7 and continued to release one iteration after another, each improving on the last, and did so completely unanswered by […]

Nikon Z7 Pro Photos and Impressions

Photographer and Nikon Ambassador Jerry Ghionis is one of just 12 of Nikon’s photographers in the US who received extensive early access to the Nikon Z system. We asked Ghionis to share his impressions of the Z7 as well as photos he has captured with the full-frame mirrorless camera. Photographer Jerry Ghionis with the Nikon […]

Nikon is Sorry That the Z7 is Selling So Quickly

Nikon issued an apology today, saying that the new Z7 full-frame mirrorless camera is getting pre-ordered so much that many photographers won’t be able to get their hands on the camera when it officially arrives on September 27th.


Nikon Z7 Teardown: ‘The Best Built Mirrorless Full-Frame Camera…’

After disassembling a Canon EOS R, Roger Cicala over at LensRentals just did a teardown of the Nikon Z7. What he found was one of the best-built cameras on the market today. You can read Cicala’s full Nikon Z7 teardown article over on the LensRentals blog. We also shared a different teardown of the Z7 […]