It looks like Nikon might actually be on track with their Nikon Z mirrorless lens roadmap, judging from these photos posted to Nikon Rumors. Nikon has a cabinet on their stand at CP+ 2019 housing an array of lens prototypes that sit on the roadmap to be released during 2019 and 2020.
Nikon officially announces Nikkor 24-70 f/2.8 S lens for the Z series
While the Nikkor Z 24-70mm f/4 S lens was announced along with the Z 7 and Z 6 cameras, Nikon is now introducing the faster version of this standard zoom lens: Nikkor 24-70 f/2.8 S. It’s a lightweight, versatile lens and Nikon promises that it brings together a great performance, high precision, and optical superiority.
Nikon is offering up to $400 discount to convince you to go mirrorless with a Z6 or Z7
If you have planned to switch to Nikon Z mirrorless system, perhaps now is a good time. Nikon has launched a trade-in program which offers discounts on Z6 and Z7 cameras if you hand over your working DLSR or mirrorless. And on top of your old camera’s value, you will get up to $400 additional discount.
Meike’s super low budget 50mm f/1.7 lens is coming to Nikon Z & Canon RF mirrorless cameras
So far, most of the lenses announced or expected for the Nikon Z and Canon RF mount systems have been quite pricey. Meike, a company famous for making low budget camera grips for DSLRs and mirrorless cameras, sees things a little differently, though. The company has now announced that their 50mm f/1.7 manual focus lens is coming for Nikon Z and Canon RF mount cameras.
Tamron confirms Nikon Z6 compatibility with six of their Di & Di II lenses
Tamron has updated their list of Di and DI II series lenses confirmed to work with the Nikon Z6 and Z7 cameras. The firmware updates, which started to come in November 2018 had only been tested with the Nikon Z7 at the time, and Z6 compatibility was more of a “well, it should work” sort of thing.
Now, though, Tamron has tested and confirmed that the following six F mount lenses will work with the Nikon Z6 when used with the Nikon FTZ mount adapter if they’re running the latest firmware.
Nikon Z6 in-depth analysis: ISO, battery life, focusing and more
Battery problem? Nooo! More than 5,500 pictures.
I have read in several places that the battery only allows 300 pictures. This is a complete lie. With a single battery, I am able to shoot more than 5,500 photographs without recharging. All were shot in RAW. I also had activated the stabilizer in normal and sport. The camera was in airplane mode. I do not know if this affects a lot.
I think that only using the electronic viewfinder, you could easily shoot 7000 or 8000 photographs. In addition, I must note that I used a 2-year-old battery that I used to use for my old Nikon d750 for the test.
Nikon updates its Z lens roadmap – 23 Z lenses by 2021
Nikon’s had a slight reshuffle of their Z lens roadmap. There are still 23 lenses in the list that were announced alongside the Nikon Z6 & Z7 mirrorless cameras, but some are coming a little sooner, and some will be a little later.
Nikon launches ultra-wide 14-30mm f/4 lens for Z series
At CES 2019 in Las Vegas, Nikon announced that Z series of lenses is going wide: NIKKOR Z 14-30mm f/4 S is the latest addition to the Z family. It’s not only the first ultra-wide lens for the Z system but also the world’s first ultra-wide full-frame lens that lets you attach filters on the front.
The first affordable third-party lenses for Nikon and Canon mirrorless cameras are now available
Last month, Chinese company KIPON announced the first line of third-party lenses for Canon EOS R and Nikon Z cameras. ELEGANT, a line-up of five prime lenses for both Nikon and Canon, is now available for ordering in case you want to treat your full-frame mirrorless camera with a new lens.
Kipon is releasing the first third-party lenses for Nikon Z and Canon R systems
Canon EOS R and Nikon Z are getting the first third-party lenses. Chinese company Kipon is releasing ELEGANT, a line-up of five prime lenses for both Nikon’s and Canon’s full-frame mirrorless cameras.
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