Opinion: Nikon Treats Mirrorless Like a Red-Headed Stepchild

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Things haven’t been going well for Nikon in the age of Mirrorless cameras, but there is still time for them to make an impact.

Let’s open this article up with a truth bomb: Nikon dropped the ball in a big way in regard to their first Mirrorless cameras. Out of the big three (Canon, Nikon, and Sony), Nikon is sitting in third place, and they have a lot of ground to make up before they begin to see second-placed Canon in their sights. While their z6 and z7 cameras have been improved via updates since their launch states, the lack of news surrounding new cameras and pro-grade lenses has rocked their faithful to the core. So, let’s talk about what Nikon needs to do in 2020 and beyond to get their fans to stop looking longingly at offerings from other manufacturers.

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

The Nikon Z 24-70mm F2.8 S scored well in DXOMark’s tests.

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. Recently, the guys and gals over at DXOMark put the new Nikon Z 24-70mm f2.8 S lens through their battery of tests, and it scored well, but can it compete with other lenses in its class? Join us after the break to find out. Continue reading…

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

If you’re looking for a fast, cheap lens for the EOS R or Nikon Z6/Z7, the Meike 50mm f1.7 has you covered.

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; Meike announced that they have released their 50mm f1.7 manual focus lens for both platforms with native mounts attached. Read on after the break to find out more about this lens. Continue reading…

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

Let’s see how the current flagship mirrorless cameras stack up against one another in terms of dynamic range.

In the future, when we look back on 2018, we will remember it as the year the photography industry moved full steam into the mirrorless world. Never before have so many compelling mirrorless camera options been available on the market at the same time. The Sony A7III was the first, announced back in February of this year at WPPI, and it was followed by the Nikon Z7, Canon EOS R, and the Fujifilm XT-3 being announced within days of each other that summer. Photographer Michael Andrew recently did a comparison of the dynamic range between these four mirrorless cameras in his latest video, which you can view after the jump.

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Cheap Photo: Save $100 When You Buy the Nikon Z6 and Z7 FTZ Lens Adapter Bundles

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If you’re thinking about buying a new Nikon Mirrorless camera, this deal is for you.

The Nikon Z7 and the Nikon Z6 are making waves in the Mirrorless camera world, and with the Z6 about to hit the shelves on November 16th, Nikon has put together some bundles that will make the switch easier for you and for your wallet. With this deal you can save $100 on the FTZ mount adapter when you buy the Nikon Z6 or Z7.

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The Best Small Nikon Prime Lenses to Adapt to the Nikon Z6 and Nikon Z7

The new Nikon Z6 and Z7 look great, and they sound like they will pack a punch, however native Z mount lens options for early adopters will be slim. Fortunately Nikon announced the F to Z mount adapter which will enable you to adapt their current prime lens collection.

Late last week Nikon announced their long awaited new mirrorless camera bodies, the Z6 and the Z7. The new Nikon Z6 and Z7 both look great, and they sound like they will pack a punch, however the native Z mount lens options for early adopters will be slim. Fortunately Nikon announced the F to Z mount adapter which will enable you to adapt their current lens collection. There is no doubt that Nikon currently has some great, small primes that will pair with the smaller footprints of the Z6 and the Z7 really well, so here is a look at the best small Nikon prime lenses to adapt for the Z6 and Z7.

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