Same for John Shaw . Nikon Authorized Dealers - Sport Optics (PDF). It seems obvious that the Z7, and Z6 were not intended to fill that roll. Thanks again. BTW – I’ve been a fan of John Shaw a long time, great guy. It's styled like a traditional Leica M rangefinder and brings a host of updates to the hugely popular original Leica Q (Typ 116) that was launched in 2015. You only get to take advantage of the short flange distance with “S” lenses. Here is hoping that the firmware released with the production model addresses these and we all are pleasantly surprised by improvements over the pre-released software. I will keep my D850. Keep up to date with everything that happens on the site - from trip stories and how-to videos, to photo tips, articles, new books, and more! For improved framing, set the Custom Setting a10 (on the D4) to YES to store points by orientation. After some time of shooting with my Nikon D5600, I decided it was time to consider an upgraded camera body. Winner: Nikon Z6. But cost is $800-$1,000 difference when comparing used Z6 to new Z6ii. Check ’em out – click here (hey, it’s free to look ), I sold my z6 to get a D500. Same problems? Anyhow, yes, it is odd we haven’t heard from them. thanks for the comment, for the short reply to your question, I do have Sony A9 and waiting for the Sony 400mm F2.8 GM , I was planning to purchase Nikon 400MM but with this disappointing release, I have decided to go ahead with Sony A9 and 400MM for now and will see in future, 4 or 5 years from now to see if Nikon release something I like in mirrorless. I recently read the blog from wildlife photographer Brad Hill (http://www.naturalart.ca/voice/blog.html) who is selling his D850 as he now uses a Z7. The Nikon Z6 and the Nikon Z represent Nikon’s first step toward professional quality … Burst Rate shooting on the Nikon Z6. South Africa. I so wanted this mirrorless Nikon to be… Read more », Thanks Steve..also the EVF is not comfortable when looking for hours at birds, too much eye strain for me. The Nikon Z6 mirrorless camera is the sensible little brother of the flagship Z7 model, offering less megapixels, fewer AF points and faster continuous shooting at a much lower price point. Burst Rate shooting on the Nikon Z6. And you’re 100% right – it is the future – can’t wait for the next step. End of the day what you have in your hand and it works for you is the best camera setup, you are the one who is capturing image . However, did you look at page I mention at DPreview of the guy running? Have a look at hit-rate of Chris running toward the camera with an adapted 70-200 F2.8 ED VR lens mounted via a FTZ adapter: When photographing sports such as figure skating where the subjects are moving rapidly or when you’re changing the camera orientation (from portrait to landscape) often, increase the number of dynamic-area focus points. To counter this, set your camera’s settings to the following: AF-C Priority Selection to RELEASE, AF-Area Mode to DYNAMIC AREA AF (9 points) and Focus Tracking with lock-on to 3 (normal). I really hope a lot the buffering and AF can be improved via firmware updates, which will be huge. A couple of features from other manufacturers that would be amazing to see developed for Nikon: At the time of writing this, there are only 3 cameras, all made by Sony that offer the best burst rate performance. Autofocus systems are also a bit different, with the Nikon Z6 sporting a total of 273 focus points and Z7 having 493. For sports where you’re normally going to be using the outer focus points, such as speed skating, increase the number of dynamic-area focus points by one level when framing pictures in portrait orientation. I know the video is a bit negative on some of the shortcomings, but I also know that most everyone who reads this blog depends on the information to be accurate and honest, even if it’s not what they want to hear. With no controls in the battery pack this means that for those who want vertical grip controls a Z series model aimed at sports and fast action wildlife it will have to be a body with integrated grip. RAW Video Output with the Nikon Z Series; RAW Video Output … I liked what he had to say. https://youtu.be/fRvoiXsBodk, I am disappointed! Hope to take one of your seminars soon. Whereas the Nikon Z7 crops down its video to meet the 4K shooting requirements. HINT: Mirrorless takes a second to turn on or wake from sleep, which can seem like a long time if you don't tap the shutter until you have … Apr 27, 2020. Nikon Z6 vs Z7: Which Should You Choose? I think this is an embarrassing situation for Nikon to be in It looks like they have built a camera with better ergonomics then Sony But that it’s far is it… Read more », Z6 & Z7 are overpriced there is only one card slot and apparently the autofocus is not up to snuff. Usually, in video, a crop is a bad thing, but with this camera, you get full-frame when you want it and a 1.5 times zoom when that works better for your shot. The button and dial layout also seems pretty nice and simple. The Nikon Z6 and the Nikon Z represent Nikonâ¦ If you are more into shooting fast moving objects through long lenses like sports or bird photography, then Nikon D750 might be a better choice. Since getting my Z6, my opinion hasn’t changed, I still think the D850 is a better choice. Too many have prejudged the Z cameras based on heresay and preproduction models. Thanks for the connection to Stephan Wisener. I'm using a Nikon Z6 with the 24-70 F4. I’m considering a Z7 for a landscape camera. The distance from the flange on the adapter to the sensor is the same as it is on any Nikon DSLR. Thinking about this a lot.. Your opinion on the Z7 not being a wildlife (or even sports) body were spot on. The Nikon Z6 video performance is better than that of the Z7 and better than any other Nikon camera to date. The problem is, the A9 is really, really good. I'm guessing Nikon is probably not going to update the Z6 with any more firmware updates. Watch the video to find out! Wonder why…. Since the release of the Nikon Z6 I have seen questions on blogs and social media asking whether the Nikon Z6 is good enough to be a pro sports shooter. For subjects that appear in the viewfinder suddenly or are hard to track, such as diving or ski jumping, increase the number of dynamic-area focus points. Witness the D5, D850, and D500. Does the Z6 feel dated to people who own or have shot both? Regards However, he also has a D5,… Read more », True would stick with the D850,D500, D4/D5 for sports and wildlife as the main shooting experience but if you doing hybrid shooting then the Z6 / Z7 and 5.5 fps is good (D810 had 5 fps). I’m guessing that when Nikon do bring out a Pro Mirrorless camera the price tag will be at least $2000 dollars more than the Nikon D5. Snowy Smith Nikon Z6 vs Nikon Z7: Price It should work out well. When shooting pairs skating events, increase the lock-on time. I will stick with my D 500 and D 810. I am currently working with a D810 I got 2 years ago Christmas time I own older lenses Like a 300 mm F4 ,pin drive lens I have had for 12 years , just sold my d7100 . At the time of writing this, there are only 3 cameras, all made by Sony that offer the best burst rate performance. Sign in or create an account to access your information. Yup, exactly. Vibration Reduction: The in-camera VR is fantastic - I love it , it works very well indeed allowing me to use non-VR lenses and obtain steady shots at much slower shutter speeds than normal. Nikon Z6 will satisfy most of your needs, but if you are looking for a camera that is even better suited to Sports Photographyâ¦ DPReview had a Z7, they know how to test cameras, and the results on the page are simply not that good. The second one we dont know yet. He caveats his assessments based on the info he has at this time. I photograph birds using the d500. Set the AF-C Priority Selection to RELEASE, AF-Area Mode to DYNAMIC AREA AF (9 points) or Single point AF and Focus Tracking with lock-on to OFF or 1 (short). With 3D, you just put the AF point on the subject and start focusing, I don’t see how the Z6/7 was of doing it would ever be as quick. Being 66 years old I supplement my income with sales of Images I print on a 44 ” Canon printer a IPF8300 for myself and a handfull of friends… Read more », All content copyright Steve Perry, Backcountry Gallery LLC 2010-2020. Nikon optics magnify â¦ You’ve successfully subscribed to Nikon’s Learn & Explore newsletter. Is the Nikon Z6 good enough to shot Where mirrorless should provide benefits is with continuous autofocus while shooting video and that is what should be evaluated and compared to the Sony Alpha a7 III, Fujifilm X-T2, and Panasonic DG-GH5S. What I’m most intrigued about with the Z series is the Z mount. Extremely poor Hit-Rate. I have since purchased a Z6 and have used it a bit – and so far, I still agree with my conclusions in the video. This is driving me a bit crazy. I also watched the Northrup’s video and they seemed to have a similar experience with action. Thanks Steve, I watched the B&H live review (replay) and the three pros, none were wildlife photographers, all seemed to like the camera. Sharing a nearly identical physical â¦ He was complimenting the colors on the Z7 on Twitter yesterday. When shooting volleyball or swimmingâsports where the time between focus and shooting is short or where there are obstacles between the autofocus target and the camera, use Single-point AF to â¦ Looks like… Read more », Correct me if I am wrong… The Z6/Z7 does not appear to have any contacts to connect a grip to. Below you can see the front view size comparison of Nikon Z5 and Nikon Z6. Im glad i got a D500, Thanks, Steve! Is this the best balanced mirrorless camera on the market? Thank you very much. Anybody out there speak German? Nikon Z6 vs Z7: Which Should You Choose? I have a video on the 500 PF (spec review) tomorrow you’ll like better. You can talk about all the bigger camera’s all you want on which is better for wildlife, but I stick with my Nikon 7200 shooting in RAW and get all my pictures to pop, then I print them out on my Canon-Pro 100 printer on 13×19 size paper. Please correct me there if I am wrong. The Nikon Z6 (Amazon, B&H) has turned out to be a surprising entry to the mirrorless video segment.With the addition of RAW recording (not yet available at the time of writing) via an external â¦ It seems Z6 and Z7 will solve my first issue. He got a Z7 on loan from Nikon Germany, and for what I can see seems to be quite impressed by it. The Nikon Z6 weighs in â¦ Sony could really knock it out of the park with the MKII version (adding weather sealing, maybe improving menus) and put Nikon in a real bind. Exciting times! While I would like mirrorless, I’m not in a huge hurry either so I’m going to stay put for the time being. I don’t have a problem with Steve’s review. The Z6 will shoot at the optimum ISO and shutter speed and aperture under every condition from daylight to moonlight for photos of things (U1), photos of people (U2) and sports (U3). Shooting landscapes with the Huawei P20 Pro; Drive Mode. However, I learned from you video that the Z7 may also be invaluable for shooting closeups with long telephoto zoom lenses since focus and lens calibration is no longer an issue. How do you feel about Panasonic G9? Nikon Is well aware of what it takes to produce an excellent action/wildlife camera. It feels like Nikon took all of the best parts of the Sony a7 IIIand gave us even more for the same price of $2,000. The Nikon Z6 is the mirrorless, ... ever so slightly better than the Z7 when following erratic subjects, which is good news for those looking towards the Z6 for sports and action shooting. Less blackout. I am not going to buy the first camera out of the gate and I will wait to see how it does in the field. Also set the standby timer to 1 minute or longer for improved shutter response. Just for the quick background, I have been using Nikon for 40+ years now and Sony for 2 years so I am the person follows the latest technology… Read more ». I use mostly PCE lens for landscape (19, 24, 45, and 85). Both cameras are fairly adept when it comes to burst shooting â making either suitable for sports or wildlife photography. When you’re shooting in low light you often need to shoot quietly too, so the Z6’s silent shooting mode is a major advantage in museums, theatres, social events and many sports. The Nikon Z 7 has three continuous shooting modes, Low, High and High (Extended) (or H+). And as you say, it is up to independent reviewers to get out responsible reviews. Beginning with the Z Mount itself, a large-diameter design with a short 16mm flange distance allows Nikon â¦ Thanks for the honest review. You and Nasim are the best on the net whom I’ve found. Based on all that I have read I agree completely with your conclusions at this moment. You can read about my frustration on the earlier comments I made on this post here, https://backcountrygallery.com/nikon-z6-and-z7-a-wildlife-photographers-initial-perspective/#comment-11538. The Z6 has a full-frame sensor in a camera that weighs less than a DX D7500, and is built … I will not buy Z6 or Z7 at the moment. This results in slightly lower video quality overall. Fact that there is no expensive penta prison and it’s being replace buy A EVF That should be a savings for the consumer but there’s not all I see is a higher profit margin for Nikon. Hopefully, you will give the Z… Read more ». I just think no one is infallible, myself and Steve included. The Z series EVF is supposed to blow the others away. Get a detailed look at the Nikon Z6 in the video above by AdoramaTV. Find out now by reading our in-depth Nikon Z6 review, complete with full size … Nikon probably is starting the marketing process of enticing the buyers with an upgrade every two or three years like they have with all of their camera series and have an excuse to charge more with each new addition. Shooting Wedding with Nikon Z6 – as a guest by Stanley Leary May 27, 2019 May 31, 2019 Photography Dorie & I enjoy dancing at the reception party for our niece at the end of the day at Grand Cascades Lodge at Crystal Springs Resort [NIKON Z 6, 24.0-105.0 mm f/4.0, Mode = Aperture Priority, ISO 2500, 1/20, … Steve, I am hoping for the same but as you know all these super telephotos are very expensive and changing the system takes time and lose of investment so we all have to make hard decision some time. My next lens is 400mm 2.8 and I was holding off to purchase it because wait for the Nikon Mirrorless, given the my experience with Sony A9, I am sure that future is mirrorless and all major camera company will eventually changeover to MILC. It also sounds like the focus tracking is as good as the Nikon d850. Oly has been in the mirrorless game for years now and has solved many of the problems Nikon is dealing with now. It gains more processing power to add improved autofocus and a few other tweaks to an already well-rounded feature set. I see this comment – or similar – a lot and want to address it. However, we could see something like a D6 and a Z9 – a pair of pro bodies, one mirrorless, one DSLR. The Nikon Z6 mirrorless camera is the sensible little brother of the flagship Z7 model, offering less megapixels, fewer AF points and faster continuous shooting at a much lower price point. I need HIGH Speed follow focus. PS – If you enjoyed this post, I think you’ll REALLY like my e-books, Secrets To Stunning Wildlife Photography and Secrets To The Nikon Autofocus System. They seemed to think the AF system worked great but mostly they were shooting portrait, landscape and a little “easy” action (a runner parallel to camera). Thanks Steve, Appreciate the honest review of preview here. You just saved me a bunch of $ time & headaches. After much research and studying all I could find on options, I settled on the Nikon Z6. Also the weight savings is not that much in the bodies–I think I figured it at about 8 ounces. If anything specs tend to overstate real capabilities so if Steve found a spec that alone is unacceptable (like battery life, FPS, etc.) The Nikon Z6 can shoot full-frame 4K in FX mode, but the camera also gives you the option to use DX mode for a 1.5 times crop if you so desire. Thanks, Steve, for a well thought out critique of the Z series. And the Sony release parties were more challenging than Nikons. Although I… Read more ». I haven’t experienced Fog issue with any of my Sony gmaster lenses, I use sony A9 side by side with D850 and happy with both. Note though, that the image in the viewfinder may be affected by panning or excessive vibration. Kestrel: Nikon Z6, Sigma 150-600 Sport, ISO 560, 600mm, f11, 1/250 sec The Z6 is the first Nikon camera that can shoot 4K video across the entire width of the sensor. Given the strength and range of mirrorless offerings currently available, IMO Nikon doesn’t have two years to get up to speed. More clarity. Sounds like an amazing camera. When comparing the Z6 to the Z7 for video purposes, the Z6 is a clear winner. It had to come blasting out of the gates now, not limping. I thought I was pretty clear throughout the video that I was basing this on specs and pre-prodution tests. Click here to browse our Nikon Z6 II First Shots At first glance, Nikon's new Z6 II full-frame mirrorless camera looks an awful lot like its predecessor. The frame rate is also a problem. The Z6 is a superb camera and well worth the money, the Z7 with same price as D850 doesn’t feel as to be good value for money and if I had to choose for £3,500 between a D850 and Z7 would pick the D850. I am sticking with my D850 and D500. Hard to take them seriously if they can’t give you the good and the bad IMO. ProRes RAW from camera RAW. In this case, set the AF-C Priority Selection to RELEASE, AF-Area Mode to DYNAMIC AREA AF (21 points) and Focus Tracking with lock-on to 3 (normal). Feature wise, the D850 should indeed suit action. Very valid points from an independent thinking reviewer . The Nikon Z6 can shoot full-frame 4K in FX mode, but the camera also gives you the option to use Dâ¦ Ourstanding. Is this the best balanced mirrorless camera on the market? Also, I read Brad’s post and he does mention that if he could only have one camera – the Z7 or the D850, he’d pick the D850. Sign up for Learn & Explore emails and receive inspiring, educational and all around interesting articles right in your inbox. I think Nikon are very well aware of the fact that they can’t make the best mirrorless camera in the world on first attempt and have aimed this at high level enthusiasts. The wedding and concert event photographers were excited and loved their brief time shooting… Read more », Thanks Steve. In fact, I was about to write a comment like his…stressing the following: 1) I love your blog, your tests, your videos. That is something I hadn’t yet thought in-depth about. When Sony released the A7Riii and A7iii they too were pre production models and had no AF issues, no buffer issues, no battery issues. I really like the analysis, in particular how you have chosen to focus on what can be evaluated by looking at the specs and been cautious about any conclusions that requires real world testing. I’m planning on doing regular, full reviews for gear I plan to use, but not for everything that comes out. Each 14-bit lossless compressed RAW â¦ AF-C Priority Selection should be set to RELEASE, AF-Area Mode to DYNAMIC AREA AF (9 or 21 points), and Focus Tracking with lock-on to 3 (normal) or 5 (long). At first I was very excited. OMG – my bad – for some reason, I had Joe McNally and Scott Kelby mixed up in my head. Sign up NOW for our FREE e-mail newsletter. The thing is, I have this weird ability to read something (like a spec sheet) and understand what it means. I have your excellent Autofocus book and benefitted because it comes from lots of time spent in use and research. Look at the G9’s – 120 fps refresh rate, 100% coverage and high magnification. I wouldn’t be surprised to see a higher performance Z series camera in the next year or so – I sure hope so anyway. This is most effective when there is separation between the subject and background. I have been shooting wildlife with Nikon D850, D500, 600 FLE, 300 PF and Sony A9+ 100-400 GM lens. I have read, view and listen every video out there to find my miracle Nikon ML camera but unfortunately it does fall short for my use, not talking about the single card but actual AF performance, choice of AF mode, buffer, etc So yes, I am disappointed and frustrated that after all this wait I have to wait another couple of years… Read more ». I feel better now about returning my Z7 and buying the D850 instead. I shoot both wildlife and landscapes and have a lot of Nikon F glass and I thought it would be a good benefit to add a little VR to my lenses that lack it. The big question is however……..when will this be and at what cost. When I have a car flying through the air end over end I am on full motor drive until the camera stops with the buffer. Hi Paul, The Sony A9 shoots 20 frames per second, the RX100 Va and RX100 VI shoot 25 frames per second – all blackout free. LOL, that’s the link I mention in the video. I am intrigued and excited about the in-camera VR , I could use that feature in a couple of telephoto lenses I have. Please tell me what the guys says. I hear ya. The Z6/Z7 are very costly “Enthusiast” camera’s. Find out now by reading our in-depth Nikon Z6 â¦ These cameras are absolutely useless for Motor Racing. Hi Steve, AGREE 100%. Read your very informative link. The Z6/7 are great, fun little cameras, but I sure wouldn’t replace a D500 or D850 with them for wildlife – especially if you want to do action. EVFs aren’t all created equal. The concerns you raised are likely those shared by many of us and for me the discussion on AF was most informative. While I would consider these for video work (over a Sony) because I have lots of compatible Nikkor glass, I specifically upgraded to the D850 from my D800E for the vastly improved AF system (which I understand better thanks to your book). If these discussions were all that I had to rate the Z6 and Z7 I would come away with the key selling points being how the camera “feels” and the “lens adapter”. Bought a Olympus E-M1 in 2015 to have a mirrorless camera with internal 5-axis stabilization and to take advantage of its MFT f/2.8 zoom lenses. Low light shots also looked very good and a a few brief videos too. Peculiar. 24MP full-frame BSI-CMOS sensor; Continuous shooting â¦ Haven’t done anything professional with this camera yet, but I have gone out and shot a lot of … Extremely poor Hit-Rate. Thank you. In this buying guide we've rounded-up several great cameras for shooting sports â¦ I’ve never used one, so no clue on that one, sorry. I do NOT see endorsements by Nikon Ambassadors who are my heroes: Joe McNally (who, correct me if I am wrong) has positively evaluated (almost) all new high end Nikon cameras, and John Shaw. Will the D5 be able to hold its own against the new kids on the block – or will it be crushed? And they aren’t good, at least not for wildlife photographers. River otter: Nikon Z6, Sigma 150-600 Sport + 1.4X, ISO 300, 840mm, f10, 1/500 sec. The wider mount will eventually lead to the production of much faster glass. Here you can: 1. delete all pictures on the memory card 2. choose pictures to be deleted in a thumbnail preview 3. delete pictures by shooting date.Note the hints at the bottom of the monitor that tell you which keys have to be used.Hack: The main advantage of this menu is the option to delete by shooting date.If there are several folders on your memory card you can choose here from which folders images will be displayed in playback modâ¦ I appreciate your in depth look, specifically the AF capability as it applies to wildlife photography. If youâre a Nikon Z shooter, you should absolutely bookmark this video for future reference, and play â¦ 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). Yes, I will be reviewing the 500 PF – a preview first, then real world tests once mine comes in. Z6ii will probably continue getting firmware updates. But so is the A7. Imagine a Racing Car at 200 KPH ???????????????? I am NOT too worried about the single card slot as I use 2 Cameras and have a third one as back up. Wildlife photography is so much more. Thank you Steve for the useful remarks. Given where Nikon is with photo technology I’m sure they know how to solve all of the limitations that you point out. Professionals who make a living from their cameras shooting weddings/events need better focus performance and dual card slots. Experience of course will be the judge. Thanks Steve. Maybe Mirrorless OK for underwater photography. Thank you, Mukesh. The Nikon Z 6 can output a 12-bit RAW video stream to an external recorder such as the Atomos Ninja V.³ ⁴ The video stream is recorded as ProRes RAW,⁵ giving you maximum flexibility when grading, and extended detail in bright and dark areas. A person running at 5 KPH. Pro Tips for Shooting Fast Action with the Nikon Z7, Z6, and Z50. He may not criticize Nikon Z, but I doubt he would fully endorse anything he did not test and believe in. I’ve ordered one to complement my Nikon d810. Nikon Z6 II is powered by a proprietary battery which provides a shooting life of 410 according to CIPA standards. I think Sony created this “phase” of mirror less cameras and they did a great job, there is nothing wrong with this type camera and for someone just getting into DSLR type cameras or up grading from “point and shoot” they are great tools especially if you have just 1 or 2 lenses. Have a look at this… Read more », Thanks for the honest and up front video. Easy! After the 3.1 update the interval shooting will not work in manual mode. I think Steve’s experience and years of hands on use of cameras in wildlife repeat wildlife is enough for a proper evaluation. Good critique Steve! This is the almost perfect camera to me with some exceptions. 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