The newest Nikon Z6/Z7 opinions

The latest Nikon Z6/Z7 reviews: → Nikon Z7 review by Ming Thein:"On an absolute scale, what we have here is not revolution but thorough evolution – much as the D3 was in its day. And as the D3, this represents a massive quantum leap of innovation for conservative Nikon; though the Z7 isn’t the second coming of sliced Jesus there are enough solid improvements over the D850, and not too many compromises (some of which are firmware-fixable). For a first try, it’s remarkable effort. Put another way: I don’t care what the fanboys say, but we’re now on the third generation of Sony A7 (fourth, if you count the A9) and they still don’t operate as smoothly.

Extra Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR lens opinions

More Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR lens reviews: First, check this 500mm f/5.6 blog post by Bruce Leventhal (a full guest post is coming soon).

First Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR lens critiques

70-200mm f/2.8E, 500mm f/5.6E and 200-500mm f/5.6EKevin Lisota published his review of the Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR lens:

Cambo Actus for Nikon Z-mount mirrorless cameras

I already mentioned about the upcoming Cambo Actus version for Nikon Z-mount mirrorless cameras. Yesterday DC.Watch published some additional information on the new Actus for Nikon Z6/Z7 (Google translation):

Simply introduced: J.B. wooden grip-base for Nikon Z6 and Z7 mirrorless cameras

J.B. Camera Designs released their wood grip-base for Nikon Z6 and Z7 mirrorless cameras:"Nikon has finally released a proper pro level mirrorless camera and we feel it still needs a place for that pinky finger! Add protection, ergonomics and a unique look to your Nikon Z6 & Z7 with our new Wood Grip-Base options. We have grips for the Z6 & Z7 in our current 4 wood options: Walnut (dark brown), Padauk (red), White Oak (distressed black painted), and Bamboo (bright yellow)."

IRIX 150mm f/2.Eight MACRO 1:1 lens for Nikon F-mount pricing introduced, obtainable for pre-order

The pricing for the new Irix 150mm f/2.8 Macro 1:1 lens for Nikon F-mount is now officially announced: $595. Pre-orders are now open at B&H Photo.

The Nikon Nikkor Z 50mm f/1.eight S mirrorless lens is delayed till mid-December

Nikon Japan reports that the Nikkor Z 50mm f/1.8 S mirrorless lens and HB-90 lens hood will be delayed until mid-December.

Report: prototype lenses exhibition on the Nikon museum

Nikon 35-400mm f/4.5 lens A report from the prototype lenses exhibition at the Nikon museum by Con Foley (see his blog post for additional information):

Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR lens overview

Here is a quick Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR lens review by Axel Güthner:The reputation of 300mm PF lens is top, therefore I was curious about this new AF-S 500mm F5,6 PF lens. I was always looking for a long telephoto lens suitable for travel purpose. I own a 200-400mm VR II lens, but for family holidays, it’s just too big to carry all day long. The 70-300mm VR lens has not enough reach.

Easy methods to open Nikon Z7 RAW/NEF recordsdata with Adobe Lightroom

Adobe has not yet released Lightroom RAW/NEF support for the Nikon Z7 mirrorless camera. explains how to tweak the RAW/NEF files with an EXIF editor: