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    Nikon Z6 Photos and Discussions

    Well, Nikon USA has officially announced that the Z6 will start shipping this Friday. Hope to get mine with the kit lens tomorrow.

    In the mean time, the Z6 page is now up at https://downloadcenter.nikonimglib.c...s/493/Z_6.html, with manuals and links to related software.

    And speaking of software, Nikon has updated several of its software programs, some with compatibility with the latest macOS version, others also with Z6 support:

    ViewNX-i Version 1.3.1: https://downloadcenter.nikonimglib.c...ad/sw/124.html
    • Added support for the Z 6.
    • Added support for macOS version 10.14 (Mojave).
    • Ended support for OS X 10.11

    Capture NX-D Version 1.5.1: https://downloadcenter.nikonimglib.c...ad/sw/123.html
    • Added support for the Z 6.
    • Fixed the following issues:
    - NEF (RAW) photos taken with the Z 7 using HDR (high dynamic range) would sometimes not display.
    - NEF (RAW) photos taken using Silent photography with the Z 7 in burst mode could sometimes not be opened.
    - Color control points could not be placed on some rotated images.
    • Added support for macOS version 10.14 (Mojave).
    • Ended support for OS X 10.11.6.

    Nikon Message Center 2 (Mac) Version 2.3.1: https://downloadcenter.nikonimglib.c...ad/sw/129.html
    • Nikon Message Center 2 now requires macOS 10.12.6 (Sierra) or later.

    Picture Control Utility 2 Version 2.4.1: https://downloadcenter.nikonimglib.c...ad/sw/125.html
    • Added support for the Z 6.
    • Added support for macOS version 10.14 (Mojave).
    • Ended support for OS X 10.11.6.
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    Re: Nikon Z6 Photos and Discussions

    Got it!

    Will try to post a few photos over the weekend.
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    I managed to fit the Z6+kit lens into an old bag left from my D40+kit lens days...



    Nikon Z6, Nikkor Z 24-70mm f/4 S @ 37mm, 1/400, f/4, ISO 100

    EXIF should be available.
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    Bokeh test at 70mm, f/4. No cropping.



    Nikon Z6, Nikkor Z 24-70mm f/4 S @ 70mm, 1/1000, f/4, ISO 100

    I used the Natural Light WB and Neutral Picture Control, but I did small adjustments to WB (a bit more yellow and more magenta) and boosted saturation +1 in Capture NX-D.
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    Sun in the frame + tree branches test. No cropping. 14bit lossless compression NEF. All camera and lens corrections turned off in Capture NX-D.



    Nikon Z6, Nikkor Z 24-70mm f/4 S @ 43mm, 1/125, f/4, ISO 100
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    Thanks for posting. Any photo displayed for web use will probably look great with any digital camera, but what's your thoughts on resolution at 100%? I know digital photographers obsess over this and from what's been displayed on another thread of Z7 pics, i'm not that impressed. However, yours look much nicer. Perhaps more pixels means accentuated camera flaws. Love the aluminum boat pic. Great lighting!

    I like the specs of the Z's aside from the fact it only has one card! In today's market that should be a given.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jdphoto View Post
    Thanks for posting. Any photo displayed for web use will probably look great with any digital camera, but what's your thoughts on resolution at 100%? I know digital photographers obsess over this and from what's been displayed on another thread of Z7 pics, i'm not that impressed. However, yours look much nicer. Perhaps more pixels means accentuated camera flaws. Love the aluminum boat pic. Great lighting!

    I like the specs of the Z's aside from the fact it only has one card! In today's market that should be a given.
    Thanks for your comments!

    Re: resolution, it is too early for me to tell, especially since I do not have another 24MP FF camera to compare.
    Keep in mind that the Z6 does have an AA filter.

    I did a few quick brick wall tests to check for any major issues. Handheld, IBIS on, but electronic front-curtain shutter off - in any case not a proper test, but good enough for first impressions.

    Here is the link to the full test image @ 70mm (large! - >16MB as I saved the jpeg with excellent quality): http://ezkyfq.sn.files.1drv.com/y4mr...A/_DSC0010.jpg

    Shot in 14bit NEF with lossless compression. NR off, all camera and lens corrections turned off in Capture NX-D, then straight conversion to jpeg in Capture NX-D, default settings for sharpness.
    The EXIF should be intact.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Darin Marcus View Post
    ... all camera and lens corrections turned off in Capture NX-D ...
    Major "correction" required! (pun intended)

    It turns out that I wasn't paying close enough attention to those settings. I did turn off all that I could, but I just realized that the "Auto Distortion Control" is turned on and greyed out!
    I can change it for my other Nikons (D810, J5, Df) but not for the Z6 + Z 24-70mm f/4 S. Since I do not have the FTZ adaptor, I cannot test what happens with an F lens on the Z6, but I suspect this is related to the Z lens.

    I am really disappointed... how bad is this lens without distortion correction? This kind of correction usually has a negative impact on the resolution/sharpness of images...

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    Nikon Z6, Nikkor Z 24-70mm f/4 S @ 70mm, 1/1250, f/4, ISO 100
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    From the "Great Inka Road" exhibit at the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian in Washington DC:



    Nikon Z6, Nikkor Z 24-70mm f/4 S @ 70mm, 1/50, f/4, ISO 6400
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    Quote Originally Posted by jdphoto View Post
    Any photo displayed for web use will probably look great with any digital camera...
    Yes, drawing conclusions (other than the camera works) from images posted on the web is a little foolish.

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    Yesterday at the U.S. Botanic Garden in Washington DC:



    Nikon Z6, Nikkor Z 24-70mm f/4 S @ 35mm, 1/50, f/8, ISO 3200

    Noise reduction turned off in camera, no NR applied in PP.
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    My Z6 kit arrived yesterday Ė body, 24-70 and MTZ, plus complimentary 64GB XQD card. I'd ordered through Cambrian Photography in Colwyn Bay, and they came through splendidly, as usual. Looking at replacement costs, so as to update my insurance policy, I worked out that buying this kit saved me around £730 compared with buying the items separately. Spent yesterday evening setting up the camera and making sure I was familiar with the controls.

    Off to Dresden tomorrow for a week of Christmas markets and narrow-gauge railways. That should provide plenty of opportunities to give the new toy a good workout!
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    Congrats John!

    Looking forward to your photos and comments.

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    Imaging Resource has an ongoing review of the Z6 with quite promising results: https://www.imaging-resource.com/PRO.../nikon-z6A.HTM

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    Not too many opportunities to play with my Z6 during the past 2 weeks, mostly because of the cold weather...



    Nikon Z6, Nikkor Z 24-70mm f/4 S @ 70mm, 1/30, f/4, ISO 100
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    Don't Nikon Z's work in cold weather?

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    Quote Originally Posted by jdphoto View Post
    Don't Nikon Z's work in cold weather?
    They do - I donít
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    Quote Originally Posted by jdphoto View Post
    Don't Nikon Z's work in cold weather?
    Sure do, for me personally the colder the better.

    By the way, I got a whopping 1,200 shots of RAW+jpeg fine (2,400 files) on a shoot with just 2/3rd of a battery yesterday. This was at elevations of 9,000 to 12,500 feet all day in temps ranging from 5-20F. Most of the time the camera was out of the pack exposed too. Iím really loving the Z6 and 24-70 as a ski rig.

    Here is a shot with my 70-200 2.8 FL:

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    I've been reading elsewhere on the Internet about this issue that the Z7/6 allegedly have with IBIS in the 1/30s - 1/120s range. One claim is that with the Nikkor Z 24-70mm f/4 S @ 70mm and EFCS off, IBIS off results in sharper images than IBIS on.
    I tested this claim today. All the following images were taken handheld with the kit lens @ 70mm and EFCS off. Straight conversion from NEF with Capture NX-D, cropped in Lightroom and saved with no resizing and no sharpening. EXIF should be included.

    First test at 1/100s. It was a bit bright outside so I had to go to f/8 @ ISO 100.

    First with VR on:



    Nikon Z6, Nikkor Z 24-70mm f/4 S @ 70mm, 1/100, f/8, ISO 100, VR on

    Next with VR off:



    Nikon Z6, Nikkor Z 24-70mm f/4 S @ 70mm, 1/100, f/8, ISO 100, VR off

    It is clear from this test that the claim is true - at 1/100s IBIS actually softens the image!


    Now a test at 1/50s. It was less bright outside so I could choose f/4 @ ISO 100.

    First with VR on:



    Nikon Z6, Nikkor Z 24-70mm f/4 S @ 70mm, 1/50, f/4, ISO 100, VR on

    Next with VR off:



    Nikon Z6, Nikkor Z 24-70mm f/4 S @ 70mm, 1/50, f/4, ISO 100, VR off

    In this case IBIS did help, although the image with IBIS on is not as sharp as it should be...

    In any case, the results of the test at 1/100s made me reconsider the use of IBIS - I turned it off, since I do not plan to use EFCS yet.
    I will try to stay at shutter speeds faster than 1/f, which should not be a problem for me with the kit lens, given that high ISO is pretty good with the Z6.

    I will also try to do some additional tests at different focal lengths with the kit lens.
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    Re: Nikon Z6 Photos and Discussions

    Quote Originally Posted by Darin Marcus View Post
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    In any case, the results of the test at 1/100s made me reconsider the use of IBIS - I turned it off, since I do not plan to use EFCS yet.
    I will try to stay at shutter speeds faster than 1/f, which should not be a problem for me with the kit lens, given that high ISO is pretty good with the Z6.

    I will also try to do some additional tests at different focal lengths with the kit lens.
    Why don't you want to use EFCS?

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    Quote Originally Posted by SrMphoto View Post
    Why don't you want to use EFCS?
    I have not yet done any tests concerning EFCS with the Z6 and its kit lens.

    However, I do remember some exposure/blooming/dynamic range issues I had with my Nikon 1 V1 using its electronic shutter (the V1 had a mechanical shutter as well as an electronic one).
    There is also talk about potential effects on bokeh - https://phillipreeve.net/blog/limita...tter-function/. Different cameras though...

    At some point I will get to test EFCS on the Z6 and decide whether to use it if the negative effects are minor to me.

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    IBIS worked extremely well on this handheld shot:



    Nikon Z6, Nikkor Z 24-70mm f/4 S @ 34.5mm, 1/8, f/4, ISO 100, -2.3 EC, VR on, EFCS off
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    The week in Dresden included visits to four narrow-gauge steam railways, all of them originally operated by Saxon State Railways, Later Deutsch Reichsbahn, and nowadays by various local authorities. All are still steam operated. This locomotive, one of the ubiquitous 2-10-2 tanks which seem to operate all winter trains, was on a line running south from Zittau into the mountains on the Czech border. It is one of the oldest locos we saw, built in 1928 By Hartmann in Chemnitz.

    Z6, 24-70 S lens @ 49mm, ISO 1600, f8.0, 1/500 sec, JPEG

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    Recycled plastic railway ties. Z6, 24-70 S, f8.0,1/250, shot in RAW, converted in Lightroom.

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    The famous rusting iroceros in the wild




    Nikon Z6, Nikkor Z 24-70mm f/4 S @ 64mm, 1/100, f/4, ISO 100
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    I did some additional tests yesterday with the Z6 and the kit lens.
    At 50mm and 35mm, 1/30sec, VR helps a lot. Still need to test at 1/100sec...

    Meanwhile, over at Photography Life, Nasim Mansurov posted his First Impressions Preview of the Z6.

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    Where are the Nikon Z6's and Z7's made?

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    Quote Originally Posted by jdphoto View Post
    Where are the Nikon Z6's and Z7's made?
    Looks like the factory in Sendai, Japan, at least for the Z7 (and maybe the Z6 too), and at least for now

    https://www.shutterbug.com/content/t...-factory-japan

    https://nikonrumors.com/2018/08/24/s...er-month.aspx/

    https://www.dpreview.com/forums/thread/4315998
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    Shot a cool time-lapse sequence about two hours ago with my Z6 and 50mm 1.8S. I had it set at 1/10th, electronic shutter at ISO 20,000, managed about 212 frames of the antics. Two bucks were going at it in my yard in the moonlight as viewed through my window.

    Here are a few frames from the sequence, looks amazing as a 4K movie:

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ai_Print View Post
    Shot a cool time-lapse sequence about two hours ago with my Z6 and 50mm 1.8S. I had it set at 1/10th, electronic shutter at ISO 20,000, managed about 212 frames of the antics. Two bucks were going at it in my yard in the moonlight as viewed through my window.
    Nice!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ai_Print View Post
    looks amazing as a 4K movie:
    I bet, would you be able to post a link?

    Btw, I also like the four shots you posted, the motion blur really makes it action shots

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ai_Print View Post
    Shot a cool time-lapse sequence about two hours ago with my Z6 and 50mm 1.8S. I had it set at 1/10th, electronic shutter at ISO 20,000, managed about 212 frames of the antics. Two bucks were going at it in my yard in the moonlight as viewed through my window.

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    Very cool!

    BTW, I wish I had the view from your window

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    During the last few days I did some additional tests with the Z6 and the kit lens.

    I tested VR On/Off at 35mm and 1/160sec, EFCS off, handheld. I got the VR off photo sharp, and the VR on photo a bit blurry. I am not sure what is going on, but for me the VR helps only at around or less than 1/f seconds with the kit lens. So I will keep VR off unless the shutter speed goes below 1/70 sec with the kit lens.

    I tested EFCS On/Off at 50mm, 1/320 sec, VR off, handheld, to check for potential bokeh issues with OOF tree branches. I found no bokeh differences due to EFCS.

    On the other hand, I tested EFCS On/Off at 70mm, 1/640 sec, VR off handheld, and I found no improvement in sharpness due to EFCS on. So it appears that in my case EFCS does not help

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    From Tysons Corner, Virginia - Happy Holidays and Merry Christmas!



    Nikon Z6, Nikkor Z 24-70mm f/4 S @ 36mm, 1/40, f/4, ISO 200, EC -2.0
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    A Happy and Prosperous New Year 2019 to all!



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    May 2019 bring you your dream camera and/or lenses

    Personally, I hope the new 24-70mm f/2.8 S will be a great lens, fulfilling the promises of the Z mount - in which case it will replace my kit lens in a heartbeat...
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    Darin,
    Can the Z6 download images from camera to computer if there's no XQD reader? Any experience with the 50mm 1.8? Thanks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jdphoto View Post
    Can the Z6 download images from camera to computer if there's no XQD reader?
    Yes, you can connect the camera to a computer either through a USB cable or through WiFi.
    The relevant manual pages can be found online at https://onlinemanual.nikonimglib.com...ctions_02.html.

    I hoped that by the time the Z6 is released, CFexpress will be available, but that did not happen. So I bought a 32G Sony XQD card and the Sony XQD/SD reader.
    Later on I read a post on another site where somebody claimed they had a chat with someone from ProGrade Digital who said they are waiting on Nikon to provide an updated firmware in order to test their CFexpress prototypes. It looks like it may take a while...

    Quote Originally Posted by jdphoto View Post
    Any experience with the 50mm 1.8?
    I am sorry, but I have no experience with it - I am not interested in this lens.

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    I've been very busy at work for the past couple of weeks, so I did not get a chance to play with the Z6.

    These photos were taken at the beginning of December at the National Gallery of Art in Washington DC to test the bokeh of the 24-70mm f/4 S kit lens.
    Both at 49mm, f/4, 1/40sec, ISO 400, IBIS on, EFCS off. Minimal processing to preserve the blurriness
    Cropped to eliminate other works of art from the frame...



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    I'm demoing the Z6 and tried the MF Nikon 50mm 1.2 Ai-s with FTZ adapter and the Nikon Nikkor AF 50 mm 1.8 S. Here's my initial impressions...
    The viewfinder is outstanding, very much like the Leica Q, but better. The build quality is also excellent with almost perfect ergonomics like the Hasselblad X1D. The MF 50mm 1.2 Ai-s is so much easier to use because of the ability to zoom in and focus right off the sensor, so I would imagine that adapted manual lenses should be stellar on this camera. The new Z AF 50mm 1.8 S is extremely sharp and absolutely silent in use. I was amazed at the quality of images and tried specifically to incite CA with backlit subjects and using f/1.8, but couldn't find any chromatic aberrations at all using the S lens. Even the MF 50mm 1.2 was simply outstanding in it's sharpness and color. One thing I did notice when shooting with the new Z 50mm 1.8 S lens, was in two sequential images I switched from MF to AF and the WB changed slightly from cool to warm. The images were taken just seconds apart, but showed the slight temp differential nonetheless. That was the only oddity so far, but i'll try to shoot some portraits using strobes to see if that WB shift occurs when switching from MF to AF in the studio. If Nikon would announce the upcoming 85mm 1.8 S, it would fill a gap for needed native primes lenses and round out the trio nicely.
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    Re: Nikon Z6 Photos and Discussions

    ..the 85/1.8S should arrive this year
    http://www.nikoneye.com/this-is-the-...-lens-roadmap/

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    Re: Nikon Z6 Photos and Discussions

    Quote Originally Posted by jdphoto View Post
    Darin,
    Can the Z6 download images from camera to computer if there's no XQD reader? Any experience with the 50mm 1.8? Thanks.
    I got the Sony XQD reader with USB 3.1, some few days ago, its small and very fast (but then I forgot to put the card back in when walking today, found out when I got home - there is just a tiny red warning sign in the upper left part of the EVF/screen, hard to notice, and when I'm out with the Z7 I don't check out the pictures (only sometimes on my X-T2/3), I'm in 100% faith with it - so remember the card, the rest its almost done for you by that little marvel...)

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    Quote Originally Posted by jdphoto View Post
    I'm demoing the Z6 and tried the MF Nikon 50mm 1.2 Ai-s with FTZ adapter and the Nikon Nikkor AF 50 mm 1.8 S. Here's my initial impressions...
    The viewfinder is outstanding, very much like the Leica Q, but better. The build quality is also excellent with almost perfect ergonomics like the Hasselblad X1D. The MF 50mm 1.2 Ai-s is so much easier to use because of the ability to zoom in and focus right off the sensor, so I would imagine that adapted manual lenses should be stellar on this camera. The new Z AF 50mm 1.8 S is extremely sharp and absolutely silent in use. I was amazed at the quality of images and tried specifically to incite CA with backlit subjects and using f/1.8, but couldn't find any chromatic aberrations at all using the S lens. Even the MF 50mm 1.2 was simply outstanding in it's sharpness and color. One thing I did notice when shooting with the new Z 50mm 1.8 S lens, was in two sequential images I switched from MF to AF and the WB changed slightly from cool to warm. The images were taken just seconds apart, but showed the slight temp differential nonetheless. That was the only oddity so far, but i'll try to shoot some portraits using strobes to see if that WB shift occurs when switching from MF to AF in the studio. If Nikon would announce the upcoming 85mm 1.8 S, it would fill a gap for needed native primes lenses and round out the trio nicely.
    Thanks for posting your impressions.

    Curious thing with the WB - I am wondering if the AWB is sensitive to the focus point in the Zs (in case you slightly moved the camera during the shots - or was it on a tripod?)

    I think that the Z lenses released so far are better than the specs would let us believe. The kit lens resolves enough details for the Z6 sensor - not sure about the Z7 one.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Thorkil View Post
    I got the Sony XQD reader with USB 3.1, some few days ago, its small and very fast (but then I forgot to put the card back in when walking today, found out when I got home - there is just a tiny red warning sign in the upper left part of the EVF/screen, hard to notice, and when I'm out with the Z7 I don't check out the pictures (only sometimes on my X-T2/3), I'm in 100% faith with it - so remember the card, the rest its almost done for you by that little marvel...)
    Yikes! I am sorry you lost all the photos from the walk...

    I got the Sony XQD/SD reader with my Z6 - no problems with it so far.
    I understand that ProGrade Digital announced at CES 2019 that they are working on CFexpress - supposedly using a Nikon Z camera with a beta firmware... The release seems to be closer that I thought, but I do not plan to get a CFexpress card too soon
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    Quote Originally Posted by Thorkil View Post
    ... I forgot to put the card back in when walking today, found out when I got home - there is just a tiny red warning sign in the upper left part of the EVF/screen, hard to notice,
    I feel your pain. I did the same with my new Z. I found the following solution: Menu > Setup Menu > Slot Empty Release Lock... " If Release locked is selected, the shutter-release button is only enabled when a memory card is inserted in the camera."

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    Quote Originally Posted by Darin Marcus View Post
    Thanks for posting your impressions.

    Curious thing with the WB - I am wondering if the AWB is sensitive to the focus point in the Zs (in case you slightly moved the camera during the shots - or was it on a tripod?)

    I think that the Z lenses released so far are better than the specs would let us believe. The kit lens resolves enough details for the Z6 sensor - not sure about the Z7 one.
    I'm convinced that the kitlens will do fine at 100% crops on the Z7 too, I just have to unpack it some day...
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    DPReview posted their Z6 review.
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    Nikon Z6, Nikkor Z 24-70mm f/4 S @ 67mm, 1/320, f/5.6, ISO 100
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    One thing I've noticed with the Z6 is that my computer (OS 10.14.2 Mojave) always locks up when turning on the camera for download. My XQD card reader should be here soon, but until then it's a bit frustrating having to re-set each time I download. Also, Having to convert to tiff's to use LR is a bit of a hog on my HD as there's no NEF support for Z's on my version of LR. This would be daunting with hundreds of pics from a shoot!
    I did shoot with this Z6 outdoors for several hours in 8 degree/f (that's -13/ C) pretty chilly, but it worked perfectly. Now as I wait for my D810 to get back from Nikon (long exposure recall), I have to say i'm really liking this set up. Now, do I keep the D810 too? Hmm, still deciding.
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