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Build your own CFexpress card
If you are fed up with the high prices of CFexpress cards? If you are, I have some news for you… It is really easy to build your own and save lots of money. Not only do they work the same, in some cases they are even faster than those you buy from the major manufacturers. In the video below,… Continue readingBuild your own CFexpress card
Get Accurate Depth of Field in your EVF with your Nikon Z
The EVF or Electronic View Finder in your Nikon mirrorless camera is an amazing piece of technology. It can show you exactly what your picture is going to look like before you take it. You are able to see the exposure, focus, and depth of field right there in the EVF. But what most people don’t know is that the… Continue readingGet Accurate Depth of Field in your EVF with your Nikon Z
TTArtisan 17mm f/1.4 for Nikon Z
Recently, I had the opportunity to test out TTArtisan’s new 17mm lens for Nikon Z mount. This lens is a fully manual lens designed for APS-C cameras like the Z fc and Z 50. The lens is beautifully designed and the silver edition will look perfect on a Nikon Z fc. The lens is perfect for those looking for an… Continue readingTTArtisan 17mm f/1.4 for Nikon Z
High Speed Sync with your Nikon Z
In this video I’ll show you how to turn on high speed sync for your Nikon Z camera and I’ll explain why you may want to use it. I’ll also show you a fun and easy way to turn a daytime shot into night using HSS. Westcott FJ80 flash:https://amzn.to/3EKuqhBWestcott FJ200 strobe:https://amzn.to/3ERMSoDWestcott FJ-X2m controller:https://amzn.to/3GVFNoQWestcott FJ400 strobe:https://amzn.to/3ENmE6t
Portrait Impression Balance & Voice Memos on the Nikon Z
With firmware 1.30 for Nikon Z 6II & Z 7II cameras we have two new features. The first is Portrait Impression Balance and the second is voice memos (available on the Nikon Z 6II only). I will show you how to activate these in the menus and how each of these works.
How to use Back Button Focus on your Nikon Z
In this video I will explain how to activate and use the AF-On button for back button focus on your Nikon Z camera. I will also go over why you may want to use it and a few scenarios where it could be useful. This method also applies to most Nikon DLSR cameras as well.
Viltrox 35mm f 1.8 lens for Nikon Z
Viltrox has released a new fully automatic lens for the Nikon Z system – the 35mm f 1.8 prime. This lens is fully automatic and will support all focus modes of the Nikon Z system, including eye and face detection. It comes with an aperture ring but can be placed into Auto mode to support changes directly from the camera.… Continue readingViltrox 35mm f 1.8 lens for Nikon Z
How To Update Your Nikon Z Lens or FTZ Adapter Firmware
In this video I will show you how to update the firmware on your Nikon Z lens or the FTZ adapter. As of the writing of this post, there are currently seven Nikon Z lens that have firmware updates and two for the FTZ adapter as well. I’ll show you how to check your firmware and walk you through how… Continue readingHow To Update Your Nikon Z Lens or FTZ Adapter Firmware
The Nikon Z9 – latest rumors
More information has leaked on Nikon’s upcoming flagship mirrorless camera, the Z9. These latest specs make this look like the camera all other companies will have to beat going forward setting a new high mark for mirrored or mirrorless cameras. With amazing frame rates and 8k video the specifications for this camera keeps getting better. The offical annocement date for… Continue readingThe Nikon Z9 – latest rumors