Category Archives: Nikon Z6

Photos taken with the new Nikon CDS cooled Z6 mirrorless camera for astrophotography

A quick update my post from a few days ago – here are a few photos taken with the new Nikon CDS cooled Z6 mirrorless camera for astrophotography by Mehmet Ergün:

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New: Nikon CDS cooled Z6 camera for astrophotography

The first Nikon CDS cooled Z6 mirrorless camera for astrophotography is now available for sale at Centralds – the company converted a regular Nikon Z6 to an Astro Z6 version. The price is $2,990.     To achieve effective cooling, they actually moved the sensor outside of the camera and performed several other modifications:

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“Forest of Tranquility” is a short non-narrative experimental documentary film, capturing the serene atmosphere inside the forests of Epirus, Greece with the Nikon Z6 and D850

“Forest of Tranquility”, a short non-narrative experimental documentary film, capturing the serene atmosphere inside the forests of Epirus Greece, is my 2nd personal experimental short film, after the award-winning time-lapse film “Keep Looking Up” (see [NR] blog post).

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New Nikon Z6/Z7/Z50 firmware updates released (animal eye detection now available!)

The previously rumored Nikon Z firmware updates are now officially announced, here are the details: Additional CFexpress support for ProGrade and Lexar cards Animal detection AF Improved subject-tracking AF Added support for the NIKKOR Z 70–200mm f/2.8 VR S Other fixes and improvements Related videos (animal detection AF demos), download links and additional information:

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The upcoming Nikon Z6/Z7 firmware update is also rumored to add support for more CFExpress memory cards

In addition to autofocus improvements, the rumored Nikon Z6/Z7 firmware update that is expected next week could also add compatibility for other CFExpress memory card brands (the last update added support only for Sony CFExpress cards). Here is an updated list of CFExpress companies:

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New Nikon Z6 and Z7 firmware updates with improved autofocus rumored to be announced soon

Nikon is rumored to announce a new firmware update for the Z6 and Z7 mirrorless cameras that will improve the autofocus capabilities of both cameras. I cannot confirm the exact release date, but it could be as early as next week (on or around February 20).

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