Nikon Mirrorless: Photographers give their first impressions on the new mirrorless system

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Ok, they say ' so lightweight'. The camera will obviously be only slightly lighter without the mirror, so I deduce the new lenses are lighter too, which leads us to an inevitable conclusion the new mount lenses are all plastic. Did I miss anything?
 

ahsanford

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Nikon, on 7/25 with the written announcement:

"Additionally, an F-Mount adapter is being developed that will enable the use of a wide variety of F-Mount NIKKOR lenses with the new camera."

Now, with this video:

"You can use all my F mount lenses on this new camera."

I totally thought he said 'all your F mount lenses', but the verbiage above implies that all the F mount glass that he happens to own just happens to qualify for use with this adaptor.

Sneaky, Nikon, sneaky.

- A
 

Mikehit

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That grip looks more CaNikon DSLR than squeeze-it-in Sony and my guess is overall more like the D7200 sorta size.
 
Feb 14, 2018
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Nikon, on 7/25 with the written announcement:

"Additionally, an F-Mount adapter is being developed that will enable the use of a wide variety of F-Mount NIKKOR lenses with the new camera."

Now, with this video:

"You can use all my F mount lenses on this new camera."

I totally thought he said 'all your F mount lenses', but the verbiage above implies that all the F mount glass that he happens to own just happens to qualify for use with this adaptor.

Sneaky, Nikon, sneaky.

- A
Moreover. The only reliable information is that at least two lenses are mountable (assuming the guy doesn't own two exact same lenses).
 
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I'm not remotely interested in buying one but very interested in the announcement. I'm actually cheering for Nikon a bit. I guess the better their camera is, the harder Canon will have to push on future cameras. Also this looks way more interesting to me than the Sony releases.
 
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That grip looks more CaNikon DSLR than squeeze-it-in Sony and my guess is overall more like the D7200 sorta size.
yes. already knwon from previous teasers.

Here is a rumored roadmap for the upcoming Nikon Z-mount mirrorless cameras and lenses in 2018 to 2019.

2018:
2019:
  • Four or five Z-NIKKOR lenses, one or two will be zoom lenses
  • Nikon Z Speedlight
  • Nikon Z booster/grip
https://www.nikonrumors.co/nikon-z-mount-mirrorless-cameras-lenses-roadmap-2018-2019/
 
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The pinching on the LCD looks pathetic (stuttery, laggy), as on most Nikon cameras. I wonder if the LiveView is the same way with high magnification as on older DSLRs.
 

ahsanford

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Here's a still Petapixel reported from the video (yet I don't see this shot anywhere in the video):


I can only presume this guy has fairly large hands because this shot runs largely against th grain of a host of mockups/layouts that would imply that this camera is not dramatically smaller than their SLRs.

It's a limited look, but the size/shape of the lens looks more like a 100 f/2.8 than the fast prime or zooms we've seen. Truly curiously to see how much glass they launch with.

- A
 
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Here's a still Petapixel reported from the video (yet I don't see this shot anywhere in the video):


I can only presume this guy has fairly large hands because this shot runs largely against th grain of a host of mockups/layouts that would imply that this camera is not dramatically smaller than their SLRs.

It's a limited look, but the size/shape of the lens looks more like a 100 f/2.8 than the fast prime or zooms we've seen. Truly curiously to see how much glass they launch with.

- A
That's Brandon Woelfel - though I'm not sure I can help you with his hand size.

I thought, based on every marketing image of the camera I've seen, the camera looks somewhat small. Initially I remember there were a lot of comments about how large the EVF looked in leaked images, but I suspect the EVF is normal sized and everything else was small. Also, I think there were already some rumours on the launch lenses: "24-70mm f/4 zoom, a 50mm f/1.8 prime, and a wide angle lens (possibly a 24mm, 28mm, or 35mm with an aperture of f/1.8" . This other link also shows a few people holding the camera - it looks to me that everyone holding it also suffers from Sony's "I don't have enough room for my pinky" syndrome.

Also, I think they also noted that they're releasing 2 cameras - who's to say we're not seeing images from more than one upcoming release? I guess we'll know more by the end of the week.
 

RGF

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Wonder what Canon has up its sleeve? Nikon is going all out to deliver exciting bodies, and in a way leaving Canon behind. Though Canon could catch up at any time if they were to leverage outside resources.