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Altson CEF-NZ & Nikon November 2021 Firmware

Nikon released firmware for the Z6, Z7, Z50, and Z5 with updates to the cameras regarding autofocus. In my case I have a Z5 and updated the camera to v1.20. This camera update completely broke compatibility with the adapter’s v1.31 firmware, which is the latest one currently provided on Altson’s English website. Their Chinese website […]

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I bought a Nikon Z5

Since starting my photography Youtube channel in January 2011, I have used various brands of equipment. The main camera kits were Pentax, Nikon F, and Canon EF-M. I have tried various other brands of gear along the way as well. Hindsight is 20/20, but had Nikon released the Z5 in the first round of their […]

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The Nikon Z5 Should Have Been First…

Nikon announced the Z5, or as they call it the “Z 5”. At face value it’s a lower-end version of the Z6, but I don’t think that’s as clear cut as it appears. It’s about value to specific users and use cases. In my mind it’s a continuation of their D600 and D750 line in […]