Farewell Z50

I bought my Z50 to try out Nikon's mirrorless system, knowing that I most likely wouldn't keep it. I said that I'd play with it for a bit and probably try to sell it while the resale value was still reasonable. That time has come. My Z50 is gone! Why? Really for all the reasons …

Z50 Autofocus Experiences

I purchased my Z50 for many reasons — silent shooting, exposure preview, fast continuous burst speed, good video capabilities — but one primary reason: Eye Autofocus. The other features are great, but I can get by without them on my DSLRs that offer the same or higher resolution and burst speed. Eye AF is supposed to be …

Sony a6100

I'm really enjoying my Nikon Z50 and dipping my toe into Nikon's mirrorless capabilities. I've been able to try out its much-criticized autofocus and I can see how it affects my shooting situation. I'm willing to wait for the Z9's autofocus to trickle down, but I still can't stop thinking about how much better Sony …

Z50 First Impressions

My Z50 arrived on Sunday, a day earlier than I expected. The weather hasn't been as warm as I was hoping, but I've had a chance to setup the camera and start taking some photos. I'm going to save my impressions of its autofocus capabilities for a separate post, but these are my first impressions …