Are you a photographer looking for a small lightweight mirrorless camera that you can take anywhere? Maybe you’re an avid Nikon camera owner looking for the newest Nikon has to offer. Look no further, Nikon has just introduced its newest camera that’s a fusion of classic design and modern mirrorless technology. Two new lenses will be joining alongside the new mirrorless camera. The Z NIKKOR 28mm F2.8 SE Special Edition is being released to match the new Z fc. If you want the smallest and lightest lens available for the Nikon Z mount, you’ll want to check out the NIKKOR Z DX 16-50mm f/3.5-6.3 VR Zoom Lens that will also be available. Here are the key details so you’ll be ready to start shooting with your new Nikon Z fc and lenses.
The Retro Z
The new release Nikon Z fc from Beachcamera.com will remind you of your old film cameras from the ‘80s. That’s exactly what Nikon intended. The Z fc looks similar to the film SLRs, but it’s of course smaller and more lightweight. The 20.9-megapixel APS-C sensor vs the SLR mirror and prism found in the film cameras results in this more compact size. To keep up with today’s demand for livestream capabilities for vloggers and YouTube platforms, the Z fc has the ability to be used as a webcam! If you choose not to use those retro-looking dials to shoot fully in manual mode, there’s the option to switch to PASM operation and check aperture settings with a tiny LCD on the top plate.
New Z-Mount Lenses
The new Z-mount Z fc will be able to use any of the full-frame lenses used on cameras like the Z6 and Z7. However, Nikon has announced the release of two lenses, a special edition prime lens with a retro look, and a silver version of its 16-50mm pancake zoom that are must-haves for this new camera. The Nikon NIKKOR Z 28mm f/2.8 SE Special Edition Full Frame Prime Lens for Z-Mount 20110 from Beachcamera.com is a compact fixed focal length prime lens styled to match the retro look of the new Z fc mirrorless camera. This prime lens has a maximum aperture of f/2.8, it matches the size and design of the new Nikon Z fc and is compact for travel or street photography. You’ll be able to purchase this NIKKOR Z special edition lens as an alternative kit lens for the Z fc. If you want the smallest and lightest lens available for the Nikon Z mount, the Nikon NIKKOR Z DX 16-50mm F3.5-6.3 VR Zoom Lens Silver for Z-Mount resembles a pancake lens when fully retracted. This 135-gram lightweight is also the cheapest Z mount lens available. The optical image stabilization in the Z DX zoom lens will compensate camera shake by up to 4.5 stops. The quiet and fast autofocus performance of the focus by wire stepping motor is impressive.
You really need to get your hands on these new releases from Nikon!