Nikon Z5

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Nikon Z5

76/100

CAMERA SCORE


Features 14
Performance 15
Durability 16
Price 15
Usability 16

Brand
Nikon

Model
Z5 (N1933)

Key Features

SENSOR 24MP full-frame BSI-CMOS
PROCESSOR Single Expeed 6
PHASE DETECTION On-sensor
DETECTION RANGE -3 to +19 EV
STABILIZATION In-body 5-axis
COVERAGE 273 PDAF points with 90%
ISO ISO 100 – 51,200 (up to 204,800)
SPEED Up to 4.5 fps shooting
ACTIVE D-LIGHTING Auto, Low to Extra High
OPERATING TEMPERATURE 32 to 104°F
VIEWFINDER 3.69M-dot OLED viewfinder
DISPLAY 2.1M-dot tilting touch LCD
CONTROL PANEL OLED top plate display
GRIP MB-N10 Battery Grip
STORAGE SD UHS-II, SDHC and SDXC
BATTERY New EN-EL15c
OUTPUT 4K/30p (1.7x crop) and 1080/60p
CONNECTION HDMI, USB C, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth

How-to Use Nikon Z5

Welcome to the How-to section of the camera. In this Light & Composition University website, each page for a camera has a how-to section and a section for learning. Simply because the buttons and the controls of each camera is located in different places that not only varies for brands but in each model. How-to section help you operate your camera, however, if you are interested to learn photography, not only you need to know how your camera works, but also you must know what you can change and why you do that to get better photo. Click the “Learn” or scroll down.

Nikon Z5 Exposure Indicators

The key to the photography is light, and it’s the exposure indicators, where you see how much light your camera sensor sees. These indicators show whether the photograph would be under or over-exposed at the current setting. Depending on how you set the EV steps for exposure control – b1, the amount of under or overexposure is shown in increments of ⅓ or ½ EV.

Know Why and What Controls to Change, Click
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Camera Body from the Top

Nikon Z5

Legend / Function
1. Eyelet for Camera Strap
2. Focal Plane Mark
3. Stereo Microphone
4. Movie Record Button
5. Power Switch
6. Shutter-release Button
7. +/- EV Button
8. ISO Button
9. Main Command Dial
10. Speaker
11. Mode Dial
12. Accessory Shoe for Optional Flash

Know Why and What Controls to Change, Click
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Camera Body from the Front-Right

Legend / Function
1. Image Sensor
2. Monitor/Viewfinder Button
3. AF-Assist/Red-eye/Self-timer Lamp
4. Accessory/USB/HDMI Cover
5. Headphone and Microphone Cover
6. Lens Mount Mark
7. Headphone Connector
8. Charge Lamp
9. USB Connector
10. HDMI Connector
11. Accessory Terminal
12. External Microphone Connector
13. Body Cap

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Camera Body from the Front-Button

Nikon Z5

Legend / Function
1. Lens Mount
2. Lens Release Button
3. CPU Contacts
4. Tripod Socket
5. Power Connector Cover
6. Battery-chamber Cover
7. Battery-chamber Cover Latch
8. Fn2 Button
9. Fn1 Button
10. Sub-Command Dial

Know Why and What Controls to Change, Click
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Camera Body from the Back

Legend / Function
1. Diopter Adjustment Control
2. DISP Button
3. Photo/Movie Selector
4. AF-on Button
5. Sub-selector
6. i – Information Button
7. Memory Card Slot Cover
8. Memory Card Access Lamp
9. OK Button
10. Multi Selector
11. Menu Button
12. Continuous Shutter Button
13. Zoom-in Button
14. Zoom-out Button
15. Monitor
16. Delete Button
17. Play Button
18. Rubber Eyecup
19. Viewfinder
20. Eye Sensor

Photographic Foundation

There is a complete diploma program for learning the fundamentals of photography, creative composition, and aesthetic framing. If you want to enroll into them separately, there are 5 amazing courses. This diploma and these courses will set a strong foundation for the field of photography.

Diploma in the Fundamentals of Photography

Fundamentals to Next Level

Understanding Light, Visualization, Color and Color Management, Developing Style, and Mastering the Decisive Moments are the 5 key courses that take your understating from fundamentals to next level.

*We strongly recommended you to enroll into them in sequence just after completing the foundation courses.

Capability with Basic
Photographic Genres

Exploring Perception and Harness Your Artistic Potential for close-up photography, Into the World of Photojournalism, Mastering the Art of Food Photography, Mastering the Art of Food Styling, Mastering the Art of Nature Photography, Mastering the Art of Wildlife Photography, and Mastering the Art of Landscape Photography are some of our most popular courses for the basic genres of photography that this camera is fully capable of. Enroll into them to learn how you can use your camera for each genre.

Capability with Advanced
Photographic Genres

Mastering the Art of Portrait Photography, Mastering the Art of Black & White Photography, Mastering the Art of Advertising Photography, Mastering the Art of Street Photography, Mastering Professional Sports Photography, Photography Mastering the Art of Cinematography, and Mastering Professional Wedding Photography are some of our most popular courses for the advanced genres of photography that this camera is fully capable of. Enroll into them to learn how you can use your camera for each genre.

Nikon Z5 Technical Specification

Dimensions134 x 100.5 x 69.5 mm
Weight590 g
SensorEffective Pixels: 24.3 million
Sensor Size: 35.9 mm x 23.9 mm
Image Sensor: FormatFX
Image Sensor Type: CMOS
Total Pixels: 24.93 million
ISO
ISO 100 – 51,200 in steps of 1/3 or 1/2 EV
Can also be set to approx. 0.3, 0.5, 0.7 or 1 EV (ISO 50 equivalent) below ISO 100 or to approx. 0.3, 0.5, 0.7, 1 EV (ISO 102,400 equivalent) above ISO 51,200; auto ISO sensitivity control available
Exposure Compensation-5 to +5 EV in increments of 1/3 or 1/2 EV available in modes P, S, A, and M
Shutter1/8000 to 30 sec. in steps of 1/3 or 1/2 EV, bulb, time, X200
Flash Sync Speed: Up to: X=1/200 sec.; synchronizes with shutter at 1/200 sec. or slower; Auto FP High-Speed sync supported
Top Continuous Shooting Speed at Full Resolution 4.5 frames per second