Nikon Z50

A 20.9MP Mirrorless Camera

Nikon Z50

70/100

CAMERA SCORE


Features 12
Performance 14
Durability 16
Price 16
Usability 12

Brand
Nikon

Model
Z50 (N1912)

Key Features

SENSOR 20.9MP CMOS
PROCESSOR Single Expeed 6
PHASE DETECTION On-sensor
DETECTION RANGE -2 to +19 EV
COVERAGE 209 PDAF points with 90%
ISO ISO 100 – 51,200 (up to 204,800)
SPEED Up to 11 fps shooting
ACTIVE D-LIGHTING Auto, Low to Extra High
OPERATING TEMPERATURE 32 to 104°F
VIEWFINDER 2.36M-dot OLED viewfinder
DISPLAY Tilts up by 90° or down by 180°
STORAGE1 UHS-II SD
BATTERY EN-EL25 Li-ion
OUTPUT UHD 4K/30p, 100Mbps H.264
CONNECTION HDMI, USB, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth

How-to Use Nikon Z50

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 Z50 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.

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Camera Body from the Top

Nikon Z50

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

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Camera Body from the Front-Right

Nikon Z50

Legend / Function
1. AF-Assist/Re-eye/Timer Illuminator
2. Built-in Flash
3. Flash Pop-up Control
4. Cover for Microphone Connector
5. Cover for USB and HDMI
6. Lens Mounting Mark
7. Image Sensor
8. Connector for External Microphone
9. USB Connector
10. Charge Lamp
11. HDMI Connector
12. Body Cap

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Camera Body from the Front-Button

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

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Camera Body from the Back

Legend / Function
1. Monitor Mode Button
2. Viewfinder Eyepiece
3. Viewfinder
4. Eye Sensor
5. Diopter Adjustment Control
6. AE-L/AF-L Lock Button
7. OK Button
8. Multi Selector
9. Memory Card Access Lamp
10. Menu Button
11. Delete Button
12. Play Button
13. i – Info Button
14. DISP Button
15. Zoom-in Button
16. Zoon-out Button
17. Monitor / Main Display

Photographic Foundation

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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 Z7 II Technical Specification

Dimensions134 x 100.5 x 67.5 mm
Weight615 g
SensorEffective megapixels: 45.7
Total megapixels: 46.89
Sensor size: 35.9 x 23.9 mm
Sensor type: CMOS
Sensor resolution: 8280 x 5520
Max. image resolution: 8256 x 5504
Crop factor: 1
ISO
Auto
64-25600
Extends to 32-102400
Exposure Compensation±5 EV
(in 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
ShutterShutter priority Mode: Available
Min. shutter speed: 30 sec
Max. shutter speed: 1/8000 sec