Nikon Z7 II

The Next Generation of Full-Frame​ Mirrorless Camera

82/100

CAMERA SCORE


Features 18
Performance 18
Durability 16
Price 12
Usability 18

Brand
Nikon

Model
Z7 II (N1719)

Key Features

SENSOR 45.7MP full-frame BSI-CMOS
PROCESSOR Dual Expeed 6
PHASE DETECTION On-sensor
DETECTION RANGE -3 to +19 EV
STABILIZATION In-body 5-axis
COVERAGE 493 PDAF points with 90%
ISO ISO 64-25,600 (up to 102,400)
SPEED Up to 10 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-N11 with Vertical Controls
STORAGE 1 XQD & 1 UHS-II SD
BATTERY New EN-EL15c
OUTPUT UHD 4K/60p, 100Mbps H.264
CONNECTION HDMI, USB C, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth

How-to Use Nikon Z7 II

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 Z7 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

Legend / Function
1. Mode Dial
2. Eyelet for Camera Stap
3. Mode Dial Lock release
4. Stereo Microphone
5. Movie-record Button
6. Power Switch
7. Shutter-release Button
8. +/- EV Button
9. ISO Button
10. Focal Plane Mark
11. Main Command Dial
12. Speaker
13. Control Panel
14. Accessory Shoe (for Option Flash)

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Camera Body from the Front-Right

Legend / Function
1. Image Sensor
2. Monitor Mode button
3. AF-assist/Self-timer/Red-eye Indicator
4. Cover for Accessory Terminal (9-11)
5. Cover for Headphone/Microphone (7 &12)
6. Lens Mounting Mark
7. Headphone Connector
8. Charge Lamp
9. USB C Connector
10. HDMI Connector
11. Accessory Terminal
12. Connector for External Microphone
13. Body Cap to Cover Sensor and Lens Mount

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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 Contact
9. Tripod Socket
10. Power Connector Cover

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Camera Body from the Back

Legend / Function
1. Eye Sensor
2. Viewfinder
3. Viewfinder Eyepiece
4. Play Button
5. Delete Button
6. Monitor / Main Display
7. Diopter Adjustment Control
8. DISP Button
9. Photo/Movie Selector
10. AF-ON Button
11. Sub-selector
12. i – Info Button
13. Dual Memory Card Slot Button
14. Memory Card Access Indicator
15. OK – Selector Button
16. Multi – Selector Button
17. MENU Button
18. Time – Button
19. Zoon Out Button
20. Zoom In Button

Photographic Foundation

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Diploma in the Fundamentals of Photography

Fundamentals to Next Level

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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