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What TC would I be best considering for a Z6 that I’m mounting a Tamron 70-200 with an FTZ on? Slightly confused!
I would guess at one attached to the Tamron. Rather than attached to the body. But I’m not sure as I hate the things!
 
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Looking for a bit of advice please.

I'm going to pick up a Z6 but my issue is with lenses. The 24-70 kit lens would be an ideal focal length for me for landscapes and woodlands for just now until I can afford to get more lenses but I'm wondering if there's a better combination in the F lenses instead? If there was I'd buy a Z6 with FTZ adapter and an F lens. Can anyone give me their thoughts please. I've never really been with NIkon before as shot with Canon/Fuji so unsure of the glass.
 
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Looking for a bit of advice please.

I'm going to pick up a Z6 but my issue is with lenses. The 24-70 kit lens would be an ideal focal length for me for landscapes and woodlands for just now until I can afford to get more lenses but I'm wondering if there's a better combination in the F lenses instead? If there was I'd buy a Z6 with FTZ adapter and an F lens. Can anyone give me their thoughts please. I've never really been with NIkon before as shot with Canon/Fuji so unsure of the glass.
The "kit" 24-70mm f4 is a cracking lens, the f2.8 S is a step up again. You'll be hard pressed to find a F-mount alternative that's as good.
 
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The "kit" 24-70mm f4 is a cracking lens, the f2.8 S is a step up again. You'll be hard pressed to find a F-mount alternative that's as good.
Thanks for the quick reply. Seems as if I'll just go for that combo just now then. Never had a XQD card before but £100+ for a memory card better bloody make me coffee when I'm cold and wet outside lol
 
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Looking for a bit of advice please.

I'm going to pick up a Z6 but my issue is with lenses. The 24-70 kit lens would be an ideal focal length for me for landscapes and woodlands for just now until I can afford to get more lenses but I'm wondering if there's a better combination in the F lenses instead? If there was I'd buy a Z6 with FTZ adapter and an F lens. Can anyone give me their thoughts please. I've never really been with NIkon before as shot with Canon/Fuji so unsure of the glass.
No F mount alternative, it’s either the 24-120mm f4 or 24-70mm f2.8 both of which are bigger and heavier, and then even more so with the adapter fitted. The 24-70mm f4 is a superb lens, except for the slight annoyance of having to extend it to use it.
 
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Is the FTZ mount worth getting then? I'll be coming to this system as new. The line up of S lenses look decent. I'm wondering how much I'd actually use it.
 
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Is the FTZ mount worth getting then? I'll be coming to this system as new. The line up of S lenses look decent. I'm wondering how much I'd actually use it.
It’s worth getting if you plan on using f mount lenses, but if Z mount has the lenses you want and you can afford them then there’s no point getting the adapter. That being said if you buy it in a bundle then it’s usually pretty cheap and worth getting ‘just in case’.
 

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It’s worth getting if you plan on using f mount lenses, but if Z mount has the lenses you want and you can afford them then there’s no point getting the adapter. That being said if you buy it in a bundle then it’s usually pretty cheap and worth getting ‘just in case’.
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It’s worth getting if you plan on using f mount lenses, but if Z mount has the lenses you want and you can afford them then there’s no point getting the adapter. That being said if you buy it in a bundle then it’s usually pretty cheap and worth getting ‘just in case’.
OK so I just looked at the lines Z lenses again as I never really paid attention to the price and I will be getting be adapter haha geez, maybe I should stick to Fuji ;). Thanks for the help folks. Now to order.
 
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OK so I just looked at the lines Z lenses again as I never really paid attention to the price and I will be getting be adapter haha geez, maybe I should stick to Fuji ;). Thanks for the help folks. Now to order.
The z lenses are expensive. I'm hoping to buy my first one soon but have been extremely happy with my existing f mounts - other than the focus noise which might be a problem if you plan to shoot video - particularly with older f mount lenses. I think my z6 actuates the motor more than my D750
 
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The z lenses are expensive. I'm hoping to buy my first one soon but have been extremely happy with my existing f mounts - other than the focus noise which might be a problem if you plan to shoot video - particularly with older f mount lenses. I think my z6 actuates the motor more than my D750
There's focus noise even on the newer lenses? I won't be doing video. I'll be using it for landscapes so dont need speed either but I saw they updated the FW with 3.0 which addresses some of those issues.
 
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There's focus noise even on the newer lenses? I won't be doing video. I'll be using it for landscapes so dont need speed either but I saw they updated the FW with 3.0 which addresses some of those issues.
Z lenses are much quieter from my experience, but I’ve never used a lens that is completely silent.
 

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The z lenses are expensive. I'm hoping to buy my first one soon but have been extremely happy with my existing f mounts - other than the focus noise which might be a problem if you plan to shoot video - particularly with older f mount lenses. I think my z6 actuates the motor more than my D750
Well if you're shooting video properly*, then you'll be using a proper mic/sound recording set up, rather than relying on the built-in mic. So then it's easier to avoid any cam/lens noise. The Z lenses are pretty bloody quiet though, I have to say.



*Ie, doing a proper 'production' rather than a family holiday video, where tbh a bit of cam/lens noise wouldn't matter one jot.
 
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Not using mine for video and I don't mind a bit of focus noise. Yeah, from what I've heard the z mounts are much quieter. Just thought I'd mention it incase YoshiK was planning to use f mounts for casual video
 
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I've almost given up on the eye-af as I find it unreliable, especially in overcast/lower contrast days.
Any improvement in it with the most recent firmware?
I found it more reliable than focusing and recomposing due to limitations of the selectable area on the D750 - I was able to focus on composition more
 
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