Post Your Z6 Photos

PhilM_TX

Senior Member
I've been playing more with the Z6 after the V3 firmware update. The more I play, the more I am impressed by the progress this update provides.

While these may not be technically or aesthetically the best of shots, they do demonstrate progress.

I was in the back yard with the Z6, 600F4, & 1.4x TCIII just hoping to get some visitors to photograph. As luck would have it, things were pretty quiet. I had a couple visitors, but they mostly stayed deeper in the tree branches. Making the best of what was available, I played with tracking in Auto Area AF in the cluttered mess.

In the following sequence, I had locked tracking on this cardinals' head and when he began to scratch, I began to shoot. Despite all the potential obstructions and distractions, AF did a nice job of staying locked onto his head. At least from my experience, I consider this a win for the V3 update. :)

Z6 (Firmware V3) + 600F4 + 1.4xTCIII (850mm)
All shots were 1/1000, F5.6, ISO 640

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spb_stan

Senior Member
Myfriend Antonina who wanted photos that could be used on posters for her April concert tour of her jazz vocal performances. The remove the background and floor/rear wall I used white background paper to create a continuous curve at the floor and wall corner and using two grided stripboxs on the strobes pointed at the rear wall. Then used a single 80 in soft box over head to be the only light falling on her. This was for flatter light than a typical portrait because it was going to be printed posters, some color and some black and white.

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PhilM_TX

Senior Member
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Z6, 600F4 + 1.4x TCIII, 850mm, 1250, F5.6, ISO 280

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Z6, 600F4 + 1.4x TCIII, 850mm, 1000, F5.6, ISO 140

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Z6, 600F4 + 1.4x TCIII, 850mm, 1600, F5.6, ISO 160
 

Danno

Senior Member
I've been playing more with the Z6 after the V3 firmware update. The more I play, the more I am impressed by the progress this update provides.

While these may not be technically or aesthetically the best of shots, they do demonstrate progress.

I was in the back yard with the Z6, 600F4, & 1.4x TCIII just hoping to get some visitors to photograph. As luck would have it, things were pretty quiet. I had a couple visitors, but they mostly stayed deeper in the tree branches. Making the best of what was available, I played with tracking in Auto Area AF in the cluttered mess.

In the following sequence, I had locked tracking on this cardinals' head and when he began to scratch, I began to shoot. Despite all the potential obstructions and distractions, AF did a nice job of staying locked onto his head. At least from my experience, I consider this a win for the V3 update. :)

Z6 (Firmware V3) + 600F4 + 1.4xTCIII (850mm)
All shots were 1/1000, F5.6, ISO 640

49615482163_f98d9c323a_h.jpg


49615998376_12e357c62e_h.jpg


49616254292_b9b91109d0_h.jpg


49615481558_a0c2bbbe11_h.jpg


49616253877_4a3be2a218_h.jpg


49616253757_623cb0cc09_h.jpg

I do not know how I missed this Phil. That really is a good example of the 3.0 firmware. Thanks for sharing that. I am sorry I messed it.
 

Danno

Senior Member
Very nice older barn, I am in east Kentucky area and looking at the Z6 right now. I sold my D750 this week.


Hey Nate, what part of Eastern Kentucky. It is beautiful over there in the fall. I used to ride a lot over there when I still could ride my Motorcycle. I just saw this post, did you ever pick up the Z6. I do love mine.
 

Danno

Senior Member
Took this photo of a gentleman at church yesterday. An impromptu shot as he joined. I do like the low light performance of the Z 6



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Patrick M

Senior Member
Ever been a good moon shooter, but anyway, it was a clear night, so I thought why not?

z6 with the z 70-200/2.8 S with the TC2
400mm ISO 500 1/500s f10
thevupper picture FX and the lower DX

these are jpeg but don’t show the exif data, but I get wrong file type with nef raw files. Go figure :(

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Rick M

Senior Member
Looks great for the focal distance! Maybe the Z series will get electronic zoom someday, worked great for moon shots with larger file sizes than RAW.
 

Patrick M

Senior Member
this fooled me, until I realised..,

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initially I thought it was a shutter issue...then I saw it was two birds vying to get the flutter-butter
 

Paliswe

Senior Member
Hi, a sculpture of my father, his chronometer and binoculars that he used when he was sailing on ships in the Pacific nearly hundred years ago.
Z6 with a Z MC 105 mm f/2,8, 1/20 sec ISO 1000 handheld. Slightly cropped.
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Butterfly Z6, Z 24-200mm @140mm, f/9, 1/400 sec, ISO 250. This lens is very useful when you don't want to carry all lenses with you.
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Playground Z6, Z 70-200 f/2,8, Taken at 1/5 sec, f/2,8 (wide open) ISO 6400 (cropped)
This picture was taken from my balcony towards the playground and it was absolutely pitch dark when I looked there. When I zoom in on the stone wall I can clearly recognize the lava on the rocks and all the leafs.
The pic tells not only the incredibly sharpness of the 70-200 mm f/2,8, but also the excellent low light capability of the Z6 and its ISO performance.
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