Nikon’s Z6 and Z7 full-frame mirrorless cameras may have plenty to recommend them, but, as with any new camera system, native lens options are limited for now.
With only three lenses at the system’s launch, and two further options announced after that, the company will be working hard to pad out its stable of optics. Many more options have been promised, but it will still take time to get to a full range of affordable and premium lenses to make the line accessible enough for a broad range of users.
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Fortunately, Nikon has made it super simple to use F-mount lenses designed for its SLRs and DSLRs on these bodies through the FTZ adapter, which can be bought at the same time as the body or separately.
This adapter provides full compatibility with 90 modern lenses, and partial compatibility with hundreds more, so it’s a no-brainer if you already have one or more F-mount lenses in your kit bag.
Even better, lenses mounted this way can benefit from sensor-based Vibration Reduction, which makes lenses that lack this technology more suitable a slower shutter speeds (although you may need to program the focal length in first for some lenses).