Nikon Ambassador Panel on the New Nikon Z Mirrorless System

This week has been crazy exciting for me. I was extremely privileged to be one of a small group of photographers who was able to use the new Nikon Z7 full-frame mirrorless camera on assignment. Today, I filmed a livestream panel discussion with B&H Photo Video, where I joined fellow Nikon Ambassadors Charmi Pena and Andrew Hancock in talking about our experiences with the new Z system. 

You can watch the hour-long segment here, where we share our impressions and do a Q&A about the new system.

In this piece, I talk about shooting portraits with the Nikon Z7, touching on everything from battery life to the optical performance of the S line lenses. If you are considering buying the Z7 or Z6, I sincerely hope that this video makes you as excited as I am about this new system.

My Camera DSLR and Lenses for Concert Photography

Nikon Z 7:
I use two Nikon Z 7 for my live music photography. A true do-it-all mirrorless camera with amazing AF, great speed and fantastic resolution.


Nikon 24-70mm f/2.8S:
The 24-70mm is my go-to lens. The range is ideal for stage front photography and the image quality is superb.


Nikon 70-200mm f/2.8 VR:
A perfect pair to the Nikon 24-70mm f/2.8, I can basically shoot any job with the midrange and this lens. Superb image quality.


Nikon 14-24mm f/2.8:
Ultra-wide perspective, ridiculously sharp even wide open at f/2.8. I love using this lens up-close and personal, where it excels.

See My Full Kit for Concert Photography

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