The creators’ industry is booming with new creators and people joining from all cultures. We now have many platforms like YouTube, Twitch, TikTok, Instagram Reels, Facebook Watch, etc. where creators are showcasing their talents.
Because of the rise in the number of vloggers and video creators over the past few years, tech companies are doing everything to make their life easier. Following the same idea, Nikon has just announced a new mirrorless camera: the new Nikon Z 30.
This tiny little camera will helps video creators shoot high-quality videos without worrying about all the logistics and hassle involved in the use of a professional camera.
The camera is APS-C size/DX-format and as per Nikon is the “smallest and lightest” in the Nikon Z series in terms of body.
To give you an overall idea of why this camera is going to be great for all the video creators out there, it comes with an LCD monitor that can be titled from many angles. Then it has a REC lamp that notifies the creator as soon as the recording begins. On top of that, it provides a recording time of around 125 minutes which makes it a perfect choice for creators to carry and shoot wherever they go.
Nikon is particularly pushing this camera as a camera made for vloggers because of its compact size. So let’s know a little more about this camera.
The new Z 30 comes with EXPEED image-processing engine. This is the same image processor that you will find in the Nikon Z 7. It also has the same image sensor as the Nikon Z fc. Since it is a Z series mirrorless camera, it will be compatible with all the Nikon Z series lenses.
Of course, creators are more concerned with the video side of things and that is why Nikon has focused to make this camera perfect for video recording. This is particularly good for novice video creators who do not know the complexities of digital cameras. There is a special Creative Picture Control function that allows users to get more creative.
Then you get all of your standard video shooting modes like shooting at 4K UHD at 30fps, slo-mo, etc.
The video shooting features are not just limited to the inside of the camera, Nikon has made a deep grip for this camera. The deep grip makes it comfortable for users to hold the camera for prolonged hours which is quite normal when you are a video creator. The design is pretty much the same as the higher models in the series.
But the video recording button on this one is a bit large which makes sense. Then there is a REC lamp on the camera. This is a good feature because it notifies the user as soon as the recording starts. Many cameras do not have this indicator and creators find themselves in trouble when they forget to press the shoot button only to realize that they missed the moment.
Most creators prefer a flagship smartphone over professional cameras because they have better battery life and can be easily carried. The new Z 30 tries to eliminate both of those problems. First of all, it is quite compact for a mirrorless camera. On top of that, it provides a recording time of up to 125 minutes which is more than enough for most creators.
Another reason why people prefer their phones is that it is easy to upload stuff from the phone. All you have to do is shoot and upload. Well, this camera also tries to help you in this department. Users can transfer photos and videos using the SnapBridge app. So now as a user, you will be able to upload professional-grade photos via your phone.
If you are a video creator, would you be interested in this camera? Do let us know!