On the heels of its announcement of the Z50 APS-C mirrorless camera, accompanied by two DX lenses, Nikon has published a new roadmap for its Z-mount lenses—though only one new zoom lens is designed specificially for APS-C, the rest being full-frame lenses.
Most interesting for underwater shooters is the addition of two macro lenses: a 105mm high-end “S-Line” lens and a 60mm non-S lens. Both will have f/2.8 maximum apertures. We can also look forward to the arrival of a 14–24mm f/2.8 ultra wide-angle zoom. Those hoping for a Z-mount equivalent to the F-mount 8–15mm fisheye, probably won’t be surprised to see no sign of it.
In the meantime, those who have taken the plunge with Nikon’s mirrorless cameras will have to soldier on with their DSLR lenses and the FTZ adapter. While the roadmap details Nikon’s plans through 2021, there are no specifics about release dates of particular lenses.
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