Nikon SnapBridge firmware update boasts exciting new feature for beginner photographers

Nikon SnapBridge being used to control a Nikon Z-Series camera
SnapBridge allows Nikon users to control compatible cameras remotely. Ideal for avoiding camera shake or taking group selfies. (Image credit: Nikon)

Nikon has announced a firmware update for its proprietary camera connectivity app SnapBridge. The news was delivered alongside a beefy new firmware 5.0 update for the Big N's flagship Nikon Z9 mirrorless camera.

Nikon SnapBridge is available for iOS and Android devices, and can be used to remotely control compatible Nikon mirrorless Z-Series cameras and DSLRs. Firmware Ver. 2.11.0’s headline new feature is Easy Shooting Setup. This allows users to streamline their workflow by quickly and easily inputting camera settings for specific shooting scenarios. 

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Mike Harris
Technique Editor

Mike is Deputy Editor for N-Photo: The Nikon Magazine, and brings with him over 10 years experience writing both freelance and for some of the biggest specialist publications. Prior to joining N-Photo Mike was the production editor for the content marketing team of Wex Photo Video, the UK’s largest online specialist photographic retailer, where he sharpened his skills in both the stills and videography spheres.  


While he’s an avid motorsport photographer, his skills extend to every genre of photography – making him one of Digital Camera World’s top tutors for techniques on cameras, lenses, tripods, filters and other imaging equipment, as well as sharing his expertise on shooting everything from portraits and landscapes to abstracts and architecture to wildlife and, yes, fast things going around race tracks.