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Q&A on the new Nikon Z mirrorless system

The German website DigitalKamera published Q&A on the new Nikon Z mirrorless system (based on conversations with Nikon employees): Nikon will continue to develop both DSLR and mirrorless cameras and lenses Nikon has no plans for using a larger sensor in a Z-mount cameras The Nikon Z sensors were developed by Nikon and manufactured according to Nikon specifications by a sensor manufacturer (not specified which one) The new Nikon Z-mount is not licensed to other manufacturers The new f/1.8 mirrorless lenses offer the best compromise between size, image performance and price The “S” in the new S-line mirrorless lenses stays for ” Superior ” (for the highest quality) The new Z 35mm f/1.8 S mirrorless lens , for example, has a better performance than the current AF-S 35mm f/1.8G ED DSLR lens The Nikon Z 58mm Noct S is manual focus because it is very difficult and expensive to move large and heavy glass elements with an AF motor It takes approximately 2.5 hours to change an empty battery via USB-C The Nikon Z6/Z7 cameras cannot be operated via the USB-C socket Nikon Z6/Z7 remote controllers: Nikon MC-DC2 remote release or the WR-1 and WR-R10 wireless controllers can be used GPS connectivity for Nikon Z6/Z7: with Nikon GP-1 or SnapBridge (no internal compass data): Related posts: Another interesting interview with a Nikon executive on the new Z mirrorless system Additional information on the first lens adapters for Nikon Z6/Z7 mirrorless cameras A closer look at the Nikon Z6 and Z7 mirrorless cameras

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Canon USA Launches LEARN Website

Today Canon USA is excited to announce the new “LEARN” section of the organization’s website.

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Canon USA Launches LEARN Website

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IRIX Lenses Tease New Dragonfly Product for Photokina 2018

IRIX lenses have posted a teaser video on YouTube for a mysterious new product dubbed ” Dragonfly “, due to be unveiled next week at Photokina 2018. Could it be a brand new lens family to go with their current Firefly and Blackstone ranges?

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Breaking down the latest Canon gear to appear for certification

This past week we saw an updated list of new and unreleased Canon gear that has appeared for certifications with various agencies around the globe.

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TACS Automatic Vintage Lens 2 Watch for Photographers

TACS is proud to unveil their newest timepiece, Automatic Vintage Lens 2 (AVL2), a watch that speaks to the photographers and videographers out there. By tapping into the rich history of vintage cameras, TACS was able to revitalize their design for AVL1 and create AVL2

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Interview: Canon engineers talk Canon EOS R development

Imaging resource had a chance to sit down with Canon engineers to discuss the development of the brand new Canon EOS system. We cherry-picked a Read more…

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Leica M10-P Review

The Leica M10-P is a stealthier, quieter version of the existing M10 digital rangefinder camera, offering a 24 megapixel full-frame sensor, Maestro II Processor, touchscreen control, optical viewfinder, built-in spirit level and 5fps burst shooting. Is the quietest M camera also the best ever digital M camera? Find out now by reading our in-depth Leica M10-P review…

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Blackmagic RAW Codec for Video

Blackmagic RAW is a new and very modern codec that combines the quality and benefits of RAW with the ease of use, speed and file sizes of traditional video formats.

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Hardware review: Sigma 8-16

As an avid proponent of doing due diligence, I’ve always encouraged people to do research on lenses before buying them.  Whether it means renting them from vendors like LensProToGo, Rent Glass, or through vendor relationships, it’s a great way to… Read more → The post Hardware review: Sigma 8-16 appeared first on CanonBlogger .

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Weekly Nikon news flash #488

→ ” Mastering the Nikon D850 ” book now shipping. → The new Rokinon AF 14mm f/2.8 lens for Nikon F-mount is now in stock at  Adorama  and  B&H . → The Tamron SP 45mm f/1.8 Di VC USD lens for Nikon F-mount is again $200 off at Adorama and B&H .

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