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Nikon Introduces Wide-Angle Z-Mount Zoom And Z 6 Filmmaker’s Kit

Nikon Z 6 Filmmaker’s Kit

NIKKOR Z 14-30mm f/four S for Nikon Z mount cameras

Nikon is losing no time in constructing out its new full-frame mirrorless system by including lenses and different merchandise for its first two mirrorless cameras, the Z 6 and Z 7. At this yr’s CES commerce present, the digital camera maker launched two merchandise: a dear however highly effective new wide-angle zoom lens, the NIKKOR Z 14-30mm f/four S lens and the Z 6 Filmmaker’s Kit.

The NIKKOR Z 14-30mm f/four S lens is light-weight and moveable, measuring Three.5 inches lengthy and weighing 1.07 kilos, which makes it straightforward to hold. Nikon has additionally constructed the lens with 4 extra-low dispersion (ED) parts and 4 aspherical parts to attenuate distortion and chromatic aberration. It additionally comes with an anti-reflective Nano Crystal lens coating to scale back ghosting and flare. That is additionally the primary FX-format lens that may let you connect numerous kinds of screw-on filters (82mm) to the entrance of the lens.

Nikon Z 6 Filmmaker’s KitNikon Z 6 Filmmaker’s Kit

The Nikon Z 6 Filmmaker’s Kit lets DPs and filmmakers benefit from the Nikon Z 6’s spectacular video capabilities by bundling a variety of kit to reinforce the digital camera’s video options. The package ships with the Nikon Z 6 digital camera, a NIKKOR Z 24-70mm f/four S lens, a Mount Adapter FTZ, Atomos Ninja V 4K HDR 5-inch Monitor Recorder, Rode VideoMic Professional+, MOZA Air 2 Three-Axis Handheld Gimbal Stabilizer, a further EN-EL15b battery, a coiled HDMI cable, a 12-month Vimeo Professional membership and “The Art of Making Music Videos” Nikon Faculty on-line course.

The Nikon NIKKOR Z 14-30mm f/four S lens shall be out there this spring for $1,299. The Nikon Z 6 Filmmaker’s Kit is obtainable now for $Three,999. Extra particulars can be found within the press launch under.

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NIKON UNVEILS THE NEW NIKKOR Z 14-30MM F/four S ULTRA-WIDE-ANGLE ZOOM LENS, THE WORLD’S FIRST1FULL-FRAME 14MM FILTER-ATTACHABLE LENS

Nikon Additionally Debuts Z 6 Filmmaker’s Kit: An Immersive Toolkit for the Trendy Multimedia Artistic

LAS VEGAS – CES BOOTH #14006 (January 7, 2019 at 9:01 P.M. EST/6:01 P.M. PST)– In the present day, Nikon Inc. introduced two new merchandise, together with the NIKKOR Z 14-30mm f/four S, the primary ultra-wide zoom lens to reap the benefits of the superb capabilities of the subsequent era Nikon Z Mount. This latest S-Line NIKKOR lens is a well-liked focal size for panorama, journey, occasion and structure photographers, providing a mixture of efficiency and portability that’s solely attainable with Nikon’s revolutionary new Z Mount.

That includes a brand new optical design, the compact and light-weight NIKKOR Z 14-30mm f/four S delivers the excessive degree of optical efficiency that also and video creators anticipate from the NIKKOR identify. By using the bigger diameter and technological advantages of the Z Mount, Nikon was capable of design an ultra-wide-angle lens that delivers superior optical efficiency and maximizes the potential of excessive pixel-count digital cameras such because the 45.7-megapixel Nikon Z 7. Moreover, the design contains a almost flat entrance lens factor, making the NIKKOR Z 14-30mm the world’s first filter-attachable ultra-wide-angle zoom lens overlaying a focal size from 14mm.

Nikon Inc. has additionally introduced the Nikon Z 6 Filmmaker’s Kit. That includes a choice of well-liked video gear for the Z 6, the package permits video creators to take full benefit of the Z 6’s industry-leading video options. Included equipment such because the Atomos Ninja V 4K HDR 5” Monitor Recorder and MOZA Air 2 Three-Axis Hand-Held Gimbal Stabilizer make the brand new Filmmaker’s Kit an attractive worth for these able to discover the Nikon Z 6’s stellar video seize and multimedia potential.

“The NIKKOR Z 14-30mm lens demonstrates the optical superiority of the Z system, taking advantage of the newest high-performance lens technologies while maximizing compactness and portability,” stated Jay Vannatter, Government Vice President, Nikon Inc. “The Nikon Z series is a powerfully capable camera system for all types of video production, and with the Z 6 Filmmaker’s Kit, we’re giving videographers and content creators the gear they need to begin capturing high-quality videos with the most compelling hybrid camera on the market.”

The NIKKOR Z 14-30mm f/four S: An Distinctive Mixture of Portability and Efficiency

The brand new 14-30mm lens was designed for photograph and video shooters on the lookout for a pointy ultra-wide zoom lens with which to hunt out beautiful landscapes or cityscapes on their subsequent journey journey, and is a wonderful selection for capturing interiors, structure or occasions. It’s a lens for many who have to pack mild with out sacrificing picture high quality – an ultra-wide-angle lens that delivers portability and efficiency that pushes the boundaries of what’s optically potential in a lens of its measurement.

  • Light-weight and Extremely-Moveable: At simply Three.5-inches lengthy when retracted, and weighing solely 485g/1.07lbs, the NIKKOR Z 14-30mm f/four S is roughly 28.6% lighter and 32% shorter than the favored AF-S NIKKOR 16-35mm f/4G ED VR, and roughly 51.5% lighter and 35% shorter than the tried-and-true AF-S NIKKOR 14-24mm f/2.8G ED for the F mount.
  • Uncompromising Optics:That includes a brand new optical components that makes use of 4 Additional-Low Dispersion (ED) parts and 4 aspherical parts, the 14-30mm f/four provides unparalleled management of distortion and chromatic aberration. Moreover, using Nikon’s anti-reflective Nano Crystal Coat successfully reduces ghosting and flare, delivering clearer photographs that keep distinction in difficult lighting conditions.
  • Filter Attachable: For the primary time on a 14mm FX-format (full-frame) lens1, photographers will have the ability to connect numerous kinds of screw-on filters (82mm) to the entrance of this ultra-wide-angle lens, infinitely increasing the artistic prospects of the NIKKOR Z 14-30mm f/four S for panorama and cityscape photographers, videographers and extra.
  • Stepping Motor Know-how: That includes the newest Nikon Stepping Motor (STM) know-how, the brand new lens supplies smooth, quick and quiet AF efficiency—best for photographers capturing in delicate environments, in addition to videographers who should keep away from focus noise in productions.
  • Management Ring: As with the remainder of the S-Line of NIKKOR Z lenses, the 14-30mm f/four features a customizable management ring that may be assigned to guide focusing, publicity compensation or aperture management relying on private choice or capturing state of affairs, sustaining totally different customized settings when in photograph and video mode.
  • Absolutely Suitable with In-Digital camera 5-Axis VR: To assist make sure the sharpest attainable photographs and most secure video, the brand new NIKKOR Z 14-30mm f/four S is absolutely suitable with the in-body 5-axis VR discovered within the Nikon Z 6 and Z 7, offering as much as 5 stops2of picture stabilization with out including to the dimensions or weight of the lens itself.
  • Optimized Video Efficiency: Along with the speedy and near-silent stepping motor know-how and customizable management ring, the lens reduces focus respiration, stopping the angle of view from altering unintentionally when adjusting focus.
  • Reliability:The NIKKOR Z 14-30mm f/four S is designed with consideration to mud and drip resistance, and encompasses a fluorine coat that successfully repels mud, water droplets, grease and filth.

 The New Nikon Z 6 Filmmaker’s Kit

For customers who want to take full benefit of the Nikon Z 6’s industry-leading video capabilities, this powerfully cinematic digital camera is now obtainable as a part of a brand new Filmmaker’s Kit. The bundle features a vary of kit that helps customers unlock the Z 6’s superior video options and highly effective potential.

The package consists of: a Nikon Z 6 digital camera, NIKKOR Z 24-70mm f/four S lens, Mount Adapter FTZ, Atomos Ninja V 4K HDR 5” Monitor RecorderThree, Rode VideoMic Professional+MOZA Air 2 Three-Axis Hand-Held Gimbal Stabilizer, a further EN-EL15b battery, a coiled HDMI cable, 12-month Vimeo Professionalmembership, and The Artwork of Making Music Movies Nikon Faculty on-line coursethat includes Nikon Ambassador Chris Hershman.

The Z 6 ushers in a brand new period in high-quality video seize for Nikon shooters. The digital camera’s quick and correct autofocus, full-frame 4K/30p recording with full-pixel readout, zebra stripes, timecode and focus peaking supply customers a professional-grade capturing expertise. With the Z 6 Filmmaker’s Kit, customers can entry the superior video options, like 10-bit HDMI output and N-Log video recording, whereas capturing gimbal-smooth video and crystal-clear audio. The package offers filmmakers, vloggers and YouTubers with all of the gear they should start capturing high-quality 4K footage instantly.

Worth and Availability

The NIKKOR Z 14-30mm f/four S lens will probably be obtainable within the spring for a advised retail worth (SRP) of $1,299.954.

The Nikon Z 6 Filmmaker’s Kit will out there in late January for a advised retail worth (SRP) of $Three,999.954.

For extra info on both of those new merchandise, in addition to the newest Nikon merchandise together with the brand new Nikon Z Mount System, please go to www.nikonusa.com.

  1. 1. Amongst FX-format (full-frame) suitable interchangeable lenses for digital cameras, obtainable as of January eight, 2019. Based mostly on Nikon analysis.
  2. 2. Based mostly on CIPA Normal. This worth is achieved when FX-format suitable lenses are hooked up to a FX-format digital SLR digital camera and zoom lenses are set on the most telephoto place.
  3. Three. Batteries and SSD bought individually.
  4. four. SRP (Steered Retail Worth) listed solely as a suggestion. Precise costs are set by sellers and are topic to vary at any time.

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