Contests Nikon

Nikon Photo Contest 2022-2023

The Nikon Photo Contest has been held since 1969 to provide an opportunity for creators to deliver their own messages regardless of their age, nationality, or experience, through categories that are suited to the times, and shared exciting and moving images with a broad and diverse audience over its history of more than half a century.

In the last 10 years, with digital cameras with video capabilities having become increasingly popular, the environment surrounding image-making has dramatically changed. Adapting to this change, the 34th contest was reconceived, changing its name and its structure, and it continues to evolve to create new standards and provide new opportunities for discovery.

The Nikon Photo Contest 2022-2023 is open to all, professional and amateur, regardless of age, gender, or nationality, and you can use any camera brand. You can enter in the Photo or Short Film competition:
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Cameras Nikon

Nikon Introduces the Retro-Inspired NIKKOR Z 40mm f/2 (SE) Special Edition and Nikon Z fc Special Edition Black

Back when we were still using 35mm SLR film cameras, there were no better-looking lenses than Nikon NIKKOR lenses. The new NIKKOR Z 40mm (60mm equiv. on an APS-C body) F/2 (SE) SPECIAL EDITION for Z series mirrorless cameras is a compact fast aperture 40mm prime lens that is crafted with the same beautiful retro aesthetic.

To accompany this retro-design lens, Nikon has issued a black version of its retro Z fc APS-C mirrorless camera. Besides the silver and black versions, the Z fc is also available in Amber Brown, White, Natural Gray, Sand Beige, Coral Pink and Mint Green.

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NIKON ANNOUNCES NEW NIKKOR Z 40MM F/2 (SE) SPECIAL EDITION LENS WITH A TIMELESS DESIGN

Nikon Also Announces Exclusive Special Edition of the Retro-Inspired Nikon Z fc Mirrorless Camera

MISSISSAUGA, ON, November 9, 2022 – Today, Nikon Canada Inc. has announced the NIKKOR Z 40mm f/2 (SE), a new special edition lens with a heritage design that takes inspiration from the era of iconic manual NIKKOR lenses. This fast aperture, compact prime lens is the perfect union of old and new, creating a stylish, fun-to-use lens with the modern optical tech for Z series mirrorless cameras.

Whether you’re looking for a super-small lens with a comfortably familiar feel, or just vibing on the retro aesthetic, the new lens pairs perfectly with any Nikon Z series camera. With a distinctive and eye-catching design, the NIKKOR Z 40mm f/2 (SE) is a special edition of the NIKKOR Z 40mm f/2, and is an ideal match for the heritage-styled Z fc. The lens is small enough to accompany APS-C mirrorless cameras like the Z 50, Z fc or Z 30, while also a great light and compact “walk-around” lens for Z 5, Z 6II and Z 7II users.

The special edition of the 40mm f/2’s intricate knurling is based on careful study of the authentic, original NIKKOR design. The lens body has a substantial grip similar to manual lenses, yet also features modern design elements such as a control ring for customizable versatility. The NIKKOR Z 40mm f/2 (SE) is simply a fun lens to use, with a fast f/2 aperture that makes it great in low light with a shallow depth of field that draws attention to the subject. The lens is so small and easy to carry around, while bringing exceptional sharpness for street photos and candid portraits. It also offers a natural angle of view (60mm-equivalent when attached to a DX body) which is ideal for shooting portraits, stills and standard perspective videos with gorgeous, blurred backgrounds and excellent low-light performance.
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Cameras Fujifilm

Fujifilm X-T5 Features 40.2MP (160MP High-Res Shot Mode), 0.8X Viewfinder, Three-Way Tilting LCD, and Dedicated Analog-Style Controls

Fujifilm has announced the 40.2MP APS-C mirrorless X-T5. The X-T5 improves on the X-T4 with a large 0.8x (equiv.) EVF, a 3.0-in. 1.84M-dot photographer-centric three-way tilting LCD, 7 stops IBIS, a 160MP Pixel Shift Multi-Shot mode, 6.2K/30P (1.23x crop) video, and an increased 740 shots battery life. The X-T5 also keeps the much prized dedicated analog-style controls of Shutter Speed dial, ISO dial, Exposure Compensation dial and Aperture Ring on most of its lenses.

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Fujifilm Introduces FUJIFILM X-T5 Mirrorless Digital Camera

Delivering Fifth-Generation Image Sensor and Processing Technologies in a Compact and Lightweight Body

VALHALLA, N.Y. — FUJIFILM North America Corporation is pleased to announce the introduction of the FUJIFILM X-T5 digital camera (X-T5), the latest addition to Fujifilm’s innovative line of X Series, X-T mirrorless digital cameras. Fujifilm brings its fifth-generation imaging sensor and processing technology to X-T5 in a camera body that is more compact than each of its previous three X-T system camera models1.

X-T5 is the latest X Series camera to feature Fujifilm’s new, powerful back-illuminated 40.2MP X-TransTM CMOS 5 HR imaging sensor and high-speed image processing engine, X-Processor 5. It also provides up to 7.0 Stops2 of 5-axis in-body image stabilization (IBIS) and features a 3.69-million-dot EVF viewfinder with 0.8x magnification, and dual SD-card slots, delivering the highest image quality and resolving performance in the history of the X Series.

“X-T5 combines all the fan favorites in one body. This system offers IBIS in a compact and lightweight body – designed for portability which is at the core of our X-T system. We’re also reintroducing the 3-way tilt screen to create stills and video from any position,” said Masato Yamamoto, general manager, Imaging Solutions Division, FUJIFILM Corporation. “At Fujifilm, we continue to push the boundaries of camera technology with each new camera release. X-T5 is no exception – offering fantastic all-round performance for both stills and video.”
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Accessories Cameras Canon Lenses

Canon EOS R6 Mark II Features 24.2MP, 4K/60P Video, Additional Vehicle and Animal Subject Tracking Modes

Canon has announced the 24.2MP full-frame mirrorless EOS R6 Mark II. The R6 II improves on the R6 with 4K/60p video using the entire width of its sensor, 40 mins video recording at full sensor width (50 mins in APS-C mode), unlimited recording at slower frame rates, 60 mins of 1080/180p slow motion video; additional vehicle and animal subject tracking modes (cars, motorcycles, aircraft, helicopters, trains, horses, zebras); a ‘Detect only’ AF mode to prevent AF hunting when the targeted subject leaves the frame (or disappears from the frame); and RAW burst mode.

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Boundless Creativity: Canon Announces the Canon EOS R6 Mark II Hybrid Full-Frame Camera

New RF135mm F1.8 L IS USM Lens and Speedlite EL-5 Flash Unit Also Announced

MELVILLE, NY, November 2, 2022 – Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, announced today the launch of the new EOS R6 Mark II camera body, Canon’s new hybrid full-frame camera, and the first EOS R series full-frame mirrorless to take the step into the second generation. In addition, Canon is also introducing the new RF135mm F1.8 L IS USM mid-telephoto portrait lens and Speedlite EL-5 flash unit.

Canon EOS R6 II with RF24-105 F4 L IS USM

Canon EOS R6 II with RF24-105 F4 L IS USM

Ideal for advanced amateurs and featuring user-friendly functions, the EOS R6 Mark II camera is a high-performance hybrid camera that’s designed to capture decisive moments in both photo and video formats. It will satisfy a wide range of needs including professional production, vlogging, still pictures, filmmaking, and more. The camera is also well-suited for various photography subjects such as portrait, landscape, sports and wildlife. With the EOS R6 Mark II camera, creativity has virtually no borders.

As the market share leader for mirrorless cameras in the United States through Q3 of 2022[i], Canon continues to strengthen its innovative EOS R lineup with the new EOS R6 Mark II camera. The EOS R6 Mark II offers enhanced video and photo functions, such as in-body Image Stabilization, as well as specifications that can satisfy video production needs, such as controlled focusing.

“As a filmmaker who is always on the move, I need a camera I can trust in a multitude of environments as well as keeping up with my fast paced style of shooting and the new Canon EOS R6 Mark II does just that.” said Canon Co-Lab Creator, Sam Newton.
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Treasure Hunt Yields Cache of Cameras on Remote Yukon Glacier, 85 Years After Mountaineer Left Them Behind

An expedition set out to find a decades-old cache of cameras legendary mountaineer Bradford Washburn left behind on the Walsh Glacier in Yukon’s Kluane National Park. It took six days of unsuccessful searching and, finally on the last day, an hour before the team left, they recovered a portion of Washburn’s cherished aerial F-8 camera as well as two motion picture cameras — plus the full array of mountain-climbing gear from what they were using in the 1930s.

via CBC.ca

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