Lenses Nikon

Nikon NIKKOR Z 58mm f/0.95 S Noct, the Fastest NIKKOR Lens Ever Made for the Z-Mount Mirrorless System for Portraits, Nighttime Photography & Astrophotography: Get 3-D Imaging with Dramatic Depth of Field, Elaborate Bokeh & Tack-sharp Point Images; Battery Pack MB-N10 for the Z 7 and Z 6 Mirrorless Cameras

The following video presents NIKKOR Z 58mm f/0.95 S Noct Tour:
We’re excited to officially announce the fastest NIKKOR lens ever made, the new NIKKOR Z 58mm f/0.95 S Noct. With the largest maximum aperture of any NIKKOR lens, the groundbreaking Noct lens offers low light ability and extreme sharpness to capture unprecedented images. From stunning portraits to landscapes and astrophotography, images are rendered beautifully thanks to its vast depth-of field, intense bokeh and superb point-image reproduction.

Learn more about the one-of-a-kind Noct lens…

Nikon NIKKOR Z 58mm f/0.95 S Noct: Photo by Hideyuki Motegi

Nikon NIKKOR Z 58mm f/0.95 S Noct: Photo by Hideyuki Motegi

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A COVETED CLASSIC REBORN AS A MODERN MASTERPIECE: NIKON RELEASES THE FASTEST NIKKOR LENS EVER CREATED, THE NIKKOR Z 58MM f/0.95 S NOCT

Nikon Also Announces the New MB-N10 Battery Pack: Enhances Battery Life and Adds Additional Grip for Nikon Z 7 and Z 6 Users

MISSISSAUGA, ON– Today, Nikon Canada Inc. announced the fastest NIKKOR lens ever made, the new NIKKOR Z 58mm f/0.95 S Noct. The Noct is a one-of-a-kind lens that pays homage to the extraordinary optical legacy that the previous Noct-NIKKOR 58mm f/1.2 lens established, while demonstrating the superiority and potential of the Nikon Z Mount. Created for the most discerning photographers, the NIKKOR Z 58mm f/0.95 S Noct is an exclusively manual focus prime lens with an incredible maximum aperture of f/0.95 for a truly dramatic depth of field and next-level low light performance.

Nikon NIKKOR Z 58mm f/0.95 S Noct: Image Courtesy of Nikon

Nikon NIKKOR Z 58mm f/0.95 S Noct: Image Courtesy of Nikon

The NIKKOR Z 58mm f/0.95 S Noct is in a class of its own, offering low light ability and extreme sharpness that excels in the hands of a capable creator. From stunning portraits to landscapes or astrophotography, all images are rendered beautifully thanks to its vast depth-of field control, seductive bokeh and superb point-image reproduction.

Nikon NIKKOR Z 58mm f/0.95 S Noct: Image Courtesy of Nikon

Nikon NIKKOR Z 58mm f/0.95 S Noct: Image Courtesy of Nikon

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Nikon: Z 50, Nikon’s First APS-C (DX-Format) Mirrorless Camera with Flip-down Selfie Touchscreen – Lightweight, Highest Standard Sensitivity, Eye-Detection AF, Fast 11 fps (with AF/AE) Continuous Shooting, 4K Video; Ultra-compact NIKKOR Z DX 16-50mm f/3.5-6.3 VR and Slim Telephoto Zoom NIKKOR Z DX 50-250mm f/4.5-6.3 VR: In-lens Optical Vibration Reduction

Today, Nikon Canada announced the new Nikon Z 50 mirrorless camera and two new lenses in the NIKKOR Z series.

The Nikon Z 50 is a 20.9-MP APS-C (DX-format) mirrorless that uses the same Z-mount as in the full-frame (FX-format) Z 7 and Z 6 mirrorless cameras. The Z 50 features a 209-point Hybrid AF System, Eye-Detection AF, 11 fps (with AF/AE) Continuous Shooting, a selfie-friendly 3.2-inch LCD flip-down-to-face-forward touchscreen, 4K video, 120p slow-motion video, time-lapse, interval timer, in-camera video trimming, 20 Creative Picture Controls, silent shooting, and built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. Though the Z 50 does not have in-body image stabilization, an electronic stabilization is available when shooting Full HD or 4K video.

The following video presents Nikon Z 50: Product Tour:
Take a tour of the new Z 50. Capture every moment and adventure of yours with its intuitive design, smart user interface, and comfortable camera body.

Take it with you the next time you go exploring and share your experiences with the world.

Tell your story with the Z 50…

The first two lenses to support the new Z DX-format are the ultra-compact NIKKOR Z DX 16-50mm f/3.5-6.3 VR and the slim NIKKOR Z DX 50-250mm f/4.5-6.3 VR, both featuring in-lens optical Vibration Reduction (VR), with camera shake compensation equivalent to 4.5 stops and 5.0 stops, respectively.

Nikon Z 50 with NIKKOR Z DX 16-50mm f/3.5-6.3 VR

Nikon Z 50 with NIKKOR Z DX 16-50mm f/3.5-6.3 VR

The following video presents Nikon Z 50 First Look:
Nikon Canada’s Mark Cruz examines the first member of the Z series to have a DX sensor, the Z 50. This incredibly lightweight yet durable body inherits much from the larger Z 7 and Z 6, including great ergonomics and the Z mount. If you’re looking for a content-creating camera that’s easy to take anywhere, provides amazing 4K UHD video, and has an easy-to-use Hybrid AF system with Eye-AF, look no further than the Z 50.

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A BIGGER MOUNT TO SHARE THE BOLDEST IDEAS: IT’S EASY TO TAKE CREATIVITY FURTHER WITH THE LIGHTWEIGHT NIKON Z 50 MIRRORLESS CAMERA

Nikon Also Announces the New NIKKOR Z DX 16-50mm f/3.5-6.3 VR and NIKKOR Z DX 50-250mm f/4.5-6.3 VR, Two New Lenses That Deliver Incredible Image Quality and Outstanding Portability

MISSISSAUGA, ON – Today, Nikon Canada Inc. announced the next Z series mirrorless camera, the DX-format Nikon Z 50, along with two new companion NIKKOR Z lenses, the NIKKOR Z DX 16-50mm f/3.5-6.3 VR and NIKKOR Z DX 50-250mm f/4.5-6.3 VR. The new Z 50 takes full advantage of Nikon’s larger Z-mount, providing creators of all types with the most innovative optical system for superior image and video quality. The compact and lightweight Z 50 was made for unique individuals seeking a camera that has the speed, portability and style to keep pace and share their creative storytelling and imagination, especially when paired with the new ultra-compact 16-50mm zoom and the slim 50-250mm telephoto zoom.

When a sudden case of jet-set wanderlust strikes, or if there’s an idea that just has to be shared in 4K, the Z 50 is the unobtrusive companion that promises to help deliver content that truly stands out. This is Nikon’s first DX-format mirrorless camera, delivering a more compact lightweight system to those upgrading to mirrorless or discovering the Nikon Z mount system. The new Z 50 offers an ergonomic design, intuitive operability and the steadfast reliability Nikon is known for, but in a slimmer, lightweight and attainable body. Taking advantage of the Nikon Z mount, the Z 50 produces stunning image quality and provides optimal performance for any type of content creation, from still photography to high-quality 4K video.
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Cameras Sony

Sony Alpha 9 II Features Enhanced Connectivity and Network Capabilities for Improve Workflow, Specifically Targets Professional Agency, Sports and News Photographers

With the release of the Alpha 9 II, Sony is signaling to the professional photographers who switched from their trusty DSLRs to the Alpha 9 mirrorless camera that it intends to remain fully committed to supporting them. The Alpha 9 II improves with enhanced connectivity and network capabilities to provide quicker professional workflow required by news agencies. A new Voice Memo function allows spoken information to be attached to images in the form of voice memos that can be replayed when the images are reviewed. The voice data can also be included with images sent to an editor, giving them important information needed for effective editing. It is also possible to auto-transfer images with attached voice memos via FTP to an FTP server without ever having to operate a smartphone.

Other improvements include faster subject tracking AF, 10 fps Continuous Shooting with the mechanical shutter, a larger grip, improved control dials placement and functionality.

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Sony Electronics Introduces the Alpha 9 II with Enhanced Connectivity and Workflow for Professional Sports Photographers and Photojournalists

New Alpha 9 II Combines Alpha 9’s Unrivaled Speed with New Functionality to Match the Needs of Professionals

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Sony Electronics today announced Alpha 9 II (model ILCE-9M2). The latest model from Sony’s acclaimed line-up of α (Alpha) full-frame interchangeable lens cameras, the new model has been created to support working professionals in the fields of sports photography and photojournalism.

The new Alpha 9 II builds on the impressive legacy of the original Alpha 9, maintaining groundbreaking speed performance, including blackout-free continuous shooting1 at up to 20 frames per second2 with Auto Focus and Auto Exposure tracking at 60 calculations per second3.  Updates include significantly enhanced connectivity and file delivery, continuous shooting at up to 10 fps with mechanical shutter, and evolved AF performance with newly optimized algorithms, re-designed build to enhance durability and operability.

“The voice of our customers is absolutely critical to Sony – we are always listening,” said Neal Manowitz, deputy president for Imaging Products and Solutions Americas at Sony Electronics. “The Alpha 9 II is the direct result of our work with agency, sports and news photographers since the launch of the original Alpha 9. We have added connectivity and network capabilities that drastically improve the professional workflow, while also making enhancements to design, interface and processing power that complete the user experience. Complemented by our extremely versatile E-mount system – with 55 native lenses introduced at this point including super-telephoto 600mm and 400mm G Master™ series lenses – this new camera is a tool unlike any other for professionals, whether in the field or on the field.”
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Fujifilm Printers

Fujifilm Instax Mini Link, a Lightweight & Handheld Smartphone Printer to Make On-the-go INSTAX Instant Printing Easier & More Fun: Fast, Supports Continuous Printing, Video Print, Party Print, Collage Print, Surprise Mode, 27 Frame Designs, Remotely Controls the Smartphone Camera, LED Lights

FUJIFILM North America Corporation has officially announced the Instax Mini Link, a sleek smartphone printer that is loaded with tons of new and exciting features. The user-friendly device connects to bluetooth (formerly wifi enabled) and has an improved app experience that allows you to customize, easily edit and print your photos.

Fujifilm Instax Mini Link: Easily edit and print photos from your smartphone: Image Courtesy of Fujifilm

Fujifilm Instax Mini Link: Easily edit and print photos from your smartphone: Image Courtesy of Fujifilm

It comes with exciting features such as “video print”, “party print”, loads of filters and frames and more.

Fujifilm Instax Mini Link

Fujifilm Instax Mini Link

The following video presents Introducing the new instax mini Link smartphone printer / FUJIFILM:
You’ve never printed like this before. Introducing the instax mini Link smartphone printer. It responds to touch and movement, turning any photo into an instax print. Tilt the printer back and forth to zoom in and out. Turn it upside down to reprint. You can print stills from video and even create combined photos with friends by switching to “fun mode”. The mini Link smartphone printer gives you more ways to give the moments that matter to you most.

Don’t just take, give.

Fujifilm Instax Mini LinkI Image Courtesy of Fujifilm

Fujifilm Instax Mini LinkI Image Courtesy of Fujifilm

Fujifilm Instax Mini Link’s Specifications:

Recording method 3-color exposure with OLED
Film used FUJIFILM INSTAX Mini Instant Film (sold separately)
Number of films 10 films/pack
Film size 86 mm x 54 mm
Image size 62 mm x 46 mm / 2.4 in. x 1.8 in.
Supported image size 800 × 600 dots
Printing resolution 12.5 dots/mm (318 dpi, 80 μm dot pitch)
Printing levels 256 levels per color (RGB)
Interface Standard compliance: Bluetooth Ver. 4.2 (BLE)
Supported image format JPEG、PNG、HEIF
Printing time Image recording – photo output (fed out):Approximately 12 sec.
Approximate printing capacity Approximately 100 prints (from full charge)
*The number of prints depends on the usage conditions.
Power supply Lithium ion battery (internal type: not removable)
Charging time Approximately 80 to 120 minutes(Charging time depends on the temperature and battery remaining level)
Power consumption Approximately 3 W
Operating environment Temperature: +5°C to +40°C (+41°F to +104°F)
Humidity: 20% to 80% (no condensation)
Main unit dimensions 90.3 mm x 34.6 mm x 124.5 mm /
3.5 in. x 1.3 in. x 4.9 in.(excluding projecting parts)
Main unit mass Approximately 209g / 7.3oz (excluding film pack)
Supplied accessory USB cable

Notes:

  • The INSTAX prints depicted in this blog are for illustrative purposes only.
  • The Bluetooth® wordmark and logos are registered trademarks owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by FUJIFILM Corporation is under license.
  • The image size may affect the sharpness of the finished print.
  • Depending on the file size and smartphone type, wireless communication may take a long time.
  • The smartphone type and shooting condition may affect the color tone and quality of the finished print.
  • The finished print may look different from the image viewed on the smartphone display.
  • All images of prints and smartphones are simulated.

The following video presents instax mini Link smartphone printer Tutorial Movie / FUJIFILM:

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FUJIFILM TAKES SMARTPHONE PHOTO PRINTING TO THE NEXT LEVEL WITH THE INSTAX MINI LINK

Fujifilm Instax Mini Link (left to right): DUSKY PINK, ASH WHITE, DARK DENIM

Fujifilm Instax Mini Link (left to right): DUSKY PINK, ASH WHITE, DARK DENIM

Mississauga, ON, October 2, 2019FUJIFILM North America Corporation is pleased to announce the launch of INSTAX Mini LinkTM, the latest in its line-up of instant printing devices. INSTAX Mini LinkTM is a smartphone printer with a variety of unique functions designed to make on-the-go INSTAX instant printing even easier and more fun. (more…)

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Lenses Sony

Sony FE C 16-35mm T3.1 G Full-frame Wide Angle E-Mount Cinema Zoom: Smooth Bokeh, Floating Focus Mechanism, and Reduces Field Curvature, Astigmatism & Color Distortion

This is an update to the previous blog, Sony PXW-FX9 4K Recording Camera with Full-frame Sensor 6K (Oversampling Only): 561-point Phase-detection AF Sensor, Fast Hybrid AF, Dual Base ISO, Low Noise, 15+ Stops Dynamic Range, Electronic Variable ND Filter, Soft Facial Tones, Effective Bokeh Through Shallow Depth of Field.

The following video presents Sony | Lens | FE C 16-35mm T3.1 G | Product Feature:
FE C 16-35mm T3.1 G [SELC1635G] Explore new artistic possibilities and precise creative control with Cinema Lens Series – the refined expression of Sony’s technological expertise for uncompromising content creators. This wide angle zoom lens is optimised for digital cinematography, documentary production and other premium content produced with full-frame cameras such as the FX9 and VENICE.

FE C 16-35mm T3.1 G Cinema Lens Series full-frame wide angle zoom with advanced optical performance, operability and intelligent shooting functions.
Unlimited expression for content creators…

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Sony Unveils Full-frame E-Mount Cinema Lens FE C 16-35mm T3.1 G, Designed for High Optical Performance and Reliable Operability
Sony FE C 16-35mm T3.1 G

Sony FE C 16-35mm T3.1 G

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Cameras Sony

Sony PXW-FX9 4K Camera with Full-frame Sensor 6K (Oversampling Only): 561-point Phase-detection AF Sensor, Fast Hybrid AF, Dual Base ISO, Low Noise, 15+ Stops Dynamic Range, Electronic Variable ND Filter, Soft Facial Tones, Effective Bokeh Through Shallow Depth of Field

The following video presents Sony | FX9 | Product Feature:
Discover FX9, Sony’s full-frame 6K sensor camera with Fast Hybrid AF, Dual Base ISO and S-Cinetone™ colour science.
6K Full-Frame “Exmor R” sensor for stunning picture quality.

The camera’s full-frame 6K sensor provides superb recording in DCI 4K*, Ultra HD and HD resolutions. Powerful image processing with debayering and oversampling ensures image quality beyond the limits of conventional Super 35mm sensors. The back-illuminated CMOS image sensor also uses Sony’s Exmor R technology for improved sensitivity and noise reduction. Compared to a 4K Super 35mm sensor, the FX9’s 6K sensor has over twice the surface area while providing a wider angle of view and shallower depth of field.

*DCI 4K (4096 x 2160 at 17:9 recording) will be available with future firmware release.

FX9 Firmware Roadmap (September 2019)
FX9 will gain new capabilities through future firmware updates as follows:

  • 16bit RAW output (with XDCA-FX9)
  • Full-frame 4K 60p/50p recording with oversampling (Image sensor scan size is around 5K)
  • FHD 180fps shooting
  • DCI 4K recording
  • Support DWX digital wireless audio receiver (with XDCA-FX9)

Firmware releasing timing remains to be determined.

The following video presents Sony | FX9 | BTS of “Maybe it was me” by Sody:
Behind The Scene of the first promo shot on brand new FX9*. Director: Charlie Sarsfield & Director of Photography: Olan Collardy.

*Shot with a prototype camera

Sony PXW-FX9 won the RedShark Best in Show award for the #FX9 at this year's IBC

Sony PXW-FX9 won the RedShark Best in Show award for the #FX9 at this year’s IBC

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Sony Launches FX9 4K Camera with Newly-Developed Full-frame[1] Sensor, Dual Base ISO and Fast Hybrid Auto Focus System

Next generation camera offers greater flexibility to bring artistic vision to life

Sony PXW-FX9

Sony PXW-FX9

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Camcorders Sony

Sony PXW-Z750 XDCAM, the World’s First 2/3-type Shoulder Camcorder to Support 4K Shooting with a 3-chip 2/3-type CMOS Sensor with Global Shutter, for Use in Uncontrolled Lighting Conditions & Capturing Quickly Moving Action: High Sensitivity, 4K/HD Simultaneous Recording, 120p HFR in HD, S-Log3/HLG, 12G-SDI and Advanced Wireless Workflow Capabilities

The following video presents First look: The New PXW-Z750 Camcorder:
Here’s everything you need to know about the NEW #Z750, straight from the #SonyIBC stand. Sebastian Leske, Product Marketing Manager, Sony Europe gives us an overview of the flagship shoulder mount camcorder, made with customer needs in mind, highlighting its 4K, 2/3-type 3-chip sensor, global shutter features and more…

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Sony Unveils PXW-Z750 Flagship XDCAM Shoulder Camcorder, with 4K 2/3-type 3-chip CMOS Sensor System with Global Shutter
Sony PXW-Z750 XDCAM: Advanced Wireless Workflow Capabilities: Image Courtesy of Sony

Sony PXW-Z750 XDCAM: Advanced Wireless Workflow Capabilities: Image Courtesy of Sony

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Cameras Canon

Canon EOS M200 Mirrorless Camera: Stylish, Compact, Lightweight, 24.1-MP APS-C Sensor, Dual Pixel CMOS AF, 4K/24p UHD Video, 143 AF Points, Eye-Detect AF, Vertical Video Support, Selfie-friendly Flip-Up Touchscreen, Creative Assist Mode, Easy Connectivity & Sharing

The following video presents Introducing the Canon EOS M200 Mirrorless Camera:
The compact EOS M200 mirrorless camera provides great features and helpful guidance so you get amazing results. Boasting 4K video capability, vertical video support, our Creative Assist and Feature Assistant tools and more, impressive images and videos are easy to come by…

Canon EOS M200 Mirrorless Camera (White) with EF-M 15-45mm f/3.5-6.3 IS STM Lens (Silver)

Canon EOS M200 Mirrorless Camera (White) with EF-M 15-45mm f/3.5-6.3 IS STM Lens (Silver)

The Canon EOS M200 is an upgrade to the entry-level Canon EOS M100. It features a 24.1-MP APS-C image sensor, Dual Pixel AF system, a 3.0-in. selfie-friendly flip-up-to-face-forward touchscreen LCD with 1.04M-dot resolution and a pop-up flash. It adds Eye Detect AF, increases the number of AF points from 49 to 143 points* and improves video from Full HD to 4K/24p (with a 1.6x crop).

*Maximum 143 points depending on lens

Canon EOS M200 (Black) with EF-M 55-200mm f/4.5-6.3 IS STM lens

Canon EOS M200 (Black) with EF-M 55-200mm f/4.5-6.3 IS STM lens

The following video presents Introducing the EOS M200 (Canon Official):
This video introduces shooting functions of EOS M200.

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Document Your Day And Effortlessly Share Your Photos And Videos With New Canon EOS M200 Camera
Canon EOS M200: Image Courtesy of Canon

Canon EOS M200: Image Courtesy of Canon

The Newest Compact Interchangeable-Lens Camera is Perfectly Positioned to be Your Next Travel Buddy

Canon EOS M200 Mirrorless Camera (White) and EF-M 15-45mm f/3.5-6.3 IS STM Lens (Silver)

Canon EOS M200 Mirrorless Camera (White) and EF-M 15-45mm f/3.5-6.3 IS STM Lens (Silver)

MELVILLE, NY, September 25, 2019 – Whether you’re planning a weekend getaway or revel in documenting everyday moments, memories should be captured and easily shared. Offering social media enthusiast high image quality, Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, introduces the EOS M200 camera. Great for those with wanderlust in their hearts, this camera ushers in a variety of new features, such as vertical video1, for those looking to step up from smartphone photography and enter the realm of interchangeable-lens cameras.

Canon EOS M200: Image Courtesy of Canon

Canon EOS M200: Image Courtesy of Canon

“Ease of use, convenience and shareability are imperatives for consumers today, especially when introducing new imaging products into an ever-changing market place,” said Kazuto Ogawa, president and chief operating officer, Canon U.S.A., Inc. “The new EOS M200 camera is a mix of tried and true Canon features as well as new ones, and combined they create a non-intimidating mirrorless camera for the experienced photographer – yet it is approachable for someone beginning their visual storytelling journey.”

Canon EOS M200: Image Courtesy of Canon

Canon EOS M200: Image Courtesy of Canon

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