The following video presents Nikon D4S | DEDICATED: Enter the Minds of the Dedicated (the film):
Shot exclusively on the Nikon D4S. Corey Rich profiles what dedication means to three top professionals who epitomize passion for photography. “A great picture is one that tells that story, is technically sound, and that no one else has.” — Robert Beck.
Experience the stunning new capabilities of the D4S in extreme conditions as action photographers Dave Black, Robert Beck, and George Karbus push to get the perfect shot.
Listen to the pros. Watch the Making-of video – http://youtu.be/gInvYcq_tQU
Check out the Nikon D4S product video – http://youtu.be/R6tdncHV13s
See the full Nikon D4S specifications here – http://bit.ly/1hsONix
At the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) 2015, Nikon will announce the development of new firmware, for the following Nikon DSLR cameras, to improve workflow for professional video applications by enhancing capability with third party external recording devices:
- Nikon D810 and
Nikon is now offering D750 and D810 Filmmaker’s Kits. Each kit contains everything you need to get started in the world of cinema as follows:
- two additional EN-EL15 batteries,
- an ME-1 Stereo Microphone,
- one Atomos Ninja-2 External Recorder,
- Tiffen® 67mm and 58mm Variable Neutral Density Filters (8-stops) for superior control of light,
- custom foam inserts, which are ideally sized for use in a hard case for transporting equipment to the next video production,
- the camera D750 or D810, and
- three NIKKOR lenses in popular focal lengths:
The following video presents Nikon D750 Product video:
Free your vision with the fast, versatile, and agile D750. In a world where anything is possible, this full-frame 24.3-megapixel powerhouse gives you the freedom to dare. Packed with professional imaging technology, and streamlined for compactness, nothing holds this camera back.
The newly designed FX-format sensor delivers exceptional image quality with cleaner results than ever before at high ISOs. Phenomenally sensitive AF performance, a burst rate of up to 6.5 fps, and Full HD movie recording at 1080/60p combine with the tiltable monitor to enable full freedom of expression. Built-in Wi-Fi makes it simple to share your impressive photos in an instant.
Capture crisper, cleaner, better-defined images at high ISOs. The ISO range of 100–12800 is extendable to 50-51200 (equivalent).
Professional AF performance
Sensitive down to -3 EV and boasting Nikon’s Group Area AF mode, the D750 locks onto your target with incredible precision even in dark situations.
24.3-MP FX-format sensor
Full detail, full freedom. The all-new sensor offers wide dynamic range plus clean performance across all sensitivities, for images with stunning sharpness and rich tonality.
April 9, 2015
Nikon Announces National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show 2015 Speaker Schedule and New Firmware Development for DSLR Video Functionality
MELVILLE, NY – At NAB 2015, Nikon (Booth # C8818) will be showing a full range of tools for a modern production environment, with versatile DSLR cameras and NIKKOR lenses for professional video applications. Several Nikon Ambassadors and industry professionals will be presenting at the Nikon booth throughout the show, demonstrating a variety of different filmmaking techniques. Additionally, Nikon Corporation will be announcing the development of new firmware, for select Nikon DSLR cameras, to improve workflow for professional video applications by enhancing capability with third party external recording devices. Nikon plans to release the new firmware later this summer, which will be available at no cost to customers.
Nikon at NAB 2015:
Industry professionals are invited to the Nikon booth to view the company’s full line of DSLR cameras for content capture, including the D750 and D810 Filmmaker Kits. Attendees are encouraged to visit the booth to learn about the production possibilities with Nikon cameras and hear from some of the most innovative filmmakers today including Corey Rich, Dixie Dixon, Anthony Arendt, PES and Chris Hershman. Visitors to the Nikon booth can also discover a vast range of NIKKOR lenses and see first-hand the unrivaled clarity and sharpness that these lenses deliver for any project.
New Nikon DSLR Firmware:
The new firmware in development will be available for the Nikon D4S, D810 and D750, and will enhance capture workflow. With the new firmware, Atomos Shogun or Ninja-2 external recorders will recognize recording start/stop commands of the external recorder and can be synchronized with recording start/stop commands of the camera. This new firmware will provide greater support for recording of high-definition, uncompressed data that makes the most of the superior resolution of the D4S, D810 and D750, plus the excellent rendering performance of NIKKOR lenses to external recorders. Demonstrations of the firmware (which is currently under development) will be available at both the Nikon (#C8818) and Atomos (#C8825) booths from Monday, April 13 through Thursday, April 16. The firmware will be available in late Summer 2015 as a free download.
Nikon D750 and D810 Filmmakers Kits
For users who are looking to take advantage of the Nikon D810 or D750’s advanced video capabilities, Nikon is now offering a Filmmaker’s Kit for each camera that includes everything needed to get started in the world of cinema. The kit contains the camera, three NIKKOR lenses in popular focal lengths, including the AF-S NIKKOR 35mm f/1.8G ED lens, the AF-S NIKKOR 85mm f/1.8G lens and the AF-S NIKKOR 50mm f/1.8G lens; all of which provide stunning HD clarity and excellent depth of field control for filmmakers. The kit also contains two additional EN-EL15 batteries, an ME-1 Stereo Microphone, one Atomos Ninja-2 External Recorder, and Tiffen® 67mm and 58mm Variable Neutral Density Filters (8-stops) for superior control of light. In addition, the Nikon Filmmaker’s Kits feature custom foam inserts, which are ideally sized for use in a hard case for transporting equipment to the next video production.
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This video (Part 1) presents Introducing the Nikon D810 HD-SLR: Part 1 – Powered to Create Compelling Images:
- Mark Cruz provides a brief feature set overview of the Nikon D810 HD-SLR in regards to still images, including:
- 36.3-megapixel FX-format (7360 x 4912 resolution) CMOS sensor,
- ISO range from 64 to 12,800,
- Option to shoot in full-resolution 14-bit RAW/NEF file format, or the new RAW Size Small format,
- Expandable ISO range – from 32 (Lo-1) to 51,200 (Hi-2),
- Nikon’s exclusive EXPEED 4 image processing engine, and
- “Clarity” setting added to the available Picture Control adjustment parameters — adjusts mid tones to enhance details within an image.
The following video (Part 2) presents Introducing the Nikon D810 HD-SLR: Part 2 – Delivering a True Cinematic Experience:
- Mark Cruz provides a brief feature set overview of the Nikon D810 HD-SLR in regards to video recording, including:
- Broadcast quality video — Full HD (1080p) 1920 x 1080 video capture at a variety of frame rates, including 60/30/24p,
- Both FX and DX crop modes,
- Flat Picture Control Profile — provides flexibility in post-production,
- Smooth in-camera time-lapse and interval timer,
- Audio capture records wide and voice frequency ranges,
- Zebra stripes — displayed during live view, making it easy to spot overexposed areas,
- Highlight weighted metering, and
- Full manual control.