According to multiple rumors from Nikon Rumors, Nikon is primed to introduce an upcoming affordable Z-series model (perhaps the Z1 or Z5) to complement the higher-end Nikon Z6 and Z7. And recent rumors suggest the mid-range model may be in the $900 range. Although, the speculation ranges up to the equivalent of $1700.
If manufacturers are ready for mirrorless cameras to take over the Rebel and Nikon DX lines, we’re going to have to see some lower-end models fill up the ranks (and possibly even some more affordable APS-C format cameras).
One of the big highlights during the new Mac Pro unveil yesterday was the machine’s 8K video editing prowess; however, there is a shortage of cameras capable of capturing 8K footage. During Jonathan Morrison’s Hands-On video (embedded below) of the new Mac Pro, we got a sneak peek of an unreleased Canon 8K cinema camera that was used to capture 8K Pro-Res RAW. [Read more…]
Nikon has released a new update in its continuing tease of the full frame mirrorless camera coming August 23. The teaser video (above) shows of Nikon’s historic lenses, opening with the legendary Noct-Nikkor 58mm f/1.2 lens. The video closes with a quick tease of the upcoming Nikkor Z lens.
Native lenses are an important part of any mirrorless system. While mount adapters are sure to be a part of Nikon’s new system, having native lenses for the new mirrorless mount are necessary for widespread adoption. Sony has been working overtime to build out its stable of E-mount lenses over the past several years. Let’s see if Nikon can excite its user base with some important and practical lenses out of the gate.