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Nikon releases LUT for Z series cameras Photo

Nikon releases LUT for Z series cameras

Nikon has released a dedicated 3D LUT that works within the N-Log features with Rec.709 color space. The option of recording ProRes RAW via external HDMI that was announced at the Z series cameras’ launch, will now only be available after an internal upgrade that will need to be performed at a Nikon Service Center and will incur a charge.

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Report: Nikon Professional Roadshow 2019 Photo

Report: Nikon Professional Roadshow 2019

Wetpixel attended the recent Nikon Professional Services Roadshow and was able to get hands-on with the new Z series mirrorless full frame cameras. We were able to test the cameras’ autofocus with fisheye and macro lenses, albeit not underwater. In addition, Nikon was very keen to point out their firmware update will uniquely offer the option of outputting ProRes RAW over HDMI to the Atomos Ninja V external recorder/monitor.

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Nikon Z series firmware to offer ProRes RAW over HDMI Photo

Nikon Z series firmware to offer ProRes RAW over HDMI

As a part of their press release about the products on display at the CES show, Nikon has announced an upcoming firmware update for the Z series cameras that will add the possibility of recording ProRes RAW output on the Atomos Ninja recorder over an HDMI connection. Also, it will add support for CFexpress format cards and Eye AF.

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Nikon announces 14-30mm Z mount lens Photo

Nikon announces 14-30mm Z mount lens

Nikon has announced the NIKKOR Z 14-30mm f/4 S lens for the Z6 and Z7 full frame mirrorless cameras. Despite being a 14 mm lens with a 114° field of view, it offers direct filer attachment. Minimum focus distance is is 11 in. (0.28 m.) from the focal plane at all zoom positions, so it may work behind a dome port.

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Nikon announces entry level D3500 SLR camera Photo

Nikon announces entry level D3500 SLR camera

The D3500 entry level SLR camera has been announced by Nikon. It features a 24.2MP sensor and a native ISO range of 100-25,600. In common with most entry level Nikon SLRs, it does not have a built in focus motor and so is not compatible with non AF-S and AF-P lenses. This means that it will not work with several lenses that are important for underwater use.

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Nikon announces Z series mirrorless cameras Photo

Nikon announces Z series mirrorless cameras

Nikon has announced two new full frame mirrorless cameras, the Z6 and Z7. Both feature the new Z mount lens system. The Z 7 has 45.7 effective megapixels and a native ISO range of 64-25600. The Z 6 has a 24.5 effective megapixels, and of ISO 100-51200. Full 4K video is supported with no pixel binning.

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Nikon re-registers Nikonos trademark Photo

Nikon re-registers Nikonos trademark

Wetpixel member Geo has kindly pointed out an interesting development from Nikon. Nikon Rumors notes that the company has just re-registered the trademark “NIKONOS.” This had expired in 2008. Of course, this may simply reflect an attempt to preserve apart of Nikon’s heritage, but equally, it may be a sign that the company is considering the underwater market in its product development plans.

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Review: Nikon FX wide-angle lenses Photo

Review: Nikon FX wide-angle lenses

Wetpixel Editor Adam Hanlon presents a review of most of the available rectilinear wide-angle lens choices for Nikon full-frame camera. The aim is to evaluate individual lens’s performance underwater, but also for this to be a reference for those seeking information about lens choices. As other test lenses come available, the tests will be added to, so please keep checking back for updates

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