Nikon Z7 in TyrolThe new Nikon EN-EL15b-battery I received multiple reports from different countries that the new Nikon Z7 mirrorless is now shipping. Readers in Sydney, Australia and Tyrol, Austria (no kangaroos in Austria) also confirmed that they got a free Sony G 64GB XQD memory card.
The guys from I’m Back® sent me an update on their project - the digital backs are currently in production in Hong Kong (see the latest progress here). I’m Back will be exhibiting at the 2018 Photokina show, their booth will be shared with their partner Maxwintec Co. Ltd. (located at Hall 5.1 - B003).
Here are the leaked technical specifications of the upcoming Sigma lenses: Via Nokishita
Optyczne published several pictures from Photokina of the new Irix Dragonfly 150mm f/2.8 Macro 1:1 lens:
Novoflex will introduce a new line of lens adapters for the Nikon Z mirrorless camera in November. Adapters for the following lens mounts are planned:
Marin Marinov shot the video "Dreaming" in 4K with the Nikon Z6: One day a guy came home and gave me a camera. He just said it’s top secret mirrorless full-frame Nikon... so I thought, why not try what’s it capable of 😉 I’ve been shooting Nikons for years, but really wasn’t impressed with video quality. I have a D850 and didn’t even bother to try the video mode.... it’s like the switch for video was cemented (just kidding:)
Irix published another teaser video confirming that Irix Dragonfly is a new macro lens with a 1:1 macro and a minimum focusing distance of 34.5cm:
Sigma will announce five new lenses for Photokina, including the long-rumored Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM Sports lens (the fifth lens is mirrorless):