Nikon Announces New Features for Z6 and Z7 Cameras: Eye Focus, PRORES RAW Recording, and CF Express Compatibility

Nikon Product Photo of Z6 Filmmaker's Kit
Nikon Product Photo of the Z6 Filmmaker’s Kit

News Shooter published an article today detailing the advantages and functions for Nikon Z6 and Z7 cameras that Nikon announced yesterday. The article describes the PRORES Raw functionality and dives into the features of the Nikon Z6 Filmmaker’s Kit. Additionally, Nikon’s announcement outlined upcoming eye focus for Z6 and Z7 cameras. Additionally, Nikon will add CFExpress functionality to both cameras. Whether or not Nikon will add CFExpress functionality to D810 and D5 cameras is unclear.

Nikon Announces Z6 Filmmaker Kit & 14-30mm F4 S Lens

Nikon Product Photo of the Z6 Filmmaker’s Kit

Nikon announced the Z6 Filmmaker Kit today. The kit includes a Z6 body, Nikkor 24-70mm F4 S lens, FTZ adapter, Atoms Ninja V, a MOZA Air 2 gimbal and other accessories.

Nikon Product Photo of the NIKKOR Z 14-30mm f/4 S Ultra-Wide-Angle Zoom Lens

Nikon also announced the “World’s first full-frame 14mm filter-attachable lens” with their Nikkor Z 14-30mm f/4 S Ultra-Wide-Angle Zoom. The lens is designed for both video and stills shooters. See the full press release for both sets of products here.

DJI Launches DJI Pro Website

DJI launched its Pro website targeted at photographers and videographers. Read the full news release here

From DJI’s Website: 

DJI Pro is dedicated to professionals using DJI’s advanced aerial and gimbal technologies, such as the Inspire and the Ronin series. The new website consists of five categories: 

Product Information: Explore DJI products. 

DJI Masters Program: Learn from professional cinematographers with unique insights into the industry as well as the innovative imaging technology they use. 

Showcase: Find out how DJI products are being used on film sets.

Education: Learn about how to setup and use each product.

Events: Get the latest info on DJI, local events, workshops and more.