Z9 Teaser 2

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monu123

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Probably the most interesting shot from the video.
Couple of things to note:
- No more 30 minute record limit - 1h 50m for 8K30 (probably limited by memory card vs the camera itself)
- The lens looks like the upcoming 100-400? Doesn't look like 70-200 looking at the shape of the barrel.
- New card door locking mechanism

Looking forward to the next video!
 

Whiskeyman

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But why a 100-400? This is redundant with over 3/4s of the focal length of the 70-200...I understand that not everyone will own both lenses, but wouldn't Nikon like to sell that many?
 

jeffnles1

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I’m really interested in the 200-600 and then105mm macro and a 24-70. They already have he 105 and the 24-70. Better than 90% of my photos would be covered by these 3 lenses.
 

Whiskeyman

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I’m really interested in the 200-600 and then105mm macro and a 24-70. They already have he 105 and the 24-70. Better than 90% of my photos would be covered by these 3 lenses.
I wouldn't want to be without the 100-200 mm focal length range, so I'd have to include the 70-200mm in my stable of lenses.

When I did event photography for my local high school marching band, I used the 135-155 mm range a lot. Then again, with what little bit of shooting I'm doing now, that 600mm top end would be great!

This teaser does interest me more than the first one does. Can't wait for the pudding to be served so we can have the proof!
 

abc123brian

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my mommy taught me that teasing isn't nice.

IMHO teasers are what a company resorts to when they're late to the market and desperate to stop the desertion of their user base to competitors.
lol, I see teasers quite frequently in the automotive world. I enjoy them, but personally thought the first one was too slow paced. The teasers shouldn’t give away too much information, but should generate excitement. So far, I think they have done alright, but I think we are all waiting for something with fast action.
 

arbitrage

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my mommy taught me that teasing isn't nice.

IMHO teasers are what a company resorts to when they're late to the market and desperate to stop the desertion of their user base to competitors.
I agree. I really am coming to hate these teaser campaigns from both Nikon and Canon.

I guess my only positive thing to say about this Z9 teaser campaign is that at least this time Nikon isn't using videos about a previous model when teasing the new model....ala D5 for D6:rolleyes:
 

dtibbals

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Teasers are fun when you won’t be buying it :). Sony announced the new 70-200 I've been waiting for yesterday, preordered today first in line and Dec 16th it will be available.
 

ccirelli

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IMHO teasers are what a company resorts to when they're late to the market and desperate to stop the desertion of their user base to competitors.
It's a basic marketing strategy, designed to get people talking (clearly that's working well) and build anticipation. Two more weekly teaser vids coming and then they'll do the big reveal. The main thing is, the camera better deliver (and I believe the Z9 will).

A note on "late to market". I'll maintain that the Z9 is actually a first-to-market body when we take a step back and compare features / design / capabilities to others in its class. Does anyone else offer a 45 MP mirrorless body with an integrated grip, 2-axis tilt screen, and unlimited (or, only limited by card capacity) internal 8k video? And I'm sure I'm missing some other features that remain to be revealed.

Nikon does things on their own timeline, and I'm totally fine with that. :)(y)
 

Roxie

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Probably the most interesting shot from the video.
Couple of things to note:
- No more 30 minute record limit - 1h 50m for 8K30 (probably limited by memory card vs the camera itself)
- The lens looks like the upcoming 100-400? Doesn't look like 70-200 looking at the shape of the barrel.
- New card door locking mechanism

Looking forward to the next video!
Maybe the next video can have a picture of the Port of Los Angeles and the ship the cameras are on. Let's see: 1.) Get manufactured; 2.) Get it on a slow boat from China or wherever; 3.) Get into the Port of LA and wait off-shore; 4.) Get the containers off-loaded and stacked in the port; 5;) Find a truck driver and get the container loaded onto the truck, etc. May be better to wait for the Nikon Z9ii. By then supply chain may be moving a bit better.
 

ccirelli

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But why a 100-400? This is redundant with over 3/4s of the focal length of the 70-200...I understand that not everyone will own both lenses, but wouldn't Nikon like to sell that many?
The 100-400 won't be a 2.8 lens - to me, that puts the 70-200 2.8 in a very different category (despite the range overlap). I'm interested in the 100-400, but super interested in the 200-600 (especially given the 200-500's excellent reputation)
 

Doug Herr

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A note on "late to market". I'll maintain that the Z9 is actually a first-to-market body when we take a step back and compare features / design / capabilities to others in its class. Does anyone else offer a 45 MP mirrorless body with an integrated grip, 2-axis tilt screen, and unlimited (or, only limited by card capacity) internal 8k video? And I'm sure I'm missing some other features that remain to be revealed.
The 2-axis tilt screen looks nice, the integrated grip is a big no-no, and the Sony a1 does internal 8k video limited by card capacity (the Sony's 50MP is more than the z9's 45MP but it's not significant). Nothing ground-breaking so far, just catching up with the market.

 
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ccirelli

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the integrated grip is a big no-no
Subjective / integrated grip is an advantage to me and many folks. I also do appreciate the modularity & versatility of my Z6II + grip (same advantages for Sony & Canon).

Sony a1 does internal 8k video limited by card capacity
Heat. 20-40 minutes in 8k by some reports, in that smaller body. 8k isn't groundbreaking, but shooting 8k internally for that length of time - in a warm climate - is. The Z9's 2nd trailer wasn't shot in a hot / wildlife climate by accident - they were making a clear point about the Z9's endurance while running 8k.

And just to make sure everyone's cool (no pun intended :)), this is just a light discussion / not an argument. I admire all of these flagship bodies - they're all amazing - and they all offer some clear & unique advantages over one another.
 

Doug Herr

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Subjective / integrated grip is an advantage to me and many folks. I also do appreciate the modularity & versatility of my Z6II + grip (same advantages for Sony & Canon).


Heat. 20-40 minutes in 8k by some reports, in that smaller body. 8k isn't groundbreaking, but shooting 8k internally for that length of time - in a warm climate - is. The Z9's 2nd trailer wasn't shot in a hot / wildlife climate by accident - they were making a clear point about the Z9's endurance while running 8k.

And just to make sure everyone's cool (no pun intended :)), this is just a light discussion / not an argument. I admire all of these flagship bodies - they're all amazing - and they all offer some clear & unique advantages over one another.
The video I posted demonstrated the a1's 8k heat performance. at 70 F it ran 8k video recording internally continuously for hours. At 104 F it shut down after 69 minutes. Seems pretty good to me.
 
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fredheidepriem

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The 100-400 won't be a 2.8 lens - to me, that puts the 70-200 2.8 in a very different category (despite the range overlap). I'm interested in the 100-400, but super interested in the 200-600 (especially given the 200-500's excellent reputation)
If it has a fixed f stop it could be great. It could be a Zmount 180-400 and priced right out of most peoples reach like the original. Nikon’s lens prices are high as it is.
 

Woodyg3

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If it has a fixed f stop it could be great. It could be a Zmount 180-400 and priced right out of most peoples reach like the original. Nikon’s lens prices are high as it is.
Good glass costs a lot, regardless of manufacturer. Canon and Sony charge about the same as Nikon for their comparable lenses. That said, the 180-400 is a strange beast and certainly is a very expensive exotic kind of lens that I think needs to be put in its own special category.
 
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