Saturday, October 15, 2011

Nikon 1 Launch

Attended the official launch of the new Nikon 1 system yesterday night. I have to admit that, initially, I was not very excited nor impressed with Nikon's answer to the mirrorless camera market. But after some hands on time as well as glimpses to what is to come in terms of accessories, I have to say I am pretty impressed with what I have seen. Here are some pictures I took of the event.

Nikon J1 body in hand.

Stylish and beautiful white Nikon J1.

Nikon V1 with 10mm F2.8 pancake.

F-mount adapter allows AF with current AF-S lenses.

Prototype Movie Shooting Kit and Close-up Ring LED Light. Other attachments presented (not show here) includes a touch controlled LCD panel, Projector, mini LED light, Joystick and a Network Adapter.

LED Light attachment.

Silicone case for J1.

The Nikon 1 cameras offers continuous shooting up to an amazing 60 fps. They are also capable of shooting slow-motion videos of up to 1200 fps! Here is a clip of a slow motion clip shot at the launch by Mr Alex Ortega (at 400fps):

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