On 23rd August, Nikon has officially launched its first full-frame mirrorless cameras - Z7 & Z6 in Tokyo, Japan. The new Z mount system comprises mirrorless cameras and compatible NIKKOR Z lenses and accessories. “We have invested the best of our optical technologies in this camera with a view to the future of image making,” said Kazuo Ushida, President of Nikon.
ZHIYUN is glad to join in congratulating this successful launch event and celebrate the achievements with Nikon. To be part of this thrilling event, our flagship product CRANE 2 was displayed along with Nikon’s cameras in the movie function showcase. Tomohiro Shoji, a representative from Nikon, said CRANE 2 was selected for its good function and price for one-man operation and hybrid shooters who are target users of Z7 and Z6 cameras.
Nikon introduces maximum flexibility together with partner brands to the filmmakers in this showcase. To support diverse and professional workflow, the camera in the demonstration was equipped with ZHIYUN CRANE 2 and its dedicated Servo Follow Focus. In this way, videographers can realize follow focus control on Nikon cameras, extending the powers of perception. A sturdy ZHIYUN gimbal clamp was mounted on the CRANE 2 handle grip, in order to hold accessories like the recorder. With a huge payload up to 3.2kg, CRANE 2 is reliable when pairing with multiple accessories. The whole setup lives up to the hype with unbeatable quality, meanwhile delivers more versatile functions for better movie making.
ZHIYUN is proud to support the movie function demonstration with our award-winning product CRANE 2. “ZHIYUN is seeking further cooperation with Nikon, aiming to open up new possibilities to our mutual users,” enthused Leo Wang, the vice president of ZHIYUN. Nikon is going to display the same set for Nikon Fan Meeting in Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya and other Japanese cities.
ZHIYUN’s new gimbal - Weebill LAB, addressing high demand for use of mirrorless cameras, is scheduled to be launched in Photokina, 2018 during September 26th - 29th . It first surfaced at BIRTV show in Beijing a few weeks ago and has aroused interest from all sides. More features will be unveiled in Photokina 2018. ZHIYUN welcomes your visit to our booth and sincerely invites you to witness the next trendy gimbals.