Nikon Capture Your Festive Moments Consumer Campaign (1st – 31st December 2018)
Nikon Malaysia has announced the price of Z6 and is now opened for pre-order till 15th Nov 2018.
You may pre-order now at ShaShinKi.com
Get yourself a DOUBLE REWARD from ZEISS when you purchase any ZEISS Batis and Touit from 5th-30th Sept 2018. Firstly, you will instantly get a rebate up to RM2,049 and secondly, get additional gifts for the first 40 pax who purchased and registered with us. *While stocks last
Register your lens here and get rewarded: bit.ly/ZEISSDoubleReward
Sony Malaysia has just announced a Full Frame Travel Starter kit bundling A7ii (body only) with SEL24240.
Why A7ii + SEL24240?
- A7ii is Sony Full Frame starter mirrorless camera, most suited for casual / semiprofessional use
- Main Unit is very light, coupling with SEL24240, covering versatile environments when travelling
- SEL24240 allows users to cover a wide range of focal length, from 24mm to 240mm (10x zoom)
Nikon has official discontinued their Nikon 1 system, first introduced in Sept 2011, slightly less than 7 years old.
Used to be its biggest strength, Nikon 1 uses CX format with 2.7 times crop factor, with image sensor area of 13.2 x 8.8mm, which is about half the size of the Micro Four Thirds system and a quarter of the Nikon DX format, now has becomes the biggest weakness to produce better ISO performance in dark environment.
Nikon 1 initial target users are family members or amateur photographers that want small size camera but with interchangeable lenses system. The selection of sensor size has proof to be the biggest mistake. While smaller is good, but too small has caused too much limitation in competing with the micro 4/3rd system.
However, Nikon is not going to exit from the mirrorless market. Rumor is saying that Nikon will introduce their first FULL FRAME mirrorless camera within this year. Let’s wait and hope to see something exciting coming soon!
Canon has released firmware update 1.0.4 for the EOS 6D Mark II, adding important bug fixes for “rare instances” of issues with the touch panel and operation buttons.
The update, which is available from Canon’s support website here, is about 30MB in size and includes the following changelog:
Firmware Version 1.0.4 incorporates the following fixes:
1. Corrects a phenomenon in which in rare instances, the operation buttons and some touch panel functions do not respond.
Notice about Firmware Update for Tamron 28-75mm F/2.8 Di III RXD (Model A036)
Dear users and potential purchasers of Tamron interchangeable lenses.
Thank you for using Tamron products.
We are pleased to inform you that the firmware update for the 28-75mm F/2.8 Di III RXD (Model A036) for Sony E-mount, full-frame mirrorless cameras, is now available. The firmware update is available through Sony E-mount camera bodies.
Please review the information below.
28-75mm F/2.8 Di III RXD (Model A036)
This update improves known issues for autofocus with Sony E-mount mirrorless cameras, when the range of focus search distance is broad, in video recording mode.
Tap for more details.
How to Update
The lens firmware can be updated using cameras that support this lens firmware update.
Tap for more details.
How to Check your Lens Firmware Version
From your camera’s menu screen, please select “Setup” then “Display version.”
Inquiries regarding this matter
Please contact your local Tamron distributor.
THE SUPERZOOM COOLPIX P1000 OFFERS AN ASTOUNDING 125X ZOOM TO CAPTURE YOUR WORLD AND BEYOND
With its Impressive NIKKOR 24-3000mm Equivalent Optical Zoom Lens and Advanced Shooting Controls, the New COOLPIX P1000 Brings Creative Possibilities Closer Than Ever
MELVILLE, NY (JULY 10, 2018 AT 12:01 A.M. EDT) – Today, Nikon Inc. announced the COOLPIX P1000, the new undisputed powerhouse of superzooms. With an incredible 125X optical zoom (24-3000mm equivalent) powered by high performance NIKKOR optics; the P1000 is the ideal companion camera for birding, sports, wildlife and celestial-photographers seeking superior performance from extreme distances. Beyond its incredible zoom range, the versatile 16-megapixel COOLPIX P1000 captures 4K UHD video and offers a myriad of manual controls, as well as user-friendly functions including built-in Wi-Fi1 and Bluetooth2 connectivity, letting photographers of all levels explore and share their creativity.
“The COOLPIX P1000 is the first of its kind for a compact digital camera,” said Jay Vannatter, Executive Vice President, Nikon Inc. “It raises the bar for superzoom cameras and is a testament to our commitment to delivering innovative tools that offer creative freedom to capture and allow users to share their unique visions of the world.”
Powerful Optics go the Distance
The COOLPIX P1000 incorporates state-of-the-art NIKKOR technology, designed with ED and Super ED lens elements, boasts the world’s most powerful3 125X optical zoom lens (24-3000mm f/2.8-8) and 250X Dynamic Fine Zoom4, equivalent to a staggering 6000mm from macro to extreme distances. This powerful zoom range gives the P1000 the versatility to chronicle an adventure filled vacation, capture a favorite ballplayer from the top tier of a stadium or fill the frame with celestial objects like the moon, that normally only a telescope could reach.
To handle such extreme distances, the camera is equipped with the latest Nikon EXPEED image processing system and Dual Detect Optical VR technology for 5-stops5 of camera shake compensation that help capture sharp images and reduce blur. Featuring a 16-megapixel back-side illuminated (BSI) CMOS sensor and expanded ISO range up to 6400, the P1000 affords users the versatility to capture superior image quality even under challenging lighting conditions. The COOLPIX P1000 also boasts a variety of high-speed features including a quick start-up and fast Autofocus (AF) system, making it an ideal choice for capturing action from the sidelines of your kid’s soccer game or from an adventure-packed safari. Additionally, whether capturing a ballplayer sliding into home plate or photographing a bird in flight from afar, users will feel confident finding, tracking and capturing these far-away subjects using the camera’s snap-back zoom feature which temporarily expands the field of view for super-telephoto shots.
Versatility Ignites Creativity
The COOLPIX P1000 makes it easier than ever for photographers to express their personal creativity. Through its host of manual functions and RAW (NRW) image output, the P1000 is great for advanced users seeking precise control from point of capture to post-production. The COOLPIX P1000 offers an innovative control layout complete with a function button, command dial and mode dial to bring frequently used functions to a photographer’s fingertips.
Additionally, the camera includes a focus mode selector that can be used to change the focus mode and a control ring that allows for the adjustment of settings such as the white balance and manual focus. Photographers will find the camera’s built-in 2.3-million dot OLED electronic viewfinder (EVF) helpful when composing their shot, while the Vari-Angle 3.2-inch 921K-dot TFT LCD display is ideal for capturing challenging angles like framing a performer on a concert stage.
The COOLPIX P1000 offers numerous picture controls, creative modes and filter effects to help photographers bring their creative vision to life. Whether capturing the night sky or a bird perched on a tree branch, users can take advantage of the camera’s designated scene modes, such as Moon Mode and Bird Watching Mode, to automatically adjust settings to deliver brilliant results in a variety of environments. While amazing for extreme zoom, the COOLPIX P1000 also supports versatile shooting scenarios like capturing macro images from as close as 1 cm away. Beyond mastering still photography from both near and far, the P1000 is also capable of incredible 4K UHD video with stereo audio recording and time-lapse effects to further expand artistic expression. Lastly, with built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity, images will transfer automatically to a photographer’s compatible mobile device so family and friends can view stunning vacation moments or epic shots of the night sky in real time.
New Accessory: Bluetooth Connected Remote
The new COOLPIX P1000 is equipped with an accessory terminal and an accessory shoe that supports a wide variety of compatible devices, including external Nikon Speedlights. To bring more capabilities and creative control to photographers, Nikon also announced the new ML-L7 Bluetooth connected remote as another optional accessory available for the COOLPIX P1000. The ML-L7 Bluetooth connected remote control expands the shooting possibilities of the P1000 by enabling users to trigger various camera functions, including video start and smooth zoom control, remotely.
Price and Availability
The COOLPIX P1000 will have a suggested retail price (SRP) of $999.95* and will be available in September 2018. The new ML-L7 Bluetooth connected remote control will also be available in September 2018 for a SRP of $49.95*. For more information on COOLPIX P1000 and other Nikon products, please visit www.nikonusa.com.
1. This camera’s built-in Wi-Fi® capability can only be used with a compatible iPhone®, iPad®, and/or iPod touch® or smart devices running on the Android™ operating system. The Nikon SnapBridge application must be installed on the device before it can be used with this camera.
2. The camera’s built-in Bluetooth® capability can only be used to connect the camera to a compatible smart device running the SnapBridge app, and to take advantage of SnapBridge features. The Nikon SnapBridge application must be installed on the device before it can be used with this camera.
Using the SnapBridge App System Requirements:
- Android 5.0 or later or 6.0.1 or later
- A device with Bluetooth 4.0 or later (i.e., a device that supports Bluetooth Smart Ready/Low Energy) is required.
- The SnapBridge app is available for compatible iPhone®, iPad® and/or iPod touch®, and for smart devices running the AndroidTM operating system. The app can be downloaded free of charge from Apple’s App Store® and GooglePlayTM. Nikon SnapBridge can be used only with compatible cameras.
3. Among compact digital cameras available as of July 10, 2018. Statement based on Nikon research.
4. At the maximum image size. The maximum zoom ratio varies by image size. The zoom ratio indicated for Dynamic Fine Zoom is the combined ratio of optical zoom from the maximum wide-angle position and digital zoom.
5. Measured in accordance with CIPA standards at approx. 350mm (equivalent focal length in 35mm  format).
*SRP (Suggested Retail Price) listed only as a suggestion. Actual prices are set by dealers and are subject to change at any time.
**Specifications, equipment and release dates are subject to change without any notice or obligation on the part of the manufacturer.
Nikon Coolpix P1000 specifications
|Body type||SLR-like (bridge)|
|Max resolution||4608 x 3456|
|Image ratio w:h||4:3|
|Effective pixels||16 megapixels|
|Sensor photo detectors||17 megapixels|
|Sensor size||1/2.3″ (6.17 x 4.55 mm)|
|Color filter array||Primary color filter|
|White balance presets||5|
|Custom white balance||Yes|
|CIPA image stabilization rating||5 stop(s)|
|Optics & Focus|
|Focal length (equiv.)||24–3000 mm|
|Autofocus assist lamp||Yes|
|Digital zoom||Yes (4X)|
|Normal focus range||30 cm (11.81″)|
|Macro focus range||1 cm (0.39″)|
|Screen / viewfinder|
|Articulated LCD||Fully articulated|
|Screen type||TFT LCD|
|Minimum shutter speed||60 sec|
|Maximum shutter speed||1/4000 sec|
|Flash range||12.00 m (at Auto ISO)|
|External flash||Yes (via hot shoe)|
|Continuous drive||7.0 fps|
|Self-timer||Yes (2 or 10 secs)|
|Exposure compensation||±2 (at 1/3 EV steps)|
|AE Bracketing||±2 (3 frames at 1/3 EV steps)|
|Storage types||SD/SDHC/SDXC (UHS-I support)|
|USB||USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)|
|HDMI||Yes (micro HDMI)|
|Wireless notes||802.11b/g/n + Bluetooth 4.1 LE|
|Remote control||Yes (via smartphone, Bluetooth remote, wired remote)|
|Battery description||EN-EL20a lithium-ion battery and charger|
|Battery Life (CIPA)||250|
|Weight (inc. batteries)||1415 g (3.12 lb / 49.91 oz)|
|Dimensions||146 x 119 x 181 mm (5.75 x 4.69 x 7.13″)|