MIDDLE EAST AND AFRICA – Nikon Middle East FZE, a world-renowned leader in imaging technology is thrilled to announce the highly anticipated launch of the new Nikon Z 8 in the region. This revolutionary mirrorless camera redefines the visual universe and is designed to empower creators with its advanced capabilities and bring their artistic visions to life.
Combining the unparalleled performance of the flagship Nikon Z 9 with a compact and portable body, the Z 8 allows you to capture videos or stills with extra stability and comfort. Light weight and featuring a deep grip design, it enables you to climb up, lay low, or go the distance to follow through the actions with minimal fatigue. Its compatibility with an array of videography accessories provides the flexibility to film in different genres effortlessly. With the Nikon Z 8, you can now move around on this small and lightweight system with agility and effortlessly record cinematic masterpieces.
One of the standout features of the Nikon Z 8 is its ability to record videos in breathtaking 8K UHD at 30P resolution, ensuring an unparalleled level of detail and clarity. With up to 125 minutes of continuous video recording, filmmakers can capture every crucial moment without interruption, pushing the boundaries of their creativity.
The Nikon Z 8 boasts a cutting-edge 45.7-megapixel stacked sensor, allowing for exceptional image quality and dynamic range. The camera’s 9 types of subject AF detection, including the smallest face detection, ensure precise and accurate autofocus, enabling photographers to effortlessly capture their subjects with stunning clarity.
In addition to its photography prowess, the Nikon Z 8 offers 12-bit ProRes Raw in-camera recording, empowering filmmakers with greater flexibility and post-processing options. The camera’s hi-res zoom capability allows users to explore every detail of their subjects, while the 5-axis in-camera VR ensures smooth and stable footage even in challenging shooting conditions.
“The Nikon Z 8 represents a monumental leap forward in imaging technology,” said Narendra Menon at Nikon. “We are thrilled to deliver a game-changing camera that caters to the diverse needs of photographers and filmmakers. With its unrivaled resolution, cinematic features, and compact design, the Nikon Z 8 is set to redefine visual storytelling.”
The extraordinary capabilities of the Z 8 were showcased at an exclusive pre-launch event held at Ski Dubai, Mall Of The Emirates, a venue known for its unique and extreme conditions. Incredible content creators from across the region were invited to test the brand-new Z 8. Through hands-on exploration, they witnessed the camera’s elevated performance and exceptional results, even in the most challenging environments. The Nikon Z 8 proved itself as the ultimate companion for capturing stunning visuals in all conditions.
The excitement continued to build with a gala evening, where NikonMEA brought together the industry’s most trusted collaborators for a captivating panel discussion. Experienced photographers and filmmakers, Alaa Albagdadhi, Shadi Al Refai, and Majed Sultan, joined forces with the Nikon team to share their expertise and insights. The panel delved into a range of topics, including the features of the Nikon Z 8, their personal experiences with the camera, and the future of visual storytelling.
During the panel discussion, Alaa Albagdadhi, renowned for her captivating portrait photography, emphasized the Z 8’s ability to capture every intricate detail of nature’s beauty, enabling photographers to express their vision authentically. Shadi Al Refai, a fashion photographer, highlighted thecamera’s agility and versatility. Majed Sultann, a wildlife photographer, praised the Z 8’s 8K video resolution and its ability to provide creative freedom in post-production.
Beyond shedding light on the incredible features of the Nikon Z 8, the panel discussion served as a platform for photographers and filmmakers to exchange ideas, insights, and industry trends. Attendees left the gala evening ready to explore new horizons with the newly launched Nikon Z 8.
In conclusion, the Z 8 stood out as a hybrid camera, catering to a wide range of users, including landscape and wildlife photographers, aviation enthusiasts, wedding photographers, cinematic documentary videographers, amateur video creators, and corporate filmmakers.
The Z 8 is available now for AED 16,999 and comes with a number of freebies, including an additional battery, a 64GB Nikon XQD card, an invitation to the Grand Elite Program, which includes a free tripod and extended warranty, and an exclusive Everyday Backpack for first-time registrants.
For more information on the Nikon Z 8 and other Nikon products, please visit http://nikon-mea.com