Nikon Singapore D4s Launch Event

The new Nikon D4s with the AF-S 35mm f/1.4

Earlier on, we concluded our liveblog of the Nikon Singapore D4s launch event. Here’s a more detailed write up and photos of the event which is held at the Kartright Speedway GoKart Racing Circuit in the west end of Singapore.

To add an element of fun and to emphasize the speed of the Nikon D4s, Nikon has organised a gokart race for the attendees. A group of participants raced on the track while the others try shooting it using the Nikon D4s cameras provided – one with a AF-S 400mm f/2.8 and another with a AF-S 500mm f/4 for the attendees to try out. Nikon has also very graciously supplied each of us with an 8GB CF card so that we can bring the images back home! Sample images are in a separate post.

Nikon D4s with AF-S 400mm f/2.8 mounted on a gimbal head.

Attendees racing their gokarts at the track. This was shot on the Nikon D4s with the AF-S 400mm f/2.8

An attendee tries out the Nikon D4s with the AF-S 500mm f/4

YS on the gokart. This was shot on a Nikon V2 and a Nikkor AF-S 70-200mm f/4 using the FT-1 adaptor.

Winners of the gokart race.

We would like to thank Nikon Singapore and Lewis PR for inviting us to the event. It’s been great fun!

YS: Buh. Karting needs a lot of upper body strength. I am still beat. It was very nice to try the D4s, but I will admit this is not the most stressful situation it can be in. My initial impression is positive, but I doubt most D4 owners will be scrambling to upgrade.

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