News Report Photokina - Leica Camera AG presents a new Leica camera edition: The Leica M9 Titanium, debuting at Photokina. This exclusive special edition is the result of a collaboration with Walter de'Silva, the prominent automobile designer. Responsible for groundbreaking design concepts in the latest models from the Volkswagen Group, the chief designer and his Audi Design Team reinterpreted the design of the Leica M9 just as he envisaged it. The outcome is a unique camera with a new rendering of the characteristic features of Leica rangefinder cameras, which lends precision engineering, unique style and solid titanium to extraordinary formal design.
Photokina News Report - Leica Camera is proud to present a new addition to its digital compact camera portfolio, the Leica DLUX 5, debuting at Photokina. The Leica DLUX 5 differentiates itself from its previous version by offering a faster Leica DC Vario-Summicron 5.1 - 19.2 mm f/2 - 3.3 ASPH. lens with an extended range of focal lengths equivalent to 24 to 90 mm in 35-mm format. Together with its comprehensive range of features and manual settings, the new Leica DLUX 5 offers a broader spectrum of photographic options. Its 720-pixel HD-video function in memory-saving AVCHD-Lite format and optional accessories, open up a whole range of additional photographic opportunities for discerning photographers.
News Report Photokina - Leica Camera is proud to present a new addition to its digital compact camera portfolio, the VLUX 2, debuting at Photokina on September 21. The Leica VLUX 2 combines a high-performance lens and outstanding image quality with a sleek and compact body. Equipped with a Leica DC Vario-Elmarit 4.5 - 108 mm f/2.8 - 5.2 ASPH. lens, a 3'' rotating LCD display and a wide variety of video functions in 1080i-AVCHD Full HD, the Leica VLUX 2 is ideal for almost any photographic situation. The new Leica VLUX 2 compact digital camera will be available for $ 849.- / € 649,- starting October 2010.
Photokina news report - Panasonic introduces the Lumix DMC-GH2 as a latest member of the New Generation System Camera Lumix G Micro System. Fully compliant with the Micro Four Thirds System standard, the Lumix G Micro System combines a downsized body with advanced functions that achieve both high performance and operational comfort. Featuring an intuitive touch control, the new Panasonic DMC-GH2 boasts its world’s fastest level Light Speed AF of approx. 0.1 second to capture the subject in spur-of-the-moment in sharp focus. The key components including the sensor and the image processing engine are totally refined to achieve even higher performance of the camera to render a stunning image with high resolution.
News report Photokina - Panasonic introduced a new lens based on the Micro Four Thirds System standard from the Lumix G Micro System. The new Panasonic Lumix G 12.5mm / F12 (H-FT012) lens realizes high optical performance and compactness with many technical advantages. The world's first interchangeable 3D lens Lumix G 12.5mm / F12 (H-FT012) realizes 3D shooting. The Panasonic 3D lens features two optical systems installed within the diameter of the lens mount, creating stereo images from the left and right lenses, to be processed with a 3D image processing system.
News report Photokina - Panasonic is pleased to introduce a new interchangeable lens based on the Micro Four Thirds System standard from the Lumix G Micro System. The new Panasonic Lumix G Vario 100-300mm / F4.0-5.6 / MEGA O.I.S. (H-FS100300) lens realizes high optical performance and compactness with many technical advantages. The new telephoto zoom lens Lumix G Vario 100-300mm / F4.0-5.6 / MEGA O.I.S. realizes 300mm (35mm camera equivalent: 600mm) handheld ultra-telephoto zoom shots with astonishingly compact and light weight profile.
News report Photokina - Panasonic introduced a new interchangeable lens based on the Micro Four Thirds System standard from the Lumix G Micro System. The new Panasonic Lumix G 14mm / F2.5 ASPH (H-H014) lens realizes high optical performance and compactness with many technical advantages. The world’s lightest interchangeable single focal length lens Panasonic Lumix G 14 mm / F2.5 ASPH. features a 14mm (35 mm camera equivalent: 28 mm) wide angle and F2.5 brightness with sharp, high contrast image rendering. Taking advantage of the wide angle of view and deep depth of field, the compact Panasonic Lumix G 14 mm / F2.5 ASPH. offers excellent performance in shooting not only landscapes but also snapshot or indoor shooting.
Photokina camera review - The Canon PowerShot G12 camera features a powerful combination of high-sensitivity image sensor and a fast DIGIC 4 processor. The Canon PowerShot G12 is an advanced digital camera, a perfect (extra) small camera for the enthusiastic and professional photographer. The Canon PowerShot G12 digital camera features full manual mode with RAW format giving the photographer complete control during post-shot editing; and with support for Canon’s Digital Photo Professional (DPP) software, digital SLR users can integrate the Canon PowerShot G12 into an existing workflow. A high-quality Canon zoom lens covering 28-140mm allows for flexible photography.