Photokina 2010 report : I had the opportunity to shoot for a very short time some pictures with a full production Olympus E-5 camera at the press day of Photokina 2010. The test photos are made with an Olympus ZUIKO Digital 12-60mm f/2.8-4 lens. The Olympus E-5 camera was introduced just before the Photokina 2010 started and is Olympus' most recent Four Thirds high-end DSLR camera. The new Olympus E-5 camera features a new Live MOS sensor and a newly developed powerful TruePic V+ engine. The Olympus E-5 camera should bring the Four Thirds quality to the next level. The Olympus E-5 is improved with key features and had some added bonus like HD movie recording.
The Photokina, world's leading trade fair for digital photography and creative imaging, takes place from September 21 - 26 in Cologne, Germany. The Photokina show inspires amateur and professionals of the imaging industry all over the world. The world's best photographers will present their work onstage and those of you who will visit this year’s Photokina will experience the latest trends and the future of photography. At the special show area "World of 3D at Photokina" visitors to the Photokina 2010 will have a chance to become fascinated by the third dimension for photography and film. Additionally the latest system cameras, DSLR cameras, 3D cameras and other digital equipment will be showcased.
News Report Photokina - Olympus is pleased to announce the addition of a new lens to its Micro Four Thirds System lens line-up: the M. Zuiko Digital ED 75-300mm f4.8-6.7. Designed to maximize the performance advantages of the Micro Four Thirds System, the new Olympus 75-300mm lens offers uncompromising SLR quality and supports movie & still image compatibility. This addition enriches the M. Zuiko Digital lens lineup by covering the focal length from 18mm to 600mm in 35mm equivalent. The Olympus M. Zuiko Digital ED 75-300mm f4.8-6.7 will be available in December 2010 for an estimated retail price of 1020 Euro.
News Report Photokina - Olympus Imaging Corporation is pleased to announce the addition of a new lens to its Micro Four Thirds System lens line-up: the M. Zuiko Digital ED 40-150mm f4.0-5.6. Designed to maximize the performance advantages of the Micro Four Thirds System, the new Olympus 40-150mm lens offers uncompromising SLR quality and supports movie & still image compatibility. This addition enriches the M. Zuiko Digital lens lineup by covering the focal length from 18mm to 600mm in 35mm equivalent. The Olympus M. Zuiko Digital ED 40-150mm f4.0-5.6 will be available in November 2010 for an estimated retail price of 450 Euro.
Photokina 2010 reviews : Nikon is extending its D-series with a new SLR camera, the Nikon D7000. This is part of a nice series of SLR cameras, the D3100, D5000 and now also the Nikon D7000. A Nikon D9000 might just be the next model… The new Nikon D7000 is a whole new DSLR camera generation and falls between the Nikon D5000 and the D90, at least in terms of pricing. The D90 is still part of the picture, at least until it gets a successor (the Nikon D9000?). This Nikon DSLR is a camera aimed at the serious amateur photographer and offers a full package of camera-settings for creative photography as well as videography, as the Nikon D7000 supports Full HD 1080p video.
News Report Photokina - Nikon launches the D7000, a D-SLR that offers exceptional image quality, reliability and performance packed into a durable and portable body. The Nikon D7000 includes a range of new features to ensure superior image quality including 16.2 effective megapixels with the newly developed Nikon DXformat CMOS image sensor. There is a new image-processing engine, EXPEED 2, which delivers higher image quality, higher speed processing and multiple functions with more power. And the Nikon D7000’s increased ISO sensitivity (100-6400, extendable up to 25600) ensures exceptional detail with minimal noise when capturing fast moving subjects or in poor light situations, even without the flash.
News Report Photokina - Nikon is pleased to announce a new Speedlight - the SB-700. Packed with features, this is an easy-to-use, yet sophisticated flash in a compact body. The Nikon SB-700 Speedlight will be a welcome addition to anyone looking to expand their range of lighting techniques and explore the options of the Nikon Creative Lighting system. The flash is ideal for a wide range of applications, ranging from portrait and studio to events and night-time photography and has the high quality you expect from a Nikon Speedlight. The Nikon SB-700 Speedlight is available from November 26 and will have a RRP of € 339.
News Report Photokina - Nikon announces a professional telephoto lens AF-S Nikkor 200mm f/2G ED VR II to replace AF-S VR Nikkor 200mm f/2G IF-ED. The new lens features Nano Crystal Coat, the new generation of Vibration Reduction technology (VR II) and a new A/M focus mode, making it the ideal lens for serious photographers seeking uncompromised performance. The lens retains the optical construction of its predecessor and delivers outstanding image quality with excellent sharpness, contrast and definition as well as a smooth bokeh. This lens really comes into its own when covering stage events and indoor sports.