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Nikon D3100

Posted by: Dennis Hissink Monday 30th, August 2010

News Photokina 2010 - Nikon introduces the D3100, the most easy-to-use camera with full HD video, to date. The Nikon D3100 camera is designed for newcomers to DSLR photography, especially young families who want to take beautiful pictures without worrying about complicated functionality. A range of automatic settings means the Nikon D3100 camera is doing all the hard work much like on a compact camera: Live View with Scene Auto Selector selects the mode that matches your shooting situation; Scene Recognition delivers sharply defined images by analyzing the scene and optimizing the camera settings immediately before the shutter is released; and Guide Mode will take you step-by-step through the process of how to get the picture you want.

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Canon EOS 60D

Posted by: Ilse Jurrien Sunday 29th, August 2010

News Photokina 2010 - High-quality digital capture and skillful post-processing go hand-in-hand for superior end results, and more control over in-camera image processing means less time editing and more time shooting. At the same time, the overwhelming popularity of Full HD video recording with other current EOS Digital SLRs has led to customer requests for more advanced features such as manual audio level control and flexible LCD screens. Canon delivers all of these features and more with the new Canon EOS 60D Digital SLR Camera. For the first time on an EOS camera, the Canon EOS 60D DSLR boasts a three-inch Vari-Angle Clear View LCD screen, EOS Full HD video recording with manual overrides including audio level control.

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Canon 60D review

Posted by: Dennis Hissink Sunday 29th, August 2010

Photokina 2010 review - That a Canon EOS 60D was coming was no longer a surprise to the attentive reader. The many rumors, despite Canon Europe’s very strict embargo rules, are only increasing in size, and make the moment of introduction less and less attractive. This time, the Canon 60D rumors seemed to be coming from the United States and Asia. The Canon 60D, moreover, is worth the trouble to have a look at. I had the opportunity to get to know the Canon 60D DSLR camera at a presentation made by Canon Netherlands. My first impression as a photographer was that you get ‘a whole lot of camera’ in your hands. The EOS 50D is history, and the Canon 60D is taking over.

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Olympus Stylus digital camera

Posted by: Ilse Jurrien Sunday 29th, August 2010

Photokina 2010 news - Olympus introduces the Stylus 7050; featuring a 7x optical zoom lens, HD movie recording, six Magic Filters, and four Magic Movies which can apply the Magic Filters effects to movie recordings. The main features of the Olympus Stylus 7050 are a 14 Megapixel CCD, Dual IS, and 7x optical zoom lens with wide angle of 28mm. Furthermore the Olympus Stylus camera supports HD movie (MPEG-4 AVC/H.264) recording on SD card. Olympus Stylus digital cameras combine slim, stylish designs with high-magnification zooming performance. The new Olympus Stylus camera is equipped with TruePic III image processing engine, which is originally developed for an DSLR, delivering natural color fidelity and wide dynamic range.

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Olympus budget camera

Posted by: Ilse Jurrien Sunday 29th, August 2010

Photokina 2010 report - The Olympus T-110 is a compact budget camera that combines small form factors with slim, stylish designs and exceptionally easy operation. The new Olympus budget camera offers an 3x optical zoom and a 12 Megapixel image sensor. The Olympus T-110 budget camera has no optical or electronic image stabilization to offer. The Intelligent Auto mode of this Olympus compact camera automatically detects 4 different types of scenes (Portrait, Landscape, Night Scene & Portrait, Macro) and adjusts the digital camera settings accordingly. So now you can start shooting at a moment's notice, without changing the shooting mode. The new Olympus T-110 budget camera has not been announced worldwide, but only in certain regions.

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Waterproof & shock resistant camera

Posted by: Mark Peters Sunday 29th, August 2010

Photokina 2010 news - Ricoh releases the new Ricoh G700 digital camera with water and dust resistance for safe and reliable use even in difficult environments such as those encountered in on-site work situations. Successor model to the popular Ricoh G600, the new Ricoh G700 shock resistant camera has achieved shock resistance capable of withstanding a 2.0 m drop (1.5 m when wide conversion lens is attached) in Ricoh drop testing carried out based on US Department of Defense standards, and it is also capable of underwater shooting for up to two hours at depths up to 5.0 m. In addition, the Ricoh G700 features newly added chemical resistance to ethanol and hypochlorous acid as well as strengthened security functions such as password-protection.

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Fujifilm FinePix Real 3D W3

Posted by: Ilse Jurrien Sunday 29th, August 2010

Photokina 2010 report : Unique Fujifilm FinePix technology allows true 3D images, stunning 3D HD movies and direct connection to any 3D TV - bringing a new dimension to family viewing. Following on from the successful launch of the world’s first 3D camera in September ‘09, Fujifilm continue to offer consumers the opportunity to make their own true, rather than interpolated, 3D content with the launch of a new camera - the Fujifilm FinePix Real 3D W3. The Fujifilm FinePix Real 3D W3 camera will be launched in early September 2010 with an estimated selling price of £399 and will be available from major department stores and leading independent camera specialists.

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Olympus FE-5050

Posted by: Mark Peters Tuesday 24th, August 2010

Photokina 2010 press : Olympus announces the new Olympus FE-5050, a compact digital camera featuring 5x optical zoom lens from wide-angle 26mm in a slim, high quality metal camera body, offered in stylish colors. The "Fashionable & Elegant" FE series digital cameras incorporate an impressive array of advanced functions in a slim, stylish body. User-friendly functions include easy-to-understand descriptions of digital camera modes and other functions on the LCD monitor and an iAUTO function that automatically optimizes the camera settings by analyzing the scene.

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The market for digital compact cameras is steady but does no longer show a significant growth. Within the camera market, the digital SLR camera expanded its market share which gave camera manufacturers like Nikon and Canon a boost in sales. However, the DSLR segment is changing and although the traditional DSLR is still the most important one for consumer and professional photographers, a new segment is grabbing market share and attention from the public. Micro Four Thirds, and other system cameras from Sony and Samsung, could change today’s market share. Canon and Nikon will not give away their market share for free… Photokina 2012 Imaging & Trade show will be the place to be and to get the latest information from all camera manufacturers and their digital cameras.

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