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Canon G12 review

Posted by: Dennis Hissink Thursday 30th, September 2010

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 Canonís 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.

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Casio Exilim EX-Z2300

Posted by: Mark Peters Saturday 25th, September 2010

Photokina 2010 news - Casio announces a new camera in the Exilim line-up of digital cameras, the new Casio Exilim EX-Z2300. Designed with a stylish camera body and a resolution of 14.1 million pixels, the camera features highly advanced capabilities such as Casio's new Single Frame SR Zoom for extending the zoom range while maintaining super resolution picture quality. The Casio Exilim EX-Z2300 camera offers all sorts of unique ways to have fun with photography including Casio's highly original Dynamic Photo function. The Casio Exilim EX-Z2300 is equipped with the Exilim Engine 5.0 and super resolution technology. Its Single Frame SR Zoom maintains image quality up to 1.5 times the maximum telephoto range of the optical zoom.

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Casio Exilim EX-Z16

Posted by: Dennis Hissink Saturday 25th, September 2010

Photokina news 2010 - Casio announces the addition of the entry-level EX-Z16 to its Exilim family of digital cameras. Marrying Casioís sleek design with a host of easy-to-use capabilities - including Easy Mode, YouTube capture and a simplified user interface - the Casio Exilim EX-Z16 camera makes taking great pictures amazingly simple. This newest member of the Casio Exilim camera family boasts superb 12 Megapixel image quality, as well as 3x optical and 4x digital zoom capabilities. The Easy Camera Mode interface offers a simplified menu, dedicated movie button, and a YouTube capture feature that enables users to record and share live-action video with just a few clicks.

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Casio Exilim EX-ZR10

Posted by: Mark Peters Saturday 25th, September 2010

News report Photokina - Casio released a new camera model in its line-up of Exilim digital cameras, the Casio Exilim EX-ZR10. Powered by the new Exilim Engine HS that integrates high-speed shooting and high-speed image processing, the Casio Exilim EX-ZR10 creates amazingly artistic photographs using Casio's high dynamic range (HDR) technology. This next-generation high-speed camera represents a dramatic advancement beyond existing digital cameras. The Casio Exilim EX-ZR10 camera comes with the new Exilim Engine HS and a high-sensitivity, 12 megapixel, back-illuminated CMOS sensor. Its high-speed burst shooting greatly enhance the performance of basic camera functions like shooting, viewing and recording.

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Casio Exilim EX-H20G

Posted by: Mark Peters Saturday 25th, September 2010

News Photokina 2010 - Casio announces a new model in its Exilim Hi-Zoom line-up of compact digital cameras with a high-power optical zoom lens, the Casio Exilim EX-H20G. A new digital camera perfect for traveling, the Casio Exilim EX-H20G employs Casio's unique Hybrid GPS system, which can track a user's position, even while indoors, against map data stored in the camera's internal memory. This enables the camera to display the user's location and the photos and movies taken at any place on the map on the screen. The Casio Exilim EX-H20G is also the first digital camera capable of tracking a user's position while indoors. This enables users to take a photo with position information no matter where they are.

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Minox 3D digital camera

Posted by: Dennis Hissink Friday 24th, September 2010

New Report Photokina - With the Minox PX3D, Minox has introduced a completely new camera concept study. Whatís unique: the Minox PX3D opens a 3-dimensional photographic experience and renders the results in a fascinating and realistic quality - and that without special glasses or technical accessories. The viewer will be astonished alone by its outwardly puristic and reduced design, giving the Minox 3D digital camera a remarkably and completely innovative exterior. The four lenses situated vertically above each other add to its catchy design. Four camera modules contained within the Minox 3D digital camera, create 4 pictures simultaneously, each of which are located on slightly shifted perspective planes.

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Sony Alpha cameras

Posted by: Dennis Hissink Friday 24th, September 2010

News report Photokina - Sony showcases the unique and creative possibilities of its full digital imaging line-up at the Photokina 2010 show in Germany. Highlights on the Sony stand include latest additions to the Sony Alpha cameras, Sony Cyber-shot compact cameras, Sony Handycam HD camcorders, Sony Bloggie Mobile HD snap digital cameras and Sony S-Frame photo frames.

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Olympus compact camera

Posted by: Dennis Hissink Friday 24th, September 2010

News report Photokina - Since 1936, worldwide photographers have appreciated Olympusís critically acclaimed Zuiko lenses for their innovative design, high quality and superior reliability. Today at Photokina , Olympus is pleased to announce that it is developing a new flagship compact camera that will be its first digital compact camera with a built-in Zuiko lens. Like the Olympus PEN cameras, the new Olympus Zuiko compact camera will include an accessory port so photographers will be able to expand its versatility by attaching optional accessories like the Olympus SEMA-1 external microphone adapter set.

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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 todayís market share. Canon and Nikon will not give away their market share for freeÖ 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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