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Pentax Optio RS1000

Posted by: Dennis Hissink Thursday 9th, September 2010

News Report Photokina 2010 - Focused on the premise that digital photography is an extremely personal choice, Pentax has announced a unique compact digital camera that allows owners to be themselves. The new Pentax Optio RS1000 is easy to use and may be dressed to match the personality and style of its owner. This cosmetically customizable digital camera features a removable faceplate to hold interchangeable skins of any personal design. The design possibilities for the Pentax RS1000 are infinite. Owners may skin the new Pentax Optio RS1000 to match a mood, an event, a milestone, an outfit, and so much more. The new Pentax Optio RS1000 digital camera will ship in October 2010 at $149.95 USD.

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Pentax Optio RZ10

Posted by: Dennis Hissink Thursday 9th, September 2010

Report Photokina 2010 - Pentax has announced a new compact digital camera, the new Pentax Optio RZ10 offers a 10X optical zoom lens to capture a wide variety of subjects from travel and landscape to action and sports. The Pentax Optio RZ10 offers advanced features and handy functions that make photo shooting simple and effortless for everyone. The 10X zoom offers high-magnification from wide angle to telephoto, as well as powerful macro focus settings. The Pentax RZ10 camera also features dual Shake Reduction and an upgraded Auto Picture mode. Sporting a simple and modern, yet functional exterior design, the camera will be available October 2010 in classic black, pure white, lime and violet for $219.95 USD.

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Pentax K-r

Posted by: Dennis Hissink Thursday 9th, September 2010

Photokina Report 2010 - Pentax has announced a new digital SLR line with color accents that allow owners to choose one that matches their personal style. The colorful Pentax K-r DSLR camera offers advanced yet simple to use features at an attractive price. The compact, lightweight Pentax K-r is easy to use with Auto Picture, Scene, and Custom Image Processing modes that take the guesswork out of shooting stunning images while still offering a high degree of manual and priority control. The Pentax K-r SLR offers a variety of new and improved features including a fast framerate, high ISO sensitivity, responsive autofocus, an improved 12.4 megapixel low-noise sensor and widescreen HD video capture that take it a step above an entry-level DSLR camera.

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Nikon Coolpix S8100

Posted by: Dennis Hissink Thursday 9th, September 2010

Report Photokina 2010 - Nikon USA announces the new Nikon Coolpix S8100, which offers a 12.1-megapixel backside illumination CMOS sensor to provide consumers with enhanced performance and outstanding image quality for high-speed shooting and low-light conditions. Fast, responsive and versatile, the Nikon Coolpix S8100 with an incredible 10x zoom will capture fast-moving subjects in still images and HD (1080p) movies. To help capture moments that are gone in an instant, the Nikon Coolpix S8100 not only features high-speed shooting at five full resolution frames at up to 10 frames-per-second (fps), but a pre-shooting cache that records up to two shots before the shutter-release is fully pressed.

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Nikon Coolpix S80

Posted by: Dennis Hissink Wednesday 8th, September 2010

News report Photokina : Nikon Europe unveils the latest compact camera to join the Nikon Coolpix digital camera line-up. With an innovative, multi-touch, Organic OLED screen, 14.1 megapixels, 5x zoom Nikkor lens and HD movie capability, the stylish Nikon Coolpix S80 digital camera combines ease of use and great performance to guarantee stunning results and individual style. The Nikon Coolpix S80’s Touch Shutter function allows you to focus and take a picture or video simply by touching the relevant area on the screen, making framing your shots quick and easy, whilst the high resolution (819K dots) OLED touch screen allows you to scroll through the images you have already taken and share them easily with friends and family.

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Kodak EasyShare camera

Posted by: Ilse Jurrien Tuesday 31st, August 2010

News Photokina 2010 - Kodak unveils its newest addition to its EasyShare camera portfolio. Like the Kodak EasyShare M530 the new Kodak EasyShare M531 digital camera is designed to make sharing pictures and videos to sites like Facebook, Kodak Gallery, Flickr and YouTube - or to an e-mail address - as simple as pressing one button on the EasyShare camera. Picture this - you’re letting loose at a trendy hot spot with friends, snapping pictures so amazing you’ll want to share them online as soon as you get home. Any other digital camera would slow you down. But not the new Kodak EasyShare digital camera. Kodak’s Share button lets you tag pictures directly from your Kodak EasyShare camera.

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Kodak Z981 Megazoom camera

Posted by: Ilse Jurrien Tuesday 31st, August 2010

News Photokina 2010 - The Kodak EasyShare Z981 megazoom camera is where creativity and versatility come together. The Kodak Z981 camera zooms in faster, wider, and closer than ever, giving you sharp, steady shots you’ll be proud to share. Kodak’s Share button lets you tag pictures directly from your camera for uploading to YouTube, Facebook, Flickr, and Kodak Gallery sites, plus e-mail too. And its unique vertical shutter release and detachable grip give you the flexibility to go from horizontal to vertical shots with ease. From dramatic wide angles to the convenience of ultra-zoom, the Kodak EasyShare Z981 megazoom camera delivers extraordinary performance. The new Kodak camera runs on Ni-MH rechargeable batteries.

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Kodak EasyShare C195

Posted by: Ilse Jurrien Monday 30th, August 2010

News Photokina 2010 - Kodak unveils the new Kodak EasyShare C195 budget digital camera. Zoom in on life’s greatest moments and share them quickly and easily with the Kodak C195 digital camera. With 5x optical zoom and Kodak’s Smart Capture feature, you’ll be shooting top- notch pictures with ease. And, when you press Kodak’s Share button, you can instantly tag and then share those pictures with the world. The Kodak EasyShare C195 compact camera - giving you beautiful pictures to share at an attractive price. With the Share button and Kodak's Share button app, sharing your pictures is amazingly simple. Press the Share button and tag it to Kodak Gallery, YouTube, Facebook, Flickr and Orkut sites, plus e-mail too.

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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.