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Samsung NX100

Posted by: Mark Peters Tuesday 14th, September 2010

Report Photokina 2010 - Samsung announces the launch of the unique Samsung NX100 - an innovative mirrorless camera equipped with the world’s first i-Function lens, putting the perfect picture at the fingertips of all photographers through a completely new way of controlling your camera. The Samsung NX100 is set to dominate the new mirrorless camera category. The innovative new product has benefited from Samsung’s expertise across multiple technology areas, meaning that the camera’s key components are 100% produced internally. This unique process has been combined with Samsung’s detailed and extensive program of consumer research, which provided valuable insights that the company’s designers and engineers have incorporated into the Samsung NX100.

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Sony A580

Posted by: Dennis Hissink Tuesday 31st, August 2010

News Photokina 2010 - Appealing to digital photographers ready to explore sophisticated new creative possibilities, the Sony DSLR-A580 offers unparalleled levels of imaging refinement. At the heart of the Sony A580 SLR camera is a new-generation Exmor APS HD CMOS Sensor processor. Together with the latest iteration of Sony’s powerful BIONZ imaging processor, it supports high-speed continuous shooting plus a sophisticated range of digital image compositing and processing functions. This gives even greater artistic possibilities to beginners and photo enthusiasts alike. The new Sony DSLR-A580 digital SLR camera is available from October 2010.

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Sony A560

Posted by: Dennis Hissink Tuesday 31st, August 2010

News Photokina 2010 - Appealing to digital photographers ready to explore sophisticated new creative possibilities, the Sony DSLR-A560 offers unparalleled levels of imaging refinement. At the heart of the Sony A560 SLR camera is a new-generation Exmor APS HD CMOS Sensor processor. Together with the latest iteration of Sony’s powerful BIONZ imaging processor, it supports high-speed continuous shooting plus a sophisticated range of digital image compositing and processing functions. This gives even greater artistic possibilities to beginners and photo enthusiasts alike. The new Sony DSLR-A560 digital SLR camera is available from the 1st quarter of 2011.

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Sony A55

Posted by: Dennis Hissink Tuesday 31st, August 2010

News Photokina 2010 - The Alpha family of interchangeable lens cameras from Sony grows with the compact, ultra-responsive new Sony A55. Sony’s first-ever digital camera to employ Translucent Mirror Technology showcases an innovative optical system that opens up dramatic new shooting possibilities. In contrast with conventional DSLR cameras, Translucent Mirror Technology uses a fixed, translucent mirror that ‘splits’ the optical pathway between the main image sensor and a separate phase-detection autofocus sensor. The new Sony A55 Single Lens Translucent mirror camera is available from September 2010 and will be on display at the Photokina 2010 show in Germany.

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Sony A33

Posted by: Dennis Hissink Tuesday 31st, August 2010

News Photokina 2010 - The Alpha family of interchangeable lens cameras from Sony grows with the compact, ultra-responsive new Sony A33. Sony’s first-ever digital camera to employ Translucent Mirror Technology showcases an innovative optical system that opens up dramatic new shooting possibilities. In contrast with conventional DSLR cameras, Translucent Mirror Technology uses a fixed, translucent mirror that ‘splits’ the optical pathway between the main image sensor and a separate phase-detection autofocus sensor. The new Sony A33 Single Lens Translucent mirror camera is available from September 2010 and will be on display at the Photokina 2010 show in Germany.

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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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Pentax K-m

Posted by: Dennis Hissink Tuesday 23rd, September 2008

Hoya Corporation Pentax Imaging Systems Division is announce the launch of the Pentax K-m digital SLR camera. Designed primarily for beginning digital SLR photographers, this new entry-class model offers simplified, user-friendly operation, and an easy-to-manoeuvre compact, lightweight body. The Pentax K-m was developed as an entry-class digital SLR camera offering simple, straightforward operation, making it possible for first-time digital SLR users and family photographers to enjoy high-quality digital SLR photography with little trouble or confusion.

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Sigma SD15

Posted by: Dennis Hissink Tuesday 23rd, September 2008

The Sigma Corporation is pleased to announce the new the new Sigma SD15 digital SLR camera. This digital camera is the latest model in Sigma’s digital SLR camera SD series, powered by the 14 megapixel Foveon X3 direct-image-sensor it can capture all primary RGB colors at each and every pixel location arranged in three layers. The developing Sigma SD15 incorporates the “TRUE II” new image processing engine. The Sigma SD15 camera provides high resolution power and reproduces high definition images rich in gradation and impressive three-dimensional detail. Incorporation of the large 3.0 inch LCD monitor and improved processing speed provide ease of operation of the camera.

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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.