News alert

Signup for our NewsAlert, and get an e-mail when new articles are posted...

RSS

The latest digital imaging news is also available through our Photokina RSS service. Add the RSS feed to your news feeder and you will receive constantly updated articles on all the Photokina news. To use our RSS service you will need an RSS reader, of which there are many available online.

Photokina RSSPhotokina Headlines
Sitemap by CategorySitemap by Category
Sitemap by BrandSitemap by Brand

News by Category

News by Brand

Fujifilm FinePix S9600 wireless adapter

Posted by: Ilse Jurrien Friday 29th, September 2006

The new Fujifilm FinePix S9600 was introduced just before the Photokina started. The Fujifilm S9600 features a nine Megapixel Fujifilm Super CCD sensor, 10.7x Fujinon optical zoom lens and ISO 80-1600 performance. The new Fujifilm FinePix S9600 digital camera is aimed at serious hobbyist and enthusiast photographers who will benefit from its optical zoom lens range, plus all-round functionality. At the Photokina 2006 Fujifilm showed another interesting additional feature; wireless shooting. The Fujifilm FinePix S9600 was demonstrated with a wireless adapter mounted under the camera.

Read complete story about Fujifilm S9600 wireless adapter

Fujifilm synchronized shooting

Posted by: Ilse Jurrien Friday 29th, September 2006

Always wanted to shoot your subject from multi-angles in just one shot? Take a look at Fujifilm synchronized shooting set-up. With just one main digital camera and a bunch of remote cameras each of them positioned in the best strategic position possible Fujifilm is able to shoot a subject from various angles with just one shot. Releasing the shutter on the main camera triggers virtually simultaneously release of shutters on remote camera linked by WiFi. Each digital camera records the captured image in its internal memory. The main camera and remote cameras are connected on an one-on-one basis via ad-hoc mode.

Read complete story about Fujifilm synchronized shooting

Fujifilm Frontier 500 and 590 minilab

Posted by: Mark Peters Monday 25th, September 2006

Fuji Photo Film Co., Ltd. introduces at photokina a trio of new products developed to meet the increasingly diversifying needs of the retail photofinishing business. Since the initial launch of the Digital Minilab Frontier series in May 2000, the Frontier name has become synonymous with high-quality, high-speed print processing. Now, the Digital Minilab Frontier lineup is extended with the introduction of the new entry-level Frontier 500 and the top-of-the-line Frontier 590. Also of interest to photofinishers, new Fujifilm Easy Operation Software (FE Software) is a suite of applications conceived to enhance performance and operability of Digital Minilab Frontier systems.

Read complete story about Fujifilm Frontier minilab

Fujifilm FinePix S5 Pro

Posted by: Ilse Jurrien Monday 25th, September 2006

Fujifilm announces the development of the much anticipated follow-up to the FinePix S3 Pro DSLR, the Fujifilm FinePix S5 Pro. The new Fujifilm S5 Pro is an important step in continuing with the company’s goals for achieving professional DSLR image quality consistent with Fujifilm’s professional film heritage. The increased dynamic range from the Super CCD SR double pixel technology (6.17 million S-pixels and 6.17 million R-pixels) became popular in the FinePix S3 Pro with portrait and wedding photographers. The Fujifilm FinePix S5 Pro continues these advancements by coupling the proven Super CCD SR Pro with the companies new Real Photo Processor Pro for even more outstanding film-like results.

Read complete story about Fujifilm S5 Pro

Fujifilm FinePix F31fd

Posted by: Ilse Jurrien Monday 25th, September 2006

Fuji Photo Film launches the new FinePix F31fd, Fuji’s first pocketable digital camera to feature hardware-based Face Detection technology, which debuted with the introduction of the FinePix S6500fd. Face Detection has great impact on people photography, ensuring the camera automatically focuses on and exposes for faces, rather than details that can confuse other cameras. Coping with up to ten faces in a frame, it ensures photos of friends and family are crisp, clear and perfectly exposed no matter what the occasion. Fujifilm’s Face Detection technology is unique because the technology is built-in to the camera’s processor, enabling it to identify faces, optimise settings and take the photo within just 0.05 seconds.

Read complete story about Fujifilm FinePix F31

Fujifilm FinePix A700

Posted by: Ilse Jurrien Tuesday 12th, September 2006

Fujifilm today announces the FinePix A700 compact digital camera, which brings increased functionality and impressive feature set to Fujifilm’s entry-level ‘A’ series camera range. Designed in a rugged compact body and with 7.3 megapixels on Fujifilm’s own proprietary Super CCD, an extra large 2.4” LCD monitor and 3x optical zoom, the FinePix A700 will appeal to first time buyers or those looking for a competitively priced upgrade to their first digital camera. Thanks to Fujifilm’s sophisticated Super CCD sensor, the FinePix A700 enables newcomers to photography to take impressive pictures at the touch of a button. Used in a point-and-shoot capacity, the camera will deliver high-quality, realistic photographs.

Read complete story about Fujifilm A700

Fujifilm FinePix F30 review

Posted by: Ilse Jurrien Friday 8th, September 2006

Fujifilm set a trend with the Fujifilm F10: digital compact cameras with a high ISO sensitivity. The brand has gone one step further with the recently introduced Fujifilm FinePix F30 digital camera. The maximum sensitivity has been raised to ISO 3200, which was previously unheard of in a digital compact camera like this one. This breakthrough was made possible by the 6 Megapixel Super CCD HR image sensor, already the sixth generation and the Real Photo Processor 2.

Read complete story about Fujifilm F30 review

Fujifilm 2GB xD-Picture Card

Posted by: Ilse Jurrien Wednesday 30th, August 2006

Digital photographers of all levels - amateur and professional alike - will be pleased to learn of the availability of a new 2GB xD-Picture Card from Fuji Photo Film USA, Inc. Digital photographers are taking more photos and they are doing so with cameras of higher resolutions. Fujifilm has responded to this influx of high-resolution pictures by providing a media card that doubles the memory capacity of the current 1GB product. The new 2GB xD-Picture Card provides the storage space necessary to keep these photos until they are printed and shared. Like the 1GB xD-Picture Card, the 2GB version is lightweight and compact-one of the smallest media cards available.

Read complete story about Fujifilm xD-Picture card


Photokina 2012 report : Be part of world’s biggest Photo Imaging Trade Show! The Photokina show is a global platform for innovation and the latest trends for the whole imaging sector. The focus is on the image and shows how the different products and innovative technologies merge and determines the dynamic of today’s market. Via modern communication and even via old plain paperwork everyone can become part of the technology of today and catch a glimpse on the technology of tomorrow. The Photokina 2012 event will showcase a comprehensive presentation of image media, electronic devices, technical services and the imaging market in all its diversity, for both professionals as everyday consumers. The Photokina show in Cologne, Germany, is our favorite, make it yours and bookmark the Photokina 2012 live report now!