• To Save Itself, The DSLR Market Should Look To Smartphones And Revalue Each Press Of The Shutter

    To Save Itself, The DSLR Market Should Look To Smartphones And Revalue Each Press Of The Shutter

    There’s mounting evidence that the tendency to favour smartphones over standalone cameras isn’t just tanking compact camera sales – it’s affecting DSLR and interchangeable lens cameras, too. A new WSJ report claims that DSLR camera shipments could fall 9.1 percent by the end of 2013, versus 2012, according to research firm IDC. It’s a sign that going retro might… Read More

  • Leica comments on haters complaining about the price of the S2

    Leica is firing back over the criticism they’ve received lately about the price of their new flagship digital SLR, the S2. Internet pundits have rather, shall we say, catty about the price based on a rough glance at the specs, and Leica’s VP of marketing says that’s just not fair. Read More

  • Rumor: Nikon MX, anyone?

    Whoever runs Nikon Rumors thinks the above image (on the left) is that of the mysterious Nikon MX, but it’s kind of hard to tell by the image size. He/she/it goes on to say that it came from a reliable source. Read More

  • Clarification: Matsushita would now like to be called Panasonic

    Cross-section of the G1 is on the right Confused by the recent double posting of the Lumix DMC-G1? You know, the world’s smallest DSLR. Well, today in Japan, Matsushita officially announced that they would like to be called Panasonic. Furthermore, a couple new details were revealed about the purported world’s smallest DSLR. For one thing, it’s not an actual DSLR. Read More

  • Epson announces something other than printers (and they're really cool)

    Oh, Epson, it’s been a long time since I’ve paid any attention to you since I no longer own a printer anymore. But you certainly surprised me today with the announcement of the P-6000 and P-7000 multimedia photo viewer. A four-inch VGA LCD with a four-color filter system gives you the best damn viewable image possible with over 16.7 million colors and runs the Adobe RGB color gamut… Read More

  • Canon's yet to be released DSLR leaked in latest firmware?

    Seems like firmware updates are leaking quite a bit of info camera companies are trying to keep tight lids on lately. It’s still unconfirmed but Nikon could have a 24.4-megapixel DSLR on the way if the strings found in the D3 firmware update are to be believed. And it appears that the same thing has happened with the latest round of updates from Canon. This, too, is based on conjecture… Read More

  • Sony Alpha 200 DSLR

    The latest in Sony’s revamped DSLR line is the 10.2-megapixel A200, which will be available next month and ships with an f3.5-5.6 3.9x 18-70mm zoom lens (kit only). Incorporated into the body is Super SteadyShot image stabilization. Pictures can be previewed on the 2.7-inch Clear Photo LCD. Noise control is said to be taken care of with a Bionz image processor at ISO 1600 and 3200. Read More