Another shocking graph displays the camera industry collapse

Infographic: Are Smartphones Killing Digital Cameras? | Statista
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If you look at that graph you wonder how Olympus and Panasonic can still make money on cameras. It’s really a depressing situation for the camera market! I guess what keeps both companies alive is that they have other bigger and healthy businesses. I am wondering how long more “photographic dependent” companies like Nikon will survive this.

a bit of everything…

Final thoughts on V-log L

Today Gold Box deals at,, Amazon US and BHphoto.
Olympus Zuiko Auto-W 28mm F/2.8 – Lens Review (Casualphotophile).
Olympus 100mm f/2.0 tested on the Sony A7II by Phillip Reeve.
Lumix ZS100: A Goldilocks camera for image lovers who need more zoom from their point and shoot (CardinalPhoto).
Hands-On Review: The Lensbaby Trio 28 (Explora).
Panasonic Leica 100-400mm Lens Video Review (ePhotozine).
Pansonic 1-25mm f/1.6-4.4 lens patent at Egami.
Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 30mm F3.5 Macro Sample Images (Photographyblog).

Weekly 43rumors readers pictures roundup…

Marcin Kiełkiewicz‎
Olympus OMD EM1 Pan-leica 25,1,4

1) You can share your pics by using posting on our 43rumors Facebook page (Click here).
2) All 43rumors readers pictures can be seen here: Like the pictures you like and chat with the authors if you want to know how they took the shot!
3) The most liked pictures and some pics selected by myself will be posted weekly on 43rumors

This is the weekly selection:

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Olympus launches the Global Open Photo Contest and you can win the E-M1II


Olympus launched the Global Open Photo Contest 2016-17 (here is the website). Anyone can participate with any kind of camera. Entry: 11:00 AM Thursday, October 13, 2016 to 11:00 AM Tuesday, January 10, 2017 — times are Japan Standard Time (GMT +9)

As you can see the first prize is the E-M1II.

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Panasonic 100-400mm Lens Parts, Photokina 2016

Today Gold Box deals at,, Amazon US and BHphoto.
Panasonic interview about LX10 / LX15, Photokina 2016 (Personal View).
Panasonic interview about FZ2000 / FZ2500, Photokina 2016 (Personal View).
Lensbaby president talks about the company past, present and future (Youtube).
Panasonic GH5 and new lens images at Genkosha.
Olympus E-M1 Mark II: primeras impresiones (Photolari).
Panasonic Cashback actions in Japan (
GigaPan Adds Video Panning and Motion Time-Lapse with EPIC Pro V (Explora).