- A total of 130 million digital cameras will be sold worldwide in 2009 (decrease of 7% -> about 140 million pieces in 2008)
- one of eleven of them is a SLR camera
- Western Europeans do buy more expensive cameras
- About 70% of all digital cameras were sold in Europe and North America (each 35%). Each 8% went to Japan and China, the remaining 14% in the rest of the world.
We finally reordered our categories. The “MicroFourThirds”-”Miscellaneous”-”Olympusrumors” and “Panasonicrumors” categories were deleted! If you saved the links or this categories in your RSS feed you will not see any news anymore.
Our new categories are:
- “a little bit of everything”
Have a nice day!
P.: We also added a random post section and the latest reviews list on the left sidebar.
E-P2 diorama & miniature effect
- The E-P2 is available for preorder at Amazon US / Adorama / BHphoto / Amazon DE
Better later than never! Neocamera reviews the Olympus E-P1!
akihabaranews has new Ricoh GRX Unboxing images.
New weekly japanese DSLR sales ranking (source: bcnranking.jp). The include("buy/gf1.php"); ?> is on place 3 (white model) and 4 (black model)
4 Principles of Photography Marksmanship (source: photographybay)
Amazon US: Olympus E-P1 Camera with 14-42mm Lens. The price drops again to $676.96.
Amazon US: Both Panasonic GF1 combos will be in stock on December 13, 2009
Pixmania Deutschland: Weihnachts-City-Aktion! 3% Rabatt auf ALLES (gültig vom 8.12.2009 bis zum 10.12.2009, ab einem Einkaufswert von 160€). Wie geht’s? Bei Einkauf einfach den Code PIXMAS2009 eingeben!.
UPDATE: Samyang will also launche a new 35mm f/1.4 lens in Q2!
In an Interview with Lenstip Mr. Lee (Director of Sales & Marekting Samyang Optics) confirmed that they will produce the two lenses for FourThirds mount (no word about MicroFourThirds)
“LensTip.com: Do you plan to introduce lenses with the 4/3 mount?
Mr. Lee: We are currently adding this mount to 85mm and 8mm products. They will be released in 1st quarter of 2010. 4/3 mount will be available for all future products. ”
Thanks Jerry for sending the link!
You can find Samyang lenses (Canon/Nikon/Sony/Pentax mounts) in:
Amazon UK /