December 8, 2009
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Japanese DSLR sales (month of November)

Brand Camera Share(%)
1 Canon Canon EOS Rebel T1i 24.7
2 Nikon Nikon D5000 11.6
3 Panasonic Panasonic GF1 8.3
4 Nikon Nikon D90 8.1
5 HOYA Pentax K-x 7.1
6 Canon Canon 7D 4.9
7 Nikon Nikon D3000 4.7
8 Canon Canon XSi 4.3
9 Olympus Olympus E-P1 2.7
10 Sony Sony A550 2.6
December 8, 2009
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The world camera market in 2009 (source:

source: photoscala
(click here for the google english translation).

- 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.

December 8, 2009
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IMPORTANT 43rumors message -> Category changes!

Dear readers!
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”
- “news”
- “reviews”
- “rumors”
- “deals”
- “polls”

Have a nice day!

P.: We also added a random post section and the latest reviews list on the left sidebar.

December 8, 2009

a little bit of everything…

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: The is on place 3 (white model) and 4 (black model)
4 Principles of Photography Marksmanship (source: photographybay)
Today deals:
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!.

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