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photokina 2018: high exhibitor demand Events Press releases 

photokina 2018: high exhibitor demand

Five months prior to the start of the 35th edition of photokina on 26 September 2018, the organisers are expecting every single exhibitor space in the halls in Cologne to be filled. Leading companies of the industry like Arri, Canon, Cewe, DJI, Epson, Fujifilm, Kodak Alaris, Leica, Manfrotto, Nikon, Olympus, Panasonic, Profoto, Sigma, Sony, Tamron and Zeiss have already secured... Read More
Panasonic debuts ultra telephoto zoom lens New Products Press releases 

Panasonic debuts ultra telephoto zoom lens

The New Ultra Telephoto Zoom Lens for Superb Image Quality LEICA DG VARIO-ELMARIT 50-200mm / F2.8-4.0 ASPH. (H-ES50200) 100 mm to 400 mm* Super Telephoto with High Mobility NEWARK, N.J., Feb. 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Panasonic introduces a new telephoto zoom digital interchangeable lens, the compact LEICA DG VARIO-ELMARIT 50-200mm / F2.8-4.0 ASPH. (35 mm camera equivalent: 100-400 mm), the third... Read More
Panasonic debuts Lumix GX9 New Products Press releases 

Panasonic debuts Lumix GX9

The Ultimate Compact Single Lens Mirrorless Digital Camera Capture High-Quality Images in Your Own Creative Way Panasonic is proud to introduce the LUMIX GX9, a sleek, compact new Digital Single Lens Mirrorless camera for everyone who wants to shoot vibrant, true-to-life, high quality images in their own creative way with excellent resolution, high contrast and impressive color reproduction. The LUMIX GX9’s 20.3-megapixel Digital... Read More
Panasonic debuts Lumix DMC-ZS-200 travel camera New Products Press releases 

Panasonic debuts Lumix DMC-ZS-200 travel camera

LUMIX DMC-ZS200 Travel Zoom Camera Powerful 15x Optical Zoom with 1-in. 20.1-MP High Sensitivity MOS Sensor for 4K Video/ 4K PHOTO Capability Panasonic is proud to introduce the LUMIX DMCZS200, the new flagship camera of the popular Travel Zoom series. The compact LUMIX ZS200 comes with a 24mm ultra-wide angle LEICA DC VARIO-ELMAR lens and enhanced 15x optical zoom (35mm camera equivalent: 24-360mm).... Read More
Panasonic LUMIX GH5 supports Yasunaga Ogita, a Polar Explorer, in Japan’s first solo south pole expedition without resupplies Press releases 

Panasonic LUMIX GH5 supports Yasunaga Ogita, a Polar Explorer, in Japan’s first solo south pole expedition without resupplies

Contributing to Capture Precious Moments in Harsh Cold Climates TOKYO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Panasonic Corporation supported Polar explorer Yasunaga Ogita, the first Japanese explorer to successfully reach the South Pole in a sole expedition on foot and without resupplies, by providing a LUMIX GH5 Camera, an equipment to record the journey in still and video images. Mr. Ogita is participating as a LUMIX... Read More
Hardware in crisis: Can camera companies compete? News Opinion 

Hardware in crisis: Can camera companies compete?

The hardgoods part of the photo industry has always been highly competitive and price sensitive. Accessory sales prop up profit margins, as dealers rely on photo printing, lenses, bags, tripods, filters and other add-ons to build comfortable margins. It’s not unusual for an independent dealer to make $50 or $60 on the sale of a $1,200 DSLR body. This is... Read More
Panasonic announces pro-level LUMIX GH5S Events New Products Press releases 

Panasonic announces pro-level LUMIX GH5S

Introducing the LUMIX GH5S: Exceptional Mirrorless Videography and Photography, designed and developed for professional filmmakers Introducing a newly developed 10.2MP High Sensitivity MOS sensor for enhanced image quality in low light: Allowing up to 51,200 ISO recording without extended Time Code IN/OUT for easy synchronization of multiple cameras and Dual Native ISO, providing low range (400) and high range (2,500)... Read More
Panasonic LUMIX G9 – The Ultimate Photo Shooting Camera New Products Press releases 

Panasonic LUMIX G9 – The Ultimate Photo Shooting Camera

Featuring high picture quality, an 80-megapixel high resolution mode and 6.5-stops of compensation with or without Dual I.S. 2.0 compatible LUMIX lenses NEWARK, N.J., Nov. 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Panasonic Consumer Electronics Company is proud to introduce a new flagship Digital Single Lens Mirrorless camera, the LUMIX G9. The new camera boasts outstanding mobility with ultra-high-speed response. Evolving from the GH5’s... Read More
Panasonic debuts telephoto single focal-length lens, the LEICA DG ELMARIT200mm / F2.8 / POWER O.I.S. New Products Press releases 

Panasonic debuts telephoto single focal-length lens, the LEICA DG ELMARIT200mm / F2.8 / POWER O.I.S.

The New Compact, Lightweight Ultra Telephoto Lens with POWER O.I.S. for Handheld 400mm Equivalent Ultra-Telephoto Shooting NEWARK, N.J., Nov. 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Panasonic Consumer Electronics Company is proud to introduce a new telephoto single focal length lens, the LEICA DG ELMARIT200mm / F2.8 / POWER O.I.S. (35 mm camera equivalent: 400 mm). The LEICA DG ELMARIT 200mm / F2.8... Read More
New Panasonic LUMIX DC-ZS70 New Products Press releases 

New Panasonic LUMIX DC-ZS70

NEWARK, N.J., April 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Panasonic is proud to introduce a new LUMIX DC-ZS70 as a new model in the popular “Travel Zoom” ZS series. By upgrading the sensor to 20.3-megapixel resolution, the LUMIX ZS70 boasts a 30x optical zoom (35mm camera equivalent: 24-720mm) packed in a pocket-sized body while enabling 4K VIDEO/4K PHOTO capture. The new tiltable rear... Read More
Nikon: Cancellation of release of the DL series of premium compact cameras New Products News Opinion Press releases 

Nikon: Cancellation of release of the DL series of premium compact cameras

February 13, 2017 TOKYO – Nikon Corporation announced today that sales of the long-awaited DL series of premium compact camera, the DL18-50 f/1.8-2.8, DL24-85 f/1.8-2.8, and DL24-500 f/2.8-5.6, will be canceled. A June, 2016 release was originally planned for the DL series. However, with the identification of issues with the integrated circuit for image processing, release of the three cameras... Read More
Is there a place for photo at CES? Events Opinion 

Is there a place for photo at CES?

Another Consumer Electronic Show (CES) has come and gone, heralding the beginning of the year for the tech industry and the beginning of trade-show season for the photo industry. Of course, the former Photo Marketing Association (PMA) show was the traditional kick-off for the photo year for decades, but with the 2016 merger of that august group with Photo Imaging... Read More
Business Forum Imaging Cologne 2017 Events Press releases 

Business Forum Imaging Cologne 2017

March 1 to 2, 2017, photokina will present the Business Forum Imaging Cologne 2017 at the Congress Centre North of Koelnmesse. Under the theme “Moving beyond the limits”, the conference focuses on the opportunities that are created by the new enthusiasm of consumers about photography as well as by innovative products and technologies. Top-caliber speakers from all parts of the... Read More
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