Arias posits the digital camera industry--from Phase One to Polaroid--as characters in a bar. Guess who walks in?
*Update: Our friend Mason Resnick has a hands on over at the Adorama Learning Center* With camera makers hellbent on filling out their product lines in the new Compact System Cameras category (or whatever it’s called at the moment), Olympus just announced another long-rumored camera inspired by its storied history, the OM-D E-M5. This is the […]
Every industry is subject to trends in nomenclature, and the photo business is no exception. It seems that somewhere around 2010, with the X100, it was decided that there is no better way to denote seriousness of intent than for a manufacturer to slap an X to its product name. Today, Canon introduced a serious […]
Nikon has announced its long-anticipated mirrorless interchangeable lens camera system, with two models aiming to bridge the gap between its enthusiast point-and-shoot compacts, like the P7100 and P300, and its DSLR market. The ‘CX’ system utilizes a 10MP CMOS sensor with a crop factor 2.5x bigger than the 1/1.7″ sensor found in most enthusiast compacts, while coming […]
Disruptive Technology Like all technological revolutions, the onset of the digital camera age brought with it a major shakeup in the photo industry. Former film powerhouses like Polaroid (truly instant feedback made physical “instant” proofs obsolete) and Kodak (still catching up), rested on their laurels and receded into the background, while smaller players like Sony […]