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Camera production graph (1933-2016) compared to smartphones

This graph will give you an idea of why smartphones are killing the camera industry (based on CIPA data):

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CIPA published their 2016 report and 2017 outlook

CIPA published their 2016 report and 2017 outlook for camera and lens shipments (see the list of participating companies): Total shipments decline 31.7% year on year; interchangeable lens camera shipments as percent of total shipments grow to 48% Shipments of interchangeable lens cameras contract 11.1% year on year Shipments of interchangeable lenses shrink 11.4% Total […]

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What else is new?

→ Sigma released firmware update version 1.01 for the sd Quattro H camera. Shipping has not started yet in the US, but you can see a few sample photos here. → CIPA released their data for November 2016 and sales for interchangeable lens cameras were as good as in November 2015 (orange: 2016, black: 2015, blue: 2014 click […]

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What else is new?

→ US pricing announced for the new Tokina FíRIN 20mm f/2 FE MF full frame lens for Sony E-mount: $799 (available for pre-order). → Casio launched EX-FR110H camera with 1.9 MP sensor for ultra low-light photography (sample videos). → CIPA released their interchangeable camera shipment data for October. → Tamron developed imaging technology that exceeds far beyond […]

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Amazon’s best selling cameras, latest BCN sales ranking and CIPA report

It seems that every few months we have to go over this: a new camera making it to the #1 spot in the best selling mirrorless camera list right after being announced indicates… absolutely nothing. It just means that Amazon sold more Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II cameras than Sony a6000 cameras for a day or two. […]

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April 2016 CIPA report is out

CIPA (Camera & Imaging Products Association in Japan) published their April 2016 report: camera shipments are slightly up but still down compared to previous years (orange: 2016, black: 2015, blue: 2014 click for larger view):

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March 2016 CIPA reports are out

CIPA (Camera & Imaging Products Association in Japan) published their March 2016 report (list of all participating companies). Camera shipments are slightly up compared to previous months (orange: 2016, black: 2015, blue: 2014 click for larger view):

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