Next week, CNET Asia heads off to Photokina 2012 (September 18-23), which is the world’s largest photography-related trade fair. Held in Cologne, Germany, at Koelnmesse (Cologne Trade Fair or Cologne Exhibition Centre), the biennial exhibition will play host to hundreds of digital and analog imaging companies, which includes all the major camera vendors. Over 180,000 guests are expected to attend from over 160 countries. This year may not be the most exciting in terms of camera technologies, but there are quite a few major trends we’re beginning to spot based on products that have already been announced and other products [More]
Is the pricey Sony NEX 7 worth the money? This review skips the tech talk and reveals the real life strengths and weaknesses you will encounter when using this top-of-the-line NEX mirrorless camera. Photo innovator Will Crockett is known as one of the top educators and product reviewers on the globe, and in this video he presents the straight forward info you need to decide if this is the right camera for you for creating both photo and video files. Will is one of the experts that thinks mirrorless cameras will replace the DSLR as we know it today and [More]
This video is not in English, but you still get a good look at the menu system on the new SONY NEX-5R and it’s wireless connectivity with other mobile devices, as well as apps, such as Facebook. The SONY NEX-5R allows you to shoot and share DSLR-quality photos online, straight from the camera. With built-in Wi-Fi®, the Alpha NEX-5R even lets you download camera apps for endless creative possibilities. And the 16.1MP APS-C size sensor lets you shoot breathtaking stills with pro-grade defocused backgrounds. Get all this and more in a camera that’s about half the size of a DSLR. [More]
Rob Skeoch from Sony Canada joins Henry’s TV host Mark Shannon to talk about the all new Sony NEX-5R. The seventh generation camera in the NEX line from Sony, the NEX-5R includes many features that fit right into our digital lifestyle. The SONY NEX-5R allows you to shoot and share DSLR-quality photos online, straight from the camera. With built-in Wi-Fi®, the Alpha NEX-5R even lets you download camera apps for endless creative possibilities. And the 16.1MP APS-C size sensor lets you shoot breathtaking stills with pro-grade defocused backgrounds. Get all this and more in a camera that’s about half the [More]
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Amy Davies gives a brief preview of what to expect from Canon, Nikon, Sony, Panasonic, Olympus, Fuji and Samsung at Photokina 2012 in Germany.
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