Canon G12

CanonRumors has an interesting little tidbits post of which one of the more interesting bits for me was the mention of the Canon G12. Like many photographers, I love the Canon G series.  My G10 was a beautiful little piece of equipment.  It was capable of gorgeous image quality, especially [...] Read more »

Nikon D8000

Ladies and Gentleman, Boys and Girls, introducing the latest revolutionary DSLR from Nikon, the Nikon D8000. Ok, so it’s not out yet.  Personally, I don’t even think it will be called the D8000, but NikonRumors has posted that they have some “vibes from the rumor mill” that the D90 replacement [...] Read more »

Nikon’s ProGear Website Gets in Gear


ElmElmSport Optics Leader Upgrades Its Direct Channel to Consumers Melville, NY (Vocus/PRWEB ) June 2, 2010 — Nikon Inc., the leading name brand in optics, is empowering consumers with a newly designed website, allowing them direct access to Nikon’s acclaimed line of products. is a stylish, fully stocked destination [...] Read more »

Canon 1Ds MkIV With 32MP Sensor $7600.00

Is this for real?  ProGear New Zealand has a listing for the Canon 1Ds MkIV with a 32 MP sensor at $7600.00 USD. 32 MP sensor sounds right for the Canon 1Ds MkIV.  Price actually seems in line, low actually.  Sounds like this could be it. $7600 USD is [...] Read more »

Does Hoya See the Pentax Acquisition as a Failure?


Well, at least the grandson of the founder of Hoya Corporation sees the $1 Billion price paid to acquire Pentax was higher than market value and a failure according to Bloomberg. (Of course, 1001 Noisy Cameras added on a few words regarding the grandson.) At least it’s debatable. Pentax has [...] Read more »