Monday, June 4, 2007

50mp sensor from Canon, Casio Fauxtokina predictions, ...

Fauxtokina 2007

  • Update: The Casio write-up is complete!
  • Next: Panasonic
  • Fauxtokina refers to the period of July to September in non-Photokina years where we get a large number of new product announcements.
  • The posts are purely speculative!
  • The above post will get very very very long. As an example, this is the Complete Photokina 2006 writeup

    Overheard in the dpreview forums
  • Canon comes up with an industrial 50mp (megapixel, yes) sensor. forum discussion here. Story at
  • Oleg Kikin has started a very useful database of shutter life expectancy. Database is here. Discussion of this in the dpreview open talk forums
  • CIPA news! CIPA publishes new digital imaging marketing guidelines and such. dpreview news item, and forum discussion
  • A new thread on book recommendations for beginners.
  • Portrait Lens suggestions?
  • Are all overly eager fan boys just that, or paid posters by companies?
  • How substantial are print magazine reviews?.

  • Thom Hogan designs (on paper) the ultimate compact camera!
  • New 50mp (megapixel) industrial sensor from Canon. Story at

  • Analog photographers don't feel left out! This blog is for you!. The blog Photo-Utopia here at blogspot has over 40 pages of content of interest to film photographers!

    Reviews of Interest (RoI)
  • IR reviews the highly debated Olympus SP-550
  • dcresource reviews the Nikon D40x

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