Sunday, December 30, 2007

Top 5 Most viewed posts per week

These are the top 5 most viewed blog posts per week. Each week will be archived here and presented in reserve chronological order. Check back every week to see what caught people's attention.


Week of 12/23/07 thru 12/29/07
1. The most popular post this week was our updated PMA 2008 Rumors, Predictions and Speculation, remaining at the #1 spot.
2. Retaining the #2 spot were the Pentax K20D and K200D new DSLR rumors fueled by the recent leaked (?) pictures of the K200D body (details at the bottom of that post)
3. NEW! Our specific CES 2008 Predictions made its way to the Top 5 this week, a very busy and competitive top 5, partially thanks to our blogging marathon on Christmas Day which produced a lot more "quality" posts!
4. The DSLR Review Matrix drops one spot to #4. New reviews were being added throughout the week. Check the bottom of the MATRIX for a list of cameras recently added to the MATRIX.
5. Our update of the Fuji 6mp "magic" SuperCCD sensor post gave it a bump and made it a RE-entry.

Because of the many hot posts, we are going beyond the Top 5 this week!
6. NEW! Our Prosumer specific PMA 2008 speculation and predictions was part of the XMas Blogging Marathon and has already managed to knock on the door.
7. NEW! Posted just a couple of days ago the Nikon D60 and Canon 5D Mark II dpreview forum rumors (Forum Drive-Thru) had enough momentum to already to knock on the door of the top 5!
8. NEW! Brand new this week, a new rumor from the dpreview forums via Thailand, a leaked (?) new Nikon lens, the Nikkor 16-85mm f3.5-5.6 VR AF-S
9. NEW! Another creation of the XMas Blogging Marathon was the eBay Prosumer Finder. This is a long list of eBay queries that feature some of the most popular prosumer digital cameras of the last five years or so. From the Olympus E20, the Nikon 8400, Canon G6, Sony R1, to the UZi (Olympus C2100 UZ) to the honorary Fuji F31fd, and lots more!
10. NEW! We spotlighted five hot photography pre-release books: one covers HDR (high dynamic range photography), one "digital darkroom", a sequel by Bryan Peterson (on shutter speed), a sequel by Scott Kelby (digital photography in general), and a buzzworthy blender book by Joe McNally ("the moment it clicks").


Week of 12/16/07 thru 12/22/07
1. By far the most popular post this week was the PMA 2008 Rumors and Speculation, jumping over the Pentax rumors for the #1 spot.
2. The Pentax K20D and K200D new DSLR rumors dropped from #1 but were still far ahead of the #3 post.
3. The DSLR Review Matrix climbs one spot from #4, as more cameras and reviews were added to it.
4. Our jam-packed Photography Soup of Monday (12/17/07) was a NEW entry at #4.
5. Nikon puts Giant Nikon D3 poster in popular photography magazines and one poster finds its way to eBay! NEW!
*. Out of the top 5 go the Ricoh GRD II post, along with the "Page Two".


Week of 12/9/07 thru 12/15/07
1. The Pentax K20D and K200D new DSLR rumors remain at the #1 spot.
2. PMA 2008 Speculation remains at the #2 spot
3. Ricoh reveals the GRD II climbs one spot as the GRD II continues to be generating interest among enthusiasts
4. DSLR Review Matrix NEW! In just three days the brand new DSLR Review Matrix feature has already managed to crack the Top 5 of our most popular noisy posts!
5. Page Two: Chaotic Noise. NEW! A blog within a blog, Page Two is an "anything goes" page that blends original content with feeds and other "alternative" content.


Week of 12/1/07 thru 12/8/07
1. The Pentax K20D and K200D new DSLR rumors remain at the #1 spot.
2. PMA 2008 Speculation remains at the #2 spot
3. The Best selling cameras at Amazon snapshot that turned into a mini buyer's guide is a new entry! NEW!
4. Ricoh reveals the GRD II remains at the #4 spot.
5. Imaging Resource's first production Nikon D300 sample pictures remains at the #5 spot.


Week of 11/24/07 thru 11/30/07
1. The Pentax K20D and K200D new DSLR rumors pick up momentum and climb up one spot to take over the #1 spot.
2. PMA 2008 Speculation is up one spot as we are less than two months away from PMA 2008
3. Photography Soup (Sat, November 24, 2007), our first round-up in about a week after we got lost in Black Friday Madness. This was one of our best Photography Soup roundups and it showed as the readers found it interesting as well. NEW!
4. Ricoh reveals the GRD II RE-entry. With the Sigma DP1 lost somewhere in the 11th dimension, the Ricoh GRD II is our last best hope for a camera of that type in 2007.
5. Imaging Resource's first production Nikon D300 sample pictures remains at the #5 spot.


Week of 11/17/07 thru 11/23/07
1. Countdown to Black Friday jumps all the way to the #1 spot as expected. NEW!
2. The Pentax K20D and K200D new DSLR rumors jump all the way to #2. NEW!
3. PMA 2008 Speculation drops from the #1 spot.
4. The Big List of every current digital camera returns to the Top 5! RE!
5. Imaging Resource posts their first production Nikon D300 sample pictures. NEW!
*. Dropping out of the Top 5: Camera and photo blogs in the Bloglines Top 1000 blog feeds, Ricoh reveals the GRD II, Support your local camera shop initiative!, and E-Photographia posts tests of a pre-production Olympus E3.


Week of 11/10/07 thru 11/16/07
1. Early PMA 2008 speculation. As expected, it remains as the most popular post.
2. Camera and photo blogs in the Bloglines Top 1000 blog feeds. Up from #5 thanks to PhotographyVoter and StumbleUpon readers.
3. Ricoh reveals the GRD II. Down from #2, but it has shown a lot of staying power! There is continued interest in this unique camera, especially since Sigma is taking forever and a day to release the Sigma DP1.
4. Support your local camera shop initiative!. This was a light-bulb moment that resonate with the local camera shops and shoppers. If you like this idea, pass the word, email the link to your friends, add it to your blog, website, digg, delicious, stumpleupon, facebook and the like! NEW!
5. E-Photographia posts tests of a pre-production Olympus E3. An informative and entertaining post on a preproduction Olympus E3! NEW!
*. Dropping out of the Top 5: Canon vs Nikon (forum style), and Reactions to the new Ricoh GRD2.


Week of 11/2/07 thru 11/9/07
1. Early PMA 2008 speculation. This was by far the most popular post this week, being viewed twice as many times as the second post. Jumps from #2 last week.
2. Ricoh reveals the GRD II. Drops from #1 last week.
3. Canon vs Nikon (forum style). Jumps from #4 last week.
4. Reactions to the new Ricoh GRD2. Up one spot since last week.
5. Camera and photo blogs in the Bloglines Top 1000 blog feeds. NEW!
*. Dropping out of the top 5: A list of every single digital current camera from the major manufacturers (over 30 pages long!)


Week of 10/27/07 thru 11/2/07
1. Ricoh reveals the GRD II
2. Early PMA 2008 speculation
3. A list of every single digital current camera from the major manufacturers (over 30 pages long!)
4. Canon vs Nikon (forum style)
5. Reactions to the new Ricoh GRD2

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