PHOTOKINA 2010, COLOGNE, GERMANY, September 21, 2010. The calm before the storm, a few hours now before Photokina begins is a good time to take stock of where Canon, Nikon, Sony, Olympus and Panasonic are up to with their respective approaches to the market. Because in a few hours, that could all change.
Image source: NikonRumors.com EOSHD is in Cologne for Photokina 2010. Images have leaked of a presentation by Nikon, possibly taken from Asia. I believe it shows the answer to Nikon’s Q… are Nikon preparing a mirrorless camera system announcement? Read more on the EOSHD Photokina 2010 live blog
Please take this as a rumour because I have no idea whether it is a prank, or whether it is the genuine item!
Today I received an email containing photos, which the sender claimed were of the GH2’s new 18MP sensor. The photos were sent to me from a source claiming to be at a factory (although he would not say whether it was in China or Japan) and look to have been taken with an iPhone (you can see a faint outline reflection of the outer edge of it in the 2nd photo). The sender removed any EXIF and GPS data from the photos – obviously the GPS data would be a big give away as to which factory – even which office – the photos were produced in. If the source is genuine, this would have caused him some problems.