Pentax has announced the K100D, an entry-level digital SLR with lots of automatic and preset functionality, along with anti-shake and dust-removal systems, to help novices get to grips with dSLRs
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While the camera still has the weather-sealed body and same basic design, almost everything else about the Pentax K-3 from sensor to control layout is different.
Some key features set the X-5 up to be a solid, budget-friendly bridge camera.
Leica bids farewell to basic black and shiny silver for its Leica M Typ 240 model and unveils a less expensive, stripped-down Typ 242.
The updated mount and 50mm "slice of focus" lens delivers tilt-shift effects on the cheap and lets you isolate subjects more interestingly than with aperture control alone.
Trying to coax consumers toward a world beyond smartphones, camera makers at the CP+ trade show reveal plans for dramatically better premium products.
Finally, a pro staple 70-200mm f2.8 and a new weatherproof telephoto zoom.
The teensy Q cameras flopped in the US, but they remain central to Pentax's effort to rebuild its business and brand. Also coming: a big price cut for the K-50 SLR -- and leaf-shutter lenses for the beefy 645Z.
As smartphones replace point-and-shoots, companies from Nikon to Fujifilm are scrambling to build premium product lines. That's great news for photo enthusiasts.
Under CEO Kazuto Yamaki, Sigma has helped transform the Japanese company so most of its revenue comes from higher-end products. Too bad about the camera business, though.