The camera, co-designed by Apple design chief Jony Ive and industrial designer Marc Newson, will be sold to raise money to fight AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria.
The expensive Vario X camera does have a zoom lens, but it's a surprisingly slow lens.
The 1937 camera, a nostalgic reminder of the long-ago days before everyone toted a smartphone, was one of many photographic gems offered at a Vienna auction.
The Nikon Coolpix A is a fixed-focal-length lens model with an APS-C sensor along the lines of Fujifilm's popular X100 and X100s.
Chris McVeigh uses Lego's modeling app to plan plastic tributes to classic consumer goods from speakers to cameras to lightbulbs.
The software for editing and cataloging photos supports raw image formats from 20 new cameras, corrects lens flaws with Leica and other lenses, and supports Apple's high-resolution displays.
Many of the new higher-end cameras that emerged at Photokina now are supported by Adobe's software for photo editing and cataloging, including Canon's EOS T4i, Fujifilm's X-E1, the Leica S, and the Nikon 1 J2.
A wave of experimentation is sweeping the camera industry as it grapples with the second phase of the digital revolution. Be careful: today's bold design could be tomorrow's evolutionary dead end.
The camera show in Germany spotlighted camera designers suddenly open to experimentation as smartphones and other trends force the camera industry to defend its photography turf. Here are some new approaches.
Buying a Leica is more about brand cachet than high-performance electronics, but live view in the Leica M dramatically changes focusing. Also: a splashy X2 and an S with better image quality.
Leica says it has improved the electronics with the S upgrade to the earlier S2. The German company showed off the camera at Photokina.
At Photokina, Leica debuted a new version of its compact X2 camera -- but this one has some designer flair from Paul Smith. Only 1,500 will be built.
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