All posts for the month January, 2011

Panasonic changes the Digital Photo market forever

Following a year of great success in 2010, Panasonic is ready to kick start 2011 with a bang as tomorrow marks the launch of the next great Lumix G camera, Lumix GF2, in a store near you.  Already awarded 5 magazine awards since announced in November, the GF2 is the smallest and lightest system camera from Panasonic, boosting DSLR like photo performance and Full HD movies with stereo sound. Continue Reading

Olympus launch the cutting edge XZ-1

Following the Olympus PEN revolution in the Micro Four Thirds camera category, Olympus is launching the new XZ-1, which aims to set a new benchmark for pocket-sized compact cameras. In addition to Olympus’ trademark stunning design, the XZ-1 delivers uniformly clear pictures even in low light to SLR standards, making it the ideal camera for enthusiastic beginners and professional photo-graphers looking for a second camera. Continue Reading

Bake and Take with the New Ricoh CX5

Compact digital camera with 10.7´ optical zoom (28-300 mm)

RICOH COMPANY, LTD. (helmed by president and CEO Shiro Kondo) will be releasing its newly developed CX5 digital camera model with its wide-angle, high magnification 10.7´ optical zoom (28–300 mm) lens, which has a higher autofocus speed due to the use of Ricoh’s new hybrid AF system.

With the new CX5 model, AF focusing times are decreased to as low as 0.2 sec. for both wide-angle 28 mm and telephoto 300 mm, up to half as short compared to the CX4, using Ricoh’s unique new hybrid AF system. This ensures that you reliably capture the image you were waiting for, never to miss another good shot again. Continue Reading

Ultimate Travel Companions from Panasonic
New LUMIX TZ20 and TZ18

24mm Ultra Wide-Angle Powerful 16x Optical Zoom LEICA DC Lens

Panasonic’s multiple award winning TZ series is pleased to welcome a two outstanding new additions – the TZ20 and TZ18. Brimming with the very latest Lumix technology and key features fundamental to the TZ success story – including HD movie recording capability, full manual control, a 24mm ultra wide angle and powerful 16x optical zoom in a compact body – the TZ20 offers and even higher standard with built-in GPS and  FULL HD AVCHD movie recording. Continue Reading

Panasonic LUMIX FX77 Digital Camera

With F2.5  24mm Ultra Wide Angle LEICA DC VARIO-SUMMARIT Lens
and 1920 x 1080 Full-HD Movie Recording

Beautifully designed and packed with high-end features, Panasonic is pleased to announce the addition of the FX77 to the elegant LUMIX FX series. Featuring an all new 3.5-inch large LCD with Smart Touch operation, complete control is possible with a simple touch.  Beyond this, Touch Auto Focus, Touch Zoom and Touch Shutter during recording, plus various Touch playback functions and 3D Photo mode are welcome additions to the award winning Lumix compact camera range. Continue Reading

New Panasonic LUMIX DMC-FT3 with Full-HD Movie Recording

Panasonic is pleased to introduce the new LUMIX DMC-FT3, a camera designed and especially geared for active outdoor use with superb photo and video recording in an extremely tough body with rugged design. Featuring AVCHD Full HD movie recording capability, the new 12.1-megapixel FT3 further strengthens its toughness appeal being waterproof to 12m, shockproof to 2m, freezeproof to -10 degrees C and dustproof. Continue Reading



Available from January 2011, the new super slim and lightweight Olympus VR-310 delivers exceptionally high quality pictures and movies at an affordable price, £129.99 . At just 19.3mm deep the stylish VR-310 benefits from an incredible 10x super wide powerful optical zoom (24-240mm*), allowing users to take superb group shots or capture distant objects in great detail. The 14 Megapixel camera also benefits from seven creative Magic Filters and 720p HD Movie Capabilities. Continue Reading