April 2019

April 5

Panasonic introduced the G95 (different number in some markets). I've also updated a great deal of information in the mirrorless camera data pages, including the various model and shipment charts.

April 2

I Have a Prediction About the Nikon 1. As I noted in another article, Nikon effectively ghosted their Nikon 1 customers for over two years between the quiet introduction of the last Nikon 1 (J5) and the complete discontinuation of Nikon 1 gear. Article on sansmirror.com

Things I Find Strange in the Full Frame War. We're slowly getting more and more details from the camera makers in terms of their overall product positioning as they all get settled in with their full frame cameras and we get hints on what's coming. Yet as I see, read, and hear these details, they still leave me scratching my head at times. Here's a list of some of the items that are confusing me. Article on sansmirror.com

Things I Find Strange in the Crop Sensor Mirrorless Market. Now that everyone is playing at the mirrorless camera table, we basically have a duality in product that customers face: (1) full frame and larger sensor models; and (2) crop sensor models (APS-C and m4/3). I deal with what I find strange about the full frame competition in another article. This article tackles the crop sensors. Here's a list of some of the items that are confusing me. Article on sansmirror.com

April 1 -- April Fool's Day

Sony's New Sensor Technology. By coincidence I was browsing through my note files the other day, where I found one reference that attempted to figure out how much better an image sensor could get and this sidetracked my attention for a few minutes. Article on dslrbodies.com

CIPA Press Conference on Camera Sales. Embarrassed executives from all the camera companies lined up in an extraordinary press conference at the Shinjuku Sheraton today. "Sumimasen" was the word of the day, as Canon, Fujifilm, Nikon, Olympus, Panasonic, and Sony executives came to the podium. Article on dslrbodies.com

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