Dpreview just told us that Nikon killed the “Nikon 1” system!

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Dpreview just published the full EOS-M 3 review. And there is a very unusual “rumor” they unveiled during the camera comparison section:

Trying to figure out where the EOS M3 fits into the mirrorless landscape is tough. Its closest peers, based on price and features, are the Fujifilm X-A2, Olympus E-M10 II and Sony a6000 (we’re leaving Nikon 1 cameras out of the list, as we believe the series is no longer being developed.)

Now this isn’t going to make the Nikon 1 owners happy. I am wondering if Nikon is preparing a new FF mirrorless system or more likely if they will stick to their current DSLR line development only.

via Nikonrumors via Digicameinfo

Thanks Jockum!

Now we know it: No new Canon EOS-M camera or lens at Photokina :(

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There is a big letdown news for those who expected to get some advanced new Canon EOS-M or maybe even a FF mirrorless system camera. Digicameinfo got their hands on the list of products that will be announced at the Photokina. And nope, there is no new mirrorless camera nor a lens for the EOS-M system.

To keep dreams alive I will repost that rendering image of a Canon FF mirrorless camera from David Riesenberg. You know just to keep alive our hopes…

What new cameras to expect from Sony, Canon, Nikon, Fuji, Olympus and Panasonic at Photokina!

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Time to make a roundup of the rumors spreading on the web. What can we expect to be announced at Photokina by the big companies?

Canon:
Earlier this year Canon promised to launch a more “advanced” mirrorless camera. But I think this will be an APS-C camera and not a new Full Frame system.

Nikon:
Since over a year now Nikon sites do “rumor” about new large sensor mirrorless cameras. So far none of those rumors became true. Maybe the stagnating mirrorless market sales made them change their mind about the need to launch a FF compact system camera?

Sony:
Well, first a hint. I expect Sony to “skip” the Photokina event. Their new Sony A9 is more likely to be introduced in the October-November timeframe in order to get the full spotlight and no distractions from other Photokina news. High megapixel count (close to 100MP) is one of the things we expect to see on that camera.

Olympus:
Two things are sure in our life: Death the and the new E-M1II :) That camera will be surely announced at Photokina :)

Panasonic:
There will be a new entry level MFT camera in late August. But the big questions is: Will they also announce the GH5 at Photokina? There were some rumors about delays caused by the Kumamoto earthquake…

Fuji:
The X-A3 is coming and nobody really cares about it :)
The major news may be the medium format system camera that Fuji could display as a prototype….

 

Those are the winners of the 2016-2017 EISA awards

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The EISA group announced the 2016-2017 winners of the EISA award. Here are the winners video introductions:

EUROPEAN PROFESSIONAL COMPACT SYSTEM LENS 2016-2017 – Sony FE 85mm F1.4 GM from EISA on Vimeo.

EUROPEAN PHOTO INNOVATION 2016-2017 – Panasonic DUAL I.S. System from EISA on Vimeo.

EUROPEAN COMPACT SYSTEM ZOOM LENS 2016-2017 – Fujinon XF100-400mm F4.5-5.6 R LM OIS WR from EISA on Vimeo.

EUROPEAN PREMIUM COMPACT CAMERA 2016-2017 – Sony Cyber-shot RX1R II from EISA on Vimeo.

EUROPEAN PHOTO & VIDEO CAMERA 2016-2017 – Sony α7S II from EISA on Vimeo.

EUROPEAN PROSUMER COMPACT SYSTEM CAMERA 2016-2017 – Sony α6300 from EISA on Vimeo.

EUROPEAN CONSUMER COMPACT SYSTEM CAMERA 2016-2017 – Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark II from EISA on Vimeo.

EUROPEAN TRAVEL COMPACT CAMERA 2016-2017 – Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ100 from EISA on Vimeo.

EUROPEAN ACTION CAMCORDER 2016-2017 – Olympus TG-Tracker from EISA on Vimeo.

EUROPEAN PHOTO SOFTWARE 2016-2017 – DxO OpticsPro 11 from EISA on Vimeo.