This is the final edition of the "Photokina Situation Room" box that appeared at the top of the website during the week before and during the Photokina 2012 trade show. It is archived here. The news below are presented in reverse chronological order in each section of the table... You can also compare the action to the Photokina 2010 Situation Room (final edition).
|PHOTOKINA 2012 SITUATION ROOM... Coverage Awards... Trade Show Floor round-ups: Sunday night and Saturday and Interviews at Photokina and Mirrorless Gear and DSLR Gear and Fixed Lens Cameras... XF lenses won't work with 35mmFF sensor... Fuji researching full frame... Canon 1D C = 1D X + 4K firmware... B.I.G 15/4.5 tilt-shift for M43rds... Polaroid action-cams and Impossible Project news... Trade Show Floor round-ups: Hasseblad and Lens Manufacturers and Sony and Leica and Olympus and Samsung and Nikon and Panasonic and Fujifilm and Pentax and Canon... Zeiss developing MF lenses for 30+mp FF DSLRs... Five Fuji XF prototype lenses... Pentax 360-degree prototype... Two Casio compact-zooms... Zeiss three Auto-Focus primes for NEX and Fuji X... Nikon D600 in-stock for $2100... Sony and Hasselblad announce new long term relationship... Hasselblad working on 24mp luxury NEX E-mount mirrorless... Sigma modernizes lenses (USB dock included) and announces new 35/1.4 DG, 17-70/2.8-4 DC OS, 120-300/2.8 DG OS... Phase One Mamiya Leaf 645DF+ MF body and SK 28/4.5 LS lens... Leica S medium format with 3 new lenses... Leica M FF RF w/Live View and Video and Leica M-E w/18mp FF RF and two Leicasonics (LX7, FZ200)... Panasonic GH3 and 35-100mm f2.8 m43 and future 42.5/1.2 and 150/2.8... Google buys Nik Software... Samsung NX 45/1.8 and 12-24/4 lenses... Ten new Schneider-Kreuznach lenses: SLR primes and video SLR primes and M43rds primes... Voigtlander 21mm f1.8 Ultron (VM)... Canon 6D full frame DSLR and G15 w/RAW and S110 w/RAW and SX50 HS 50x w/RAW and Pixma Pro-10/-100 printers... Olympus E-PL5 and E-PM2 E-Pens with lens-cap lens and Stylus XZ2 w/RAW... 60/2.8, 17/1.8, 15/8, 12/2 LE M43rds lenses... Fuji XF1 compact with RAW... Arca-Swiss Rm3d Factum, Lulf, Rl3di, Monoballs... New Sekonic L-478D and L-478DR lightmeters... SLR Magic 4 primes... Samyang 10/2.8 DX... Alpa 12 FPS... new Tamron 70-200/2.8 and 90/2.8 Di VC (both)... Nikon D600 (Announcement, Day #2, Day #3, Pre-Order)...Nikon 18.5/1.8 CX 1-System... Sony Zeiss 50/1.4 ZA SSM... Sony RX1 and Sony Alpha A99 (Dev Q&A) and Sony NEX-6 and NEX-VG900 and NEX-VG30 and 35/1.8, 10-18/4, 16-50/3.5-5.6 NEX and 300/2.8G II SSM... Updates on new Sonys: Day #2 and Day #3 and Pre-Orders... Fuji Instax Mini 8... Rolleiflex Hy6 Mod2 and FX-N TLR... Hasselblad H5D MF... Pentax K-5 II and K-5 IIs and Q10 mirrorless and 15-45/2.8 Q lens and K-lenses to Q bodies adapter and 90/2.8 645 MF lens and 560/5.6 DA and 18-270 DA SLR lenses... Samyang 24/3.5 tilt-shift SLR... Zeiss 135/2 T* SLR... Blackmagic M43rds mount... RED EPIC M-Monochrome... Zeiss plans autofocus mirrorless lenses... Zeiss 55/1.4 T* SLR... Fuji X-E1 mirrorless and 14/2.8 and 18-55/2.8-4 OIS XF lenses... Corel PSP X5...|