REST IN PEACE: George Alder

January 29, 2016

George Alder, former general manager and director of R. Gunz (Photographic) Pty Ltd, passed away yesterday, January 28 in Brisbane, aged 81. R. Gunz was one of the great Australian-owned distributors of photographic products through the second half of the … Continue reading


ILCs now close to 40 percent of market

February 2, 2016

CIPA, the (Japanese) Camera & Imaging Products Association, has released a report looking at 2015 performance of the camera industry and forecasting 2016 shipments. The following is a (lightly) edited version of that report: 2015 results Total shipments decline 18.5 … Continue reading


Still gold in AgX!

February 4, 2016

Fujifilm has pinned its looming colour negative and slide film price increase on falling demand, but speak to the photo print service providors who are still in the film processing game, and the opposite is true. Local labs and retailers … Continue reading


Who are your besties now?

February 4, 2016

(EDITORIAL, Jan 22): An observation made by a couple of the retailers we spoke to about 2016 prospects is that there is a shift back to photo specialists from the CE channel. For a while there it seemed that the … Continue reading


Brands expands

February 4, 2016

Brands Australia has announced the appointment of Adeine Powell, in the role of Technical Support, based at the company’s Somerton (Melbourne) head office. Brands Australia is authorised distributor of Polaroid instant imaging products, and ID Station biometric passport photo systems … Continue reading

New Sony full-frame pro lenses

February 4, 2016

Sony has announced three premium full-frame E-mount lenses in the new ‘G Master‘ range: a 24-70mm f2.8, an 85mm f1.4, and a 70-200mm f2.8 (plus a 1.4x and 2x teleconverter). ‘Representing the ultimate blend of high resolution and beautiful bokeh, … Continue reading


At $10K+, is the new Nikon D5 body too hard a sell?

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