The Raleru Board (Camera House) has announced the appointment of well-known ex-Fujifilm executive Paul Rogers as Raleru’s new general manager, replacing Charles Davey who left the company in January. Paul worked at Fujifilm Australia starting in 2001 and was general … Continue reading
The infographic below from Statisa (“The Statistics Portal’) charts the recent history of the photographic industry via the CIPA (Japanese camera manufacturers) annual shipment data: Statisa analyst Felix Richter postulates that the market may have bottomed out in 2017: ‘As … Continue reading
European photographic and broadcast accessory specialist Vitec has acquired its former Australian distributor, Melbourne-based Adeal Pty Ltd. The acquisition was completed on March 6 in the UK for a total investment of $5 million (£2.8 million). ‘The acquisition is expected … Continue reading
It’s probably mere co-incidence, but following two weeks of punishment on the stock exchange, in which its market capitalisation has dropped by around $700 million, Harvey Norman has dug one of its hoary old 5 cent Fujifilm print promotions out … Continue reading
Sigma Corporation has announced no less than nine new lenses from its premium Art range will be released for Sony full-frame (E-mount) cameras, including two all-new lenses which will also be available in Canon and Nikon mounts. This is welcome … Continue reading
It’s a Photokina year again, and from now (until further notice) every year is a Photokina year. Photokina 2018 is from September 26-29 and the photo industry will roll up again at Koelnmesse on May 8-11. The organisers are continuing … Continue reading
Brands Australia has announced local availability of the Kodak Printomatic instant camera. The Printomatic has a 10-megapixel sensor in addition to printing 2×3-inch ‘Zink’ instant prints free of ink cartridges, toner or film. Prints are ‘durable, water- and tear-resistant’, with … Continue reading
Canon Australia has announced the EOS 1500D and EOS 3000D entry-level DSLRs prior to the CP+ event in Yokohama later this week (March 1 – 4), along with a new mirrorless model, the EOS M50. The EOS 1500D (pictured right) … Continue reading
Well my little editorial last issue encouraging the ‘new guard’ to pull the industry together received a bit of a belting. Apparently everyone is working much harder than they used to – far too hard to organise a get-together in … Continue reading
PhotoCounter will once again compile all the product press releases throughout the year to create a 2018 Product Compendium. The purpose of this is to provide access to all product press releases, as an added service for readers. When applicable, … Continue reading
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