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The 2018 BCN camera rankings are out (Nikon sales in Japan: cameras up, lenses down)

BCN published their camera rankings for 2018 and Nikon actually increased their market share in the DSLR and compact camera categories while losing lens market share for a fifth consecutive year (BCN collects sales data from approximately 2/3 of all Japanese retail stores): Digital SLR camera Ranking #1 #2 #3 2018 Canon 61.1% Nikon 34.4% Ricoh Imaging 4.2%) 2017 Canon 63.3% Nikon 31.6% Ricoh Imaging 4.8% 2016 Canon 56.2% Nikon 36.7% Ricoh Imaging 6.7% 2015 Canon 54.7% Nikon 39.1% Ricoh Imaging 4.5% 2014 Canon 49.2% Nikon 42.5% Ricoh Imaging 5.2% 2013 Canon 52.7% Nikon 35.1% Sony 7.1% Digital compact camera (with integrated lens) Ranking #1 #2 #3 2018 Canon 27.9% Nikon 25.5% Casio 17.2% 2017 Canon 27.3% Nikon 22.1% Casio 19.3% 2016 Canon 30.5% Nikon 21% Casio 14.8% 2015 Canon 28.7% Nikon 15.3% Casio 15.2% 2014 Canon 20% Nikon 15.5% Sony 15.4% 2013 Canon 17.6% Sony 16.5% Nikon 14.1% Lenses: Ranking #1 #2 #3 2018 Canon  21.9% Sigma  16.2% Tamron  13.7% 2017 Canon  24% Sigma  14.3% Nikon  12.5% 2016 Canon  24.1% Nikon  15.2% Sigma  13.5% 2015 Canon  21.2% Nikon  15.2% Sigma  13.3% 2014 Canon  20.2% Nikon  18.9% Sigma  12.6% 2013 Canon  23.3% Nikon  19.6% Tamron  14.5% Mirrorless cameras: Ranking #1 #2 #3 2018 Olympus 27.7% Canon 21.3% Sony 20.2% 2017 Olympus 26.8% Canon 18.5% Sony 17.9% 2016 Olympus 34.5% Sony 24.8% Canon 13.6% 2015 Sony 34.3% Olympus 22.3% Panasonic 11.9% 2014 Olympus 28.9% Sony 26.5% Panasonic 14.2% 2013 Olympus 29.8% Panasonic 23.3% Sony 20.1% Related posts: Nikon, Sony and Canon sales comparison for last financial quarter Luminar 2018 for Mac & PC now available for pre-order (Lightroom alternative) Nikon does not have a scheduled press conference for the 2018 CES show

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Panasonic Lumix Becomes Official Photography Partner of National Trust

Panasonic Lumix is proud to announce a brand new 12 month partnership with the National Trust Newly appointed National Trust Lumix ambassadors will go behind the scenes at special places looked after by the conservation charity to capture unique images and videos.

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Review: Canon TS-E 90mm f/2.8L Macro

Photography Blog has completed their review of the brand new Canon TS-E 90mm f/2.8L Macro. This focal length in a tilt-shift is usually used for portrait & product photography, but you may also find some uses for it shooting landscapes

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Canon TS-E 90mm f/2.8L MACRO Review

The new Canon TS-E 90mm f/2.8L MACRO is a specialist portrait and product lens for full-frame Canon DSLR cameras. This professional L-series lens offers tilt, shift and rotate movements, plus 1:2 macro functionality

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BCN Rankings Are Out, Canon Continues to Dominate DSLRs, Further Growth in Mirrorless

BCN have release their rankings for 2017. These numbers represent about 50% of all Japanese camera retailers, so the numbers do come from a long sample. These numbers do not reflect sales in the rest of Asia, Europe or North America.

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Panasonic LEICA DG ELMARIT 200mm F2.8 POWER O.I.S. Review

The Panasonic LEICA DG ELMARIT 200mm F2.8 POWER O.I.S. is a new lens that's seemingly perfect for sports and wildlife photographers – 400mm effective focal length, fast f/2.8 aperture, relatively light and compact, and with the option of using a 1.4x or 2x teleconverter to further extend the reach. Read our Leica 200mm f/2.8 review to find out if it can live up to its promise..

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Nikon D850 firmware update 1.01 released

Nikon released firmware update version 1.01 for the D850 DSLR camera that fixes the following issues: Users exiting Clean image sensor after adding it to and entering via MY MENU would be returned not to MY MENU but to the SETUP MENU. Photos taken with On selected for Long exposure NR would sometimes have increased noise or shadows with a greenish cast

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Hasselblad H6D-400C MS, a 400 Megapixel Multi-Shot Camera!

The Hasselblad H6D-400C MS is a new 400 megapixel multi-shot camera. With an effective resolution of 400MP (23200 x 17400 pixels) via 6 shot image capture, or 100MP resolution in either 4 shot Multi-Shot capture or single shot mode, the Multi-Shot capture requires the sensor and its mount to be moved at a high-precision of 1 or ½ a pixel at a time via a piezo unit. To capture Multi-Shot images the camera must be tethered to a PC or MAC

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Manfrotto Camera Cages for Mirrorless and DSLR Cameras

Manfrotto have developed a series of ground-breaking Camera Cages designed to meet the needs of independent content creators who increasingly rely on high-end mirrorless and DSLR cameras to capture the perfect video content. Available in three different sizes, tThe unique modular design of Manfrotto’s new Camera Cages enables users to attach a broad range of mirrorless and DSLR camera types, whereas other models only support a single model. Manfrotto Camera Cages are available from £289.95.

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