From the monthly archives: "September 2006"

Pentax Twins
Showing that Kodak aren’t the only company that has considered producing dual lens digital cameras, Pentax were showing their “Pentax Twinz” digital camera concept, the ultra compact digital camera features two lenses and the text: “Pentax Twin Zoom Lens Optical 4x Wide Zoom”. There were also showing an ultra compact digital camera with interchangable lenses, shown below.

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Pentax DSLR Mini

Pentax K10D 70mm Pancake Lens
Pentax were showing their new 10 megapixel Pentax K10D Digital SLR – shown here with the new 70mm “Pancake” lens. The digital SLR is one of the most fully featured DSLR’s out of all the new 10 megapixel models, featured both a “Shake Reduction” CCD sensor that works with all lenses, and a weather sealed body. It also feels the heaviest out of the new 10 megapixel cameras.

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Pentax K10D 70mm Pancake Lens

Pentax K10D 70mm Pancake Lens

Hasselblad H3D
Hasselblad have announced the new H3D – it offers a choice of 22 or 39 megapixel images, the new camera was being demonstrated at Photokina:

“The Hasselblad H3D is the world’s first 48mm. full-frame, large-sensor, medium-format DSLR camera. The H3D has been developed around a brand new digital camera engine producing increased lens performance and a new level of image sharpness. By focusing solely on digital camera architecture, Hasselblad is able to offer photographers the full benefits of professional medium-format digital cameras as well as the ease of use of the best 35mm DSLRs”

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Hasselblad H3D

Fujifilm FinePix S5 Pro
Fujifilm were showing and demonstrating their new 12 megapixel Fujifilm FinePix S5 Pro Digital SLR.

“The FinePix S5 Pro will stand apart from the crowd by combining the much sought-after picture quality of Fujifilm’s Super CCD SR sensor with a fully digital and durable professional metal alloy body. With this superior combination of truly professional handling and image quality, Fujifilm expects the FinePix S5 Pro to appeal to an even broader range of professional photographers.”

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Fujifilm FinePix S5 Pro Back

Praktica in Gold
Parktica were showing their top of the range 10 megapixel digital camera in Gold – the camera features a 3x optical zoom lens, a 2.4″ screen and appears to be identical to the Polaroid i1032 (apart from the Gold obviously!).

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Praktica Luxmedia 6105
Another familiar looking digital camera, the Praktica Luxmedia 6105 with a wide-angle 4.8x optical zoom lens, looks very similar to the Ricoh Caplio R1v.