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Touch & Try Fujifilm GFX 50S

By Kristupa Saragih, Live from Photokina 2016, Cologne, Germany

A day after announcing its digital  mirrorless medium-format camera, Fujifilm GFX 50S, Fujifilm organized “Touch & Try” session of the camera for press and X-Photographers at Photokina 2016 in Cologne, Germany, on September 20. The session was presented by several officials of FujiFilm Optical Device & Electronic [...]

Fujifilm Announces Fujifilm GFX, 51.4-MP Mirroless Medium Format Camera

By Kristupa Saragih, Live from Photokina 2016, Cologne, Germany

Only several weeks after X-T2 announcement, Fujifilm unveiled the mirrorless medium format camera, Fujifilm GFX, at Photokina 2016 in Cologne, Germany, yesterday (9/19).
Senior Vice President Fujifilm Corporation, Toru Takahashi, officialy announced Fujifilm GFX in front of hundreds of worldwide press, photographers and invitees. Quoting “The world just [...]

Pentax K-5 II/IIs, Similar but Different

Still at its booth at Photokina, Pentax is displaying its two new products: Pentax K-5 II and Pentax K-5 IIs. Both features 16.3 MP resolution, APS-C sensor, 7 fps continuous shooting; but K-5 IIs is not equipped with anti-alias filter. The difference between K-5 II and K-5 IIs is similar to between Nikon D800 and [...]

Pentax 645D, The Legend with New Power

With its unique design and wooden handgrip, the Pentax’s 645 Series has already been legendary since film era. The new model, 645D, ia now being showcased at Pentax’s booth at Photokina. This 40-MP medium format camera achieved the 2011 Tipa Awards for Best Professional DSLR category.
AS medium format camera, the sensor size of 645D is [...]

Hybrid-system Rolleiflex Hy6

Live Report from Photokina 2012 in Cologne by Kristupa Saragih
A Germany manufacturer of legendary camera, Rollei, is showcasing Rolleiflex Hy6 medium-format camera. Upadating the existing Rolleiflex 6008 AF, “Hy” means that it is a hybrid-system camera; based on square format, it is also flexible to be attached with 645-format system.
Displayed as prototype at Photokina 2006, [...]

ThinkTank Airport Series: Compact but Carry More

Live Report from Photokina 2012 in Cologne by Kristupa Saragih

It is important for much-traveling photographers feeling free and comfortable to bring their bags of photography gears into aircraft cabin. Doug Murdoch, Senior Designer and President of ThinkTank, offers you a lineup of various Airport Series camera bags. In his presentation at ThinkTank booth in Photokina [...]

Day 3 at the Photokina

Live Report from Photokina 2012 in Cologne by Kristupa Saragih

Photokina is undoubtedly the biggest photography exhibition in the world, a place to showcase everything that has anything to do with photography. Photokina is held in  Koelnmesse, Cologne, Germany, on September 18-23 2012.
An area in the lower Hall 2 is dedicated solely for underwater photography. You [...]

In Contention of Features: Canon EOS 6D Vs Nikon D600

Live Report from Photokina 2012 in Cologne by Kristupa Saragih

Canon and Nikon are now showcasing their new full-frame cameras, Canon EOS 6D and Nikon D600, at their respective booths at the Photokina in Cologne. This is their first time to show both of them to public that I took a chance to shoot them yesterday.
The [...]

When China “Besieges” Europe

Live Report from Photokina 2012 in Cologne by Kristupa Saragih

Similar to the first day, the second day (9/19) of Photokina 2012 in Cologne was still crowded where tens of thousands of people from various parts of the world were roaming around the venue since morning. But a bit different from the first day where the [...]

From Samsung Galaxy Camera to Hasselblad Mirrorless Camera

Leica, Germany-based leading camera manufacturers, dominates the whole room at Hall 1—from the 11 halls available for exhibition. Half of Hall 2 is occupied by Canon with its Canon Cinema top products, along with the new primadona—EOS 16MP mirrorless camera.