Photokina 2008

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by mdruiz, Aug 12, 2008.

  1. mdruiz

    mdruiz

    491
    Feb 18, 2008
    Orlando, FL
    Sept 23rd thru the 28th...What will Nikon have to offer. D90? New lenses?
     
  2. scooptdoo

    scooptdoo Guest

    you can be sure a camera model with "S" added.
     
  3. eng45ine

    eng45ine

    May 11, 2005
    Chicago, IL
    Where is Photokina being held this year?
     
  4. eng45ine

    eng45ine

    May 11, 2005
    Chicago, IL
    Ah....Germany this year.
     
  5. Fine food, stellar beer, beautiful country and top notch cameras.....what more could you want??? Now where did my passport go?? :tongue:
     
  6. Ah.. Koln..Thats only 3 hours by train for me.
     
  7. I will be there, I hope I can see a few new things :) 
     
  8. mdruiz

    mdruiz

    491
    Feb 18, 2008
    Orlando, FL
    take pictures...:Love:
     
  9. Lurker

    Lurker

    Jul 21, 2007
    NJ
    It's always in Köln.
     
  10. I`ll go friday 26th
     
  11. I would love to go, even just to see what is out there. One of the local shops here brings all the vendors in for a special event, which is nice, but it is not where they announce new products sadly hehe, can't have everything I guess.
     
  12. Julien

    Julien

    Jul 28, 2006
    Paris, France
    X you mean ?
     
  13. Mart61

    Mart61

    Dec 23, 2006
    Camberley, UK
    I travel to Koln a lot but don't think I'll be there at this time. Bummer!
     
  14. Uh, I won't make it on that day, we planned our visit for the 25th. :-(
     
  15. I will be there on Saturday....helping JRP as usual....Lots of fun and camera eye walking...
     
  16. mdruiz

    mdruiz

    491
    Feb 18, 2008
    Orlando, FL
    Well...They announce D90 and a new lenses...Does nikon have anything up there sleeve?

    D3x?--24Mp Sensor?


    thoughts?
     
  17. No thought - just hope.
     
  18. it will be introduced there.... or, by the end of the year elsewhere
    that's the word
    by 1/1/09 we'll have all the info

    but.... the 24MP seems almost certain
    D3X.... for studio shooters.... not sports folks
    it'll be amazing
    but....
    so many of us aren't ready... or aren't willing to deal with 24MP images
    - the drive space
    - choking every bit of RAM just opening an image to be edited
    - etc
     
  19. cwilt

    cwilt

    Apr 24, 2005
    Denver, CO
    Drive space isn't the issue. My S5 files are that big. The issue will be glass.
     
  20. vinman

    vinman

    Nov 15, 2006
    Upstate SC
    I keep seeing this concern pop up, but I have to ask - are Canon shooters having problems at 22mp with their 1Ds mk111s? I haven't read about anyone who has felt terribly limited by their lenses (not pro level lenses, anyway).

    Plus, Nikon isn't going to throw a body out into the market that hasn't been tested thoroughly. Not one as expensive and highly anticipated as the hypothetical D3x. If this camera is within 6 months of release, their are already experienced test shooters using them now (Moose comes to mind as a likely shooter).

    I know there is a theoretical limit to what current glass can do, but I don't believe we're there yet. Look at the native resolutions avalaible in medium and especially large format digital cameras...
     
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