PMA Final Report – 2010 Digital Camera Trends

2010 PMA Events Featured News Videos

 The annual Photo Marketing Association (PMA) tradeshow took place at the end of February in Anaheim California. I was there for all three days with a few community member volunteers and camera in hand to take pictures and make videos of the booths, new cameras, lenses and other photography gear. Since then I’ve been working […]

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Video Tour Of The 2010 PMA Tradeshow

2010 PMA Accessory Reviews Bags Featured Tripods Videos

 This is a fun “tour” video I made at the 2010 PMA camera and photography tradeshow in the Anaheim Convention Center. I compressed about an hour of walking the show floor looking at cameras, lenses and random accessories into just over five minutes. If you’ve never been to a photography tradeshow, this video will give […]

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New Lowepro Slingshot And Pro Runner Camera Packs – Video

2010 PMA Bags Events Featured Lowepro News Videos

 We visited the Lowepro booth at PMA this year and they showed us how they’ve improved a couple of their most popular camera cases, the Slingshot AW sling pack and the Pro Runner AW camera backpack. They’ve made subtle changes to both that make them more efficient and easier to use while traveling or in […]

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Panasonic Lumix GF1 and GH1 PMA Video

2010 PMA Featured Mirrorless Panasonic Videos

 Get a video overview of the Panasonic Lumix GF1 and GH1 Micro Four Thirds digital cameras in this video from the 2010 PMA show. The GF1 and GH1 are compact, interchangeable lens cameras that offer much of the performance of a digital SLR in a smaller, lighter package. Bonus: the Panasonic rep who shows us […]

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Sony Cybershot TX5 Waterproof & HX5V Superzoom Cameras – Video

2010 PMA Events Featured Point and Shoot Sony Underwater Videos

 Sony had one of the busier and more interesting booths at PMA this year. Not only did they make the biggest announcement of the show (see Sony Compact Alpha Announcement), they also had some new and exciting compact Cybershot cameras, two of which we’re featuring here in videos from the Sony booth. The Sony Cybershot […]

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Click Elite Camera Packs At PMA 2010 – Video

2010 PMA Bags Events Featured Videos

 Anyone who reads my articles regularly knows I love the Clik Elite camera packs. The Clik Elite crew is a bunch of serious outdoor guys who design backpacks for photographers who actually ski, climb, and pedal with their DSLR camera gear on their backs. This was their second PMA tradeshow and I think they’re gonna […]

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Fujifilm Finepix HS10 Superzoom At PMA 2010 – Video

2010 PMA Events Featured Fujifilm Uncategorized Videos

 Of all the currently available superzoom / bridge cameras, I think the new Fujifilm FinePix HS10 is the most interesting. It uses a 10-megapixel “BSI” backside-illuminated CMOS sensor for better low light image quality, it captures 1080i HD video, it has a 3-inch tilting LCD display and it’s got a huge, 30-times 24-720mm (equivalent) zoom […]

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Nikon Coolpix S8000 and P100 At PMA 2010

2010 PMA Events Featured Nikon Uncategorized Videos

 At the PMA tradeshow in February, Nikon showed us a couple of their newest and sweetest compact digital cameras, the Nikon Coolpix S8000 and the Coolpix P100. The S8000 is a 14-megapixel high-end pocket superzoom with a 10x optical zoom lens and 720p HD video. The Coolpix P100 bridge camera uses a 10-megapixel CMOS sensor, […]

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New Nikon Lenses At PMA 2010 – Video

2010 PMA Events Featured Lenses Nikon Videos

 We recently visited with Nikon at the 2010 PMA tradeshow in Anaheim, California where they showed us the two latest Nikkor lenses, the AF-S Nikkor 16-35mm f/4G ED VR and AF-S Nikkor 24mm f/1.4G ED. They also showed us their recently updated pro 70-200mm zoom lens, the AF-S NIKKOR 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR II. In […]

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Acme Made Camera Cases Video

2010 PMA Bags Events Featured Uncategorized Videos

 Acme Made makes camera cases for people who really don’t like camera bags. I mean, they’re padded and made to protect your camera – but they look nothing like the standard black, nylon camera bag. The bowling ball bag in particular is very different – yet still functional. In this video from the 2010 PMA […]

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Kodak Pulse Digital Frame With WiFi – Video

2010 PMA Digital Picture Frames Events Featured Kodak Videos

 Normally, we don’t give digital picture frames a whole lot of thought or attention. However, the demo of the new Kodak Pulse digital frame at PMA was pretty compelling. It’s got a built-in WiFi connection and it can be managed from a computer and synched with the Kodak Gallery as well as other social networking […]

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Five New Sigma Lenses – PMA 2010 Video

2010 PMA Events Featured Lenses News Sigma Videos

 Sigma announced five new lenses and new FLD lens optics at PMA this year. They have new OS (Optical Stabilizer) versions of the 50-500mm “Bigma” zoom lens and the venerable 70-200 f/2.8 EX DG HSM professional zoom lens. There’s also a rectilinear 8-16mm super-wide zoom and a 17-50mm f/2.8 zoom with OS image stabilization for […]

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Waterproof Digital Cameras At PMA 2010

2010 PMA Events Featured News Point and Shoot Underwater

 I take a lot of pictures outdoors in nasty weather and rugged environments so I pay close attention to outdoor-friendly digital cameras. 2009 was the first year that anyone besides Pentax and Olympus introduced waterproof digital cameras and I got excited and wrote the 2009 PMA waterproof camera report. Since last spring, the “rugged” point-and-shoot […]

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Joby Gorillapod Magnetic Tripod and Ballhead X for Gorillapod Focus

2010 PMA News Tripods

At PMA 2010, Joby debuted two new products, the Gorillapod Magnetic flexible tripod and the Ballhead X for Gorillapod Focus Professional Line of photographic equipment. The original bendable, flexible Gorillapod tripod now has magnets in the feet so that it can be anchored to any magnetic surface. The Gorillapod Magnetic supports compact digital cameras and […]

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Lowepro Sausalito 20 Camera Pouch

2010 PMA Lowepro

Lowepro announced the new Sausalito 20 pouch for compact digital cameras or small digital devices. The Sausalito 20 features soft-faced neoprene reinforced with sturdy PE board for cushioned and impact-resistant protection, a built-in microfiber cloth, dual, wrap-around zippers, a D-ring and brushed tricot lining to protect gear from dust, scratches and abrasion.

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