Nikon 1 pro model a ‘possibility’

Canon vs Nikon: compact system cameras

Nikon has not ruled out the possibility of a more advanced version of its Nikon 1 compact system cameras, to include more manual control.

Speaking to our sister website TechRadar, Jeremy Gilbert, UK marketing manager for Nikon UK, said: “We are listening and trying to feedback what we hear. It’s mostly journalists and high-end photographers who would like us to produce one, but whether we should or not is a different matter.”

Video: Olympus OM-D E-M5 hands-on review

Olympus OM-D revealed

In between Strictly Come Dancing revivals at Focus On Imaging we managed to get some time alone with the Olympus OM-D E-M5.

The 16-megapixel E-M5, announced last month, is the first camera in the new Olympus OM-D line – with rumours of an OM-D Pro possibly to come.

Watch our initial hands-on review of the Olympus OM-D, with a full review to follow soon.

Win a Nikon V1 + 10-30mm kit

Win a Nikon V1 + 10-30mm kit

Nikon is offering Digital Camera readers the opportunity to win a Nikon V1 body, plus the 1 NIKKOR VR 10-30mm f/3.5-5.6 lens – a kit which retails for around £829.99.

For a chance at winning a fabulous new Nikon V1 + 10-30mm lens kit all you have to do is visit us at the Focus On Imaging show. Come by the Digital Camera stand at E42 and say hello. We’ll scan your entry badge, and your name will go into a draw. It’s that simple!

Pentax Q sales ‘disappointing,’ company admits

Pentax Q sales 'disappointing'

Pentax has admitted that its first compact system camera, the Pentax Q, is not selling as well as the company had hoped.

Speaking at the launch of the Pentax K-01, the company’s newest compact system camera the General Manager for Pentax UK, Jonathan Martin, told our sister website TechRadar, “Though it [the Q] has been well received, we haven’t seen the numbers that we would have liked to.”

Pentax K-01 unveiled with ‘world’s thinnest’ lens

Pentax K-01 mirrorless camera revealed

Pentax has unveiled its latest mirrorless camera, the Pentax K-01, which boasts what the company claims is the world’s thinnest interchangeable lens – the smc Pentax-DA 40mm F2.8 XS unifocal.

This latest addition to the popular Pentax K series features 16.28-megapixel resolution with a newly developed CMOS image sensor measuring 23.7mm by 15.7mm, as well as high-speed burst shooting, an extra-wide sensitivity range with a top sensitivity of ISO 25600 and Full HD video recording.

New Ricoh GXR camera unit with 3.5x zoom lens revealed

New Ricoh GXR lens unit revealed

The RICOH LENS A16 is the fifth unit in the Ricoh GXR system and features a 24-85mm f/3.5-5.5, 3.5x optical zoom lens and an APS-C size CMOS sensor.

More Pentax mirrorless compact rumours

New rumours of a Pentax mirrorless camera

Forget CES and PMA, Japan is the place to go for new camera news….

More details about Fujifilm compact system camera

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X Pro 1 camera to sport Leica lens mount, plus other lenses and flashgun

Preview: Olympus PEN Lite E-PL3

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Olympus has succeeded in creating a mini-marvel with the PEN Lite E-PL3 compact system camera. It’s beautifully engineered, stylish and puts in a blisteringly quick performance

Sony NEX-7 review

Sony NEX-7

Experienced photographers will love the NEX-7’s quick access to manual controls and customisable function buttons, as well as the rich, detailed images provided by the Exmor CMOS sensor. Read our full review…