Camera rumors in 2024: what cameras are coming, officially and otherwise!

Prototype Leica camera body
(Image credit: James Artaius)

We are positively swimming in camera rumors right now. For an industry that seemed like it was struggling to stay afloat only a few years ago, it's a great sign. 

What's even cooler is that there are so many camera rumors about DSLRs and even film cameras, too! I know that Y2K-era digital cameras and 35mm film are making a resurgence, but this is a huge surprise to me. Even if I'm also hearing that a lot of young photographers using film cameras are having their images scanned and then throwing away their negatives… 

James Artaius

The editor of Digital Camera World, James has 21 years experience as a journalist and started working in the photographic industry in 2014 (as an assistant to Damian McGillicuddy, who succeeded David Bailey as Principal Photographer for Olympus). In this time he shot for clients like Aston Martin Racing, Elinchrom and L'Oréal, in addition to shooting campaigns and product testing for Olympus, and providing training for professionals. This has led him to being a go-to expert for camera and lens reviews, photo and lighting tutorials, as well as industry news, rumors and analysis for publications like Digital Camera MagazinePhotoPlus: The Canon MagazineN-Photo: The Nikon MagazineDigital Photographer and Professional Imagemaker, as well as hosting workshops and talks at The Photography Show. He also serves as a judge for the Red Bull Illume Photo Contest. An Olympus and Canon shooter, he has a wealth of knowledge on cameras of all makes – and a fondness for vintage lenses and instant cameras.