'I think there's a fortune to be made by whoever can connect up a basically young, mixed gender, camera phone toting, social media posting generation with photographic products that enable them to pursue, improve and explore their photographic potential. Apart from anything else, the baby boomers will be "Too old to Rock and Roll' in a few years time. (unless we keep taking the tablets!) so who fills in the gap? Apple? Samsung? and the other multi-national corporations who are prioritising gadgets over cameras. 'Read More
The soundimageplus blog has been going since 2007 and to date has over 12 million page views. Written by David Taylor-Hughes, a professional stock photographer, it includes photographic articles dealing with a wide range of themes including film and digital photography.
'Panasonic had gymnasts and boxers and Olympus had demos and a somewhat tacky free back massage for DSLR owners, which presumably also extended to those who use an OM-D camera + Battery grip + 40-150mm f/2.8 lens!! They also had a camera 'clinic' as well, which was somewhat more useful.'Read More
'A bigger hall, lots more exhibitors and stands and crowds of people. The figures show a steady decline in camera sales, but walking round the show and seeing the number of photographers eager to see the new stuff and talk to the reps, I got no sense of that. I was surprised by the size and scale of the show and the overall enthusiasm for photography.'Read More