2011 Predictions

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2011 Predictions
Dec 30, 2010

Any thoughts on what cameras will be like in 2011?

A few of mine:

1) The long awaited successor to the Fuji F200EXR
2) Propagation of backlit sensors - Samsung already has their own backlit sensor

3) RAW mode on compact cameras! Samsung has endowed their newest superzoom RAW mode.
4) More N8 like phones
5) Kodak releases the P880's successor ;).
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I think we'll be seeing more medium format digital cameras.

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I predict that:

Glass will continue to be the most popular substance for lenses.

A newuser will come to DPR soon asking which is the best camera to buy. Rinse, lather and repeat...

There will be at least one new camera model from at least one of the camera manufacturers....

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I forgot to add we will be seeing the Ricoh GRD IV.

And more mirrorless cameras :p.

And more lens for mirrorless cameras :p.
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Fewer people will be able to afford cameras.

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You got that one right!

emiceek wrote:

Fewer people will be able to afford cameras.

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50% of the "First shot with my new xxxx" examples will be a pet dog or cat.
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Good prediction; CAT works for me! LOL

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Gizmo will go viral on DPR
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TechOutsider wrote:

Any thoughts on what cameras will be like in 2011?

A few of mine:

1) The long awaited successor to the Fuji F200EXR
2) Propagation of backlit sensors - Samsung already has their own backlit sensor

3) RAW mode on compact cameras! Samsung has endowed their newest superzoom RAW mode.
4) More N8 like phones
5) Kodak releases the P880's successor ;).
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They broke the mold when they made this dog...

Dave

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Chato wrote:

They broke the mold when they made this dog...

LOL, they obviously did!

Same lousy weather (on Christmas Eve), different "dog":

Predictions 2011: Sorry, cat broke my crystal ball, we´ll have to wait and see!

René

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Fewer people will be able to afford cat or dog food.

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What happened in Egypt will happen in America.

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René Schuster wrote:

Chato wrote:

They broke the mold when they made this dog...

LOL, they obviously did!

Same lousy weather (on Christmas Eve), different "dog":

Predictions 2011: Sorry, cat broke my crystal ball, we´ll have to wait and see!

René

I could swear that this is a shot of a Fox. I'm sure he would get along fine with Gizmo...

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And elsewhere.

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TechOutsider wrote:

Any thoughts on what cameras will be like in 2011?

A few of mine:

1) The long awaited successor to the Fuji F200EXR

Is anyone waiting for this? I'm really surprised Fuji is hanging onto making even P&S cameras since their sales are so low. They've already discontinued their digital SLRs.

2) Propagation of backlit sensors - Samsung already has their own backlit sensor

3) RAW mode on compact cameras! Samsung has endowed their newest superzoom RAW mode.
4) More N8 like phones
5) Kodak releases the P880's successor ;).
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emiceek wrote:

Fewer people will be able to afford cameras.

Prices of digital cameras are continually falling. New units of new models for entry level dSLRs can be bought for $500 which is half the price they were selling for 8 years ago. So taking inflation into account, digital cameras have never been cheaper to buy!

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emiceek wrote:

What happened in Egypt will happen in America.

are you threatening to bomb locations around the world this year?!

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cute

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TechOutsider wrote:

A few of mine:

5) Kodak releases the P880's successor ;).

And Panny will release the DMC-FZ60.

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99% sure that Adobe is going to release Photoshop Elements 10, if not CS6.

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