Photokina 2016 highlights: What we saw (and what we didn't)
Photokina 2016: What we got, what we wanted
The anticipation and excitement of Photokina makes it a lot like the camera nerd's Christmas. And not unlike Christmas, you don't always get exactly what you want. Sure, we got plenty of shiny toys like the Fujifilm GFX 50S, and things we weren't expecting like the YI M1, but a few things on our wish lists didn't turn up.
Read on as DPR staff offer their own personal takes on the show as a whole, what they were pleasantly surprised by and what they're still wishing for.
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