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Camera market 2015: An analysis by LensVid

Just like in the beginning of 2014 and 2015, the folks who run the website LensVid have analyzed the market data for last year published by CIPA this time as well and created a chart that can be interpreted very easily. Image source: lensvid.com The thing that you’ll notice immediately is the bar chart on the ...

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Interesting: According to CIPA the camera market is slowly stabilizing

After three years of decreasing demand, the camera market, according to market data published by the Japan-based Camera & Imaging Products Association (CIPA), seems to be slowly stabilizing. As you can infer from the diagram added below, this year’s demand for interchangeable lens cameras (DSLRs and MILCs/EVILs) was only slightly below the level of last ...

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The Development of the Camera Market between 1933 and 2013

The market for photography equipment has been shrinking continually and across all areas for the last years. The decline in sales in low-priced compact cameras is easy to explain: for many, smart phones afford a sufficiently good image quality, are more readily available for snapshots, and, most importantly, people actually carry them with them constantly ...

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The Future Belongs to the Mirrorless!

All of those who hang around at photo forums as often as I do will certainly have caught the discussions centering on the future of the reflex camera concept. According to many mirrorless-enthusiasts, the old rattle mirror is said to have served its time. It’s too big, too loud and too expensive to remain relevant ...

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Latest US-market data: Demand for System Cameras increases, Compact Cameras flop

According to NPD market research, system cameras in worth of $2.1 billion were sold during the period June 2012 to May 2013 – an increase of 5% compared to the same period of time last year. The demand for compact cameras is said to have collapsed 26% and amounted to only $1.9 billion. This is ...

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The camera market is shrinking: compact camera soon to be an endangered species

According to Cipa, the interest group of the Japanese photo industry, 14 mio cameras have been delivered worldwide in the first quarter of 2013. Compared to the previous year, when 25 mio were shipped, this constitutes a sharp decline of an alarming 40%. Especially the demand for compact cameras has heavily decreased. While 21 mio ...