6 December 2017

Update: October 2017 CIPA data added.-

The October 2017 update will come a disappointment to the camera industry. Normally, October sees a peak in camera production, but this year it has already started to drop from Septembers high. This has to put in doubt the level of shipments through the peak holiday period and may lead to an overall fall in camera shipments for the whole year.

Month on month figures show a weakness in both Compact Camera and Mirrorless Camera units produced, whilst DSLRs have held steady. However, year on year it is a different picture. DSLRs have sunk 20%, Compact ca...


Sony A9 - A Game Changing Sports Camera?

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Canon EF-S 18-55mm IS STM ii - Review

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Canon rumors - Canon Powershot Gx1 MKiii -imminent

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Market Reports

Global Digital Camera Production Report - 2014 to 2017

4 December 2017
Update: October 2017 CIPA data added.-The October 2017 update will come a disappointment to the came…

Global Digital Camera Market Report January 2017

3 March 2017
Another year begins in the Digital Camera Market and a critical year it could turn out to be. Over a…

Global Digital Camera Market Predictions 2017

1 February 2017
Total shipments of Digital Cameras to decline -10.3% year-on-year Built in lens cameras to decline -…

Company Results

Sony Financial Report Q2 FY2017 - Solid Results Across the Board

13 November 2017
Overall company Revenue rises +22.1% year-on-year Overall company Operating Income rises +346.4%…

Nikon Financial Report Q2 FY2018 - Not a Clear Picture

7 November 2017
Nikon Corp. Q2 FY2018 Headlines (July 1, 2017, to Sept 30, 2017)Overall company Revenue down -9.4% O…

Canon Inc. Q3 FY2017- Financial Results - Business as Usual

25 October 2017
Canon Q3 FY2017 HeadlinesOverall company Net Sales up y-on-y +27.7% Overall company Operating Profit…