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Photokina 2008 Report

September 23 - 28, 2008


New product announcements from Photokina 2008 - the world's biggest
photo show in Cologne Germany. This show is only held once every two years.
Many products listed have been pre-announced well ahead of the show this year.
If we have reviewed or previewed the product there will be a [link] shown.


Products listed alphabetically by manufacturer


  • ACDSee Photo Manager 2009
  • ACDSee Pro Photo Manager 2.5
  • Adobe Camera Raw 4.6 and Converter
  • Adobe Creative Suite 4 Family
  • Adobe Photoshop Elements 7
  • Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 2.1
  • Adobe Premier Elements 7
  • AgfaPhoto DC-1338sT
  • AgfaPhoto DC-8424s with 28mm
  • AKVIS Enhancer v9.5 w/Exif Support
  • AKVIS LightShop v2.5 Plug-in
  • Apple Digital Camera RAW Compatibility Update 2.2
  • ATP GPS Photo Finder mini
  • Bibble RAW Converter v5
  • BreezeBrowser Pro/DSLR Remote Pro
  • Canon CanoScan Image Scanners
  • Canon EF 24mm f/1.4L II
  • Canon EF-S 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 IS
  • Canon EOS 5D Mark II Digital SLR   [EOS 5D Mark II review]
  • Canon EOS 50D Digital SLR   [EOS 50D review]
  • Canon PowerShot A1000 IS   [A1000 IS review]
  • Canon PowerShot A2000 IS   [A2000 IS review]
  • Canon PowerShot E1   [E1 review]
  • Canon PowerShot G10   [G10 review]
  • Canon PowerShot SD880 IS   [SD880 IS review]
  • Canon PowerShot SD990 IS   [SD990 IS review]
  • *Canon PowerShot SX1 IS (CMOS)
  • Canon PowerShot SX10 IS   [SX10 IS review]
  • Canon PowerShot SX110 IS Ultra-Zoom   [SX110 IS review]
  • Canon PIXMA iP3600/iP4600 Printers
  • Canon PIXMA MP620/MP980 Photo AIO
  • Canon SELPHY ES3 and ES30 Printers
  • Canon VIXIA HD Camcorders
  • Carl Zeiss Distagon T* 2.8/21
  • Carl Zeiss SLR Lenses for EF Bayonet
  • Carl Zeiss Tele-Tessar T* 4/85 ZM
  • Casio Exilim EX-FH20   [EX-FH20 review]
  • Casio Exilim Zoom EX-Z85
  • Casio Exilim Zoom EX-Z250   [EX-Z250 review]
  • Casio Exilim Zoom EX-Z300   [EX-Z300 review]
  • Clickfree Photo DVD Backup
  • CompactFlash Assoc. CFast Specification
  • Corel Paint Shop Pro Photo X2
  • Corel VideoStudio Pro X2
  • Delkin dSLR Pop-Up Shades
  • Delkin 4X External Blu-ray Drive
  • Delkin ImageRouter CF Reader
  • Delkin SD-CF Card Adapter
  • Delkin SensorScope System Upgraded
  • EPIC Action Sports Video Camera
  • Epson Artisan 800/700 Photo AIO
  • Epson P-6000/P-7000 Photo Viewers
  • Epson Perfection V300 Photo Scanner
  • Epson Stylus NX300/NX200/NX100
  • *Epson Stylus Photo PX700W
  • *Epson Stylus Photo PX800FW 4-in-1
  • ExpressDigital Darkroom v8.9
  • Eye-Fi Doubles Transfer Speeds
  • Fujifilm FinePix F60fd
  • Fujifilm FinePix J150w
  • Fujifilm FinePix Real 3D Technology
  • Fujifilm FinePix S2000HD
  • Fujifilm FinePix Z20fd Pink
  • Hasselblad H3DII-50 50 DSLR
  • Hasselblad Phocus for Mac and Windows
  • Hasselblad Tilt and Shift Adapter
  • Hasselblad Zoom Lens for H3D DSLR
  • HP Designjet Z3200 Photo Printer
  • HP Digital Photo Frames
  • HP Photosmart B8550 Photo Printer
  • HP Scanjet G3110 Photo Scanner
  • HyperDrive Colorspace UDMA
      Portable Card Reader/USB Storage

  • Ikonoskop A-cam dII
  • JOBO Mirage L Digital Picture Frame
  • JOBO PhotoGPS
  • JOBO S4 Mobile Photo Display
  • JOBO X7 Portable Digital Photo Album
  • Kingston 32GB Elite Pro SDHC Card
  • Kodak EASYSHARE M1093 IS   [M1093 IS review]
  • Kodak EASYSHARE Z1015 IS
  • Kodak EASYSHARE P520 Digital Frame
  • Kodak ESP 7 & ESP 9 AiO Printers
  • Kodak OLED Wireless Picture Frame
  • Kodak Theater HD Player
  • Leaf Medium Format Digital Cameras
  • Leica C-LUX 3
  • Leica D-LUX 4
  • Leica M8.2 Digital Rangefinder
  • Leica S-System DSLR
  • Lensbaby Introduces 3 New Lenses
  • Lexar 16GB KODAK SDHC High-Speed Card
  • Lexar Increases Speed of Pro CF Cards to 233x
  • Lexar Platinum II 16GB Memory Cards
  • Lexar Professional UDMA 300x 16GB CF Card
  • Lexar Shoot-n-Sync Wi-Fi Memory Card
  • Light Crafts LightZone 3.6 Software
  • Mamiya ZDb Digital Back
  • Minox Agent M Digital Belt Camera
  • Minox Agent M Digital Pen Camera
  • Minox Agent M DSC Digital SpyCam
  • Minox Agent M Digital Sunglasses Camera
  • Nik Software Announces Sharpener Pro 3.0
  • Nik 'Complete Collection' of Digital Photo Filters
  • Nik Software Free Update to Dfine 2.0
  • Nikon COOLPIX P6000
  • Nikon COOLPIX S560
  • Nikon COOLPIX S610
  • Nikon COOLPIX S710
  • Nikon COOLPIX S610c
  • Nikon COOLPIX S60
  • Nikon D90 Digital SLR   [D90 review]
  • Nikon D700 Digital SLR   [D700 review]
  • Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 50mm f/1.4 Prime Lens
  • Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-105mm VR Lens
  • Nikon Capture NX 2 Image Editing Software
  • Nikon PC-E Nikkor 45mm f/2.8D ED Lens
  • Nikon PC-E Micro NIKKOR 85mm f/2.8D Lens
  • Nikon SB900 Speedlight Flash
  • Olympus Develops New Four Thirds DSLR
  • Olympus Developes Micro Four Thirds System Camera
  • Olympus FE-360 and FE-370
  • Olympus SP-565 Ultra Zoom   [SP-565UZ review]
  • Olympus Stylus 1040
  • Olympus All-Weather Stylus 1050 SW   [1050SW review]
  • Panasonic EVOLTA AA Alkaline batteries
  • Panasonic LUMIX DMC-G1
  • Panasonic LUMIX G VARIO 14-45mm/F3.5-5.6
  • Panasonic LUMIX G VARIO 45-200mm/F4.0-5.6
  • Pentax AF160FC Ring Flash
  • Pentax-DA L 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 AL
  • Pentax-DA 60-250mm f/4 ED[IF] SDM
  • Pentax K2000 DSLR System   [K2000 review]
  • PhotoRescue for Windows/Mac OS X
  • Pretec 64GB and 100GB CF Card
  • Qimage 2009.100 for PC/Windows
  • Red '3K Scarlet' HD Camcorder
  • Red 'DSMC' (dSLR) in 2009
  • Ricoh R10 Wide-Angle Zoom   [R10 review]
  • Samsung HZ-1
  • Samsung L201
  • Samsung SL310W   [SL310W review]
  • Samsung NV9
  • Samsung NV100HD
  • Samsung S1070
  • Sandisk 32GB Extreme III CF Cards
  • Sandisk 30MB/s Extreme III SDHC Cards
  • Sandisk 45MB/s Extreme IV CF Cards
  • Sigma DP2
  • Sigma SD15 DSLR
  • Sigma Flash Macro for Pentax and Sony
  • Sigma Fisheye for Pentax and Sony
  • Sigma 24-70mm F2.8 EX DG HSM
  • Sigma 50mm F1.4 EX DG HSM for Four Thirds System
  • Sinar Hy6 65 Medium Format SLR
  • Sony 16-35mm f/2.8 ZA Carl Zeiss Series Lens
  • Sony 70-400mm f/4-5.6 G Series Lens
  • Sony Alpha 900 Digital SLR
  • Sony 300x CF Card 16GB 45MB/s
  • Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T500
  • Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T700 and DSC-T77   [DSC-T77 review]   [DSC-T700 review]
  • Sony Ericsson IDP-100 Digital Photo Frame
  • Sony HDR-FX1000 Handycam Camcorder
  • Sony HVR-Z5U Handycam Camcorder
  • Sony Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo HX
  • Sony Launches Digital Darkroom Site
  • Sony VAIO AW Series HD Products
  • Super Fisheye for Canon/Nikon DSLR
  • Tamron AF18-270mm F/3.5-6.3 Di II
  • Tamron SP AF10-24mm F/3.5-4.5 Di II
  • Tamron SP AF70-200mm F/2.8 Di LD
  • Tamron SP AF90mm F/2.8 Di MACRO
  • Toshiba 240GB 1.8-inch HDD
  • VanGuard H2 Digital Microscope Camera
  • Vuescan 8.4.88 for Mac OS X
  • WinZip 12.0 Compresses JPEGs/Manages Photos

    (* = Product has been announced for European distribution only


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