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Top 10 Focus on Imaging 2011 Round-Up - Focus on Imaging 2011 is now over for another year, here's the top 10 highlights of the most exciting products shown at Focus.
You can see more shots from the show in ePHOTOzine's Focus forum.
Here are the Top 10 highlights of the Focus on Imaging 2011 show!
Possibly the most talked about camera on the internet, along with the Fujifilm FinePix X100, is the new transparent prototype, the Sony Alpha 700 replacement, with transluscent mirror technology, shown below. Have a look at our hands-on with the Sony Alpha Prototype.
The Fujifilm Finepix X100 is especially interesting to photographers, as it's new optical viewfinder / electronic viewfinder combination is unique in that it allows you to choose between an optical viewfinder, electronic viewfinder or an optical viewfinder with an electronic overlay. The camera features a high quality CMOS sensor, that is the same size as you find in DSLRs, along with a high quality metal body, and retro looks, you have a camera that appeals to the Leica user, but with a much more consumer friendly price point. For more on the Fujifilm FinePix X100, have a look at our hands on report, or read our full review.
Nikon's stand featured a completely new design this year, and all of the new cameras were on display including this impressive Nikon D7000 DSLR video setup - used for recording HD video. The camera was fitted with a Marshall monitor connected via the HDMI out port. The high quality video and background blur was achieved thanks to a very nice Nikon 85mm f/1.4 lens. More on the Nikon stand and hands on with their new cameras can be found here.
Samyang took the opportunity to not only sell lenses, but also show a number of new lenses, including a new 35mm f/1.4 lens, a fish-eye lens for the NXCAM video system, and a new prototype, shown below, of a 7.5mm fish-eye lens designed for the Micro Four Thirds system. Have a look at our special Focus report on Samyang lenses.
The new Lensbaby Sweet 35 was on display and fits neatly into the Lensbaby Composor lens swap system, allowing you to quickly change the aperture of the lens. For more information have a look at our Focus report.