New products from Canon and Nikon

This has been a busy week so far with plenty of new products from Canon and Nikon. Canon have announced many new models today. The Canon EOS 30D is first with its 8.2 megapixel sensor and many feature which come from its full frame bigger brother the 5D. It features a large 2.5 inch display and also supports the EFs lenses which it bigger brothers don't. Also announced are 2 new lenses and the PowerShot S3 IS and the PowerShot SD700 IS, PowerShot SD600 and SD630, PowerShot A700 and A540 all of which feature 6 megapixels. The 4 megapixel PowerShot A420, A430 and A530 complete Canons new product announcements.

Nikon announced 7 new digital compacts, including the ultra-slim Coolpix S5 and S6, both of which feature 6 megapixels, the Coolpix P3 and P4 which feature 8.1 megapixels and Nikon’s VR (Vibration Reduction) capability. The Coopix L2, L3 and L4 complete the line up and 6, 5 and 4 megapixels, respectively and all feature a 3x optical zoom and 2.0-inch screens. Nikon have alos announced the AF-S VR Micro-Nikkor 105mm f/2.8G IF-ED lens the world’s first macro lens to offer reproduction ratios of up to 1:1.

PMA looks like its going to be an interesting time...