Milestone Week

This week has been a busy one for the world of Protography and Digital Imaging. Canon celebrated the production milestone of shipping their 30 millionth EF lens, no mean feat for a system less than 20 years old. Konica-Minolta annouced their withdrawal from the camera and photo business ... Sony being the beneficiary of a substantial portion of their digital photo technology assets and technologies. Zeiss officially announced the introduction of a range of "ZF" lenses, which are compatible with Nikons F mount. This was also the week that Samsung launched their first D-SLR, The 6 megapixel. GX-1S features a 2.5-inch screen, ISO 200 to 3200, an FOV Crop of 1.5x and a Pentax AF lens mount.