24. Februar 2021
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für What If The ‘Collapse’ of the Camera Industry Was Based on Flawed Data?

What If The ‘Collapse’ of the Camera Industry Was Based on Flawed Data?

Doom-and-gloom stories of the state of the camera market have been pretty common over the past year due to COVID-19. But what if the data used to determine the health of the industry was flawed?

Before we can get into why this might be the case, … Read the rest “What If The ‘Collapse’ of the Camera Industry Was Based on Flawed Data?”

22. Februar 2021
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für The Used Market, The Last Bastion for DSLRs, Has Fallen to Mirrorless

The Used Market, The Last Bastion for DSLRs, Has Fallen to Mirrorless

As you might expect, the used market is several years behind the new market when it comes to trends. DSLRs had ruled the secondhand market but for the first time, KEH reports their sales have finally dipped below mirrorless.

One might argue t… Read the rest “The Used Market, The Last Bastion for DSLRs, Has Fallen to Mirrorless”

20. Januar 2021
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für Canon: Camera Sales Will Soon Be 8% of What They Were a Decade Ago

Canon: Camera Sales Will Soon Be 8% of What They Were a Decade Ago

Canon is preparing for a time when the digital camera market will only ship 10 million units annually, about 8.2% of the number shipped in 2010. With that in mind, the company is slimming down its production, sales, and product lineups going … Read the rest “Canon: Camera Sales Will Soon Be 8% of What They Were a Decade Ago”

19. Januar 2021
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für Nikon to Focus on Mirrorless as It Anticipates Historic $720M Loss

Nikon to Focus on Mirrorless as It Anticipates Historic $720M Loss

Nikon’s worrisome financial situation has cascaded as a result of the deflated camera market caused by the fallout from COVID-19, and in an effort to recover from what is expected to be its worst financial year ever, Nikon plans to fo… Read the rest “Nikon to Focus on Mirrorless as It Anticipates Historic $720M Loss”

19. Januar 2021
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für Sony is #1 in Interchangeable Lens Mirrorless for First Time Since 2015

Sony is #1 in Interchangeable Lens Mirrorless for First Time Since 2015

While Sony likes to mention to the media that it is the #1 interchangeable lens mirrorless (ILM) brand globally, its statistics often refer specifically to full-frame. Across all ILM cameras, Canon and Olympus have been Japan’s to… Read the rest “Sony is #1 in Interchangeable Lens Mirrorless for First Time Since 2015”

15. Januar 2021
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für Yet Another Major Japanese Retailer Shows Canon R5 Topping Sales Charts

Yet Another Major Japanese Retailer Shows Canon R5 Topping Sales Charts

Yodobashi Camera has published its top ten cameras sold in December of 2020 and the Canon EOS R5 it at the top of the list. While we’re still waiting for BCN+R and CIPA to reveal December sales numbers, this is the second major retailer t… Read the rest “Yet Another Major Japanese Retailer Shows Canon R5 Topping Sales Charts”

15. Januar 2021
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für Canon Exceeded Sales Projections For its 2020 Fiscal Year

Canon Exceeded Sales Projections For its 2020 Fiscal Year

The success of Canon’s R5 and R6 mirrorless cameras have exceeded the company’s expectations and it has revised its 2020 fiscal year earnings over initial projections. The company logged net income of more than a quarter of a … Read the rest “Canon Exceeded Sales Projections For its 2020 Fiscal Year”

11. Januar 2021
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für Canon R5 Nabs Top-Selling Camera of December, Nikon Z7 II in Second Place

Canon R5 Nabs Top-Selling Camera of December, Nikon Z7 II in Second Place

MapCamera, one of Japan’s leading camera retailers, has published its top 10 sales for new and used digital cameras in December of 2020. The top slot for new cameras was claimed by Canon for its R5, while Nikon’s Z7 II entered th… Read the rest “Canon R5 Nabs Top-Selling Camera of December, Nikon Z7 II in Second Place”

11. Januar 2021
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für Camera Sales Shrank 40% in 2020

Camera Sales Shrank 40% in 2020

While monitoring the camera market over the past year has been like riding a volatile roller coaster, now that 2020 is behind us it can be properly evaluated as a whole. BCN+R, a major Japanese camera retailer, has released its data from the w… Read the rest “Camera Sales Shrank 40% in 2020”

6. Januar 2021
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für November’s Global Camera Sales Show Encouraging Stabilization

November’s Global Camera Sales Show Encouraging Stabilization

CIPA has published its global camera shipment and value numbers for November 2020 and the recovery seen in October appears to be stabilizing. Though volume has decreased year over year, the value of shipments is nearly in line.

Below are th… Read the rest “November’s Global Camera Sales Show Encouraging Stabilization”

2. Dezember 2020
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für October Saw Global Camera Sales Fully Recover After a Dreadful 2020

October Saw Global Camera Sales Fully Recover After a Dreadful 2020

It’s been a rough year for camera sales, but CIPA’s latest report on October’s global camera shipments is showing that the worst might be behind us. While the September report showed a nice upwards sales trend, October … Read the rest “October Saw Global Camera Sales Fully Recover After a Dreadful 2020”

30. November 2020
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für Japan’s October Sales Numbers Released: Sony Overtakes Canon

Japan’s October Sales Numbers Released: Sony Overtakes Canon

October sales ranking from the six leading dealers in Japan has been released by Phileweb showing the Sony a7S III outsold both the Canon EOS R5 and R6 last month, but Canon still beat out Nikon in the DSLR category.

The Sony a7S III sold better … Read the rest “Japan’s October Sales Numbers Released: Sony Overtakes Canon”

19. November 2020
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für Japan Saw Mirrorless Camera Sales Jump 128.9% in October

Japan Saw Mirrorless Camera Sales Jump 128.9% in October

In what is perhaps the best good news for the camera world in 2020, BCN Ranking out of Japan found that October was remarkably strong for mirrorless camera sales, outperforming the previous year’s level for the first time in 14 months… Read the rest “Japan Saw Mirrorless Camera Sales Jump 128.9% in October”

17. November 2020
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für GearUp Wants to be the Facebook Marketplace of Photography

GearUp Wants to be the Facebook Marketplace of Photography

Designed to be a marketplace specifically for the photo and video community, GearUp is an app for the specific purpose of buying and selling camera equipment around the United States.

With the success of platforms like Facebook Marketpla… Read the rest “GearUp Wants to be the Facebook Marketplace of Photography”

6. November 2020
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für Camera Sales in 2020 Have Plummeted As Much As 54%

Camera Sales in 2020 Have Plummeted As Much As 54%

The Camera and Imaging Products Association in Japan, otherwise known as CIPA, has published global camera and lens production data through September of this year, and the results show that the industry clearly has taken a hit from the glo… Read the rest “Camera Sales in 2020 Have Plummeted As Much As 54%”

26. Oktober 2020
von Jaron Schneider
Kommentare deaktiviert für Canon’s Market Share Spikes in Japan, Threatens to Overtake Sony

Canon’s Market Share Spikes in Japan, Threatens to Overtake Sony

According to a report by BCN, despite a rough start to the year due to the proliferation of the COVID-19 Coronavirus, the camera has begun to recover in Japan, with Canon most notably growing in full-frame market share and closing in on Sony. … Read the rest “Canon’s Market Share Spikes in Japan, Threatens to Overtake Sony”

3. September 2020
von DL Cade
Kommentare deaktiviert für Canon Closes Online Store in Australia to ‘Support Local Retail Partners’

Canon Closes Online Store in Australia to ‘Support Local Retail Partners’

A couple of days ago, Canon Australia announced that it would be shutting down its online store, essentially ceasing direct sales on the continent. Why? According to Canon, they want to “support local retail partners” by sen… Read the rest “Canon Closes Online Store in Australia to ‘Support Local Retail Partners’”

14. August 2020
von DL Cade
Kommentare deaktiviert für 2019 Market Share Data Shows Canon and Sony Growing, Nikon Shrinking

2019 Market Share Data Shows Canon and Sony Growing, Nikon Shrinking

The Nikkei Asian Review‘s data gathering arm has published 2019 worldwide market share numbers on 74 different industries, including digital cameras. The new data point shows how each of the big three is faring in the first full yea… Read the rest “2019 Market Share Data Shows Canon and Sony Growing, Nikon Shrinking”