Fujifilm FinePix X100

Fujifilm’s FinePix X100 offers unrivalled image quality for a compact camera, thanks to its APS-C format CMOS sensor and Fujinon 23mm f/2.0 lens. The Hybrid Viewfinder uniquely combines the ‘bright frame’ window-type optical viewfinder found in high-end film cameras, and the electronic viewfinder system of fixed single lens or digital compact system cameras, offering the … Read more

Panasonic Gold Pro SDHC UHS-I

With read and write speeds of up to 95MB/s and 80MB/s, the Panasonic ?GOLD PRO? SDHC UHS-I cards are ideal for high-speed consecutive shooting in HD quality with digital SLR cameras. A Super Intelligent Controller (SICS) provides Power Failure Protection to protect data from sudden power failure, while Smart Data Writing minimises defect risk caused … Read more

Fujifilm Frontier DL600

Fujifilm’s Frontier DL 600 ?dry? minilab was developed in response to the growing demand from small and medium sized photo shops for a versatile and inkjet-based printing production unit. The DL 600 features a 720 dpi mode for regular printing and a 1440 dpi high quality print mode, and is equipped with a new ink … Read more

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT3 / DMC-TS3

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS3/FT3 is waterproof to a depth of 12m and dust-proof equivalent to the IPX8 and IP6X standard. It has an integrated GPS function, ideal for photographers who want to shoot in the great outdoors and record their exact position during that shoot. The camera has a built-in compass, altimeter and barometer to … Read more

HARMAN by Hahnem?hle, series

HARMAN Professional Inkjet by Hahnem?hle offers a wide range of impressive archival papers in baryta, cotton base and canvas finishes in both warm and cold tone varieties. The photographer can choose whatever paper fits their visual tastes and needs. TIPA members were impressed by the papers themselves, as well as their appeal to traditional darkroom … Read more

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2 is a true ‘hybrid’ photo and video camera, where video is no longer just an additional function. The DMC-GH2 features full HD 1920×1080, 60i (NTSC) / 50i (PAL) smooth, high quality video recording with 60p (NTSC) / 50p (PAL) output in addition to the high quality photo, a world’s first for … Read more


The increased popularity of this new category of imaging devices made choosing among the list of candidates difficult, but the PICSIO emerged as our choice because of its efficient combination of waterproof, rugged body and Full HD 1080p video, supporting both MPEG-4 and H.264 formats. Besides being an able pocketcam, it doubles as a 5MP … Read more

Pentax 645D

TIPA members appreciated the design, build and feature specs of this 40 Megapixel medium format digital camera. The magnesium alloy body is fully weather-sealed, making it a great choice for outdoor and location photographers, plus the all-glass trapezoid pentaprism finder makes for a dazzling capture experience. Perhaps most impressive is lens compatibility, which encompasses both … Read more

Kodak Professional PORTRA 160

Kodak PORTRA 160 is evidence that the emulsion-builders? art is not lost and indeed continues to be refined and perfected. The colour negative film features a significantly finer grain structure for improved scanning and enlargement capability in today?s workflow. PORTRA 160 delivers exceptionally smooth and natural skin tone reproduction, and because of its superior ‘scanability’ … Read more

Phase One IQ, series

The Phase One IQ180, IQ160 and IQ140 digital camera backs feature maximum resolutions of 80, 60.5 and 40 high quality Megapixels, respectively; the IQ180 and IQ160 both capture in full-frame 645 format. Befitting a medium format camera, the IQ System has a brilliant 3.2-inch, 1.15 Megapixel high resolution display with touch screen operation to zoom, … Read more