PMA -2009: Day 1 (or is it 2?)

OK, it’s the first official day of the PMA photography event, complete with 2 floors of booths, displays, teaching seminars, and schmoozing. Yesterday was all of the sneak previews.

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There we some meetings we had showing coming products that we can’t say a word about yet, some with products that are just about to hit the stores, and some that have been out but we somehow missed them.
We have a ton of video shot and ready to edit and post, but we want to give you a preview taste. Yum.

So here is the second day of pics of just a few of the things we saw:

There are NEW HOLGA CAMERAS!!

Sorry, was that our outside voice?

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Well, we were completely jazzed to see some 3D and Panoramic 120 Film Holgas, plus some new lines that are limited editions.

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The Crumpler folks did not disappoint with a new line of sweet bags with a “silent velcro” feature. Awesome for those quiet moments. (this is just a pick of some wallets with the classic logo)

We are honestly on a search for the best choice for a suit jacket camera. Small, elegant, fits nicely in your jacket without that unsightly bulge. We’ll give up RAW, but need a good processor.

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Here is the Canon SD780 IS, with a matte black finish, although you have a choice of some colors.

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The designer of the best workroom on location (packs small,plays big), Mike Sturm of ThinkTank photo was on hand to pose and do a nice video illustrating the goods.

It is a little quieter this year, as we are seeing traffic on the floor. However most of these products were prepped way before the economic shift.
Some good new stuff out there.

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