Camera Wholesalers — panasonic lumix

A Long Awaited Panasonic is Coming!

Panasonic has been on a roll in recent months with the successful release of the Lumix ZS3 & ZS5 point & shoots with Leica optics & 16x intelligent zoom (That's a ZS5 below in our self portrait post!) and their G series EVIL cameras. The logical next step would be to update their flagship point & shoot, the LX3 which rivaled the Canon G11 in popularity & performance the last year or so. And this morning, Panasonic did just that by introducing their LUMIX LX5, which they hope to ship by late next month. The Panasonic LUMIX LX5 will be a unique...

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A Big Sale, A New (Photo) Lab and Great Vacation Pics!

This week, Camera Wholesalers and our friends at Tamron will present a 3-Part Summer Travel Photography Tips Series that we know will be helpful as you take those special vacation shots. We'll cover shooting in the big city, people & places overseas and the natural treasures in our National Parks. The big city's first,  so watch for it soon! This week  also marks the arrival of our new digital dry lab, which replaces our trusted chemical lab printing system from our days in Sumner St.  You'll love the results of this new Noritsu system, with sharp,vivid colors and deep blacks and whites that rival...

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Can you stay still, PLEASE???? (What's That #9)

I had a moment or two of amusement watching the first night of the Vancouver Winter Olympics  on TV last month. During the first round of luge competition, there was a guy trying to catch the lugers as they whizzed by at speeds up to 90 MPH with what looked like a Panasonic Lumix point & shoot. For a fleeting moment, you saw frustation on his face as he was just NOT getting the shot! Granted, it would have hard even for a professional to capture a sharp, stop action image in this situation but what was probably happening to this poor...

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