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10-06-2009, 07:27 AM   #1
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Pentax K-7 awarded Good Design Award 2009



The Japan Industrial Design Promotion Organization (JIDPO) announced the results of the Good Design Awards 2009 and the Pentax K-7 was one of several cameras under the "digital camera with interchangeable lenses" category to be recognized for good design.
Submitted for consideration was the K-7, smc PENTAX-DA18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 AL WR, smc PENTAX-DA50-200mm f/4-5.6 ED WR and the D-BG4 battery grip.

The G-mark provides strong recognition for outstanding product design.
Yet more reason for K-7 owners to celebrate. Kudos to Hoya Corporation.

Good Design Award

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10-06-2009, 08:16 AM   #2
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Speaking of Cameras with #7 in logo:

Speaking of Cameras with #7 in logo:

Canon 7D also won:

Good Design Award

as did my fantasy lens, Canon's 17mm Tilt Shift lens, I'll get at somepoint:

Good Design Award


& not to be outdone Nikon has two camera winners:

http://www.g-mark.org/award/detail.html?id=35797&sheet=outline&lang=en

http://www.g-mark.org/award/detail.html?id=35796&sheet=outline&lang=en



& lets not forget Panasonic's two interchangable lens camera winners:

http://www.g-mark.org/award/detail.html?id=35796&sheet=outline&lang=en

http://www.g-mark.org/award/detail.html?id=35794&sheet=outline&lang=en

& GF1 made "top 15" too.

Last edited by Samsungian; 10-06-2009 at 08:23 AM.
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