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About the SLR Report

Trend Hunter’s SLR Trend Report inspects the best cameras and most popular trends that have captivated consumers. Regardless if it is a top of the line DSLR, durable lenses or enhanced digital photography, our research covers all aspects of this dynamic industry. Conversely, you will discover how in recent years, technological advancements have transformed the landscape of the analog and digital camera industry, creating business potential that translates into profit shares. To round out the report, we showcase products and innovations from prominent companies like Canon, Nikon and Pentax, and how they have managed to retain consumer attention despite worldwide economic hardships.

Who It's For

Ideal for businesses in the technology industry and marketers looking to identify the habits of consumers, our research explores changes and patterns relating to SLR and DSLR cameras. Likewise, our data will benefit companies and professionals that want to understand future patterns in the fast-paced world of camera technology.

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The SLR Trend Report, last published on Aug 19, 2014, includes 7 PRO Trends and 35 examples of slr market research and slr consumer trends related to: digital photography, analog cameras, lenses, DSLRs, 35 mm film and slr trends.

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Our slr research is based on Trend Hunter's crowdsourced slr articles and 2,163,000,000 total views of data. [Learn More]

Report Contents

• 7 SLR PRO Trends = 7 Powerpoint Pages SLR PPT Report
• 35 SLR Examples

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• 5 SLR Videos (Online) SLR Videos
• 210 SLR Images (Online) SLR Images
• Additional Niche Reports (with a full subscription): Smartphone, Gaming, Space, Google, Android, Camera, Chemicals, Television, Headphones, Global Positioning System, Tablet, Radio, Mobile, Video Editing, SLR, Online Gaming, App, HDTV, 3D Glasses, Camera Accessories, Gaming Apps, Keyboards, Audio, Touchscreen, Console, Presentation, Email, Laptop, Electronics, Stereo and more!



Sample SLR Pro Trends

Each SLR PRO Trend is on its own slide with implications, a quantified score, and examples linked to online slr articles, videos and images. Examples:

DIY Photography As consumers become more accustomed to DIY, homemade cameras gain popularity Implications - As consumers shift back towards making their own goods, more and more are taking on complex tasks including making sophisticated photography equipment. Completed with kits and homemade tools, the equipment denotes consumer preference to shift away from store-bought goods and try it themselves first.
DIY Photography
As consumers become more accustomed to DIY, homemade cameras gain popularity
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Upgraded Assistance A need for efficiency prompts high-tech methods of elderly support Implications - With aging often resulting in a natural decline of physical functions, seniors are looking to more technologically efficient methods of assistance to make ailments less cumbersome. Aiming to enhance supportive devices such as walkers and canes with more efficiency, boomers are turning to high-tech adjustments to elevate the overall performance. This speaks to a desire to not just mimic regular function, but surpass it.
Upgraded Assistance
A need for efficiency prompts high-tech methods of elderly support
6 Examples + Score + Implications


Quality Capture Photography kits allow travellers to enhance memories through professional lenses Implications - Since sentimental moments or whirlwind experiences during trips can be difficult to express through words, consumers are opting for more specialized and high-tech photographic devices as a method to make memories more visually expressive. Compact camera kits allow travelers to easily enhance their photographic captures with more professionally tailored devices, combining portable photo-taking kits with the demand for features that can properly reflect momentous life experiences.
Quality Capture
Photography kits allow travellers to enhance memories through professional lenses
7 Examples + Score + Implications


Creative Convergence Unusual twists on mainstream goods lasso trendsetters Implications - When an innovation once explored only by a certain group of people becomes mainstream, trend junkies begin seeking something to one-up the furor. These niche hobbyists seek unique twists on things that are already popular, looking for newfangled ways in which to pioneer the next big thing.
Creative Convergence
Unusual twists on mainstream goods lasso trendsetters
12 Examples + Score + Implications


Bubble Design Using childish shapes to evoke jovial, more carefree mentalities Implications - Shapes and symbols that appealed to us as children evoke a sense of play we often miss in our earnest adult lives. Integrating forms like bubbles into design speaks to this innate desire, forming a subconscious affinity for the product, and creating an emotional bond with the consumer.
Bubble Design
Using childish shapes to evoke jovial, more carefree mentalities
10 Examples + Score + Implications


Prosumer New technology is creating a class of amateur professionals Implications - The dramatic cost reduction in professional cameras combined with photo sharing platforms like Flickr has caused a photography boom among the Internet Generation. With the cost of development gone, and the price reduction in digital SLRs, everyone is capable of becoming a photo “pro.”
Prosumer
New technology is creating a class of amateur professionals
7 Examples + Score + Implications


Light Graffiti New photo technique of “drawing” on darkness using light Implications - This photography technique involves a slow shutter speed and illuminated objects, like glow sticks, to “draw” in the dark. It’s a modern counterculture technique that allows people to create “graffiti” without any vandalism, as there is no evidence of the artwork except in the photo.
Light Graffiti
New photo technique of “drawing” on darkness using light
2 Examples + Score + Implications


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