6Sight would not be the camera industry conference, if there weren’t an extensive number of statistics to go with it. The manufacturer of cameras and printers, as well as the photographic dealers and retail chains and the supplier of photo gifts and photo books producers met in San Jose, California to share their experiences. For the three-day event experts arrived from different countries and companies like InfoTrends, Lyra and the industry association PMA with their latest statistics.
A professional photographer prints on average 771 images. The number of proofs here has decreased while the number of the final prints rose. In 2010, professionals had printed 10% fewer samples, but 18% more final prints than in 2009. According to measurements of the provider for photo solutions ECCE TERRAM in the consumer area there are 70 online orders) and 130 print pictures (desktop client) ordered.