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Why Kodak Died and Fujifilm Thrived: A Tale of Two Film Companies

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The Kodak moment is gone, but today Fujifilm thrives after a massive reorganization. Here is a detailed analysis based on firsthand accounts from top executives and factual financial data to understand how and why the destinies of two similar companies went in opposite directions. The Situation before the Film Crisis: ...

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A Comparison of Camera Sensor Sizes in Photography

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I’m photographer Jay P. Morgan, and in this video and article, we are going to be taking a look at four different sensor sizes and see how they compare with one another. First, we have the $6,500 Hasselblad X1D, which is a medium format camera, it’s the largest digital sensor ...

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Here Are Photos Shot on the Rebooted Kodak Ektachrome Film

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When Kodak needed experienced photographers to beta test its new Ektachrome 100 film before it launched, one of the few people it chose was award-winning travel photographer Peter Guttman. Guttman is the author behind eight hardcover photo books that cover his adventures around the world across all 7 continents and ...

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openSX70: Teaching the Old Polaroid SX-70 New Tricks

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Polaroid began to market the SX-70 camera in Florida in late 1972, about 46 years ago. The camera was a technology and design icon from day one, the brainchild of Dr. Edwin Land. Brought back to life by the Impossible Project in 2008 (now Polaroid Originals), it is still considered ...

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Leaked Photos of Leica M10-D Show Mysterious Advance Lever

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Photos of a not-yet-announced Leica M10-D digital rangefinder have leaked, and the sneak peek shows the M10-D will have an unusual feature among digital M rangefinders. The photos were first published by the Japanese camera rumor site Nokishita. On the top plate of the M10-D, attached to the shutter button, ...

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This Cluster Light is Made of 7 Godox AD200 Flashes

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Like most photographers who have been working for many years, I have my favorite, go-to lights. These include the Broncolor Para 88, 133, and 222; the Broncolor ‘pre-2006 style’ Flooters; the Elinchrom Zoom Spots; and Elinchrom Litemotiv Indirect. Note: This article contains a portrait that may not be work safe. ...

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Portrait Lens Shootout: 85mm vs. 105mm vs. 135mm vs. 200mm

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Here’s a 5-minute video showing a portrait lens shootout I recently did at 85mm f/1.4, 105mm f/1.4, 135mm f/1.8, and 200mm f/2.8. If you are looking for a portrait lens, you can’t go wrong with any of these focal lengths. Each focal length serves a specific purpose and will give ...

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Zeiss Otus 100mm f/1.4 Photos Leak

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Zeiss is gearing up to add a fourth lens to its highly-acclaimed Otus lineup. New leaked photos are giving us a sneak peek at the upcoming Zeiss Otus 100mm f/1.4 lens. The photos were first published by the Japanese camera rumor site Nokishita, which is hearing that the lens will ...

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