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CatLABS of JP ceases efforts to keep Packfilm alive after two years of trying

Two-and-a-half years after it announced plans to keep Packfilm alive, CatLABS of JP has announced it's no longer continuing its efforts. Typically known for its impressive collection of analogue photography products, CatLABS of JP announced in March 2016 that it had plans to revitalize Packfilm an endeavor further expedited by Fujifilm's discontinuation of its Packfilm offerings. dpreview.com

2018-9-19 18:39

Fujifilm plans to increase interchangeable lens production capacity as demand grows

Increased mirrorless digital camera demand has prompted Fujifilm to ramp up its interchangeable lens production capacity, the company has announced. New facilities at its existing Taiwa Factory in Miyagi prefecture, Japan will start in September, the ultimate goal being a 70% production capacity increase by 2020, the year when Fujifilm expects all of the new facilities to be fully operational. dpreview.com

2018-7-26 23:57

NY Times Selects Meaghan Looram as Its New Director of Photography

Earlier this year, the New York Times began searching for a new Director of Photography to replace Michele McNally, who announced her retirement in February after 14 years in that role. After considering both external and internal candidates, the Times has selected Meaghan Looram, who served as one of McNally’s top deputies for 8 years. […] petapixel.com

2018-7-24 17:54

Yes, Nikon Designs Its Own Sensors

Sony has been receiving attention and praise in recent years for the quality of its sensors and the fact that it produces sensors for other heavyweight camera companies, including Nikon. But even though some of Nikon’s CMOS sensors may be manufactured in Sony factories, Nikon actually spends a considerable amount of resources designing those high-end […] petapixel.com

2018-7-18 22:48

Nikon Coolpix P1000: what you need to know

Nikon Coolpix P1000: what you need to know Nikon's new Coolpix P1000 boasts an extraordinary zoom range and a suite of powerful stills and video features in a (relatively) compact body. We loved the original P900 for its sharp lens and effective stabilization, but its unimpressive EVF and lack of Raw capture mode made it less fun to use than it could have been. dpreview.com

2018-7-11 16:00

500px Founder Joins Skylum to Grow Its Software in Asia

500px founder Evgeny Tchebotarev is joining Skylum, becoming the new VP of Growth in Asia of the photography software company (formerly known as Macphun) that’s behind Luminar and Aurora HDR. Tchebotarev originally founded 500px back in 2004 as a community for photographers before bringing co-founder Oleg Gutsol on board in 2009 and relaunching the service. […] petapixel.com

2018-7-3 20:50

Video: Diving into the demise of Kodak

The story isn't new to anyone in the world of photography. Kodak, once the undeniable leader of the industry, has since been turned into a sad shell of its former self. What isn't so clear is how exactly Kodak went from photo giant to a name that can be licensed and slapped on seemingly anything and everything if enough money is thrown its way. dpreview.com

2018-6-14 20:22