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Polaroid to stop making instant film

Polaroid to stop making instant film

By 14 February 2008

Polaroid, the company behind the iconic instant camera, is to stop making instant film. The firm has announced it is to close factories in Massachusetts in the States, Mexico and the Netherlands. Polaroid stopped making the instant cameras approximately... >>

Cult "Diana" camera to be relaunched by Lomo

Cult "Diana" camera to be relaunched by Lomo

By 3 September 2007

Originally produced as a toy camera back in the Sixties by a factory in Hong Kong, the Diana camera, also made under different names including the "Anny" and the "Debonair" has since become a cult classic. One of the main reasons this oh-so-basic little... >>

Crazy kitty-camera talks to your cat

Crazy kitty-camera talks to your cat

By 30 July 2007

The Holga K202 is no ordinary camera. This 35mm effort can make cat noises in order to get your puss' attention so as to help you snap the purr-fect shot. >>

Canon's official line on their film camera business

By 26 May 2006

In a follow-up to Pocket-lint's report on the possible end to film camera development at Canon, the company has issued an official statement to us: Canon’s position regarding the film camera business: "Canon will remain in the film camera business as... >>

Canon could be pulling out of film camera production

By 25 May 2006

Canon could be pulling out of the film camera market following a series of reports on Reuters. After announcing bright and early this morning that Canon is planning to stop development of new film cameras, Reuters then issued a speedy correction that... >>

Nikon signals death of 35mm cameras

Nikon signals death of 35mm cameras

By 12 January 2006

Nikon has announced that it is to shift its business away from 35mm cameras and focus on digital in what is sure to be the first steps in the end of the format. “Following the success of our digital line-up over the last seven years, which has resulted... >>

Dixons to stop sales of 35mm cameras

Dixons to stop sales of 35mm cameras

By 8 August 2005

Dixon's the UK high street retailer has announced the death of the 35mm film camera by announcing it will no longer sell 35mm film-based cameras. Dixons reports that sales of digital cameras are now outstripping sales of 35mm cameras by 15 to 1 making... >>

Nikon F6
4.5 out of 5

Nikon F6

By 23 March 2005

With Digital SLR becoming such a force to be reckoned with in the professional and consumer markets is there still a need for a high end 35mm model from the camera manufacturers? Apparently so if Nikon has anything to say about it. Things seem to have... >>

Olympus Mju III - 80 35mm camera
3.5 out of 5

Olympus Mju III - 80 35mm camera

By 1 March 2004

With the January 14th announcement that Kodak Eastman, the historic film company, is to cease making film APS and reloadable 35mm film cameras in the Western world, it’s refreshing to see that this attitude is not reflected by other global camera manufactures.... >>


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