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Manufacturing film and cards

In only a few years, we went from analog silver-based film to the Flash memory card. Let’s have some little fun comparing both manufacturing processes, thanks to Kodak, then Lexar. The world is moving. YouTube link YouTube link YouTube link Film or cards; Kodak or Lexar; Years apart, but the same attention to production quality.

Photographer porn

Here is a Leica M6 indecently stripped. The reality that they are usually content to imagine as naked here is shown in pictures of the compact rangefinder without any clothes, or more precisely without some of the external decorative parts. Source for this little game: PetaPixel. The surprising photographs are by Duncan Meeder – Foto…

Samyang is back: 35mm f/1.4 & 8mm f/3.5 fish-eye

Apparently, Samyang has solved most of the issues it had with supplying raw glass from Japan for its new lenses. The Samyang 8mm f/3.5 Fish-eye CS VG10 lens, designed for the Sony NEX-VG10 large-sensor, is announced and immediately shipping. Also, the Samyang 35mm f/1.4 AS UMC manual-focus lens is available for both Canon and Nikon.

2010: Photographic market shares

photo © 2010 Cliff | more info (via: Wylio) International market research company IDC released its analysis of the 2010 market for digital cameras. Worldwide Digital Camera Market Shares by Vendor (in number of cameras sold) ================================================ Vendor 2010 2009 ———————————————— Canon 19 19 Sony 17.9 16.9 Nikon 12.6 11.1 Samsung 11.1 10.9 Kodak 7.4…