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The state of the camera industry infographic

Here is a new infographic on the state of camera industry based on the latest data from CIPA:

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Film is not dead: Adox is building a new factory to produce photographic film, paper and chemicals

Adox has begun the construction of a new factory where they will produce photographic film, paper and chemicals (Adox film is available for sale at B&H):

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CIPA published their 2016 report and 2017 outlook

CIPA published their 2016 report and 2017 outlook for camera and lens shipments (see the list of participating companies): Total shipments decline 31.7% year on year; interchangeable lens camera shipments as percent of total shipments grow to 48% Shipments of interchangeable lens cameras contract 11.1% year on year Shipments of interchangeable lenses shrink 11.4% Total […]

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Bergger announced new Pancro400 film

Another new photographic film is being released: the French company Bergger announced Pancro400 – a new ISO 400 black and white film that will be available in 135mm and 120mm rolls:

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Film Ferrania announced its first product: FERRANIA P30 film in a limited ALPHA edition

Back in 2014 I reported that Film Ferrania is going to start producing film again after they bought the ex-factory of Ferrania Films in Ferrania, Italy. The company now announced the new FERRANIA P30 film in a limited ALPHA edition:

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Zion market research: global digital photography market will reach USD 110.79 billion by 2021

According to this market research, global demand for digital photography market was valued at around USD 77.66 billion in 2015 and is expected to reach approximately USD 110.79 billion in 2021, growing at a rate slightly above 6.1% between 2016 and 2021:

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Konost full frame digital rangefinder/mirrorless camera updates

Konost updated their website. Here is what’s new (and it is not much): The camera will be released in late 2017 (check also this post and the new FAQ). Beta versions of the rangefinder will be available in the first half of 2017. It will have a custom 20/24MP sensor – designed and manufactured specifically for […]

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