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Whether for old-timers who love their 35mm film camera or newbies keen to explore all that film photography has to offer, Kodak's relaunch of its once-popular Ektachrome film for color transparencies will likely be of interest.
The Kodak Mini Shot may only have a 10-megapixel sensor, but the $100 camera includes Bluetooth, a printer, and an LCD screen. The camera joins the Kodak Printomatic and Kodak's portable photo printer.
The Kodak Moments chatbot suggests Facebook photos to print, while a similar AI-powered feature is also in the updated app. The algorithm factors elements like faces, relationships, location, and photo quality into the decision.
In another move to further capitalize and promote the so-called analog renaissance, Kodak has announced the launch of their new print magazine, Kodachrome Magazine. A publication they will use to feature photographers, designers, artists…
In 2014, Film Ferrania raised more than $320,000 on Kickstarter to rebuild a film factory and breathe new life into a classic Italian brand. Now, its first commercial film is ready to roll off the production line.
Kodak is aiming to streamline the process of hiring a photographer, and for photographers, finding clients, with Kodakit, a new online platform. The on-demand photography platform is live in 92 cities.
After discontinuing it in 2012, citing low demand, Kodak is bring back its iconic color-reversal Ektachrome 100 film from the dead. Kodak says the film will be available in the 135 (35mm) format in the 4th quarter of 2017.