Category: Business

Nikon discontinues Nikon 1 product line, abandons Nikon 1 consumers #Nikon @NikonUSA #Nikon1

Nikon discontinues entire Nikon 1 line, including cameras and lenses. Consumers who bought into Nikon’s 1″ sensor system stuck with a dead end lens system. As seen in this chart, the camera line de facto existed for about 4 years, from its introduction in September 2011 to its last new camera introduction in late 2015: Photography and Camera News, Reviews, and Inspiration Source: Has Nikon Shuttered Its 1 Series Line of...

DxO Labs files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection, will restructure business

​DxO Labs have issued a statement saying that they have chosen to file for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection​. Source: DxO Labs Goes Bankrupt, Will Not Affect DxO PhotoLab or Nik Software Collection Customers | Photography Blog DxO makes the DxO PhotoLab RAW image processor software (previously known as DxO Optics Pro) and the Nik Software Collection (which they acquired from Google). Both are very good products.

More deals on micro four thirds, Panasonic Lumix gear-this weekend only

From Adorama Photo: Panasonic Lumix G Vario 12-60mm F/3.5-5.6 Aspherical Power O.I.S. Lens for Micro Four Thirds Lens Mount, Black Free $300 Adorama Gift Card Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ2500 Digital Point & Shoot Camera Free $125 Adorama Gift Card Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 Mirrorless Camera Body, Silver Free $100 Adorama Gift Card Panasonic Lumix G Leica DG Vario-Elmarit 12-60mm F/2.8-4.0 Aspherical Power O.I.S. Lens for Micro Four Thirds Lens Mount, Black Free $100...

Kodak announces KodakCoin cryptocurrency

More importantly, the block chain technology provides a way to protect intellectual property rights of photographers. This is a really big deal. In a couple of days, Kodak’s stock has tripled in value and the company transitions from a “has been” to a future oriented business.  

34% of Star Wars The Last Jedi opening weekend watched in #3D #StarWars

“Before taking the lead this weekend at the domestic box-office, “Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi” proved fans are still as eager as ever to see films in 3D. This week RealD, the world’s largest 3D cinema platform, announced that Lucasfilm’s latest Star Wars installment earned an impressive 34% of its worldwide gross from 3D performances of the film.” ‘Star Wars the Last Jedi’ Proves that 3D is still a...