1. Pentax K-3 II Discontinued

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    …well, that’s what a Japanese retailer says on its website, and so the interweb rumours begin. Apparently Pentax like Thursdays for announcements, so maybe they’ll release a new K into the wild soon. And in other rumour news…Kodak may also re-release Kodachrome film, soon after announcing that Ektachrome will be...
  2. Kodak moment…again

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    Analog is all the rage. Vinyl record sales are the highest they’ve been in 25 years, and so Kodak has seen a increased demand for film, so its releasing one of its iconic slide films, Ektachrome back into the wild. Kodak says: “Sales of professional photographic films have been steadily...
  3. Still a reason why it’s known as Fujifilm

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    The Fuji X series of camera’s were a shot in the arm for Fuji as a digital camera manufacturer, stealing inspiration from Leica in the retro-tastic X100, at a fraction of the cost and adding a host of additional features over its German doppleganger. Whilst the X series goes from...
  4. The Last Roll of Kodachrome

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    I’ve been neglecting you dear reader, but life moves in cycles when interests, like time, ebb and flow. Since the accident (which has become a caveat attached to many things), moving house, setting up house and job changes, picking up the camera and getting out there to document the world...
  5. Making a B&W Photograph

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    Having recently had some nostalgia for film photography and more precisely a medium for black and white photography, I was searching the glorious web for the best way to live in the film and digital realm and found this article by Rich Seiling, a professional photographer and founder of West...
  6. By royal appointment

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    It’s been a while since I posted something from the weird and wonderful world of the Retronaut website, so here’s something that’s a twist on the celebrity photo…a celebrity taking a photo, or in some cases, simply posing with one…or three. I know James Dean was a keen photographer and...

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