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Sony RX1

The Sony RX1 is an attempt to achieve the impossible: the image quality and flexibility of a 35mm DSLR in the palm of your hand. With a remarkable fixed 35mm f/2 Carl Zeiss lens, 24.3-megapixel full frame sensor, and a jaw-dropping $2800 price tag, the RX1 has certainly settled all doubts about who makes the best compact digital camera on the market.


Carlyle in $3.3 Billion Deal for Getty Images

The Carlyle Group announced on Wednesday that it had reached a deal to acquire Getty Images, the well-known distributor of photography, video and multimedia products, from Hellman & Friedman for $3.3 billion.


Magazine Editors and Photographers on Retouching Photos

The magazine editors knew they had their cover shot. The model, just emerged from a small pond, produced a look for the camera that exuded intelligence and confidence. The only problem was the water droplets clinging to the model’s ears. So the photo editors had the ears retouched and the December 2011-January 2012 issue of Garden and Gun went to press.


Now in the Delivery Room: Forceps! Camera! Action!

Child Birth

Birth photography is a small but growing profession chronicling a rite of passage no less significant than a wedding, though trickier to capture on film.


Bankrupt Kodak wants to give $13.5M in bonuses

Eastman Kodak Co. has filed a request with the district court overseeing its Chapter 11 bankruptcy asking for permission to pay around $13.5 million in bonuses to approximately 300 employees.

Senh: As long as they go to the employees and not the executives.


Instagram hits 27 million users

Instagram, the iPhone photo-sharing app that turns almost anyone into an artful photographer, is growing at an astonishing rate.


Kodak to stop making cameras, digital frames


Eastman Kodak Co. said Thursday that it will stop making digital cameras, pocket video cameras and digital picture frames, marking the end of an era for the company that brought photography to the masses more than a century ago.


Eastman Kodak Files For Bankruptcy After Years Of Falling Sales

Kodak Bankruptcy

Eastman Kodak Co filed for bankruptcy on Thursday in a bid to survive a liquidity crisis after years of falling sales related to the decline of its namesake film business. The once-iconic photographic film pioneer, which had tried to restructure to become a seller of consumer products like cameras, said it had also obtained a $950 million, 18-month credit facility from Citigroup to keep it going.


Kodak prepares for Chapter 11 filing: report


Eastman Kodak is preparing a Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection filing in case it is unable to sell its digital patents to raise capital, The Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday. The once-iconic photographic film pioneer is in talks with potential lenders to secure about $1 billion in debtor-in possession financing to sustain Kodak through bankruptcy proceedings, the Journal reported, citing unidentified sources.

Senh: The irony: Kodak invented the digital camera as early as 1975, but couldn't capitalize on it. Now, they're playing catch-up with rivals selling digital cameras.


Take great photos with bad cameras

In photojournalism, good hardware can go a long way in helping you capture high-quality images, but someone who can properly use a cellphone camera is just as likely to take great photos as a novice equipped with a top-of-the-line DSLR. Knowing whether you're trying to capture spot news or shooting a photo essay is only half the battle: You also need to know how to use different cameras and which tool is appropriate for which situation.


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