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The Fascinating History of Leica Copies, From Braun to Zorki

Throughout photographic history, few cameras have had the kind of defining influence that can compare to the original Barnack Leica. It’s only natural that the industry of the time would react impulsively to the arrival of such a new, exciting, and innovative breed of camera – which is exactly what happened.

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A Phoenix Rising From the Ashes: How Nikon Found Its Way Back to Profit

Although Nikon was founded nearly 107 years ago and has been ubiquitous in the photography space for much of that time, the company is not far removed from financial troubles that threatened to reduce the company to ruin. Through shrewd decisions and great new Nikon Z cameras and lenses, Nikon has safely moved from the brink.

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New Media, New Rules: Reimagining Photojournalism

When was the last time you saw a great news picture? Or a piece of reportage that truly made an impact? Regardless of your opinion of the winners, did you see any of the World Press images winners when they were actually published for the first time?

Nikon acquires RED

Nikon Is Officially RED’s New Owner

Nikon announced on March 7 that it had entered an agreement to purchase RED. Now, Nikon's huge acquisition is officially complete, just in time for Nikon's NAB 2024 appearance.

Los Angeles Times layoffs

The L.A. Times Lays Off At Least 115 Newsroom Staffers

The Los Angeles Times reports that it has begun laying off employees on Tuesday, with at least 115 newsroom staff slated to be let go. The cuts amount to more than 20% of the newsroom, which comprises writers, photographers, and other vital positions.

Panasonic

Panasonic Reorganizes Due to Growth of Video Content Creation Market

Panasonic Connect Co., Ltd. and Panasonic Entertainment & Communication Co., Ltd. (PEAC) announced that they are reorganizing by consolidating the Professional AV business and Panasonic Visual Co., Ltd. Panasonic explains that this move is in response to the ever-growing video content creation market.

What Will It Be Like to be a Wedding Photographer in the Future?

It’s fascinating to look back over my 10+ years as a wedding photographer and see the evolution the industry has gone through. That’s not to mention all the drastic changes that happened before my time. It makes one wonder what it will be like to be a wedding photographer in the future.

Blackmagic Design joins L-Mount Alliance

Blackmagic Design Joins the L-Mount Alliance

Yesterday, Blackmagic Design announced its first-ever full-frame cinema camera, the Cinema Camera 6K. The camera is significant for many reasons, not the least of which is that the full-frame camera sports an L-Mount, marking Blackmagic Design's entry into the growing L-Mount Alliance.