Kodak

9 of History’s Rarest Cameras You Can Actually Buy

The history of photography is over a century old -- in fact, it was 107 years ago that Oskar Barnack created the Ur-Leica, a camera that would later be known as the genesis of the 36x24 “full-frame” format. Since then, hundreds of companies across the world have, to varying degrees of success, produced everything from 35mm to 127 to an assortment of medium format sizes and finally to digital.

Kodak Ektar 25, Frozen for Over 30 Years

Can you preserve a 30-year-old roll of color film and shoot it like the day it was purchased? Today I’m going to answer that question as well as give an in-depth history of one of Kodak’s most pivotal films, Ektar 25. I think that some of its history as well the results may surprise you.

New York’s Attorney General to Sue Kodak for Insider Trading

The attorney general's office of New York is preparing an insider-trading lawsuit against Eastman Kodak and its top executive which focuses on stock purchases that occurred before a deal with the Trump administration to finance a pharmaceutical venture during the Coronavirus pandemic.

Behind the Scenes of How Kodak Film is Made

Curious how Kodak manufactures its film? In this 8-minute video, Studio C-41 shows the process from making the original giant rolls of plastic that eventually becomes film, to the finished product found on store shelves around the world.

Oddly Satisfying Recording of Classic Camera Shutter Sounds

We interrupt this regular news day to bring you a short, oddly satisfying recording of classic camera shutter sounds. Created by photographer Ace Noguera, he wanted to share a showcase of vintage cameras that was both visually and aurally satisfying. Thus was born The Evolution Of Camera Shutter Sounds.

How Kodak is Seeking to Reinvent Itself After Failing to Adapt

The Wall Street Journal recently released a mini-doc that tells the entire story of Kodak—a story of a once-dominant company that made its name in film, and is now seeking to reinvent itself as a drug company after struggling to adapt to a future they, in fact, helped to bring about.

Film Photography Shootout: Fujifilm Pro 400H vs Kodak Portra 400

Braedon Flynn and the folks at Film Supply Club have put together a "shootout" between two of the most popular color negative film stocks out there: Fujifilm Pro 400H and Kodak Portra 400. If you've ever wanted to compare these two side-by-side on the same scenes without going out and shooting them yourself, this video fits the bill.

White House Advisor Blasts Kodak Executives: ‘You Can’t Fix Stupid’

White House trade advisor Pete Navarro went on the CNBC show “Squawk Box" this past Monday and ripped into Kodak's executives. Referring to the allegations of insider trading on the eve of the $765 million deal Kodak struck with the US government, Navarro said what happened was "probably the dumbest decisions made by executives in corporate history."

Kodak CEO Got Options and Trading Surged Day Before News Sent Stock Up

Kodak's stock price has gone on quite a roller coaster ride over the past week after the company announced a $765M US loan to pivot into generic drug production. But it's not just the price people are talking about -- unusual trading activity and a stock option grant to Kodak's CEO are also making headlines.

Kodak Stock Rockets Over 2,000% in 48 Hours on Drug Pivot News

If you were an investor in Kodak prior to this week, you're probably grinning from ear to ear right now. After news emerged yesterday that Kodak is doing a major pivot into drug manufacturing with a $765M loan from the US government, mom-and-pop investors are now piling into KODK, sending the stock soaring over 2,000%.