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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 Bought RED for Just $85M

Earlier this year, Nikon revealed the bombshell that it had acquired US-based cinema company RED Cinema, thrusting itself into the video space that it had for so long been on the outside of, looking in. Now, based on its 2023-2024 financials, it has revealed just how much that cost: 13.167 billion yen, or $85 million.

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Adobe Says AI is the ‘New Digital Camera’

Generative AI is changing how people create and business is done, which has far-reaching impacts. Photography is no stranger to technological revolutions and has thus far always survived. However, the coming storm of AI feels different to many, including Adobe, a company that has been involved with digital imaging since its earliest days.

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.

Mark Weir

A Tribute to an Incredible Mind: Sony’s Mark Weir

Mark Weir, Senior Manager of Electronics at Sony, retired this week after working for the company since 1986. He is, without a doubt, one of the smartest and friendliest people the digital camera industry has ever known and while we are so happy he finally is taking time for himself, we're still a bit sad to see him go.

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.