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In August, Kodak made the decision to sell off its film and paper divisions, as it continued to restructure its business around printing.
In March, Kodak discontinued three colour reversal films. However, a spokeswoman said at the time that Kodak would continue to support its other lines of film.
The acclaimed G series was already the preferred compact for many pro shooters. So now that Canon has added a much larger sensor to its 13th edition, the G1X, what's not to like? David Kilpatrick had issues in this review, published in March 2012.
In July 2012, Fujifilm Professional announced it was putting an end to the production of its Fujichrome Velvia 100F in 35mm, 120 and 4x5 formats, and Velvia 50 in 4x5 and 8x10.
Hasselblad surprised everyone at Photokina when it announced a partnership with Sony to enter the mirrorless interchangeable lens camera market.
A day after it filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, Kodak reaffirmed that its film division remained a profitable business for the company.
Hasselblad went on the defensive a day after it announced its Lunar concept, answering the criticism the firm's compact interchangeable lens camera system had received.
In February, Kodak announced that, as part of its "ongoing strategic review", it would stop producing digital cameras, pocket video cameras and digital picture frames, but would continue to invest in its film division.
Instagram has enjoyed unprecedented success, with more than 100 million users who now include some of the world's most renowned photojournalists. In September, Olivier Laurent asked them how Instagram was shaping the photographic industry.
A rare fisheye Nikkor 6mm f/2.8 lens worth £100,000, which offers the "world's most extreme wide-angle", went on sale in April 2012 at Gray's of Westminster in London.
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