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wither film

The Nikon Corporation, the Japanese camera maker, said Thursday that it would stop making most of its film cameras and lenses in order to focus on digital cameras.

The company, based in Tokyo, is the latest to join an industrywide shift toward digital photography, which has exploded in popularity. Rivals like Kodak and Canon have already shifted most of their camera production into digital products.

Nikon said it would halt production of all but two of its seven film cameras and would also stop making most lenses for those cameras. The company will halt production of the film camera models "one by one," though it refused to specify when.

rant: digital is cool, but digital sucks. Film is beautiful. Analog is silky. But digital is cheap and bits are plentiful. When I finally get my "eye" figured out I trust that there will still be analog camers and film around, since n megapixels still won't replace analog.


Submitted by todd on January 12, 2006 - 11:21pm


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