Category Archives: history

How kodak lenses were produced

EASTMAN KODAK JIFFY + Kodak vest pocket

  Rochester Precision Optics This is a great historical film for any optics or camera buffs. In 2005, Rochester Precision Optics was formed after acquiring the assets and intellectual property of Kodak Optical Imaging Systems. This business was originally known as Kodak Hawk-Eye Works. It was established in 1912 for the design of optics after […]

History of camera shutters

In the past to make an image you needed a camera, a lens and some film. In the 1900s film was not as sensitive as in the 20th century. therefor a lens cap was sufficient for opening the lens and closing the lens as the shutter speeds were more than 5 seconds. Later on, films […]

Robert Frank Dies; Pivotal Documentary Photographer Was 94

Robert Frank

Mr. Frank one of my heroes in photography, best known for his groundbreaking book, “The Americans,” had a visually raw and personally expressive style that made him one of the most influential photographers of the 20th century. Here you can see him with one of his favourite cameras the Olympus MJU-II