• Kodak to Release '70s-Inspired Metal Film Cases in Six Colors

    11 days ago - By Peta Pixel

    A new product bearing the Kodak name seems to ask, “If you're shooting film, why not immerse yourself in the experience?” The company is releasing metal film canisters commonly used in the 1970s brand new for 2020. Groovy.
    Retopro is a brand licensee of Eastman Kodak Company and has emblazoned the iconic photography brand's logo on metal canisters designed to hold film rolls. The body is made of aluminum and the cap is made of steel, a design popular in the 1970s before the industry made the switch to plastic.
    “We are inspired by the selection of materials and colours, and wish to recreate...
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  • New Product Aims to Make Scanning Film Cheaper and Easier

    New Product Aims to Make Scanning Film Cheaper and Easier

    11 days ago - By Peta Pixel

    The Valoi 360 is a system of modular tools that aims to make it much easier and cheaper to digitize 35mm or 120 film negatives using a digital camera. It's made to be faster and more effective than a flatbed scanner.
    The project was started by photographer Arild Edvard Båsmo who partnered with mechanical engineer Wicher van Lambalgen to mass-produce a design Båsmo created to combat the generally expensive and slow methods of film scanning that are commercially available.
    The system consists of three main components: Two film holders - one for 35mm and one for 120 - and the Film Advancer...
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