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    Press release from Kodak. Will any Lf Film be available for "us"?

    Kodak has announced it will sell its Personalized Imaging and Document Imaging business units, to focus on 'commercial, packaging and functional printing solutions and enterprise services,' ending Kodak's role as a consumer-facing photographic company. The Personalized Imaging business includes print kiosks and consumer film, while the Document Imaging business includes scanners and commercial document management. In the meantime, the company stresses that products and support will be available and both businesses will be sold as going concerns.

    Meanwhile the Wall Street Journal has reported that many of the world's biggest technology companies, including Samsung, Apple and Google, have formed a consortium to bid for Kodak's digital imaging patents. Kodak was hoping the sale of its patents would raise over $2.2bn which would help the remains of the company emerge from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The newspaper reports that the consortium is looking to pay as little as $500m for the patents which cover Kodak's many fundamental inventions in the digital field.

    Kodak will continue to make film for the movie industry, along with its 'Specialist Film' division, which makes large-format films for aerial and industrial photography. It will also continue to run its Consumer Inkjet division as one of its last public-facing businesses.

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    What will happen to their developers / super 8 films / black and white films etc? :O I know their developers can be mixed from scratch but D76 is cheap cheap cheap as is! What about TMAX, TRI-X, etc etc?
    Last edited by jm94; 08-28-2012 at 06:55 PM. Click to view previous post history.

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    There is a huge thread on this already - please go read it. It will keep you busy for hours.

    http://www.apug.org/forums/forum390/...-business.html
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    Cheers will check it out

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    Do you have a link to this press release? Does this include 4x5 even though it is not a special order item?
    Helping to save analog photography one exposure at a time

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    Great! I want 4"x5" Tri-X 400 please.
    Warning!! Handling a Hasselblad can be harmful to your financial well being!

    Nothing beats a great piece of glass!

    I leave the digital work for the urologists and proctologists.

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    I read " It will also continue to run its Consumer Inkjet division as one of its last public-facing businesses."

    And I yelled out "why the fu*k will you do that?"
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    the consumer film division is for sale
    and they hope whoever buys it
    will keep making their film.
    we all hope there will be
    LF of whatever sized flm
    for us
    but only time will tell

    so we can only buy their film
    shoot what we have and
    hope for the best
    and if the boat sinks
    there are other
    manufacturers who
    make amazing film
    who would gladly
    sell you what they have ...

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