Nick adds: "Market trends indicate there's an increase in the use of film cameras
also announced its decision to pull the plug on the film camera
Digital cameras come in models that almost perfectly duplicate what was available in film cameras
Of course, film adds some additional cost to the film cameras
Total shipments of digital cameras at home and abroad by Japanese manufacturers eclipsed those of conventional film cameras
in 2002 for the first time, according to statistics compiled by the Camera & Imaging Products Association (CIPA).
And unlike traditional film cameras
and editing systems, these are cheap enough that people can own their own systems.
In 2004, worldwide unit sales of consumer digital cameras are expected to surpass unit sales of worldwide film cameras
With the digital trend gaining momentum, what does the future hold for retailers with large photo departments featuring film and traditional point-and-shoot film cameras
, as well as one-hour photo processing centers?
The cameras, which are made by an Austrian company, have fans worldwide, many of whom maintain that Lomography, or "LOMO," is about more than plastic film cameras
which helped popularize the 35 mm camera five decades ago, will stop making most of its film cameras
to concentrate on digital models.
The survey results indicated that the digital camera remains the go-to capture device for the vast majority of users who also own film cameras
or camera phones.
Fujifilm introduces two new 35mm film cameras
at PMA 2006 that are designed to make picture taking both easy and affordable.