Yet Another Camera Company Ponders Dropping Film
from the dying-a-slow-death dept
These stories are becoming so common that they’re almost unremarkable these days, but Canon is the latest camera manufacturer to say it’s considering quitting the film camera business. Such a decision, following a similar move by Nikon earlier this year, would certainly indicate the long-predicted death of the film camera business — even though the film-using community lives on. Perhaps now stories about the death of film will slow down, and we’ll be treated to analyst predictions about how long it will be before cameraphones kill the standalone digital camera business.