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Hasselblad

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The Hasselblad camera-manufacturing company is known for its medium-format cameras with superior optic lenses. The company was founded in 1841 in Gothenburg, Sweden, and has been producing high-quality, professional cameras since the Second...

Eastman-Kodak

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The Eastman Kodak Company emerged as the largest and most successful photographic supply manufacturer in the United States from a small business initiated by George Eastman in Rochester, New York, making gelatin dry-plate negatives. Eastman...

Kodak

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...This photographic supply company was created from the original Eastman-Kodak Gelatin Dry Plate Company in 1888. Based in Rochester, New York, the company is synonymous with the red-and-gold packaging of the materials it sells. Like...

Canon

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Canon is a Japanese camera-manufacturing company known for its analog and digital single-lens reflex (SLR) cameras. The company, founded in the late 1930s in Tokyo, also produces a variety of other optical...

Casio

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Casio is a Japanese electronics company founded by a Japanese engineer Kashio Tadao in 1946. It released the world’s first compact all-electric calculator onto the market in 1957, making the company a recognized brand. This Tokyo-based...

Nikon

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

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...Nikon is a large manufacturer of optical equipment headquartered in Japan. The company, originally named Nippon Kogaka K.K., began with the merger of three of Japan’s largest optics manufactures in 1917. In its nearly 100 years...

Leica

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The Leica Company specializes in optics; its products include cameras, binoculars, microscopes, and other equipment with specialized viewing devices. Founded in Wetzlar, Germany, in 1913 by Ernst Leitz, Leica continues to manufacture a wide...

Polaroid

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...A brand of instant camera developed by Edwin Land in 1937 and based in Minnetonka, Minnesota, Polaroid allowed photographic print to be developed immediately without the use of negatives in a darkroom. The supports for these instant...