Blog posts of '2021' 'June'

Monday, June 28, 2021
Smile, it's National Camera Day—5 Fun Foto Facts

June 29 is National Camera Day, a day that commemorates a device that has changed the world. Imagine life without that handy tool that you now carry in your pocket 24/7. George Eastman, the founder of Kodak, is known as “The Father of Photography” because, although he didn’t invent the camera, he brought it to the masses.

Kodak Wide-format Media celebrates photography every day of the year but especially on this flashy holiday, we thought it would be fun to share these fun foto facts.

Did you know:

  1. In 1900, the Kodak Brownie was released; the first camera affordable to the average person, it cost $1 and a roll of film cost 15¢.
  2. The first photo ever taken of the earth was captured by Lunar Orbiter I with a Kodak camera system.
  3. The word camera comes from camera obscura, which means "dark chamber." The first camera used a pinhole and a dark room.
  4. In 1888, George Eastman trademarked the name “Kodak”, a meaningless word that would soon be synonymous with photography and become one of the most recognizable brands in the world. 
  5. Steve Sassen, an engineer at Kodak who worked in R&D, invented the digital camera.

Kodak Wide-format Media continues the Kodak legacy of photographic innovation and provides the brand quality you have come to know and expect throughout the years. 


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Sunday, June 6, 2021
Weddings with Wide Format—Kodak has What it Takes

Despite digital formats and photo-sharing sites, printing will always be an essential part of wedding planning. There is no replacement for holding a cherished wedding album that does not rely on an internet connection, a password, or a power source.

Wedding season is upon us and besides the invitations, there is a huge opportunity for photographers and print service providers to offer wall-sized portraits, customized welcome and wayfinding signage, backdrops, and posters that can be displayed to provide useful information, such as table seating.

KODAK Wide-Format Media has many options for your customers looking to stock up for the wedding demand.

Do the dollar dance and take advantage of this opportunity. Offer the unsurpassed quality of Kodak media.

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