GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN, PART 2
The digital imaging revolution was too much for a number of famous camera brands which, for various reasons, just couldn’t keep up. In the second part of this feature, we look at the contributions made by Chinon, Yashica, Bronica, Rollei and Mamiya (which is actually still around, but only just).
CHANGE DRIVEN BY TECHNOLOGY HAS BEEN A CONSTANT THROUGHOUT THE EVOLUTION OF PHOTOGRAPHY, BUT THE DIGITAL REVOLUTION CREATED THE BIGGEST UPHEAVAL AND NOT EVERYBODY WAS STRONG ENOUGH TO SURVIVE. WE CONTINUE TO CELEBRATE SOME OF THE MAJOR CAMERA BRANDS WHICH, FOR ONE REASON OR ANOTHER, ARE NO LONGER AROUND.