The company traces its history from its foundation in 1939. optical laboratory, which occupied one room on the 3rd floor of the Takikawa building in Tokyo. The laboratory was opened jointly by two young people: Goro Yoshida, and his son-in-law Saburo Utida. Her task was to produce high-class cameras, no worse than German models, which at that time were the most advanced. They began to study the mechanisms of existing cameras. Takeshi Mitarai sponsored these studies with a close friend of Utida, who later became president of the company.
The company was named after the goddess of mercy Canon (better known as Guanyin of the Chinese pantheon, she is also the bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara).
In 1934, they managed to create the first Japanese 35 mm camera with a Leica shutter-type shutter. Being a believer, Yoshida named the camera “Kwanon” in honor of the Buddhist goddess of mercy. The June issue of Asahi Camera magazine featured an announcement on Kwanon cameras. Of the ten cameras produced, not one hit the market. Continue reading
Sony’s ten years of presence in the interchangeable lens camera market is an obvious example of a success story. Starting with an absorption collaboration with an industry veteran, the company quickly found the right path, becoming a recognized leader in the class of mirrorless devices and developing from scratch its own system with an E-Mount mount.
The trump card with which Sony beats its competitors is innovation. The company is not afraid to experiment, does not save on technological research, it has enough energy and strength to push even products whose prospects at first are not at all obvious.
Of the frank misses made by Sony over the years, we can only mention the release of a series of “open-frame” camera lenses of the DSC-QX series. Continue reading
Hasselblad H4D 200MS is the top model of the camera from one of the best manufacturers in the world. The camera has an amazing resolution of 200 million pixels, allowing you to take amazing photos. A true technological breakthrough in this model is a sensor that is ideally positioned with piezoelectric activators. The camera can take pictures up to 200 megapixels, perfectly reproducing all colors with the absence of any noise.
The price of the camera is $ 45,000.
The stunning resolution of the Hasselblad H4D-200MS provides unprecedented detail for both subject and studio shooting. Hasselblad H4D-200MS is the ultimate tool for any photographic task that requires an absolute level of detail – from demanding car shoots to high-tech brand photography and museum reproductions. Images taken from the H4D-200MS guarantee true colors and no moire directly from the camera and an amazing degree of detail. Continue reading