Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2006/09/20

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Subject: [Leica] Kodak Sensor in M8
From: nathan at (Nathan Wajsman)
Date: Wed Sep 20 04:58:33 2006
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I fully share Rick's faith in the market. This past weekend I went to  
see a meet of VW Beetle aficionados. These are cars that went out of  
production 30 years ago. And yet there were plenty of manufacturers  
represented who were offering *new* replacement and enhancement  
parts. Surely this is a small, obscure niche, and yet there are firms  
willing and able to meet its needs.

As long as there are people who want to shoot film, film will be  


On 20-sep-2006, at 13:09, Rick Dykstra wrote:

> Lets imagine that the current film manufacturers vanished  
> overnight.  That would leave a market opportunity of, what, a few  
> billion dollars per year to be filled by some new comers?  Sure,  
> film is not what it used to be, but it's still highly profitable  
> and where there's profit there'll be suppliers.  Film is here to  
> stay folks.
> Shoot it and they will make more.
> Rick.

Nathan Wajsman
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