Another One Bites the Dust: Nikon Moving Away from Film Cameras

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Another One Bites the Dust: Nikon Moving Away from Film Cameras

Kodak, Canon and now Nikon have decided that producing conventional film cameras just doesn't make sense in this age of digital imaging -- just seems a bit sad when one of the great names in photography (often the gold standard for professionals and amateurs alike) makes a move like this. Of course, Nikon digital cameras share a similar status.

Of course it's all about economics, so with film camera bodies accounted for less than 5% of Nikon sales, it couldn't have been a hard decision. Nikon will also stop making lenses for those film camera bodies, too. (I'm sure a third party manufacturer will step into this breach -- still a big universe of film cameras out there.)

No doubt that eBay will see a continued interest in Nikon film cameras for both those looking to buy and sell ...



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