In Oct., Tamron announced the termination of their Bronica medium-format business with the discontinuation of the Bronica RF645 6×4.5 camera and its interchangeable lenses and accessories. The decision was made due to the shift to digital cameras by wedding and portrait photographers who formed the main core of the Bronica market. The Bronica brand is now history.
Archive for December 2005
I have created an portal page for Shiga Prefecture (next to Kyoto). As of this writing, I have over 2,000 photos of almost all cities, towns, and villages in Shiga. This new portal page will make it easier and faster to find my images and articles related to Shiga.
The URL is as follows:
On March 23-26, 2006, Photo Imaging Expo (PIE 2006) will be held at Tokyo Big Sight.
This is THE photo expo in Japan where you can find small-format cameras and accessories, large-format and professional equipment, and minilabs.
It is Asia’s largest photo trade show. Opening hours: 10:00 － 17:00 (till 16:00 on last day). Admission 1,000 yen.
English Web site: http://www.pie2006.com/
The Web site includes information (including rates) on having a booth at the show.