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Re: [Rollei] The Polaroid collection.
- Subject: Re: [Rollei] The Polaroid collection.
- From: Bob Shell <bob >
- Date: Tue, 12 Mar 2002 08:08:21 -0500
on 3/11/02 7:49 PM, Richard Knoppow at dickburk wrote:
> My understanding is that many Polaroid photographic materials are
> actually made for them by Kodak and/or others. That could be helpful since
> there is no overhead in the form of maintaining a physical plant and payroll.
> I think Polaroid may be more vulnerable than conventional materials to
> the inroads of digital photograpy because digital offers instant
> gratification, or at least rapid access images, and of potentially higher
Digital is killing Polaroid's instant picture market.
Fuji makes the instant film that they outsource, not Kodak. Agfa makes the
35mm C-41 film they sell. SX-70 and other non-peel-apart films are made
by Polaroid in their own facilities.