Steve Jobs on Xerox PARC – this video explains EXACTLY why photography companies are failing to innovate with consumer cameras

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Right now I am shocked at the lack of innovative product design coming out of the DSLR market lead by Canon and Nikon and the failure to respond to the growing threat of consumer smartphones.

Canon’s response has been to ignore the shrinking consumer market by focusing on business to business technologies like security cameras and the pro video market with Cinema EOS. Nikon’s response has been to add a WiFi button to every camera.

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Blackmagic not just by name – why the Cinema Camera is the future

Blackmagic Design Cinema Camera

Photo by Illya Friedman – Hot Rod Cameras

Pre-order the £1925 / $3000 Blackmagic Cinema Camera here
Click ‘How to Buy’ and follow link to your preferred dealer

See Blackmagic’s summary of their new Cinema Camera at DPReview

From the archives: Read EOSHD’s explanation of Disruptive Technology

The Blackmagic Cinema Camera is to the digital cinema market what the iPhone was to Nokia and Motorola.

Here I explain why it is so significant for everyone with an interest in moving images – filmmaker or consumer.

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Are Apple losing the plot?

Steve Jobs

Guided by Steve Jobs Apple have had an incredible decade. Even when they were in no position to lead the market they decided to lead it anyway and ended up winning. The iPhone came from nowhere and revolutionised the smartphone industry to such an extent that Nokia all but rolled over and died. It was a visionary move.

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The future of the camera is – the computer


Above: Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak in the early days of Apple.

The iPhone is beginning to eat into the profits of other companies in all kinds of markets – compact cameras, music players, and traditional mobile phones. EOSHD.com wonders whether the future of the camera is in fact the computer.

The purist photographers, forum fanatics and Leica lovers are not going to like this one! Cameras are dead. The future of photography is the mobile computer, not the camera.

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