Thursday, January 19, 2012


Priced at $1, it was intended to be a camera that anyone could afford and use, leading to the popular slogan: "You push the button, we do the rest." An estimated 25 million Brownie versions were sold up until the 1940s. (BBC News 2012 19 01)

This night, Eastman
Kodak filed for bankruptcy protection, a sad turn for the 132-year-old American corporate icon and for Kodak’s employees and hometown of Rochester, N.Y.
(WSJ blogs)

(photograph: de tijd) first Kodak camera


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