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Wildly Interesting YouTube on Kodak Manufacturing

Here's a new YouTube posting (from Smarter Every Day) that I think many film photographers (and a few digital photographers who have used film media in the past) will be interested in. This is part 1 of a 3 part installment (parts 2 and 3 to follow), and covers the manufacture of Kodak's ESTAR base which is used in some Kodak products as well as serving as a base for other manufacturing processes elsewhere. It shows an amazing process from start to finish and showcases the technology Kodak has perfected. The next part will cover film coating processes and the last, packaging. A long video, it also credits its creators for the detail they gave the entire process. (disclaimer: no relation to the producers or YouTube - just a Pentaxian who came across a great tid-bit).

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Interesting to see the Kodak Manager with a Canonet QL17 G-III around his shoulder!

Leicaphiles will be frothing at the mouth over that..

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QuoteOriginally posted by Digitalis Quote
Interesting to see the Kodak Manager with a Canonet QL17 G-III around his shoulder!

Leicaphiles will be frothing at the mouth over that..
I used a Canon ‘QL-19’ at one time; it differed from the ‘QL-17’ only in that it had a F/1.9 lens instead of a F/1.7 lens.
It was a fine camera, and I can see why someone might use one even now.

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