Did you ever own a film camera? I did. It was an Olympus, and it was a graduation present. I thought it was pretty sweet. I couldn’t give it away, now. The rise of digital photography was so rapid, and cheap cell phone cameras became so cheap, that film is now the refuge of a handful of professionals and nostalgic hipsters. Kodak has basically closed up shop and is surviving based on its patents alone.
This infographic chronicles this amazing shift in technology, and it makes me wonder what other technologies have been so rapidly disruptive to the world. Even computers took a while to reach the majority of households in the US. Any photogs out there pining for the days of 35mm?