110 Pocket format

Historical Notes In 1972, the year of introduction of the new format, the large-scale spread of the 126 Instamatic format had suggested the introduction of a new format that would reproduce the main features, most notably machine loading error proof, while seeking to overcome the dissemination, leveraging lower cost of ownership and ease of use. He was presented the new 110 format, called Pocket to distinguish it from the previous 110 of the early 900, and, with it, the new…

126 Instamatic format

Historical notes The introduction of the new format by Kodak is dated 1963 in the middle of a booming period for amateur photography; the idea was to provide a new product ready for use even by those who had never picked up a camera and not feel themselves prepared to use one of the other amateur formats such as 127. The 126 code was already used for a film format introduced at the beginning of the century and abandoned in…

240 APS format

Historical Notes This is the most recent film format, and the last to date, introduced by Kodak after developing it in collaboration with some of the leading camera manufacturers and it is universally known as APS (Advanced Photo System). Introduced in 1996, it tried to respond to new market trends which required a miniaturisation of equipment without affecting image quality and greater use of electronic facilities, requirements not easy to be implemented on existing 135. The ultimate goal was to…

118 format

Historical Notes It is one of the roll film formats introduced by Kodak in the beginning of the 1900’s and one of the oldest, remained in production from 1900 to 1961 and widespread especially in the Autographic version. it had particular broadcast along with the camera, the Kodak Camera No. 3 and, in particular, the Autographic version (named A-118), which allowed the direct writing on short film notes between one frame and the next, introduced in 1914. Technical Characteristics The…