My favorite Photographic Quote

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One of the finest examples of misplaced prophecy that I've ever read:



I can't think of anything to add, beyond a very brief chronology:

Even as this was being written in 1946, the Kodak Ektra was already defunct. By 1952, it would be followed by the Kardon, the Bell & Howell Foton, the Ciroflex, the Ansco Automatic Reflex, the Universal Mercury II, the Clarus, the Perfex.... in short, virtually the entire American photographic industry.

In 1953, the list of Japanese marques being imported into the United States included Canon, Mamiya, Minolta, Nikon, Olympus and Ricoh.... every one of which is still with us fifty years later.
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