Japan's Showa flash flood of photography

Art Nov 18, 2019

Japan's Showa flash flood of photography

by Martin Laflamme

The National Gallery of Canada showcases Showa Era (1926-89) photographers, whose documentation and interpretation of politics, culture, social issues and even the quotidian changed the face of modern photography in Japan.

Fujifilm to resume sales of black-and-white film in Japan

Business / Corporate Jun 10, 2019

Fujifilm to resume sales of black-and-white film in Japan

Fujifilm Corp. said Monday it will resume sales of black-and-white film this fall in Japan after a one-year hiatus, in response to calls from fans of monochrome photography. The company began selling monochrome photographic film in 1936 but ceased sales around October last year, citing ...