Friday, September 3, 2010
Posted by Jason Dunn in "Digital Home Talk" @ 07:00 AM
"Start snapping away with the Vivitar 35 millimeter film camera! Who needs complicated digital Camera when you can rely on the classic camera you know and love? The Vivitar 35 millimeter film camera gives you everything you need to capture precious moments with friends and family! Don't bother with expensive, complicated computer software and wires. Simply point and click! It's just like the good old day... and with built-in flash and focus free, taking pictures has never been this simple!"
I got quite a chuckle going over to the Vivitar site and checking out the video - but the reality is that companies like this wouldn't have a business selling film cameras if digital cameras were easier to use. For anyone reading this site, using a digital camera and getting your images printed (or shared) is second nature. But I firmly believe that the overall ecosystem for digital cameras still isn't as easy as it should be. The flow from snapping the picture to getting a print is still confusing for some people; the simplicity of taking the pictures, then taking out the roll of film and giving it to someone, then getting back a bunch of pictures, hasn't quite been duplicated in the digital world yet. Read more...