Factory tour

Constructing the world’s smallest and lightest full-frame mirrorless camera

Jan 4, 2024
John Aldred

Sigma’s fp remains the smallest and lightest full-frame mirrorless camera across all manufacturers. And Sigma doesn’t require caveats to make that claim. And while many…

What I learned from my recent visit to the Fujifilm factory

Nov 14, 2023
Michael Clark

On October 19th this year, I was able to tour the Fujifilm Taiwa Factory in the Miyagi Prefecture north of Sendai, Japan. This factory is…

This is how Kodak film gets from the factory to camera store shelves

May 22, 2023
John Aldred

It’s been a while since we last saw an update on Destin Sandlin’s visit to the Kodak factory in Rochester, New York. Part One was posted…

Take a tour of the ARRI factory and see how they build $80,000 Alexas

Apr 20, 2023
Alex Baker

Have you ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes in one of the world’s most expensive cinema camera factories? Well, now you can see…

Watch: Fujifilm takes you on a tour of its factory in Japan

Apr 11, 2023
Dunja Djudjic

Have you ever wanted to discover the manufacturing process behind your beloved camera gear? A factory like this is not a place you can simply…

Take a tour inside the Fujifilm factory and see how they make the XF 150-600mm lens

Jan 31, 2023
John Aldred

If there’s one thing CineD’s really good for, it’s behind-the-scenes factory tours, particularly from Fuji. Having been first rumoured way back at the beginning of…

This is how they apply light-sensitive chemicals to film inside the Kodak Factory

Jul 22, 2022
John Aldred

We’re back in the Kodak factory in Rochester, New York today with Destin from Smarter Every Day. It’s the second part of a three-part series…

Take a tour around Kodak factory to learn how they make film

Mar 24, 2022
Dunja Djudjic

Kodak recently made film photographers happy by announcing the Kodak Professional Gold 200 in 120mm format. And if you’ve ever wondered how they make it,…

This fascinating documentary takes you on a journey through the Kodak factory to see how film is made

Mar 21, 2022
John Aldred

Film’s popularity has been on the rise for a few years now, gaining more and more ground each day. And as Destin Sandlin at Smarter…

Sony takes us on a tour of its CMOS sensor design facility in Osaka

Jun 3, 2021
John Aldred

Tours of factories and facilities are always quite popular to see. We’ve seen quite a few over the years, too covering things like lens and…