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Digital and pre-digital cameras
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[ between 1988 and 2010] (Manufacturing)
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45 pieces of photographic equipment : cameras
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Scope and content
Series contains cameras that are designed to capture images using sensors and digital storage media instead of film, as well as pre-digital cameras that combined digital technology with film.
The digital camera replaced the traditional film camera in all but a few niche markets very quickly; as of the beginning of the 21st century, all amateur and most professional photogrpahy now takes place in the digital format. These early cameras track the rapid increase of image quality and camera optinos avilable to the consumer.
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Immediate source of acquisition
Items in this series were donated to the Ryerson University Library and Archives Special Collections department from several different sources :
Cameras from the Wilhelm E. Nassau collection donated by Mr. Nassau in 2015, and Wilfrid Laurier University in 2011.
Cameras from the Allan Munro collection donated by Mr. Munroe in 2014.
Cameras from the PPCM collection donated by the Ryerson Image Arts department in 2013.
Cameras from the David J. Bishop collection donated by Mr. Bishop in 2012.
Cameras from the Jack Brannigan collection donated by Mr. Brannigan in 2012.
Cameras donated by Faculty of Engineering, Architecture, and Science in 2005.
Items in this series were donated to the Ryerson University Library and Archives from several different sources and arranged in the Camera Collection by type.
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Open. Records are available for consultation without restriction.
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Further accruals are expected.
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- David J. Bishop (Subject)