I've rarely seen a great new toy I didn't want to own!
Sorry, folks, but I think these photographs are wonderful. They provide a unique intimacy with the physicality of the subject person and also bring home how complex and wonderful our bodies are in all their splendor.
Mr. Boschung has provided us with a very extraordinary new way of seeing someone, and I congratulate him for it.
I am looking forward to a comparison of the same images taken by this new Z1 as well as the Nokia 1020 and the HTC1.
Don't blame the current management for Kodak's demise. Back in the early 2000's, when I was an active technology investment banker at one of the leading securities firms, I proposed to Kodak's management that their company acquire Lexar Media -- a company I had then recently helped take public.
They turned my detailed proposal down cold, articulating the position at that time that digital photography would always be a small derivative of the well-established, film-based market. Instead, Kodak half-heartedly did a licensing deal with Lexar, which clearly evidenced its disdain for solid state film.
The rest is history.