After attending the Sigma fp launch back in July, we had an opportunity to tour the company's factory in Aizu to see how it assembles its new full-frame camera as well as its lenses – take a look.
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May 23, 2019 at 13:00
Back in early March, we had the opportunity to visit Fujifilm's factory in Sendai, Japan, where assembly line staff were manually assembling the earliest pre-production samples of the GFX 100.
Apr 8, 2019 at 12:00
Not many people get to visit Panasonic's lens factory in Yamagata Prefecture, North East Japan. We toured the factory, found out about their specialism in aspherical lenses and asked how it was coping with the changes in the camera industry.
Apr 30, 2018 at 13:00
Nikon is one of the few remaining companies that makes most of its optical glass in-house, through the wholly owned subsidiary Hikari Glass. We were invited to Japan last month to see the entire process from start to finish.
Feb 10, 2018 at 17:00
Take a peek inside Fujifilm's camera and lens factory in Sendai, Japan, where Fuji manufactures the Fujinon MK cinema lenses, the X-T2 ILC, and the medium format GFX-50S and its lenses.
Jan 2, 2018 at 14:00
DPR was lucky enough to be invited to tour the Hasselblad factory in Sweden to see the H6D and X1D medium format cameras in production.
Oct 17, 2017 at 12:00
Leica is one of the oldest names in photography, and has long been one of the most prestigious. Recently, we had the opportunity to visit Wetzlar, to see for ourselves how Leica's lenses are put together.
Mar 22, 2017 at 08:00
We asked three gentlemen who each have multiple decades of experience designing lenses for Canon to share with us their first and favorite lens – find out what they had to say. Read on
Mar 20, 2017 at 14:00
Recently, we were granted the enormous honor of a guided tour through Canon's EF lens factory, in Utsunomiya, Japan. We were the first journalists ever to be allowed inside. Read more
Mar 20, 2017 at 14:00
We interviewed the gentlemen who oversee operations and development at Canon's Utsunomiya lens factory, the birth place of all L glass. Read more
Feb 1, 2016 at 20:27
After the official launch of the X-Pro2 recently in Tokyo, Fujifilm invited a select group of press to visit its Taiwa assembly plant in Sendai, to see the camera being put together. As well as the X-Pro2, we were also able to see the assembly lines for the X-T1, X100T and several lenses. So of course, being the nerds that we are, we took a bunch of pictures. Click through to check out our factory tour
On our recent visit to Japan to attend the CP+ show in Yokohama we were fortunate to be invited to tour Sigma's factory in Aizu. The Aizu factory is where all of Sigma's lenses are manufactured, including the company's impressive new 'Art' line of primes. Click through to take a virtual tour of the factory, in the company of Kazuto Yamaki, Sigma's CEO.
Last week I attended a trip to Japan organized by Fujifilm UK. This trip included an extensive tour of the Fujifilm manufacturing plant at Sendai, Japan. This is the place where the majority of Fujifilm digital cameras are made. This brief report is designed to give you an insight into what is involved in the manufacture of a Fujifilm digital camera and how Fujifilm have built an advantage over others.
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