Popular Photography Magazine Goes Under. RIP.
(5/1/17) It’s a new age for sure. First published in 1937, Popular Photography magazine is no more. I can remember when I was in high school there were articles on photo paper, developing tips, enlarger reviews, it was endless. Then, pouring over my wish list in the mail order ads in the back… I doubt anyone shooting today over the age of 50 has not relied on PP for at least some of their knowledge during film days – knowledge that we continue to use today.
It just never caught on in today’s digital world. It failed to keep pace and stay relevant and along with Kodak, Minolta, wet process, rolling-your-own-film and myriad other things we’ve left behind to the age of film, Popular Photography fades into the dustbin of history. Sad day.
Read more about it here: Popular Photography Goes Under