Demand builds for top camera brands to become more inclusive

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(Image credit: The Fox Magazine)

In a recent open letter to Kodak, British photographer Izzie Farr has highlighted a lack of diversity in the photography it features on the official Kodak Instagram page. She hopes the letter will encourage other big brands to follow suit. 

Even though the world of photography has become more diverse, many still like there's still a long way to go in achieving equality. Despite it being 2021, leading camera brands such as Canon, Kodak and Fujifilm, have a higher proportion of male ambassadors than women, LGBTQ or ethnic minority photographers. 

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Hannah Rooke
Staff Writer

Having studied Journalism and Public Relations at the University of the West of England Hannah developed a love for photography through a module on photojournalism. She specializes in Portrait, Fashion and lifestyle photography but has more recently branched out in the world of stylized product photography. For the last 3 years Hannah has worked at Wex Photo Video as a Senior Sales Assistant using her experience and knowledge of cameras to help people buy the equipment that is right for them. With 5 years experience working with studio lighting, Hannah has run many successful workshops teaching people how to use different lighting setups.