We were sad to hear about the closing of our local Wolf Camera store. Wolf Camera was the only place in town to get your photos printed that offered some level of personal service. Of course Wal-mart and most of the drug stores have photo printing kiosks; but you’re pretty much on your own for navigating the process.
I remember in the early 1980’s, when I working full-time in the photo finishing industry and Chuck Wolf started the Wolf Camera chain in Atlanta, Georgia. They were nice stores that sold cameras, accessories, and did photo processing.
In 2001 Wolf struggled to compete with the big internet companies and ran into financial problems and that’s when Ritz Camera, a bigger photo company out of New York, purchased Wolf Camera. Continue reading