Anglia Cameras was established in 1964 by N.J.R. ( Jim ) Empson. After RAF service (photographic reconnaisence), he worked briefly for University Cameras, Cambridge - managing their business in Reading, Berks.before starting in Ipswich on his own account. In 1973, he bought the freehold of the business property and ran his successful camera outlet there for forty five years. He sold this freehold in March 2008.