Mama don’t take my Kodachrome away

06.22.09

This calls for a screening of Jennifer Montgomery‘s Notes on the Death of Kodachrome.kodakextColor

Eastman Kodak Company announced today that it will retire KODACHROME Color Film this year, concluding its 74-year run as a photography icon.

Sales of KODACHROME Film, which became the world’s first commercially successful color film in 1935, have declined dramatically in recent years as photographers turned to newer KODAK Films or to the digital imaging technologies that Kodak pioneered. Today, KODACHROME Film represents just a fraction of one percent of Kodak’s total sales of still-picture films.

– via Kodak

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