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The World Just Got a Little Less Bright

From now on, when Paul Simon sings his song “Kodachrome” in concert, he’ll need to give some of the audience a primer on just what that is. That’s because the once-great Kodak film stock that gives us “those nice bright colors” is no more – another casualty of the digital media boom. The film, which [...]

The End of Kodachrome

After 75 years, the color film Kodachrome is neither sold nor processed. The last place that developed Kodachrome photographs was Dwayne’s Photo in Parsons, Kansas. Over the past year, photographers from all over the world have brought film to Dwayne’s for developing before it’s too late. Among the recent visitors was Steve McCurry, a photographer whose [...]