Sunday, June 28, 2009

Kodachrome: End of an era

As most of you have probably heard by now, Eastman Kodak has discontinued production of Kodachrome film. Although my childhood snapshots employed Kodak film (I can still remember the yellow labels on the 110 cartridges), I'm not sure I ever used Kodachrome—and now, like almost everyone else, I shoot digital. But according to this Associated Press article, approximately 70% of Kodak's revenue is now from digital photography. Apparently they could also read the writing on the wall...

[Paul Simon's "Kodachrome"]

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